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I'm used to switching tabs with cmd+x where x is a number and takes me to tab x in firefox and pretty much every other browser I've ever used. I like safari's speed and would like to try it a bit, but the cmd+x shortcut is burned in my brain and every time I use safari I end up screwing up. I'd like to know if its possible to change this behavior, because this simple thing is a stopper for me.

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In addition, the current (6.0.3) behaviour of replacing whatever one had on the browser window is highly annoying. I often press cmd-1/2/3 in accident (i.e. while taking screen shots using shift-cmd-3/4). These keys REALLY should be reassigned by Apple. Bad feature. (I'm not the only one: discussions.apple.com/thread/3464021?start=0&tstart=0) –  akauppi Apr 3 '13 at 8:38

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Check SafariTabSwitching.

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This works perfectly for me. Safari 5.1.2/Lion. –  waffl May 8 '12 at 7:33
Works for Safari 6.0.3/Mountain Lion :D –  akauppi Apr 3 '13 at 8:45
Works great in Safari 7/Mavericks too. –  xaralis Nov 6 '13 at 12:21
Updated for Safari 8 (10538.35.8) / Yosemite (10.10, 14A238x) too. –  Tim Gostony Jun 3 '14 at 19:22

What about setting bookmarks 0-9 to be bookmarklets that change window tabs?

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Looks like my only option, so far... I'll try that. –  biggahed Sep 17 '10 at 3:10
how can this be done? –  yanis Dec 5 '10 at 16:18
@yanis - if there's something specific you want to know, your best bet is to open a new question. –  Dori Dec 6 '10 at 2:28

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