|Issue 18148:||Unable to flip between two tabs using ctrl-tab|
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Chrome Version : 126.96.36.199 URLs (if applicable) : Other browsers tested: Add OK or FAIL after other browsers where you have tested this issue: Safari 4: FAIL Firefox 3.x: FAIL (with TabMixPlus add-on: OK) IE 7: FAIL IE 8: FAIL What steps will reproduce the problem? 1. Press ctrl-tab, ctrl-tab, ctrl-tab: moves over all tabs: OK 2. Press ctrl-tab-tab-tab: moves over all tabs: FAIL What is the expected result? Pressing ctrl-tab multiple times should flip between two tabs. Pressing tab multiple times while ctrl is being pressed continuously should flip between all available tabs. What happens instead? ctrl-tab-tab-tab has the same effect as ctrl-tab, ctrl-tab, ctrl-tab Please provide any additional information below. Attach a screenshot if possible. This feature probably is most important for web developers that wish to flip between two tabs often to check differences / inconsistencies, but is also very valuable when working on a page and switching to the manual or Google results. Also having the same behaviour for different key combinations is redundant. While the ctrl-tab functionality has been misimplemented by other browsers (fortunately there is the TabMixPlus FF plugin to repair it), in desktop applications in Linux and Windows this behaviour is generally available.
Jul 31, 2009
i confirm that Alt+Tab in Windows flips between two windows. i am not sure of we want to duplicate that behavior though you can always use Ctrl+Shift+Tab for backwards flipping
Labels: -Type-Bug -Area-Misc Type-Feature Area-BrowserUI
Jul 31, 2009
Jul 31, 2009
Thanks for your quick response, prog... I can use Ctrl+Shift+Tab to flip through the tabs in reversed order, but that will not let me flip between two tabs unless I first drag them together (if there are eg five tabs in between I have to press twelve times to flip between the two). It still can be done, but not very convenient. This ticket is only about convenience.
Sep 2, 2009
Issue 14399 has been merged into this issue.
Sep 15, 2009
Might be possible to write an extension for this, but it might not work very well.
Sep 16, 2009
So it won't be added and not possible to add in a plugin. I see. Well, thanks anyway for your time.
Oct 11, 2012
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