[Novalug] Firefox questions
joel at fouse.net
Thu Dec 27 14:31:31 EST 2007
It re-opens the most-recently-closed tab. Pretty handy a few seconds
after you say "Oops!"
Ctrl-T opens a new tab (followed by Alt-Home to bring up your default
Ctrl-W closes a tab
Ctrl-Shift-T re-opens it (unless there wasn't anything in it. It only
gets added to the stack if there's an actual page loaded)
I use the first two so often I don't even think about them, and have
found the third quite handy on any number of occasions. Also,
middle-click on a link opens it in a new tab rather than the current
window (I think that's default behavior -- don't remember setting a pref
for it) -- invaluable for reading through link-riddled articles.
Haven't used this one much, but holding Ctrl and Shift while scrolling
the mouse wheel moves the current tab forward/backward in its history
list. Alt-left and -right arrow do the same thing, but one-off (and
therefore more controlled) rather than quick scrolling, so that's what I
If it can be done easily with the keyboard, the mouse is a waste of
On Thu, 2007-12-27 at 13:37 -0500, Jay Hart wrote:
> Ctrl-Shift-T??? What does that do??
> > I appreciate these extensions being pointed out, as I often wonder what
> > new ones are coming out that I'm missing. But I keep seeing something
> > mentioned in these tab-related ones about reopening closed tabs. I can
> > already do that with Ctrl-Shift-T (as opposed to Ctrl-T to open a new
> > one). Is it just that these extensions add a "convenient" clicky
> > interface to do the same thing?
> > - Joel
> > On Thu, 2007-12-27 at 09:40 -0500, Jay Hart wrote:
> >> First question: Anyone using Tabs Mix Plus add-on? How do you like it?
> >> Secnd question: Say I have four tabs open open, and I then close Firefox.
> >> When
> >> I reopen Firefox I would like the same four tabs (and the associated
> >> website)
> >> to be automatically opened. How do I do this? I haven't found a setting
> >> that
> >> will allow me to do this.
> >> TIA,
> >> Jay Hart
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