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

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Multi-tab command prompt in Windows?

What are the best (i.e. bug free) Multi-tab command prompts in Windows? They have them for Linux but Windows never seems to come out with one.
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Using Ctrl-Tab to switch between tabs in Mac Terminal.app

How can I make Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab switch between tabs in Terminal.app on a Mac (OS 10.4 and 10.5 specifically)? This is how I switch tabs in Firefox and Aquamacs, and Command-Shift-[ and ...
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Notepad++: Is there a way to remove white spaces in empty lines automatically?

I don't want to delete the empty lines completely, but I want to remove the tabs and whitespaces in them. Eclipse usually does it (through a preference setting I guess) when we save the file. For ...
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Is there a way to move multiple tabs to a new browser window, in Chrome?

I know this may seem like a silly question but it is certainly a minor feature that I would love to use, if it exists. Is there a way to quickly select multiple browser-tabs in Chrome, and move them ...
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select multiple tabs in browser using TOUCH SCREEN

i know how to do it with a keyboard, but on a touch screen neither ctrl-tab nor shift-tab work (using the touchscreen keyboard). Using chrome or internet explorer or firefox on windows 8.1 why do i ...
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How to leave the open file in eclipse tab after search?

when we open a file from "Package Explorer" in eclipse, after we use it, it will leave in the tabs. If we open a file from "Search" result, then after we search another keyword, it will disappear, we ...
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Automatic toggling between tabs in a set amount of time

Currently I am using Internet Explorer 10, and I have 4 displays opened. Let it be Tab1, Tab2, Tab3 and Tab4. So I need to Automatically toggle from Tab1 to Tab2 then to Tab3 and so on in a set amount ...
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How to stop Chrome from warning me when opening many tabs?

In Chrome I have a bookmark folder which contains many bookmarks to web-comics. Every day I right click on that folder and select "Open all bookmarks in new window." That makes it very easy to tab ...
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How to restore the window of tabs crashed 1 day ago in Google Chrome

How do you restore the window of tabs crashed 1 day ago in Google Chrome? if I have used another window of many tabs in Chrome for 1 day.
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Missing the “add tab group to favorites ” option in IE8

I have internet options selected for quick tabs and tab groups in settings, IE8 WIndows XP. I can open a list of favorites from the menu using the blue arrow as a tab group. I can then use the quick ...
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Excel - Matching data across 2 separate workbooks

I have 2 separate tabs (tab A and Tab B) on a Workbook that both contain the column called CustomerID - this contains a unique Customer ID number. On Tab A it is Column B, on tab B it is under column ...
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Keyboard shortcut to pull Google Chrome tab into its own window

Is there a keyboard short cut, or extension, that lets you rip a tab into a new window in Google Chrome instead of using the mouse?
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Ways to see a list of all the tabs open in Chrome?

You know how when you get to 10+ tabs open in your browser (in this case Chrome) and you can't tell which tab is which anymore? I'm sure there are some good extension or something - what's the best ...
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Converting tabs to spaces in many files

I have a lot of files with tabs littered throughout, and I'd like to convert them all into spaces. I know about the expand command, but unfortunately I would have to type out every single file using ...
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Are there any extensions or tricks to reopen several closed tabs in Safari

I know Safari 5 (on OSX) 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 CmdZ twice to reopen the last two closed ...
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stop ie from closing when draging out a shortcut

I mostly use Firefox but at work all their stuff is setup to use IE and I can't change that. so I'm stuck with using IE and I've noticed one uber annoying thing it does. so I've got several tabs open ...
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Foxit Reader - Open in new tab instead of new window

Is it possible to open new files in a new tab instead of a new window when "Allow Multiple Instances" is checked in Preferences? This would behave similarly to 2010 Excel or Word. That is, you can ...
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Tabs in Chrome Browser shrink too much

If I open up many tabs in Chrome, the Tabs start to shrink. This is usually a normal behavior if the tabs would use the whole availible space, BUT in my case the tabs shrink too much. They don't use ...
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Is there a way to bookmark AND close all tabs in Chrome with a single click?

I checked all the questions asked already about this subject - all of them are about bookmarking all open tabs (CTRL-SHIFT-D in Chrome...), but none are about automatically closing them all ...
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“Phantom” tab at start of line cannot be deleted

I have a document that has some paragraphs formatted with a seemingly unchangeable first-line indent. In paragraph format, the left indent is zero, and first line indent is "none". When turning on ...
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difference between two wacom tablets

I need your help! Please, explain to me difference about the digital wacom tablets. What's a difference between WACOM INTUOS PEN & TOUCH CTH-480S and Wacom Intuos CTL-480 ? I think the first one ...
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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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Firefox: prevent new items added to about:newtab

When a new tab is opened in Firefox, by default it displays the "new tab" tab content. This new tab content displays click-able thumbnails. I'd like to customize this set of tabs thumbnails and ...
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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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Lotus Notes, Tabs, & Reference Database

A colleague is experiencing a problem with Lotus Notes on her computer that I (first line of tech support) cannot replicate and also cannot find a solution to. My department has 30+ people in it, we ...
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How can I prevent firefox from creating windows out of tabs?

