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

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Edge - change available colors for tab groups

As you may know, Edge has a feature to create tab groups. Each tab group can contain n tabs. According to this question "How to change the tab group colours?" there is no official option to ...
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Powershell Warning before closing a single tab

In PowerShell (Windows 11 - Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.22621.3593]) there is an option to set a warning when closing multiple tabs: "Do you want to close all the tabs?" Is there a way ...
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How to get a indicator on firefox when moving tabs

I am looking for a way to get an indicator to show up when moving tabs in Firefox (and variants). This is broken with Firefox multitab using chrome CSS. This feature seems to be present in one of its ...
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Some apps in terminal emulator select tabs as spaces, yet others behave as expected

Task I need to copy/paste text containing tab characters between various different remote servers as well as my own host system, between different apps as well, both text-based and graphical.  To keep ...
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MS Word, cannot remove final blank page - Table at the end of document

On the last page of my Word document that I have text, I have a table. This table ends about an inch from the bottom of that page. However, Word has then decided that it will insert a completely blank ...
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Firefox loses pinned tabs

I am using Firefox (on Windows), and have some pinned tabs. If I open a second browser window, it does not have those pins, but I can live with that. What I don't like is that when I close the first ...
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Mobaxterm text editor

I use mobaxterm to connect via ssh. I would like to about the tab sizes in the Mobaxterm text editor. I would like to increase the size of each tab to view the whole file title. Is that possible? ...
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What's the syntax of URL exceptions in Chrome's "Always keep these sites active"?

I want to keep certain tabs from ever being discarded automatically by Chrome. The settings have a section for doing so, but the syntax of the exceptions is not clear. Should I use regexes? Globs? ...
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Cannot drag-reorder tabs in Chrome

This is driving me absolutely crazy. In recent versions of Chrome, I’ve been unable to drag-reorder tabs consistently. I’m currently running the latest version of Chrome as of today, 120.0.6099.71 (64-...
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Stop Chrome from changing tab background colour when out of focus

When a Chrome window loses focus, it changes the background of tabs to a less-contrasty one, where the inactive tab colour becomes a very light gray: Chrome window has focus Chrome window doesn't ...
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Bring back mouseover-to-show tabs in fullscreen Chrome?

I remember chrome used to show the tabs even in full-screen mode if you mouse-over the top of the screen. That doesn't seem to work anymore and all I get when I mouse-over the top of the screen is an ...
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Open links from multiple tabs in Firefox

Please note I am not asking to simply open multiple tabs at once. Essentially, I would like the functionality of the Link Gopher plugin, but I don't want to do it manually one tab at a time: I have a ...
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If I have multiple tabs/windows open in Firefox, which of them can potentially be recording my keystrokes?

Let's say, in Firefox, I have two windows open (W1 and W2), and each has two tabs (e.g. W2.T1 = second window, first tab). On each window, T1 is the tab that's in focus. Currently, my computer has W1 ...
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How to enable tabs in Windows Explorer (W11)

I have an up-to-date Windows 11 system installed on my computer. (According to Windows Update, and no optional updates available.) However, I don't have the tab feature in Windows Explorer. How can I ...
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Possible to open Chrome bookmarks in a Target unique to link?

I have a bunch of bookmarks that I access regularly. They're so many that I might open duplicate tabs, yet I'd prefer not to close them and re-open with all their loading time. Unfortunately, ...
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Safari randomly opens links in new tabs and the same tab with middle mouse button click

I was using Apple Magic Trackpad for my Mac but recently I decided to try Razer Orochi V2 and I found that middle mouse button behaviour in Safari is strange. Sometimes it opens links in separate tabs ...
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when opening a link in firefox, go to tab where webpage is already open, otherwise open new tab

psuedo code / desired behaviour When I click on a link (on a webpage in the firefox web browser) if there is a tab that has the same url as the link I clicked on: switch to that tab else: open ...
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How to access Styx Browser & Duckduckgo sessions/tabs on my Android & transferring them to my Linux PC, possibly adb method, is root needed?

