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How Can You Get Internet Explorer Metro App to open with Tabs from Previous Session?

I am using Windows 8.1 . This OS has two versions of Internet Explorer. The desktop version and the Metro Apps version. I'm sure my Metro version used to open with the tabs from my previous session ...
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How to open bookmarks in a new Tab Group on Google Chrome

Is there a way to open a site saved into my bookmarks, or even a folder of bookmarks, directly into a new Tab Group on Google Chrome? Also, if it's possible to do the same into an existing Tab Group ...
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How to treat Firefox tabs as windows?

Is there a way to treat Firefox tabs as windows like on Edge? After using edge for a bit I found that I rely on Alt+Tab a lot and merging my browser tabs with the rest of the windows was a far better ...
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Windows programm or tool to send key strokes to an specific browser tab

I want to program myself a tool to send keystrokes or makros to a browser(tab) that is not focused. That's something I'd like to have for some browser games. But I couldn't find anything on the ...
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tabs & bookmarks fonts on chrome suddenly became insanely small

i watched a youtube video and suddenly the computer froze so i forced a power off. after couple hours i turned it on (after it updated itself) and suddenly only(!) the bookmarks and the tab fonts ...
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Can I limit the frequency of tab switches?

I am looking to reduce the number of context switches I make in order to reduce mental strain I put on myself. I notice that I sometimes switch between different browser tabs very frequently within a ...
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How to make it so when you go back a page in a new tab it loads it in the background in Firefox

I recently started using Firefox and have encountered a lot of weird behavior regarding how Firefox opens links. I'm the kinda guy who likes opening links in a new tab in the background using middle ...
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Google Chrome - automatically bookmark all the open tabs before exiting chrome

When I close or exit from chrome, I want to save all the open tabs automatically to bookmarks(or something else); and when I re-open chrome, by clicking on the extension(or something else), I would ...
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X-Mouse Button Control: How to set double-click to close browser tab?

Firefox and Vivaldi web browsers have this feature built-in: You can double left-click on the tab title (not "anywhere" on the web page) to close that tab. I want to use X-Mouse Button ...
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How can I use Vim-style tabs with window panes inside them in VSCode?

In Vim, tabs are a level above window panes. That means that each tab has its own set of split windows, which makes it easier to move back and forth between a general view of many files and a "...
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Google chrome, open link in second window new tab (is this easily possible)?

I have two windows of chrome open, one window is on the left, a bookmark collection, one window on the right will be for viewing the bookmarks cleanly while the collection on the left remains open, ...
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Macbook crashed and I do not see “Restore tabs” in Chrome

I am using Macbook Pro with macOS Catalina 10.15.7 with Google Chrome Version 86.0.4240.183 (x86_64). I usually keep multiple Chrome windows open (each with multiple tabs). Yesterday night, my Mac ...
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Is it possible to open all Chrome windows and tabs from another computer?

I have about 10 windows of Chrome open with a total of about 80 tabs. I'm going to buy a new computer, and I want to open all the windows with the same tabs on the new computer. Is it possible to do ...
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Can I have chrome just update a certain other tab when I click on a link?

I'd like to have 2 tabs/windows opened and click links on the left one (without it changing) while the right one sort of keeps updating itself by opening the links I click on. Is that somehow possible?...
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Disabling Java Script in all Firefox tabs but the current one

I am running Firefox 81 under Ubuntu 20 LTS. I need (like) to have huge number of tabs open. The problem is that JavaScript in all these background tabs is still running which adds up sometimes to 40% ...
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How to find per-tab internet usage in Firefox?

Sometimes I'm on a slow internet connection, and Firefox is using up all my bandwidth. I can track per-process bandwidth usage with a program like nethogs. However, if I've got multiple tabs open, I ...
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How to move windows panels of browser on Windows 10 [duplicate]

Please see I often open Chrome and the incognito windows together (Chrome on left and incognito on right). But sometimes due to my fast speed of clicking, the window shifts from right to left. I can'...
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Computer Dies While In Incognito Mode

I open an incognito tab (on my friend's Chromebook) and I was wondering if it would be open when the computer is turned on. I am aware that after a computer crashes the incognito tab will be gone but ...
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How can I transfer multiple tabs from Chrome to a single page in OneNote?

I have different Chrome windows each one with multiple tabs, grouped by topic. Some of them refer to projects which I would like to archive, so that I don't have to use Chrome as archive. How can I ...
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In Chrome / History, how to open all tabs from a different synced computer's window?

I have several computers across the house. On my main computer, I'm working on several projects at once, so I have say 10 Chrome windows open and 20 tabs per window. Now, for whatever reason sometimes ...
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How to set favourites' icon in new tab page for safari browser?

In my mac safari browser, favourite site lists are shown as icon. I've modified it according to my choice. However, the icons are not showing up as expected. Gmail Inbox is showing as "I", ...
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How to allow background tabs in Firefox to be more active (more priority)?

I have noticed that background tabs in recent versions of Firefox tend to not get much priority to complete their tasks. That's probably ideal for many people, but I would like to create a Firefox ...
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How to open a new tab on the left in Chrome browser?

Every new link you open with CTRL + mouseclick opens a new tab on the right. However, there are certain situations where it is helpful to open a new tab to the left. Is there any shortcut to achieve ...
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How do I stop Google Chrome from reloading tabs that failed to load?

Whenever a tab fails to load (network error, DNS error, timeout error etc.), every time I switch to it Google Chrome tries to refresh it. This is extremely annoying. I thought I had solved this issue ...
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Create a custom MS Edge shortcut

Is there a way to create a desktop shortcut to Microsoft Edge (new) which will launch a specific set of URL's in tabs? I need to have the regular Edge icon to launch the default page but have a ...
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How to open links always in default container in Firefox?

