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

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Revert New Tab Page Behavior in Google Chrome 29+

I don’t like the behavior of the new tab page in Google Chrome 29+. How can I restore the old behavior? The new tab page (if you have Google set as the default search engine) now shows the Google ...
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Prevent Internet Explorer tabs from opening tabs in stack in taskbar

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate, and IE 8, and have the taskbar in icon view. I'm not sure how to explain this, but I'm amazed at how each tab in IE8 seems to act like a new "thing" in the taskbar (as if ...
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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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Save open tabs in Chrome

Is there a way to save all open tabs into a temporary (or non temporary) bookmark folder? Sometimes I have a bunch of tabs open on one topic in one windows and the same in another windows. I'd like ...
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How do I fix Google Chrome's latest new tab page?

I've just updated to the latest Google Chrome Dev build, and they've changed from the annoying-but-ok new tab page to an ugly and less usable page. On the old one, nine thumbnails was not enough, and ...
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Windows Explorer add-in to give tabbed functionality in Windows 7?

Anyone know of a Windows Explorer add-in to give tabs in Windows 7? Previously a very satisfied user of QTTabBar in XP but this doesn't appear to work.
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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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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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Is there a method to export the URLs of the open tabs of a Firefox window?

If I have a Firefox window open that contains 10 tabs, is there a way in Firefox or by a plug-in to get the URLs of those 10 tabs as a text file or some other format? Right now if I want to do this I ...
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How can I unload a tab manually?

Firefox has a setting "Don't load tabs until selected" (see How do I make Firefox 13 Load All My Tabs on Startup or when Resuming Reload). I like that behaviour. I am searching for a way to ...
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How do I make ALL pop ups in Firefox open in a new tab rather then a new window?

I'm running Firefox 3.6.3 on Windows 7. And I still got some pop ups in new Windows (particularly the problem always reoccurs at one website)
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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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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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Visit URL in running Firefox instance from command line in OS X

I have Firefox 3.6 installed on my OS X (10.6) box. I would like to open an URL in the running Firefox instance (in a new tab or window, no matter) from the command line. I tried several ways, neither ...
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Is there a win32 command line tabifier that supports … `read details` (revised)?

I use an editor that allows me to type in a command to run. In order to see the output without having to redirect it to a file, I precede the command with "cmd /k," which leaves an open cmd.exe ...
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How do I access tabbed browsing when using the modern UI Internet Explorer?

When running Internet Explorer from the the modern UI, I can't find out how to access tabs. I can create tabs using Ctrl + T, but I'm not sure how to switch between tabs, see what tabs I have open, ...
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Firefox 4 keeps restoring my last session's tabs

Under Options -> General -> Startup, I have the action set to "Show my homepage". However, every time I open up Firefox 4 it opens up my last session's tabs. I tried restarting, changing from "Show ...
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How can I get Google Chrome to show my home page whenever a new tab is opened?

Using the latest Chrome stable version, is there a way either, by editing some config file or via an extension, that will allow me to specify that my home page be opened each time I click the NEW TAB ...
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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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How to tab between buttons on an Mac OS X dialog box

I know that there has been a similar question asked here very recently, but I was wondering if it was possible to tab between buttons on default Mac OS X dialog boxes? I already have the "All ...
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Changing Firefox Tab Cycle Order

When you use Ctrl-Tab in Firefox, you move through tabs in the order that they are listed in the tab bar at the top of the window. I would prefer that when I use Ctrl-Tab the next tab that I switch ...
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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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How do I use tabs with the Linux “Screen” program?

I'm using multiple screen windows and am wondering if it's possible to add a tabbed interface to it, with tab names and keyboard shortcuts for moving between the tabs.
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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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Where does Firefox store the opened windows/tabs/urls for Session Restore after a crash?