I've tried every solution recommended. My smartphone is not rooted, it is an LG L355DL, LG K31 Rebel, Android version 10. I got many tabs on my browsers that I need to transfer & review. When I ...
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Restore Chrome tabs while preserving tab groups, window names, and virtual-desktop positions

At any given time, I have about 150 tabs open in Chrome. They are organized into different tab groups. These groups are organized into different windows, and I use Chrome's "Name window" ...
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Get the number of open tabs in Firefox

While using Firefox I want to keep tabs on the number of open tabs (pun intended). Is there a way to quickly get this number while using the browser? In older versions of Firefox there was a pop up ...
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How to open a new tab in the current window as an admin in Tabby on Windows 10?

By default I use pwsh as the default shell in Tabby how to open a new tab in Tabby using shortcut key or command as an administrator? What have I tried Searched for this feature in the Github repo ...
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Is there a way to refresh the favicons of all tabs in Firefox?

Edit: I realized I didn't clarify what I wanted. If I have a bunch of unloaded tabs without the favicons loaded, I want to load the favicons for all tabs without loading them. I often restore tabs and ...
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How to identify the tab currently opened in Edge?

I had been using Firefox whenever I could in the last years, but I'm forced to use Edge in Windows now. Still it seems (to me) the Edge is not designed for serious work, becuase so many simply things ...
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Keep Firefox find bar and search term open on all tabs, and persisting on session restart

I regularly across many search tabs (and using multiple tab rows on a 23" desktop monitor then I have many) for a certain text, such as in doing research, and want the findbar persisting open on ...
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Focusing on tabs opened from an existing tab (not blank, independent ones) with Chrome on Windows 10

By default Chrome opens a new tab in the background when it's from a link in an existing tab. I'd like the focus to switch to the newly opened one automatically. I've found two extensions, named Tab ...
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Firefox - When I close a tab, I would like the one to the left to be activated

I have googled quite a bit for the answer to this but it's hard to find the correct keywords. When I close a tab in Firefox, eg using CTRL+W, it activates the tab to the right (unless the tab I'm ...
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Customization to bring back old tab context menu in Notepad++ not working?

The new context menu in Notepad++ is inconvenient because I have to go to a submenu to do actions like clone document to other view. To fix this, I basically just followed the instructions here. ...
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Is there is any way to open specific links from a website in multiple tabs but don't load any of them until I select the tab?

In chrome I want to open specific links in different tabs directly from the website but don't load (as some sites like youtube auto load videos that can increase cpu, gpu and ram load) those links ...
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All of the tabs except 1 disappeared from the Excel (365 Family) that I created yesterday

I created an excel yesterday with 4 or 5 tabs and spent several hours working on one of the tabs. Today only one tab exists and it has been renamed to be the same as the file name. When I check ...
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How to open folders from "Everything" Search in a new tab (Windows 11)

i'm basically looking for a way to open folders from 3rd party apps (or at least just from "Everything") in a new tab and not a new window In windows 11 File explorer there's an option to ...
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Is there a way to make a folder open in a new tab instead a new window in Windows 11?

Windows 11 now has tabs in File Explorer. This works OK if you open a new folder from within file explorer. However, As far as I know: It is not possible to merge an open File Explorer to another ...
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Chrome browser: How to find tabs with unsaved changes

For tabs with unsaved changes, I meant: When you try to close a tab with unsaved changes, it shows a warning: Leave site? Changes you made may not be saved. We could have multiple unsaved changes. ...
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Can you keep a Chrome tab always active every time you go to a specific site?

