Use and manage tabs in Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 lets you open several Web pages in tabs in one window.Let us see how to work with the tab option in Internet explorer 8.

To open a new blank tab:

  • click the New Tab button on the row of tabs

  • or
  • click File --> select New Tab

  • or
  • press CTRL + T

  • To open a new tab from a web page:

  • Press CTRL while clicking on the link

  • or
  • click the right mouse then click Open in New Tab

  • To close a tab:

  • click the Close button tab on the tab you want to close

  • If only one tab is open, close the browser window to close the tab

  • To open a previously closed tab in a browser session and retrieve historical data:

  • click the New Tab button on the row of tabs

  • In the new tab page, under Reopen closed tabs, locate the address of the Web page you want to open and click

  • To open a browser session and view all previously closed tabs that were open when you closed the browser:

  • click the Tools button then click the Reopen Last Browsing Session

  • For your home page appears when you open a new tab:

  • click the Tools button

  • then click Internet Options

  • click the General tab

  • then, under Tabs, click Settings

  • In the dialog Settings tab click the navigation list under When opening a new tab

  • open and click on First Start

  • then click OK twice

  • To add a group of tabs to My favorites:

  • click the Favorites button

  • click the Add to Favorites

  • then click Add Tab Group to Favorites

  • name the group of tabs

  • then click Add

  • To open a tab group saved to My favorites :

  • click the Favorites button

  • click the folder you want to open

  • click the arrow to the right of the folder name

  • To disable the tabs so that they no longer appear:

  • click the Tools button,

  • then click Internet Options.

  • click the General tab,

  • then in the Tabs section, click Settings.

  • uncheck the box next to Enable Tabbed Browsing

  • Click OK twice

  • LOSE IE8, then reopen

  • For an advertising window will automatically open in a new tab:

  • In IE8, click the Tools button

  • then click Internet Options

  • click the General tab

  • then in the Tabs section, click Settings

  • make a selection in the section If a pop is detected

  • Click OK twice.

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    Guest Author: Ernie04 Mar 2015

    How can I organize the tabs within a folder? For example, it's chronological, so having a long line of tabs I'd like to rearrange some to be at the beginning, but no right click or double clicking seems to help me reorganize them once they are in.

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