Tabs are a graphical user interface feature that allows multiple documents to be contained within a single window.

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Extension for Chrome that redirects you to an existing tab if you try and open the same url

I guess I'm looking for a "unique tab" extension that would behave as follows: I open a new tab and type in "mail.google.com" It looks for an already open tab with that url If found, it takes me to ...
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Limit IE8 to a single window (always use tabs)

How can I prevent Internet Explorer 8 from opening multiple windows? I only want a single IE window, with multiple tabs. Sometimes a have multiple browser windows open and I don't like it when I ...
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Chrome Open in New Tab/Window Menu Items

Firefox and Internet Explorer both have "Open in New Tab" as the second option, whereas Chrome has it as the first option. This has become muscle memory for me by now, to the point that I don't use ...
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Firefox Extension - Sort by Domain

Like many of you I overuse tabs in Firefox, currently I've about 180 open tabs (my record is ~ 800) and that reduces my productivity since I'm always browsing between them to find the one I need, ...
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Is there a way in Firefox to control how a link opens based on which site you are on?

When I'm on my home page (www.google.com, for example), I would like all links to open in a new tab even if it explicitly orders the link to open in a new window. On the other hand, I would like all ...
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How to open multiple tabs in IE8 from the command prompt?

What command line options can I use for opening multiple tabs in IE 8 from the command prompt or a .bat file? I've tried the URLs separated by "", commas, <> and |, but nothing has worked.
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Disable tab scrolling in Firefox 4 beta 10

is there a way to disable tab scrolling in firefox 4? So that i am able to view all tabs at any time (like in opera oder chromium/chrome). As far as i see the only posibilty comes with extensions like ...
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Is it possible to make Firefox open a folder of bookmarks in a new window?

Is it possible to make Firefox open an entire folder of bookmarks in a new window? Each bookmark in the folder would have its own tab in the new window. I know about middle-clicking to open a folder ...
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how to enable command line autocomplete after sqlite

Once upon a time when I started sqlite from the command line I could using the tabbing autocomplete to enter the database name. This has not worked for a while now. Any suggestions on how to do this? ...
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Close tab that has a JavaScript pop-up dialog

I was opening up a bunch of links in different tabs when one of them had a JavaScript pop-up dialog. It was trying to force me to download something and no matter how many times I clicked "Cancel" ...
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Is there a way to open javascript functions in new tabs?

So, I'm trying to use a website that allows searching, and is pretty slow. Naturally, I'd like to open all of the interesting results in tabs, so I don't have to wait for them all to load. ...
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Syncing Google Chrome tabs on the fly

I am wondering if there is a way to sync tabs in Google Chrome in a way that once you open or close a tab on one browser, it opens or closes on all of your other machines. The current sync options is ...
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Vim: Show the index of tabs in the tabline

Lets say I opened file1.txt, file2.txt, file3a.txt and file3b.txt such that the tabline (the thing on the top) looks like this: file1.txt file2.txt 2 file3a.txt (Note how file3b.txt. is missing ...
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Show as tab option/addon for firefox

In chrome when a popup window opens, we have an option to make it as a tab and hence we could move/dock it to the main chrome browser window. I could not find a similar Show as tab option for ...
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Vim plugin presenting a list of open tabs

I've looked around and couldn't seem to find what I need. Basically, when I have many open tabs, it becomes difficult to realize what file is open in a specific tab. Is there a plugin that would ...
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Tiling Window Manager, Terminal Multiplexer, Text Editor, How Do You Mange Windows? [closed]

I have seen people running a tiled window manager (like dwm, awesome, Xmonad) handling a tabbed terminal running a terminal multiplexer (like tmux, screen) running a text editor that supports split ...
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Is there a browser addon to check for duplicate tabs?

Is there a Firefox addon to check if a tab is already opened? For example, I have a lot of tabs usually and I open several a time as I read a page. Is there a way to say for example if I've already ...
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How can I get the VS Color Theme Editor to color my tabs properly?

In an application (Visual Studio 2010) the tabs of files that are opened in the editor are always brownisch, whatever Windows theme I use. There is a plugin for VS2010 (Visual Studio Color Theme ...
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Error in Internet Explorer8 Windows 7: this tab has been recovered

I get this error every time I open Internet Explorer8 in Windows 7, and a popup appear which says: this tab has been recovered and it close open the tab that I can't even surf a page (any page) with ...
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Cycling tabs graphically

Mac OS X's window manager is composed of: Applications Windows Tabs By default on OS X, you can cycle over applications with the famous ⌘⇥ shortcut. In addition to this, I use a little utility ...
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Merge tabs from 2 session of IE8?

Sometimes I wind up with two or more instances of IE8 running, and each instance has a few tabs open. Is there a way to merge all the tabs from all the IE8 instances into just one instance of IE8, ...
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Counterintuitive Tab Usage in Internet Explorer

Intuitively, when I close a tab in Internet Explorer, I would expect it to return to it's parent tab, i.e. the tab I was on when I right-clicked a link and said, "Open in New Tab". However, the rule ...
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Internet Explorer 11: Dragging a link to the new tab button no longer works

The image pretty much sums up my problem. It used to work, now it doesn't. What changed?
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How to combine ALT shortcuts and pinned app tabs in Firefox 4?

