Swipe tabs in Safari

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  1. super tomtendo macrumors 6502a

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    I just got a new MBA and I have never had a multi-touch mac before. I saw once that you can swipe finger gestures to go from tab to tab in safari. How do I do that?
     
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    You need BetterTouchTool to configure a gesture (three finger left and right swipe) to change tabs (Control + T and Control + Shift + T).
     
  3. super tomtendo thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Can't do a two finger swipe left to right?
     
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    I don't know right now, but as far as I remember, the two finger swipe is reserved for going back and forth in Safari (equivalent of Command ü Arrow Left or Arrow Right). Take a look at BetterTouchTool if you can change that.
     
  5. super tomtendo thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    What do you mean reserved to go back and fourth?

    I wanted to be able to go back and fourth from my different tabs...

    Sorry, I'm a little confused.
     
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    I'm not sure how you mean to set it up... can you run this thru with me?
     
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    Safari toolbar
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    Two finger swipe left, same as in "Back" (also triggered via pressing Command + ArrowLeft or just the Backspace key on the keyboard or right clicking in the Safari window and selecting "Back" from the contextual menu)
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    Two finger swipe right, same as in "Forward" (also triggered via pressing Command + ArrowRight or right clicking in the Safari window and selecting "Forward" from the contextual menu)
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    Three finger swipe left can be assigned to "Select Previous Tab" via BetterTouchTool, but it is also triggered via Control + Shift + Tab on the keyboard
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    Three finger swipe right can be assigned to "Select Next Tab" via BetterTouchTool, but it is also triggered via Control + Tab on the keyboard
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    Example of BetterTouchTool gestures
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    Did the above help?
     
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