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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?

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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
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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.

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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: – swrobel Jul 29 '12 at 23:41
The new release of Glims (6th of August) now supports Safari 6. v1.0 build 34 :) – AlanJC Aug 7 '12 at 10:23

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