Automatically group tabs in Firefox 4
Probably every active Internet user has faced the problem of a huge number of tabs in the browser when simultaneously opened dozens of tabs. To understand them is not easy, and the browser they're "suspended." The developers of the popular browser Mozilla Firefox has decided to facilitate the users to work with open tabs: tabs in Firefox 4, you can group.
The latest version of the browser has a new interface Firefox Panorama. It allows you to group tabs in Firefox 4 by subject or other criteria. By grouping tabs, you can more easily find among them the one that you need at the moment.
To switch mode groups tabs, click on the button To group tabs (it shows four rectangles of different size). By default, it is located at the very end of the bookmarks bar. If suddenly this icon is not there, do not worry. In the top menu of the browser, locate the item, select the sub-item of toolbars, and Customize. Opens the preferences window toolbars. Find the icon labeled tabbed Group, simply drag it with the mouse on the desired panel, then click on the finish button. Instead of a button you can use the shortcut Ctrl Shift E .
The mode of grouping tabs (panorama mode) is similar to a Desk surface on which the unfolded axisy open in the browser tabs. The default tabs in Firefox 4 are collected in one common group. Below create a new group. need a simple drag of the mouse to pull the tab from the General group on space, and then drag it to another tab. There the second method - to allocate empty space a rectangle (as though you select files in "Explorer" or frame an image in the graphic editor). An empty group will be created, into which you can drag the required tabs.
Tab drag and drop from one group to another. By groups, you can name (by default, they can not be called). To do this, click the left mouse button in the box with the pencil in the upper left corner of the group and enter in a name, for example, "Work", "Humor", "Mail", "Social networking", etc.
Can to adjust the size of the tabbed group. To do this, move the mouse pointer to the bottom right corner. When it turns into a double sided arrow, hold down the left mouse button and drag to change the size of tab groups the way you want. Below to move a group of tabs. hover your mouse over it. When it turns into a cross with arrows at the ends, hold down the left mouse button and drag the group to the desired location. Toclose tab group. click on the x in the upper right corner of the group.
Below to open tabs from group. hover the mouse cursor over one of the tabs (it should turn into a hand) and click with the left mouse button. All tabs will open in the browser, and the tab on which you clicked will be active. In order to return to the view and open another tab group again, use the Group button tab or Ctrl Shift E.
If you need find tabs quickly in Firefox 4, use tab groups. While in panoramic mode, click on the search button (the one with a magnifying glass). This opens the search bar. Start enter the name of the tab that you need to find. Matching your search tab will be highlighted in the recruitment process. By the way, the search line to call optional — if you start typing while in the panoramic mode, the search will start automatically.
Firefox Panorama is a very handy option for those who have the browser open several dozen or even hundreds of tabs. It allows you to organize your tabs in Firefox 4. You can be sure - no one tab is lost!