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Old 08-25-2013, 01:42 AM   #1
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Closing tabs with the keyboard within a web browser?


Hi: When pressing ^T or clicking a link in a page, the new invocation of the web browser appears in a new tab. I set things this way. If now I want to close the tab, I must use the mouse. Is there not a way of doing this same thing with the keyboard? I use Seamonkey 2.12.1 but the question applies also to any web browser.
 
Old 08-25-2013, 04:34 AM   #2
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Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4 shuts an opened tab, with firefox anyway. Other browsers may not have a keyboard shortcut to shut tabs, and if they do the key combination could be different.
 
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Is this of any use?
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb...w_windows-tabs
Or this?
http://dmcritchie.mvps.org/firefox/keyboard.htm
From the above it's Ctrl+W to close a tab -- certainly works with Firefox here.
Edit: works with Chromium also.
 
Old 08-25-2013, 05:11 AM   #4
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Works with Seamonkey too. Thank you so much. I should have a table of seamonkey keyboard shortcuts, but I do not remember where it is.
 
Old 08-25-2013, 08:58 PM   #5
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CTRL+W works in Opera too.

It pops a tooltip when you hover over the "X" for the tab.
 
  


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