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Old Oct 5, 2011, 12:20 AM   #1
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Safari: How To Easily Switch Between Tabs?!

I need a solution in easily being able to switch between tabs.

Either a trackpad or keyboard shortcut.

In Snow Leopard I used Multi-Clutch to swipe between tabs, though Lion has now made that difficult. FireFox has always been cool in allowing command+left/right/any number... but Safari doesn't seem to do this.

Any solution.

Really.
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 12:26 AM   #2
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Shift-Command-[ or Shift-Command-]
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 12:34 AM   #3
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Shift-Command-[ or Shift-Command-]
didn't work for me.

Just to make sure i understand; just command and shift...right?
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 12:44 AM   #4
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didn't work for me.

Just to make sure i understand; just command and shift...right?
Shift+Command+Right Arrow to move to the next right tab
Shift+Command+Left Arrow to move to the next left tab
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 12:46 AM   #5
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Shift+Command+Right Arrow to move to the next right tab
Shift+Command+Left Arrow to move to the next left tab
oh that worked, i like that... wish it could be just command and the arrows, though. Guess I can't have it all.
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 12:48 AM   #6
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This helps, too...



http://guides.macrumors.com/Keyboard_shortcuts
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 02:32 AM   #7
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, to move left
. to move right.
That is when your cursor is not in a text box on a webpage.
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 03:48 PM   #8
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I use Ctrl Tab to move the next (right) tab,
and that works not only on Safari, but also on other browsers with tabs.
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Old Oct 5, 2011, 11:36 PM   #9
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, to move left
. to move right.
That is when your cursor is not in a text box on a webpage.
Whoops.. Didn't realize these shortcuts are from Glims. Sorry. Glims is a fantastic Safari extension though.
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Old Oct 6, 2011, 11:51 AM   #10
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And to reverse it:

CTRL + Shift + TAB
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Old Oct 7, 2011, 09:48 AM   #11
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CTRL + tab

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Old Oct 7, 2011, 10:37 AM   #12
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Shift-Command-[ or Shift-Command-]
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didn't work for me.

Just to make sure i understand; just command and shift...right?
This doesn't read clearly....

Shift+Command+[
OR
Shift+Command+]

.... that is, the "square bracket" key is the 3rd key in the combo.... use the open or close bracket for left and right....

I can confirm it works on 10.6.8 and Safari 5.0.5
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 02:26 AM   #13
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BEST SOLUTION ! (this is my idea
install BeterTouchTool for MAC
http://www.boastr.de
add specific programs on the left: SAFARI
add two keys
ALT + LEFT ARROW
ALT + RIGHT ARROW
and triger two actions:
CMD+SHIFT+[
and
CMD+SHIFT+]
thats it
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Old Dec 31, 2013, 11:21 AM   #14
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BEST SOLUTION ! (this is my idea
install BeterTouchTool for MAC
http://www.boastr.de
add specific programs on the left: SAFARI
add two keys
ALT + LEFT ARROW
ALT + RIGHT ARROW
and triger two actions:
CMD+SHIFT+[
and
CMD+SHIFT+]
thats it
Great, thanks. BTT is a superb tool.
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Old Dec 31, 2013, 05:26 PM   #15
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CTRL + tab

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Old Dec 31, 2013, 08:03 PM   #16
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I prefer ctrl + page up/down. It's only two keys and you can use your right hand. I use this in windows too.

I have the full size keyboard though and I'm not sure if the small wireless version has page up/down keys.
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I prefer ctrl + page up/down. It's only two keys and you can use your right hand. I use this in windows too.

I have the full size keyboard though and I'm not sure if the small wireless version has page up/down keys.
That doesn't work for me. But I'm using Leopard, so maybe that's why.

Control-Tab and Control-Shift-Tab works fine.
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Old Jan 1, 2014, 10:35 AM   #18
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That doesn't work for me. But I'm using Leopard, so maybe that's why.

Control-Tab and Control-Shift-Tab works fine.
Ah sorry, I'm using Chrome. Just tried and it doesn't work in Safari. Stupid Apple and it's non standard shortcuts...
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If I'm not mistaken, Safari was around before Chrome. Now, that shortcut may have pre-dated Safari and then Chrome may have adopted it, but to determine that would take a bit of research.
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