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

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Gnu screen: kill a frozen tab

How to go about closing a stalled screen tab (the machine is no longer reachable) ?
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Is there a hot key that will allow me to move to an adjacent tab in internet browsers?

I'm currently using IE, but I have Chrome and Firefox as well. I use keyboard shortcuts a lot, especially when switching inbetween windows. I was wondering if it was possible for any of those browsers ...
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Why doesn't closing the last tab close the window anymore?

Recently, an update has changed Chrome's behaviour when I try to close the last tab: Now nothing happens, previously it would close the window. Since Dennis couldn't reproduce this issue on the same ...
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Reorder/rearrange tabs using keyboard shortcut

In Firefox, it's possible to rearrange tabs (reordering, moving to a new window, etc.) by drag-and-drop. But drag-and-drop is slow and unwieldy, and is difficult for some people to use. In ...
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Pinned tabs not lighting up when changed in chrome on Mac OSX

I just switched to Chrome from Firefox and one of the things I really liked about Firefox was pinned tabs. I found that Chrome has this too, but there are some differences that I don't like. In ...
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How to make Vimperator not to handle <C-Tab> and <C-S-Tab>

I had my own behavior for <C-Tab> and <C-S-Tab> achieved by another plugin, but when vimperator is active, this behavior becomes changed to default one. Is there a way to make vimperator ...
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Firefox/Chrome disable search opening in a new tab

When you select some text with Firefox and Chrome for that matter you can right click the highlight text and search some query (highlight the text above and right click) Search Google for "some ...
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Unix tab tab equivalent?

So using (tab)(tab) in the bash is a cool autocomplete feature. However, here's my situation; when I type e.g. ssh(tab)(tab), it will display all the sshs I have but I have no way of greping from ...
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Chrome tabs to separate window after the fact?

Chrome allows a tab to be dragged to a separate window. In practice, however, I only realize I want a separate window after I've opened several tabs on a particular topic, in which case I'd like them ...
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Save all PDFs in all tabs in Google Chrome

Tab managers are a dime a dozen in Chrome. But do any of them let you save the contents of all the tabs you have open? I have forty-odd PDFs of research papers open in my tabs, and I just want to ...
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How to suppress Firefox's “open tabs from last session” on an arbitrary basis

I've searched high and low for the answer to this but no luck. This may appear at first glance to be a simple request but what I actually want seems to be a bit tricky. I am running multiple ...
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Opera 12.0 doesn't show the selected tab at all, seeing always the same seven tabs

Previously, my tabs looked very small and all where visible at once on the tab bar. I have about 50 or more tabs open, but that wasn't a problem until now. when I open a new tab, it does not become ...
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Chrome jumps to an existing tab when I type a URL

When I type a url (say, superuser.com), Chrome jumps to reuse an existing tab already open at that tab. I once found this useful (indeed, I asked a question requesting it!) I'd now like to get rid of ...
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Is there a way to make Chrome's tab stay glowing on activity like in Firefox?

Firefox and Chrome both glow or highlight a pinned tab when the title changes. In Firefox the tab stays glowing until you focus it. In Chrome, the tab just glows for a moment and then goes back to ...
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How can I restore the automatic location bar focus with Firefox 13?

Safari does it, Chrome does it, and Firefox did it up to version 12: put the focus automatically to the location bar (a.k.a. address bar) when opening a new tab. With FF13 this behaviour changed, ...
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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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Porting GNOME keyboard shortcuts to URXVT

I recently switched from gnome terminal to urxvt (and installed tabbed extensions). I am also a heavy emacs user which uses a lot of key combinations similar to urxvt (tab related stuff) like ...
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Is it possible to have rectangular tabs on Chrome?

I'm on OSX 10.7, can I have rectangular tabs on Google Chrome?
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Chrome Tab Heirachy

Is there a way to get some sort of indication which tabs were spawned from a certain window. sort of like this Firefox Addon or like the way the tabs are coloured in the latest IE Thanks
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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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Google Chrome reopens tabs when tray icon is used. How to disable?

Since recent update of Google Chrome to version 19.0.1084.52 m it remembers last session when windows is closed and reopens them when I start it again. I have Background apps option enabled and have a ...
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How to make Google Chrome's tabs behave more like Firefox?

Is there a way to have the following in Google Chrome, like Firefox? A right arrow slider to navigate the tabs. A drop down list of open tabs.
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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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Vim: Close and return to last tab, repeat

I find myself in this situation very often: Open gVim with NERDTree from current working directory. Open a file from NERDTree using <S-T> so it grabs a new tab. :tabprevious to return to ...
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rotated vertical tabs for chrome or firefox

Is there any way to get vertical tabs in firefox or chrome? And not just tabs on the side (which looks stupid) but to actually have them rotated -90 degrees on the left ( or 90 degrees on the right)? ...
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Increase the number of document tabs displayed in Geany?

