A style of window management most commonly seen in web browsers, whereby multiple pages can be contained within one tabbed window.

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Need to force close suspicious tab/dialogue box jamming everything

Need to force close suspicious tab without accepting a download from a dialogue box that currently has the whole browser stuck.It wants me to click "OK" to unfreeze things. The screen shot (for those ...
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Shortcut for dragging and dropping a tab on terminal

Not sure if this is possible. But I was wondering if there is a shortcut for physically moving a tab on my Terminal. Say I have these tabs on my terminal: | tab A | tab B | tab C | tab D | If I ...
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update_terminal_cwd demystified please?

I am trying to find the documentation on what, exactly, the printf command is doing in update_terminal_cwd. If you didn't know already, the update_terminal_cwd function is defined (at least on Mac OS ...
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Safari: want cmd-click to open tab behind, not make it active

In Safari, I want cmd-click to open the new tab behind my present tab, not also make the new tab active. I thought it was supposed to work the way I want by default. E.g.
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Prevent terminal tabs from auto-renaming

I like to name my tabs when I'm using Terminal so I can keep track of what's inside of them. I do this using the inspector. Unfortunately, whenever I ssh into a machine, my tabs get renamed. Is ...
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Is there a way to separate “undo close tab” from editing Undo on forms?

If I switch tabs, I sometimes lose the "undo" action and it is replaced by "undo close tab". The reverse, where "undo close tab" can't be accessed anymore because I've typed something on a form before ...
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Adding Bookmarks for multiple tabs in Safari with a keyboard shortcut

In Safari, there is the Add Bookmarks for These N Tabs… function. Unfortunately, you cannot create a Keyboard shortcut for that because those need to match the name of the menu item.
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dragging browser tabs to new window moves old window

Happens periodically with chrome, not sure about other browsers. If I have a window with multiple tabs and drag one of them either to create a new window or place it in another, usually to my other ...
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Reopening penultimate window on Safari

Title says it all, say you have a Safari window with 50 precious tabs, close it, then reopen one by mistake. Therefore the command "reopen last closed window" or "reopen window from last session" is ...
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Disable pinned tabs being in every window in Safari 9

Is there any way to disable pinned tabs showing up in every Safari window? I typically have several Spaces going and the pinned tabs are only relevant to those spaces or even just to the specific ...
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Stop Safari 9 window closing when only pinned tabs are left

Love that Safari 9 has pinned tabs, it was the last piece that enabled me to switch from Chrome. However, I often close all tabs except the pinned tabs. However, unless I make one of the pinned tabs ...
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Navigating huge tab lists in Safari

Sometimes it is said that huge tab lists are counter-productive and may actually decrease focus. Still it is often unavoidable when researching a wide subject. I really miss TreeStyleTabs from Firefox ...
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Can you see a list of all open tabs in Safari?

I often have a good 150 to 200 tabs open in Safari at all times because this is where I like to keep all my current work. Obviously, all open tabs are never displayed at the same time when there are ...
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Safari: How do you get page titles back?

This is what the top of my Safari page looks like right now: I think I have around 90 tabs open. That's how I work, I multitask. What made Safari stand out as a browser used to be the fact that no ...
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How to add a name to a pinned tab?

When I pin a tab it sometimes shows as a blank; how do I restore the original name, or add my own descriptive? I'm using OS X Yosemite.
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More tabs for safari without >> [duplicate]

Currently, if safari has more than a certain number of tabs open, it displays a >> symbol at the right of the tabs list, making the higher number tabs only accessible by clicking the >> then the name ...
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Is it possible to open 2 different instances of Chrome with different tabs open?

I want to be able to open Chrome on my Mac, and have 2 instances open, each with different tabs. Is this possible on OS X? I know on Windows I could do this with Desktop shortcuts.
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How do I stop Safari on my iPad from reloading tabs once they are already open?

For instance, I like reading Quora. They regularly send me digests to my email. What I do is I click the link from the email that opens the digest in Safari tab. I usually prefer to leave those open ...
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Quickly get to the first page of a tabbed app

Is there a way to quickly get to the first page of a tabbed app? For instance, the Home screen is an example of a tabbed "app", with the dots at the bottom. Except, to get to the first page, you of ...
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Using Fluid.app is there a way to switch tabs periodically?

I'm using Fluid.app as a way to display content from URL for monitoring my servers and other services in my data center. I have a few tabs open in this fluid.app window to display another URL with ...
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How to cycle through recently *used* tabs in Safari?

I want to cycle through recently used tabs in Safari 7.1.3 (MacOS 10.9.5) like one can in in Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. I predominantly run Opera 11.64, and it exhibits the best behavior for this ...
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Banish the tab bar on Safari 8 (when tabs are open)

With a trackpad, one can do a pinch and see all open tabs. It's a very nice interface and really well done. The thing is, with this feature, there is really no need for the tab bar, and things would ...
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Bootswatch symbol in Chrome tab

A strange thing happen to my chrome web browser, and I don't know why, I hope you can help me. In my chrome tabs the bootswatch symbol appears in the tab icon even when I'm not in the bootswatch ...
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How to set it up to switch between tabs using TAB key on Macbook?

