Posts Tagged ‘firefox tabs’

Flip Through Firefox Tabs with the Mouse-Wheel

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

This one sounds like a useful add-on … especially for those of us who are in the habit of keeping multiple tabs open while browsing.

The Mozilla Firefox web browser offers several keyboard shortcuts to navigate through tabs in the web browser. Firefox users can use Ctrl-[1-9] to access the first nine tabs directly, or Ctrl-Tab to flip through tabs forward and Ctrl-Shift-Tab to move backwards in the tab row.

There is also the option to click on a tab directly with the mouse to open it. Some users however may prefer to use the mouse-wheel to flip through tabs. That’s what the Firefox extension roTab offers.


Opening Tabs in Firefox – Configuration Options

Monday, February 28th, 2011

If you’re unhappy with the way that the tabs behave in Firefox 3.6, then check this out …

How do you like your tabs to open in the Firefox web browser? Mozilla has changed the default tab opening behavior in Firefox 3.6 noticeably. Related tabs open to the right of the active tab, while unrelated tabs open at the end of the tab row.


Change Firefox’s Minimum and Maximum Tab Width

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

If you’re in the habit of keeping a lot of tabs open, this might come in handy …

I just stumbled upon the Firefox extension Custom Tab Width which adds functionality to Firefox to change the minimum and maximum tab width. The default values are a minimum width of 100 pixels and a maximum width of 250 pixels. Custom Tab Width adds a small configuration window to Firefox where users can change the maximum and minimum tab width.