Using Firefox, I created a container for Google. If I do a Google search and open a link from there (either in a new tab or in the same one), it will open in the very same container, thus enabling ...
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Firefox: Prevent middle-click on tab-bar from creating new tab

In Firefox v. 76, how can one prevent a middle=mouse click on the tab bar from opening a new, empty, tab? In older versions, though there was no about:config entry to control that behavior, it was ...
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Tab recovery from a corrupt Chrome Last Session?

Chrome crashed and I lost ~100 tabs. The tabs don't appear in history and I'm not able to restore them by renaming my Last Session file to Current Session in AppData/Google/UserData/Default, it just ...
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What determines Firefox tab title text color?

Sometimes an unfocused tab title is white, and sometimes it is grey. In spite of my best efforts, I have not been able to determine any rhyme or reason behind it. Sometimes a title will change from ...
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How to transfer 250 or so Safari browser tabs to a new iPad?

I have an iPad Pro which I have for a few years now. Now with the new keyboard for the iPad Pro, I decided it's a good time to upgrade to the newest iPad Pro with the new keyboard. The problem is ...
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How to restore previous tabs automatically when reloading Firefox?

How can I restore tabs that were previously open on Firefox when I closed it? I would like the tabs to open automatically when I reopen Firefox. I'm using Firefox 75.0 on macOS Catalina v10.15.4. ...
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Is there a way to know which existing tab opened a new one in Firefox?

I had an unwanted advertisement tab opened automatically recently in Firefox. Assuming I am certain that it was opened by some other website I had already opened (not by a another program on my ...
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Programmatically close all tabs in Firefox Quantum

1. Summary I can't find, how I can close all tabs in Firefox Quantum without any manual mouse clicks. 2. Details (Details for preventing XY Problem) I am working on several projects. I need always ...
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How to increase the Minimum Tab Width in Chrome/Chromium/Brave

In Firefox/IE (and probably others) there's a Minimum Tab Width. This is useful when you have a lot of open tabs. They shrink only down to the minimum width but not more. What is the Minimum Tab ...
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Disable Drag and Drop tabs in FIREFOX

1) Is there a way to disable drag and drop of tabs in firefox and only enable it when I drag tabs while holding the control button? 2) A way to undo the last drag and drop using a keyboard shortcut? ...
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Why is this tab opening on startup, and how do I prevent it from happening again?

I have Firefox set up so that on startup, it opens with the browsing tabs from the previous sessions restored. This is desired behaviour, so I don't want to change that. The issue I'm having is that ...
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How to make Chrome forget about previous tabs in same “session”

When I close the whole Chrome window and reopen it again, all my (often many) tabs get automatically restored. What I am looking for is a solution that I only get a single blank tab when I restart ...
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Chrome switch n tabs right/left

I navigate between tabs using shortcuts to switch to the right/left tab (ctrl-(shift)-tab). It can take a lot of strokes if the target tab is quite far. Any shortcut/extension/script to skip n tabs ...
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Lock the view in Tabs Outliner

Scenario: In Tabs Outliner, let's say Chromium has three windows open: Window A, 10 tabs. Window B, 30 tabs. Window C, Tabs Outliner. All of three windows and 40 tabs fit in Tabs Outliner with no ...
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How to restore firefox tabs from a bunch of blank 'New Tab'

Ordinarily, Firefox will load all tabs from the past. But now for some reason all of my Firefox tabs don't load. They're all blank 'New Tab'. Can anyone help me?
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Limit the number of tabs and windows in Firefox

For a user that won't stop opening windows and tabs, and never close anything, then complain that the computer is too slow, I'm looking for a way to set a maximum number of tabs, application wide (not ...
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Reduced font size of tabs and menu in chrome 74 new version

I updated the version of chrome to 74. The new version of chrome reduced the font size in the tabs titles and the menu font. I saw solution for firefox, but not chrome. How can I Increase them?
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Restore tabs Bug in new version of Chrome or Mojave?

I just upgraded to Mojave 10.14.5 beta 18f131a. On starting Chrome Version 74.0.3729.131 (Official Build) (64-bit), it lost all my tabs. I pressed restore previous session, which showed 64 tabs. ...
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Save a shortcut for each open tab

Is there a way in firefox (via addon or something else) to save a shortcut for all the tabs in a window to my desktop or downloads folder? I don't want to save them into some internal DB of an addon. ...
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How to get old tab switching behavior back in Firefox?

At some point in Firefox's version history, switching tabs with ctrl+tab (right) and ctrl+shift+tab (left) got replaced by bringing up a selection of windows that the user can switch through, akin to ...
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What are tab-icons called and how can I extract this one in order to do a reverse image search?

Sorry if this is not fully on-topic, I am not sure where the best place to post this is. I noticed that these two seemingly unrelated websites have seemingly identical "icons" on their tabs in my ...
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Firefox tab shifting like in Opera

In Opera there is a nice feature that keeps me hooked: Shift+Tab will move to the last opened tab. Pressing Shift+Tab then subsequent tabs (Shift+Tab then Tab again) breaks out of the last used tab ...
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How to switch Chrome's way of opening tabs?

I want to know how can I make Chrome open the tabs in the foreground when I Cmd+click on links, and in the background when I Shift+Cmd+click on them. Currently it works the opposite way, but since I ...
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how to know which tab start a new window in chrome?

Recently, I encounter some weird new window that appear automatically. So I wonder is there any way to find out a new window or tab is triggered by whom? The page's url is "akakn.com", and result ...
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Which tab made a sound in Firefox?

I know that there is a nice little symbol that makes it possible to see which tabs are making a sound. But is there a way to see which tab that just MADE a sound? The reason I'm asking is that I ...

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