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

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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 findout which firefox tab is using most CPU or memory? [duplicate]

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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Prevent auto-loading of tabs in Firefox when starting browser

I use Tab Mix Plus, and I have the following settings set: "Don't load tab until selected" in Tabs dialog of Firefox is set The "Reload all tabs" in TMP is unselected The setting browser....
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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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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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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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Switching to tabs to the right or left of the current tab in Notepad++

How can I switch to the document to the left or right of the current document in Notepad++? For example, if I have documents A, B, and C open, and I'm currently editing B, I would like a shortcut to ...
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Do web browsers use different outgoing ports for different tabs?

In a web browser that supports having multiple tabs, such as Firefox, do different tabs that go to different website domains use a dedicated port for each domain?. Or does the browser use a single ...
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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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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 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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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 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 "deload"/...
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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 do I stop automatic changing of iterm tab titles?

After switching to using .bashrc instead of .bash_profile (I didn't like how the default terminal worked with one config file and utilities like screen with another), the behavior of iterm2 changed. ...
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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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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 window....
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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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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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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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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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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 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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How can I switch tabs in Notepad++ via Ctrl+PgUp/Down?

How can I run trough the tabs in Notepad++ easily? I like to use Ctrl+PgUp/Down like in Firefox.
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Is there a way to manage tabs efficiently in Notepad++

Is there a way to group tabs in Notepad++? I frequently end-up with 30 or more tabs (files) opened, and it's becoming quite hard to figure out which tab I want to switch to. If I could group them ...
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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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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 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 doesn'...
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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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Chrome - How to disable scroll over tabs

I use a laptop. Not a mac, but with a multitouchpad so I scroll down and right click with 2 fingers still. I hate the fact that if I move too much my fingers over tabs, the scroll will but activated ...
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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 another....
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How to open many tabs for many files in vim?

I can open one file in a new tab with: :tabnew file Let's say I have many files, for example: util.h and util.cpp. How I can open those files all in separate, new tabs? I'm looking for ...
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Force IE to use one process per tab

I've noticed that IE occasionally groups several tabs into one process. Unfortunately, this ends up being self-destructive as eventually all the 10-12 tabs I usually have open end up on just one or ...
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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 query"...
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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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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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Keep Find bar open across all other tabs in Firefox 25

Previously, the find bar (triggered using Ctrl+F which appears at the bottom) used to stay active across all open tabs with the search term retained. This is no longer the case with Firefox 25. I ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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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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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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Is there any way to recover unsaved notepad++ docs?

I had to immediate shut down, and I lost about 20 unsaved tabs, is there any way to recover these?
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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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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Firefox multi row tab bar?

Is there an extension for Firefox that gives you a multi-row tab bar?, and if possible the rows should not shuffle up and down, like the Windows tab bars typically do.
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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 ...