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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 3:35 pm

As per my heading, I would definitely like to see this (it's in FF) as I do a lot of forum work and sometime am dealing with many open tabs.

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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 3:54 pm

Type about:config in the Location (address) bar.
Filter for browser.tabs.closeButtons
Right-click or double-left-click this preference and Modify the Value to say either 2 or 0


0 = Close button only on the active tab
1 = Close buttons on each tab (default)
2 = No tab close buttons (use Middle-click or Ctrl+w or right-click tab to close)
3 = Close button at the end of the row of tabs (Firefox 1.0 and earlier style)

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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 4:49 pm

James wrote:Type about:config in the Location (address) bar.
Filter for browser.tabs.closeButtons
Right-click or double-left-click this preference and Modify the Value to say either 2 or [b]0[/b


That doesn't work for me. I seem to recall previous threads said it was inoperative in SM browser.

This does work for me: http://tom-cat.com/mozilla/seamonkey/extensions-seatabx.html.

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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 4:57 pm

You can middle-click on a tab to close it without the button.
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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 5:15 pm

wasleys wrote:That doesn't work for me. I seem to recall previous threads said it was inoperative in SM browser.

Hmm could have sworn this was in a Firefox section... otherwise I would not have posted that.

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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 5:22 pm

There is a close tab button. Just not on every tab.

In any case, viewtopic.php?p=12206537#p12206537.


In addition to middle-click, there is also Ctrl+W.
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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 5:23 pm

SeaTabX does this for me.
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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 5:24 pm

(heh. too slow, my man ;-))
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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 6:19 pm

I have just downloaded Sea Tab X and in does exactly what I want. Thanks.

I must say that I find it unusual that such a long-time feature has been dropped from the core version of Sea Monkey.

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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 6:26 pm

SeaMonkey, or the Mozilla Suite before it, has never had individual tab closers TMK, just the one at the end of the tab strip. Individual tab closers did not come to Firefox until version 2.0, about 6 years ago.
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Post Posted August 21st, 2012, 7:24 pm

Until I started using SeaTabX I always right clicked on the tab to close it. I never liked the single close X at the end of the tab line.
I'm sure some people would complain if there was a clos X on every tab. The right thing to do is make it a Tab settings option.
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Post Posted August 22nd, 2012, 9:48 am

> I'm sure some people would complain if there was a close X on every tab.

I would, I hate it.

> The right thing to do is make it a Tab settings option.

If, when fully implemented in SeaMonkey, the options James pointed out would then work.
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Post Posted October 1st, 2012, 10:05 pm

I'm sure some people would complain if there was a close X on every tab.
The close button would occupy some vital real estate
The right thing to do is make it a Tab settings option.
One more up vote for this feature

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Post Posted October 10th, 2012, 3:59 pm

A close button on every tab is unnecessary. Middle click any tab, and it closes. SeaTabX is a pointless add-on.
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Post Posted October 10th, 2012, 4:29 pm

Pointless only if you don't use or like it. I happen to do both.

Redundant yes, pointless, no.
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