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Tab closing in Firefox 2.0

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by pesticidal, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. pesticidal

    pesticidal Eh? CLM

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    In the old version of Firefox that I had, there was a close box on the far right side of the tabs. It closed the open tab. In 2.0, I don't see that as an option, and I have to look at the tabs to see which is the current one, and I always seem to close the right-most tab. Anyone know of an extension or add-on to easily close the open tab?
     
  2. DeadMansLife

    DeadMansLife Senior Member

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    Tools->Options->Tabbed Browsing->Display Options. At the bottom, :Show tab closure button->select on the strip.

    I don't like it either.
     

  3. pesticidal

    pesticidal Eh? CLM

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    I'm not seeing that option. Here's what I get on the Tab slection

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  4. DeadMansLife

    DeadMansLife Senior Member

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    Is you browser up to date? either that or I have an extension that added this.

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  5. pesticidal

    pesticidal Eh? CLM

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    It was last updated in mid October. I'm running 2.0rc3
     
  6. Harlequin

    Harlequin I need a weapon

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  7. pesticidal

    pesticidal Eh? CLM

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    Yesss!




    Thanks!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Glock Bob

    Glock Bob Snack Attack!!!

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    You may want to try Tab Mix Plus as well. It allows you to have both on-tab and tab bar close buttons and even more. You can get it here. It's incompatible with Tabbrowser Preferences so you'll have to disable one to use the other.
     
  9. Wingnut357

    Wingnut357 Killer Casual

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    Ctrl-W works even faster. But it annoyed me too. Thanks for the info.