In which location and file does Firefox save the last windows I had opened (when Firefox crashed)? I have a complete "hot dump" copy of a file system and need to restore the state Firefox was when ...
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Disable/enable the proxy on a tab by tab basis in Firefox

Is it possible to disable/enable the proxy connection on a tab-by-tab basis in Firefox? I can access the internet with the proxy enabled, and I can access our internal servers with the proxy ...
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Firefox - always show the tabs in fullscreen mode

Full screen can be more fun if I can always see my tabs (by default you can see when you hover your mouse around that area) and my taskbar. I know how to make taskbar always appear. Any idea how to ...
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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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Chrome new tab page changed but I want it back

I'm using Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.89 m (on Windows 7). The problem is that I installed an anti-virus program that accidentally changed the home page (I didn't uncheck the option). Now every ...
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How to save the currently opened tabs (URLs) of Firefox into a text file?

Is there a way to save the currently opened tabs (URLs) of Firefox into a text file?
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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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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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Is there a way to add a custom favicon to an App Tab?

Since the release of Firefox "5", I've come to really love the new "App Tabs" feature. However, I've now realized that several internal websites at work do not have favicons. So, when I make an App ...
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How can I search for text in all tabs in Firefox?

I have a number of opened tabs and I want to search for a word in all of them (just as you would do in any decent editor on you desktop). I found an extension Find In Tabs, but its outdated and ...
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Is it possible to add your own bookmarks/tabs to a PDF file?

I've purchases a few e-books and love it. Some come with a massive list of bookmarks (kewl!) and some not. Regardless, is there a way i can create my OWN bookmarks so i can jump to specific pages? I ...
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Make Safari open new links in existing windows as a tab, rather than a new window

When using NewsFire for checking my feeds and I click the title to read the full article, it opens it in a new window in the background in Safari. How can I make it open the articles in a new tab in ...
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How to sort tabs into separate firefox windows based on the domain name?

I'd like to see all my tabs from a particular domain in the same firefox window, even if I open a link to that domain from a different window (with open link in a new tab) or from an external ...
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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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Number Tabs in Chrome or Firefox

I like to use the Ctrl or Alt + Number shorcut to jump quickly to a specific tab. Problem is: When you have a lot of tabs open it is hard to look at them and quickly know which one is tab number 7. ...
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In Opera 11, how can I set up shortcuts to switch to specific tabs?

In Firefox on Linux, we can use Alt+1, Alt+2, etc. to switch to the first, second, etc. tabs, till the 9th tab. This is very useful to switch between tabs. In Opera 11 on Linux, I couldn't find a way ...
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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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Can I open new tabs in Opera with a homepage loaded rather than empty?

By default opera opens new tabs empty. Can I configure it so that upon opening a new tab the homepage is automatically loaded?
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How do you duplicate current open Finder view in new tab (Mavericks)?

In a thread on this forum there is an interesting solution on how to open a duplicate of an already open Finder window with the help of an AppleScript: How do you duplicate current open Finder view? ...
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How can you configure Chrome to open new browser instances in new windows rather than in a tab?

I want to create new Chrome windows (no tabs) from outside of Chrome, e.g. by running Chrome.exe multiple times. How can I do this so as to get a single Chrome window? The default result is to ...
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Can I move the tabs into the title bar in Internet Explorer 9?

Internet Explorer 9 has a nice minimalistic arrangement of URL box and tabs. However, when the window is maximized, there is a ugly title bar line on top of the browser: For comparison (Chrome): ...
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Make Firefox open new windows as new tabs BUT open JavaScript popups as popups

It's happened again: Firefox started letting new windows open as new windows and not capturing them in tabs instead. So of course JavaScript popups work properly, but my tab preferences are not ...
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Disable Tabbing in Firefox 3, Chrome 4 and IE8?

Tabbed Browsing may be nice for reading news sites in one sitting, but I still think they are a usability nightmare if you need to keep the page open for a long time, e.g., for testing it while ...
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Can we disable tabs in IE8?

IE7 allows to disable tabs to retain the single window working functionality as in IE6. Can we do the same in IE8? Can we disable tabbed browsing in IE8?
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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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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 ...