I'm working on a project with about 20 files. Is there a way I can increase the number of document tabs displayed, rather than having to click the arrow to scroll along? (perhaps show two layers of ...
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Stop opening a result on a google search page in new tab Chrome

When I do a search in Google Chrome, the Google.com website comes up with all of my search results. Then, I go to click on a search result. It opens the search result in a new tab, instead of in the ...
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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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Set Opera context menu quick search to open new tab

How can I make Opera open a new tab and set focus on it when using the context menu quick search? Currently it loads the quick search in the same tab. I can manually hold Shift or Ctrl to open a new ...
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Strange design in Firefox 12 when only one tab is open

I have Tab Mix Plus installed and have the tab bar removed when only one tab is open. With Firefox 11, everything was looking alright. Now with Firefox 12 (on Windows Vista) I see the ...
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Changing the “Tab Page” Color in FF

When you click New Tab (+) in Firefox you display a list of your most viewed pages. (version 13+). I have changed this to not display but the page was entirely white. Before the page was black (I ...
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How to force link to open in new window (not new tab) in Google Chrome on a Mac?

Under Mac, how can I get links (boh from web pages within Chrome AND from external apps) to open in a new window rather than in a new tab in the active window? This has been answered for Windows, but ...
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Sometimes tabs in notepad++ won't make a new window when dragged out

Long-time Linux user on a Windows 7 machine, using Notepad++ to edit multiple text files. Sometimes I can drag a tab out of the notepad++ window onto the desktop to get a new notepad++ window. ...
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In vim, how can I quickly switch between tabs?

In gnome-terminal, I can just press Alt + (1, 2, 3, etc.) to switch to specific tabs. I can also use Ctrl + (PgUp / PgDn) to cycle through tabs (admittedly less convenient, but it can be remapped). ...
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Switching back to last *used* tab on Chrome

How do I toggle back to the last tab used in Chrome on Mac? Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab navigates the tabs in order. But I want to switch back and forth between two tabs similar to how how Cmd-Tab ...
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Tabs shrinking in Google Chrome

Is there any way to prevent tabs from shrinking when I open many (I mean 20, 30 or even more). Something like in Firefox - it just moves them "behind the scene". It can be some extension or hack. ...
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Preventing Firefox from replacing “open URL” with “Switch to tab”

How can I prevent Firefox from displaying "Switch to tab" under my address bar when I enter a URL I have open in another tab? For example, say I have one jsbeautifier open, and I want to open ...
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Is it possible to have different pinned app tabs per tab group?

I have Firefox 10 and I want to have 2 main group of tabs. My personal tabs, with pinned tabs like my personal gmail, facebook, etc. And another group of tabs for my work, with pinned tabs like my ...
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Shortcut to switch tabs in MacVim

Are there any shortcuts to switch the Tabs from one to another in MacVim? Any tips to bind the shortcuts myself in .vimrc like ⌘ + 1 for Tab 1 and ⌘ + 2 for Tab 2. For example, like switching ...
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vim : open many tabs for many files

in vim, I can one file en a new tab with : :tabnew file If I have many files, example: util.h and util.cpp. how I can open the files in new tabs ? similar to :tabnew util.*
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How to make VI use spaces instead of tab even when I press backspace key?

When I tried to use yml, it requires NO TAB, ONLY SPACE policy. I realized I need a special setting for this. Anyway, I can't live without tabs. So I want to make my VI behave like this. When I ...
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Firefox - Open specific link in all tabs?

I'm looking for a Firefox addon that will let me open a bunch of tabs like this: www.website.com/user.php?num=350 www.website.com/user.php?num=241 www.website.com/user.php?num=125 And then click a ...
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Tabs automatically from list

Excel 2007: I need to make tabs automatically and place the tab name in a cell on each new tab. What I have below, from a command button, will make the new tab. How can it read from a list of names ...
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Chrome - open links within the same domain in the same tab

I have a few pinned tabs in Chrome (v16.0.912.63 m) namely www.bbc.co.uk/news. When I click on links within the BBC News website (e.g., http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16358064), the link ...
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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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Auto color of tabs in Firefox based on URL/domain?

I need to have open three URLs that are the same on three different servers. It becomes bit hard to quickly select the tab I need to go to in quick manner. To have the same color or same color scheme ...
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identify which chrome tab is using up CPU in Linux?

In my Linux laptop, I sometimes have a bunch of tabs opened in Google Chrome, which I believe creates a new process per tab. I would like to be able to pinpoint the tab that is using up the CPU. Is ...
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In Vim, is there a way to TAB multiple adjacent lines at a time?

I've noticed that dragging your mouse to highlight, say, 5 lines in a row and then pressing the TAB button does not do it for you... Is there a way to TAB in bulk, or is just something that is usually ...
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Can each Firefox tab have its own keyboard layout / language?

In Internet Explorer, when I switch my keyboard language in a tab, it doesn't affect other tabs that are already open (i.e., they retain their original kbd languages). Can I achieve the same in ...
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Group your tabs feature Firefox: Automatically sort by domain?

I'm using Firefox 8.0 and am enjoying the Group your tabs feature: But I'm not always good at keeping it organized. I'm trying to find a way to automatically put certain domains in certain groups. ...