Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

On Lion I installed an extension which game me the ability to use middle click to open and close tabs, and I used Better Touch Tool (BTT) to use a 3 finger tap to act as a middle click.

Since using Mountain Lion DP4, and subsequently the final release with Safari 6, I am only able to open tabs with a middle click, and I have to use keyboard shortcuts or by clicking on the tab close X.

Is there anything which will give me middle click to close a tab which works on Safari 6 under Mountain Lion available now?

share|improve this question
    
I've temporarily added a 4 finger tap which maps to CMD+W in BTT for Safari, but it's not the best solution as sometimes I accidentally close tabs, I know I can easily open them again with CMD+Z so it's OK, but I'd still prefer a tap to close on the tabs themselves if anyone knows a way. –  AlanJC Jul 26 '12 at 21:01
    
Your best option is to look for a new extension/app or see if there are any plans to update the ones you're currently using. They will probably soon be updated for Mountain Lion. –  jtbandes Jul 27 '12 at 5:22

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

I've set up the same 3 finger middle click gesture in BTT and it works great with Glims for Safari's middle click to close setting.

share|improve this answer
    
Ahhh Glims, that was the name of it! I'd completely forgotten, and it's the one I had before that I was looking for :) –  AlanJC Jul 28 '12 at 11:06
    
FYI, Safari 6 support is so far only in dev builds: wiki.machangout.com/howdoi/glims-development-build –  SWrobel Jul 29 '12 at 23:41
1  
The new release of Glims (6th of August) now supports Safari 6. v1.0 build 34 :) –  AlanJC Aug 7 '12 at 10:23

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.