On the image below this is what I want to do. I want to be able to switch tab options with TAB key.
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safari active tab color

Is there a hack or extension to make the active tab in focus a different color than the others? I tried GLIMS but apparently that extension is borked for the latest version of safari.
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Safari CMD+Click link new tab focus

Is there a way to force focus to a new tab in safari when you cmd+click on links in google search results for example?
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Safari “Search Tabs” Keyboard Shortcuts

The new "Search Tabs" feature of Safari 8 is pretty nice. When "show all tabs" is activated, you can type some text to filter the tabs to the one you want. However, once I have a single tab visible, ...
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safari to open external links in new window

I like safari to open links in new tabs in general. I.e. when I do a search, I want results I click to open in new tabs in the same window. This allows to have multiple windows with multiple tabs and ...
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Spotlight / Show in Finder / in new Tab instead of new Window

In a Spotlight search instead of clicking on the search-results, one may press ⌘ Cmd-R. This shows the file in Finder. Problem: this always opens the result in a new Finder window (despite having set ...
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Safari opens tabs by itself and launches Mail

I am using Safari Version 7.1 (9537.85.10.17.1) on OS X Version 10.9.5 Which I got free from Apple when they were offering it. My Mac is about 5 years old. When I open Safari it usually opens on ...
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How to drag the last Safari tab to another window?

When I have five windows open and want to consolidate two windows into one I usually manually drag & drop all tabs from one window to the second one. The issue is that you can’t drop the last tab ...
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trackpad click not working

Recently, my trackpad is not recognizing when I click to open a link. I can run a search through Google, but when I click on the link to open it, nothing happens. The only way I can open it is to ...
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How to close multiple tabs in safari iOS 8

I just updated my iPhone to iOS 8, and after some minuts I ran into a problem.. 10+ open tabs in safari and I want to close them all at once. On iOS 7 I used to press the "private browse mode" and it ...
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I Would Like To Open Files in Different Tabs in the Same Window Using Xcode 5

I'm new to using Xcode. When I started using Xcode a couple of weeks ago I had a file list to the left and had three tabs open for different files. I'm not sure if that was a default setting or not. ...
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Change default ssh:// behavior

Currently, the protocol handler ssh:// opens the link in a new Terminal.app window. I'd like to default it so it opens it in a new tab instead. How can I change this behavior? Backstory: I use Alfred ...
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Stop Chrome loading videos in background tabs?

As I'm sure we're all aware, Chrome by default loads background tabs as soon as they're opened - youtube videos autoplay, ads load, it's a mess. To my knowledge (and following from this thread) there ...
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Xcode single console pane amongst tabs

Is there a way in Xcode 5 to consolidate the console pane/view/area between tabs into a single console? I have multiple tabs open, each for a source file I am editing. Every time I run the app from ...
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Can I execute a Terminal command in a new tab?

It just occurred to me that it would be incredibly useful if I could type a command in one Terminal tab, and then execute it in a new background or foreground tab. For example, this would be awesome ...
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How to set Fn and left Control keys as shortcuts to change between tabs in Safari

I don't like native shortcuts for "Show Next Tab" and "Show Previous Tab" in Safari, I thought that Fn would be great for previous tab and Left Control for next tab because I don't use that keys in ...
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Persistant name on Finder tabs

I'm looking for a way to always display a label on Finder tabs instead of the current folder name, to differentiate them when folder name is not relevant. (Long story) I use tabs to switch between ...
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iCloud tabs only shows one iOS device at a time

I had an iPhone and a Mac connected to an iCloud account, and I recently got an iPad. However, I noticed that I can't see all my tabs on all my devices. It seems like iCloud thinks my iPad and iPhone ...
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Is it possible to convert window into tab?

I can drag a tab out of window, and it becomes independent window in Safari, Finder and other apps that support tabs. Is it possible to reverse this operation, convert window into tab by dragging it ...
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Reconciling Chrome Shortcuts in Parallels

On OS X, a new Chrome tab can be opened by pressing Cmd+T, but on Windows you press Ctrl+T. This works fine if you map Cmd to Ctrl in Parallels, but becomes problematic when cycling between tabs. In ...
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Get Finder tab-locations with applescript

I know how to get the location of the current finder window, but I would like to be able to also get all locations of open tabs in the current finder window. How do I do this with applescript?
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Re-open network tabs in Finder

How do I restore network Finder tabs in OS X Mavericks after the computer source of the tabs has rebooted and left those tabs blank? Is there an Automator action that can populate Finder tabs with ...
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Which text editors support both tabbed windows & rtf documents?

I am looking to change my text editor / note taking app for OS X. I require only the following: Tabbed windows: I don't want every document open in a new window. For some reason this seems to be an ...
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Can I disable tabs in the Finder?

I frequently use command-click in the titlebar to open the parent folder of a folder in the Finder. In Mavericks, instead of opening a new window with the same view style, it opens a new tab in ...
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Terminal app Tabs, how to position next to current tab instead of at the end

I use Cmd-T all the time to open new tabs, and it's set to use the same directory. However, it positions the new tab as the last / far right tab in the window, instead of next to the current tab that ...
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Hide tab bar in Safari 7

I use Safari stab for vertical tabs. After update to Safari 7, the View > Hide tab bar becomes active only when one tab open. Is there any way to hide the tab bar permanently?
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Is there in AppleScript any way to use “X of every” to get multiple properties of each object to create a record?

It is possible to with the script: tell application "Safari" set urls to URL of every tab of every window end tell when execute, get all urls of every tab of every window (two dimensional list) ...