Safari: Using Tabs
Here is a list of recent posts about Safari features on MacMousecalls.
Another Safari feature that I really like and use every day is tabbed browsing. When you first use Safari, the top of the window looks like this:
The Show Tab Bar command in the View Menu…
will add a tab bar in the Safari window:
When you are on a web page with links to other pages , hold down the Command key as you click on the links.
Tabs will appear along the tab bar and the web page will load on the tabs.
If you click on a tab you will see that web page, but your original page will not disappear. You can click the tabs to view the different web pages.
If you want to close a tab, hover your cursor over the favicon (icon) on the tab. An x will appear.
It is possible to re-arrange the tabs by dragging then along the tab bar.
To move a tab into a separate Safari window, click and drag down on the tab:
If you try to close a Safari window that has multiple tabs, it will warn you that you are about to close multiple web pages:
While I like the way Apple has configured tabs to work, you can modify those actions in the Safari Preferences.
To get to this window, go to the Safari menu and choose Preferences. Be sure to select Tab in the toolbar at the top of the window.
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