I usually switch between tabs using the Alt shortcuts; for example, Alt + 2 switches to the second tab. With Firefox 4 this has become problematic as soon as tabs are pinned as application tabs. Alt + ...
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Are there any extensions or tricks to reopen several closed tabs in Safari

I know Safari 5 (on Mac) allows undoing of a recently closed tab with Cmd-Z. However, that works only for the very last closed tab. That is, I cannot press Cmd-Z twice to reopen the last two closed ...
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Firefox: getting access to the list of tabs/windows to restore on startup

Sometimes Firefox fails to restore the previously open tabs/windows. This might be happening when some of the URLs to be opened are no longer reachable (e.g. behind a VPN) or after the underlying OS ...
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Macbook does not recognize Galaxy tab 7.7

I have Macbook OS 10.7.2 and Galaxy Tab 7.7 I want to transfer files to and from these devices, but when I connect the tab to the laptop using the USB cable that came with it, my laptop doesn't ...
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How can I place the bookmarks toolbar above the tabs bar on recent versions of Firefox?

I hate the way tabs are now on top, while the bookmarks toolbar is on the bottom. Is there a way to change that?
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How do I turn off or adjust the clever tab completion in Ubuntu (Programmable Completion)

When I am running various commands on the command line in Ubuntu and use tab-completion for files. The only files I am given are ones which have the appropriate extension for the command I am running. ...
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Firefox tab behavior - open at end of list, rather than next to spawning tab?

If you are on a page in Firefox and open a link in a new tab (Ctrl-Click on Windows/Linux, ⌘-click on a Mac), it opens in sequence next to the tab you are launching from. Is it possible to ...
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computer build for extreme tabbed browsing

I'm interested in building or buying a task-specific computer for my brother. His requirements are ridiculously simple: the machine has to be able to wait in hundreds of web-based virtual waiting ...
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In google chrome, using ubuntu, is there any way to map a single key to close tabs?

I use way too many tabs, and use ctrl-w to close tabs so much that it's bad for my wrists in a carpel tunnel way. Is there any way to map closing of tabs to a single key (e.g. the escape key) to ...
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Getting to the left-most and right-most tab in Firefox on win 32

Is there a way to instantly get to the left-most and right-most tab in Firefox on Vista Windows 7?
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How to reopen all windows in Chrome?

I have two separate chrome windows, each window has multiple tabs in it. I want to reopen both windows with associated tabs when I open Chrome. What I have noticed is that if I close the first ...
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How to disable “Warn me then closing multiple tabs” in Firefox?

This option in firefox does not work for many, I read. But at least it did not asks me if I want to close all tabs. Now after the recent update, it asks me every time, even when I disable this option. ...
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How do I make the “New Tab” page set as my homepage in Firefox?

Like the post from @Bama Joe 411 (How do I make the “New Tab” page set as my homepage in Opera?) I'd like to know how to set Firefox 13's new tab page (speed dial) as the default homepage to open ...
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Automatic Backup of Open Google Chrome Tabs Upon Crash

Are there any chrome extensions or scripts out there that periodically saves your open tabs, even upon a crash? If not, would it be possible to make an autoIt script to do so?
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Firefox setting “tabMinWidth” not working, how can I configure minimum tab width?

When I install my computer, I like to set the tabs minimum width to a smaller value via the about:config page. I've noticed that this no longer works (I'm on 8.0), although the setting still exists. ...
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Freeing tabs in Lotus notes 8.x into separate windows

Instead of having multiple tabs within the one big Lotus notes window is there any way to "free' a tab into a separate window. (Like Outlook) Its very annoying as my work necessitates using databases ...
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Firefox undo close windows when multiple tabs open

When closing with firefox while having multiple tabs that confirm dialog comes up. Theres a box that ask if you would always like to close when more then 1 tab is open. I accidentally checked that ...
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What's the logic behind the Ctrl-Tab order in Internet Explorer 7?

Using Ctrl+Tab in Internet Explorer 7 (on Windows XP) seems to follow no sequence that I can work out. Using Shift+Ctrl+Tab even jumps around with no clear logic in what tab order is being followed. ...
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Is there a trick to close a specific tab in firefox the other way around?

Sometimes we open a page with evil script so that we can't click the cross icon to close. Is there a trick to close it ?
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Firefox: Open tab in other window?

I recently got a second monitor, and I have found myself using it with a second browser window open, viewing secondary pages that I may want to quickly look at while using my primary monitor. The ...
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How to get Firefox to stop opening searches in another tab?

This may seem like a dumb question but how do I stop Firefox from opening up a Google search in a new tab? I usually open a new tab first before searching and if I don't then I don't want it open in ...
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How to suspend and resume browser tab groups?

Modern browsers such as Firefox and Chrome are able to shutdown and restore the same group of tabs they had before the next time you open them, and even sometimes remember additional tab state such as ...
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Close tab by double-click in Google Chrome

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Google Chrome? The extension Double-click closes tab only works on the page itself - not the tab.
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How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007?

I have Microsoft Word 2007 document: However you can see with longer word it doesn't go like I want, it would be better if it would spawn a new line like in another example below (I made it but ...
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How do I reorder the pages opened on startup Google Chrome?

I've got a number of pages set to open when I start Google Chrome (1), but I'd like to change their order. There's no option on the Options dialog Basics tab for reordering the pages (2): Where ...
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Sync opened tabs across computers?

Say I was doing research on Black Friday shopping and I opened 30 tabs in 5 windows at office. I want to continue the research at home. I could use remote desktop, but it would be much better if I can ...
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Clicking a link from external app recycles tabs in Firefox

For some time now, Firefox 3.6 has been -- to my annoyance -- recycling tabs when I click links from other applications. If I click a link in Thunderbird, for instance, it opens in an existing tab in ...