There seems to be a "feature" to drag a tab into a window which occurs whenever a tab is dragged "down" - I end up doing this unintentionally quite often (especially on a touchpad/laptop setup) - is ...
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How to back up and restore firefox tree style tabs?

I use the popular Tree Style Tab firefox extension. How can I back up all open tabs and later restore them, yielding the same tab tree? The backup could be saved to the bookmarks database, or to a ...
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Regex to select only specific number of spaces

I am using notepad++ and I want to do a find & replace operation. For example 4 number of spaces means 1 tab 6 number of spaces means 2 tabs etc. In my file all the spaces are in the ...
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Saving Firefox tab state for reopening?

If I have six or seven tabs open in Firefox, and I need to close it down for performance or other reasons, is there a way to save that state of tabs so the next time I open Firefox it'll reopen those ...
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Is there a way to save a tab-set in Firefox?

I know how and have set Firefox to remember and reopen the tabs that were last set, but sometimes I have another window open and if it gets closed last, then I lose my first tab-set. Is there some ...
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How to get vim to open multiple files into tabs at once

Is it possible to get vim to open multiple files into tabs, similar to the way the args <path> command will open multiple files into buffers? Doing something like :tabe ./* results in the error ...
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Persistent search result tabs in Thunderbird?

How can I make search result tabs in Thunderbird persistent between sessions? For example: I make a search in Thunderbird and get the search results in a new tab. However, after a restart of ...
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How to open JavaScript link in new tab

I’m stuck using a crappy website that is very dynamic and uses a lot of JavaScript, basically it has a table with many rows, each containing a link. Initially the rows are in a very poor order and I ...
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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 edit an existing buffer in a new tab in vim?

Suppose I have started vim like this: vim foo bar Now I decide that I want each of those files in its own tab. Is there a way to do that without exiting vim and adding the -p option to my command ...
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Open a set of webpages in tabs in same window upon system startup without altering browser startup behavior? [duplicate]

I have a set of four webpages that I like to have open on my right-hand monitor when the system starts up. I know that I can place one link in the "startup" folder - thoughts on how to get the ...
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How to open multiple tabs in IE8 from batch file?

Upon searching for an answer to this question, I stumbled upon an almost identical question on this site, to which someone answered: "For launching multiple URLs in tabs in a single IE window, use ...
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Vim: changing tabs to spaces

I know this question has been asked many times, but I'm not finding a solution to my problem in particular, mostly because I can't even really identify the problem. Here's the timeline of events: ...
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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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Google Chrome background tabs don't load/build until selected

When browsing, I tend to middle-click things I want to read so they load in a new tab in the background. That way they're ready to read when I finish the current page. Recently the behavior changed ...
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How to findout which firefox tab is using most CPU or memory?

There are times when the firefox responds reluctantly. And it is not only when i have opened many tabs. But there are cases when i have opened as many as 20 tabs and firefox is working fine and there ...
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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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Open a URL file in a new tab of existing IE window from command line

When IE10 is set as my default browser, double-clicking an internet shortcut (*.url file) opens it in a new tab of the existing IE window. However, when it is not the default, every way of opening a ...
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Is there a way to copy URLs from all open tabs in a Google Chrome (or other browser) window into an email?

Are there any Google Chrome extensions that would allow you to copy the URLs of all open tabs into the clipboard, or even better, to send them to a new Gmail message? My personal scenario is house ...
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Can I restore closed tabs after quitting Chrome?

I closed Chrome by accident. Now all the tabs I had open are presumably gone. I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help. I fear that they will be permanently lost ...
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Show tabs in Chrome full screen mode?

Firefox can do it, can Chrome? Here's what I'm looking for: http://superuser.com/questions/43964/firefox-always-show-the-tabs-in-fullscreen-mode
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YouTube pages unresponsive on Chrome

For one or two days now, whenever I open a YouTube page on Google Chrome, I have dialog boxes similar to this one : On this screenshot, the active tab is not the YouTube page, but the same bug ...
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Mac OS X Text Editor with column tabs [closed]

When I used a windows machine, I always used a text editor called PSPad. I like to store information and notes for myself in the the form of text files, since they're lightweight and readable on any ...
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How can I make OSX terminal tab names the same as .ssh/config host aliases

Setting up a .ssh/config is a great time saver. The host aliases with user defined names make it easier keep track servers and key files. However, the OSX terminal tab names are displaying what ever ...
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How to prevent Opera from switching to the Download tab?

How do I prevent Opera from switching to the Download tab? How to disable the Download tab?