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Tabs in Firefox

by denjones / November 5, 2004 11:26 AM PST

I use Slimbrowser because I like the tab setup where each web page open a new tab.

I just downloaded Firefox and see it has tabs but maybe I've missed something looking at the help file. Can I set it up like Slimbrowser so each website I visit opens a new tab instead of replacing the old website in the current tab and without selecting "New Tab" from the File Menu.

Thanks in advance,

Denny

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Re: Tabs in Firefox
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 11:39 AM PST
In reply to: Tabs in Firefox

I didn't look for such and just hold the Control or Shift-Control depending on the effect I wanted.

Bob

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Re: Tabs in Firefox
by denjones / November 5, 2004 8:16 PM PST
In reply to: Re: Tabs in Firefox

That works for me too.

Thanks

Denny Jones

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Or middle click, on a link or bookmark ...
by trytohelp / November 6, 2004 11:00 AM PST
In reply to: Re: Tabs in Firefox

to close a tab, middle click on the tab. If you have a bunch of tabs open and want to close all but one, right click it and pick "close other tabs". If there is a web address but it's not a link(you can't click on it) highlight it and drag it to the tab bar. If you type a url in the address bar a lot, you may want to go to View > Toolbars > Customize > and drag the "New Tab" button to the left of the address bar so you can just hit the button and a new tab will present itself then start typing the address.
Oh by the way can you tell I LOVE FIREFOX!!!

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