Questions tagged [tabs]

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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Tabs not reopening when closing Safari on iPad with iOS 13.1

Since upgrading to iOS 13.1 on my iPad (5th Gen, 9.5"), whenever I close the Safari app or turn off iPad, my open tabs are NOT restored. This was working fine before the upgrade. Anyone else or any ...
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How can I use tabs in Mac Mail?

One of the new featuers in macOS Sierra are tabs in more apps, including Mail. How do I use tabs in Mac Mail? Clicking "View", "Show tab bar" displays a bar with one tab, but I can't find a way to ...
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How do I open two tabs in a split pane in iTerm?

I have a split pane iTerm window I would like to have two tabs in the right "pane", (as opposed to total of three panes) but cannot figure out how to do this. I lucked into this yesterday, for the ...
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Command + Click not opening links in new tabs

Strangely, Command + Click has stopped opening links in new tabs on my computer. It opens them in the same tab, as if I hadn't pressed Command. This problem occurs with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. My ...
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iCloud Tabs no longer a feature in Safari 13?

Prior to updating to Safari 13, iCloud Tabs was a feature that, when turned on and on clicking the tabs button on "Desktop" Safari, would show you tabs that were open on other devices at the bottom of ...
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In Safari, hide Toolbar but show tab bar in full screen mode

In full screen mode, I want to see tab bar which helps me to decide x in cmd+x shortcut for changing web pages. But I don't need the Toolbar since all the shortcuts remove the need of the icons in the ...
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How to easily save all open Safari tabs on iOS?

On macOS, I can choose Add Bookmarks for These 108 Tabs... which let's me save all open tabs to a bookmarks folder. Is there an equivalent on iOS? My workaround is to use iCloud tabs to copy the ...
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How to get the chrome tabs to always show when in full screen mode?

I would really like to use Chrome on my new 2013 Macbook Air with tabs, but without the menu bar. So, I use full-screen mode, but it hides the tabs. Is what I want possible? And, if so, how can I ...
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Finder: Colored tabs

Is there any app or trick to color Finder tabs? Something like this:
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Safari: how to control where tabs are opened when a link is followed?

In Safari, if I press comand+click to follow a link, the new tab is placed in what looks to be some random location among the tabs in my window. I don't understand what algorithm is being used to ...
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Switch tab in Firefox with swipe left/swipe right gestures

I have a MacBook and I'm using Firefox. I wish to modify the options of browser.gesture.swipe.left (or right) such that it will switch to the tab to the left (right) instead of going to previous/...
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Where does Safari store the open tabs?

I'd like to know where does Safari store all the open tabs. My daughter did who-knows-what on my laptop and all tabs were closed (except hers of course...) and the "Reopen from last session" is greyed....
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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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What is an iPad app that will allow viewing AND editing/markup of PDF documents in multiple tab views?

I need to find an ipad app that will allow users to do the following: View PDFs Edit PDFs (at least simple markups) Open multiple PDF documents in tabbed views Link with a DropBox account for cloud ...
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How do I get Safari to search all tabs from all Safari windows in the Tab Overview, instead of only those in the current window?

When I press the shiftcommand\ keyboard shortcut, it goes into 'expose' mode and allows to search thru only the tabs in the current window, not all windows. It would be super handy to be able to ...
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Tab Stack like unsupported burkeware

I was wondering if there is a script I can add to Safari 13.0.1 to make the active tab move to the left. The description of what I am trying to do is here; https://blog.burkeware.com/2015/12/01/tab-...
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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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Bookmark all open tabs in mobile safari [duplicate]

I've got an iPhone with ~500 open tabs (500 is the limit). I'd like to bookmark all of the tabs so I can review/read them later on other non Apple devices and potentially in non-apple browsers. Is ...
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In macOS 10.14 (Mojave), can Finder remember previously opened tabs like Safari pin tabs?

First of all, I am not asking to re-open Finder tabs on OS reboot, we all know it works. I am asking for a solution when I accidentally clicked on the red-cross (aka close window button) on Finder ...
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Firefox: opening PDF from desktop as new tab, not new window

Not sure if this is an Apple problem per se, but every time I open a PDF from my computer it opens in Firefox as a new window. I'd like it to be open in a new tab which is what Chrome does for example....
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how to disable Firefox's app tab glow?

