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

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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Is it possible to have notepad++ show two rows of the file tabs?

Is it possible to have notepad++ show two rows of the file tabs ? I wasn't able to find such a definition.
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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 in Notepad++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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chrome Bookmarks to default in new Tab?

Is there a way to get my bookmarks (wired to my bookmarks bar) to open them (by default) into a new tab? It seems to me that this would be a terrific option to build in. I am all about reducing ...
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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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Ubuntu: Is there a good tabbed PDF viewer? [closed]

Is there a good non-bloated PDF viewer for (Ubuntu) Linux that supports tabs? I don't want to use Acrobat Reader because it is slow and takes much memory, and my computer isn't the fastest. I know ...
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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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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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How to open several tables in different tabs in SQL Developer

I have several schemes and need to open different tables in different tabs from different schemes at the same time. SQL Developer opens the table view in the same tab. Clicking whilst holding Ctrl ...
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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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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 extension to organise tab groups

In Firefox, I often have 80 or more tabs open in 25 or more tab groups. My tabs are nicely organised in the tab bar, but my tab groups are all over the place. I try to keep the organised, the same ...
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Stop pinned tabs changing in Chrome

Can I prevent my pinned tabs in Chrome from changing domain? Here's what keeps happening: I pin Gmail I inadvertently go to that tab (I have a lot of tabs open, so visually there's no difference) ...
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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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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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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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Change Google Chrome’s Process model?

Does anyone know how to stop Chrome doing this? Chrome seems to group all tabs I open through the same page into one process. If I copy and paste the links individually into separate tabs, it ...
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How can I make a tab in Firefox falsely believe that it still has the focus?

In Firefox I would like to pass to another tab while an ad is playing in the current tab, but the pesky thing will pause when its tab loses the focus. I would like to trick the ad to believe that it ...
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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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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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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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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 make Chrome open bookmarks and URLs in new tabs?

I principally use Firefox both at home and at work, but on occasion I use Chrome. I have Firefox working the way I like it by having it open bookmarks in a new tab when left clicked, as well, URLs ...
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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 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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Recover accidentally closed Opera window and its tabs after restarting

I accidentally closed an instance of Opera with multiple tabs. There was another window with a couple of tabs running. I have closed and restarted Opera in the hope it will retrieve the windows at ...
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How can I set a keyboard shortcut to switch between Excel tabs?

I find the Ctrl+ PgDn/PgUpnot good enough. When I have a lot of tabs it's very annoying to get to the right tab, or move it and change the order, which is sometimes important. I need Excel to switch ...
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Why is Chromium running all tabs in a single process?

Typically, Chromium will group n tabs together into a single OS process, where n is typically a small number. However, for one of my Chromium profiles, all of my currently open tabs appear to be in ...
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faster alternative to firefox tab groups

I had about 200 tabs open in about 15 tab groups. Needless to say, Firefox wasn't lightning fast (even with the "don't load tabs until selected" option checked). The solution that dramatically ...
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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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How to setup vim to edit both Makefile and normal code files?

I am using Mac OSX 10.7.5, the contents of .vimrc is as follow: set tabstop=4 set shiftwidth=4 set softtabstop=4 set expandtab set shiftround set smarttab set autoindent set copyindent ...
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IE7 – annoying delay after opening new tab

I liked the idea of tabbed browsing when IE7 came out. However, when I press Ctrl+T (new tab) IE opens new tab, and for some time it becomes irresponsible, new tab is displaying “Connecting”. This ...
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Why does Chrome group my tabs in processes and how can I stop it?

I noticed that in Chrome, it groups all the tabs into one renderer process, at least for me. This is a problem because that makes Chrome really slow from having 150k of RAM to sort through. Is there ...
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How to save the currently opened tabs (URLs) of Firefox into a text file? [duplicate]

Is there a way to save the currently opened tabs (URLs) of Firefox into a text file?