On another question here at superuser, it was asked: How to force Chrome to keep tabs in memory? Someone responded with: Go to chrome://discards/ Toggle "Auto Discardable" to X for the tabs ...
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Chrome sometimes ends a window and doesn't give me the option to restore that window

I generally have 2 or 3 windows open, one for work/task related things (generally like 15 tabs), one for youtube which often grows quite large (has often grown past the 50 tabs mark), but most of them ...
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Can I move a tab in Safari with a keyboard shortcut?

In Safari, with multiple tabs open, I want to be able to change the order of the tabs with a keyboard shortcut. For example, if the third tab of four is active: A B [C] D …how can I move the third ...
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Make Editor Tabs thinner?

When the title of a document open in a tab is beyond about 25 characters, it gets shortened by replacing some of its name with ... Is there a way to lower this threshold or change how this ...
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Drag & drop not working between Windows Explorer tabs in Windows 11 22H2

I just updated my laptop to Windows 11 22H2 and I installed all updates remaining. After all those updates, my File Explorer had enabled tabs. I tried to drag and drop between tabs and it didn't work. ...
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Making the VBA code affect a specific range of pages

I have this very simple code Sub SortByTime() ' ' SortByTime Macro ' Sort by Time ' ' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+M ' Range("C4:J43").Select ActiveWindow.SmallScroll Down:=-36 ...
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Is there's any way to lock particular tab so that it doesn't close with cmd/ctrl+w shortcut

On my mac when I use Opera and pinned a tab it doesn't close with cmd+w. But in Chrome even when I pinned an important (like working on some document writing) tab and accidently press cmd+w, it just ...
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How can I remove Firefox's List All Tabs button?

Since Firefox 106, Firefox shows a "List all tabs" button in the tab bar no matter how many tabs you have open (even only one). You can move this button around the tab bar using the "...
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Firefox, how to have very small tab size and no tab-scroll buttons

Both Chrome and Firefox introduced the Search tabs list menu. In my view, this completely negates the need for the (very annoying imo) tab-scrolling feature of Firefox (i.e. when you have what they ...
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Open folder in VS Code tab instead of new window

I'm fairly new to Mac OSX and as a developer, I'm using VS Code heavily. I noticed it has support for tabs, so that I can open different folders in different tabs. However, each time I open a folder ...
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How to create new tabs and close tabs in Google Chrome on macOS?

How to create new tabs and close tabs in Google Chrome on macOS? When I want to create a new tab, I need to move the mouse to the top right corner and click the create button. When I want to close the ...
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windows profile got corrupted; a few patches?

We had a power outage while I was asleep, and I left my PC opened since I wasn't done working. By the time I woke up, my PC had booted up on its own but my profile was already seemingly corrupted: I ...
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Find and replace in Notepad++: How to insert above line with same amount of indents?

I need to replace, in a large number of Python files with many function definitions, all occurrences of def some_func(foo, bar): with @jit(parallel=True) def some_func(foo, bar): with whatever level ...
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Disable/remove “Switch to This Tab” suggestions in Chrome/Brave omnibar?

It annoys me that when I type in the omnibar for Brave or Chrome, that among my suggested automatic completions are catfish results that upon selection change my tab. Is there any way, such as by ...
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How to automatically group tabs in Chrome?

I am looking for a way to automatically create groups of tabs with the same domain. I know that there are extensions to group tabs according to a pre-set pattern but it is a manual action. When ...
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Transplanting Edge v101 session with all its open tabs to another computer

I had a very intense work period on a loaner laptop with multi-tasking between multiple projects, and I have literally hundreds (perhaps thousands) of tabs open in Edge browser (Edge is pretty good at ...
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Microsoft Edge - close tab on back button

I believe this may have been on a previous installation of Windows 11, so I am unsure if this is a new feature for that OS or not. However, I really liked this function and was wondering if anybody ...
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How can I open a whole Chrome tab group on another machine?

With Chrome syncing enabled I am able to open individual tabs from other computers, as described in this question: Is it possible to open all Chrome windows and tabs from another computer? And it's ...
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