I recently switched from Linux to Mac OS X, and one little tweak that didn't survive is disabling the blue highlight "glow" that Firefox adds to App Tabs when they have updates. Any idea how to do ...
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AppleScript : next/Previous tab in safari

I'm trying to change the focus on safari for the next tab (and the previous tab) I wrote this which is not working : tell application "Safari Technology Preview" tell window 1 set ...
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macOS: Safari: Full screen mode: bringing focus to address bar in a new window

When we open a new tab in Safari, it automatically brings focus to the address bar. But in full screen mode, after pressing alt-cmd-N(or the private mode counterpart), the new window that opens is ...
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Can I permanently lock certain chrome-tabs to the same desktop on Mac?

I am working on five different projects and use one desktop for each of the projects. Is there a way to permanently lock certain chrome-tabs to the same desktop on Mac? I swipe between 5 desktops and ...
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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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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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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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Blank Safari Tabs [closed]

All of the tabs on Safari are blank. I have tried settings, closing and re-opening, re-booting the computer, etc. I can no longer use Safari because it's too difficult without being able to see what'...
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Browsers open all links in a new tab

Suddenly all the browsers begin to open all links in a new tab. Even when the link is deliberately intended to leave me at the same page (say, uncollapsing some text). I tried Safari, Chrome and ...
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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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Prevent duplicate tabs in Xcode editor

In Xcode editor, is there a way to open files in a new tab only if one is not already present, and if it is, then switch to that tab. If it isn't possible to do so via the preference settings, can it ...
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MacOS High Sierra: disable tabs for all apps?

I want to turn off tabs for Preview especially. Following these instructions, I went to Dock and set “Prefer tabs when opening documents” to Manually - yet PDF documents keep opening up in new tabs in ...
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Open all iCloud tabs from iPhone on Mac

TLDR; Is there a way to simultaneously open all iCloud tabs saved on iPhone, on a Mac? I use my iPhone for browsing and as a means of "read it later" I just leave the open tabs there with the purpose ...
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Can't Turn off Finder Tabs on Mojave

MacBook Air with Mojave (14.2) and the option in Finder > Preferences > General NOT Checked: "Open folders in tabs instead of new windows." Yet Finder stubbornly opens all new windows in tabs. For ...
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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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Close all tabs in Safari except for one

I spend an awful lot of time in Safari conducting research. As you can imagine this often results in me having lots of tabs open. So I find myself settling on one tab and wanting to close all the ...
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Are tabs broken in macOS Mojave?

Let's say you have two tabs in a Terminal window. One of the things with the bug is, if I tap on the left tab, it opens the right one. If I tap on the right tab, it opens the left tab. Same problem ...
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Text to PDF without losing/destroying the set tabs

I tried to print out a huge text file to a PDF file (DIN A4 landscape or A3 landscape). Unfortunately, every way I try, I always lose the formatting of the tabs I used for tabbing some tables with the ...
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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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Can I “put” an open tab/page on my iPhone from my Mac?

I recently, stupidly, deleted all my Safari data on my iPhone and in the process lost all my open tabs (191 in total, yes, that's how I do things). Anyway, I managed to get to my Mac before it ...
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Keyboard shortcut or AppleScript to move current tab into a new window

Recent versions of macOS bring tabs to applications that didn’t seem to support tabs before (e.g. Anki flashcards), via the Dock preference to always prefer opening things in tabs. Stock apps and ...
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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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Close tab without clicking on X?

I'm using a 2012 Retina Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.7.5. I am a Windows power user and an OS X neophyte. Many of the keyboard and mouse shortcuts I know in Windows have functional equivalents in OS ...
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AppleScript : searching for a tab on chrome and saving the tab as a variable

I'm using this script which is finding the tab I want, then bring the tab to focus. set searchString to "Tab I'm Looking FOR" tell application "Google Chrome" set win_List to every window ...
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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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Safari opening similar tab on 2nd iPad?

Whenever I open a new tab in Safari on one of my iPads, it automatically opens the same tab on another iPad. How do I stop this?
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Mark Safari tabs with different colors?

Is there an extension or a plugin that allows for marking different tabs with colors ? I want to be able to group together a bunch of tabs that are relevant under one color using Safari.
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How to select multiple tabs in Mac Safari

Having used Google Chrome for a long time, I've previously taken it for granted that multiple tabs in a given browser window can be selected, either one at a time (Ctrl-click) or in a contiguous range ...
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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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AppleScript move tab

Is there a way to move tab using the tab number in Google Chrome ? something like this : tell application "Google Chrome" set activeIndex to get active tab index of window 1 tell window 1 ...