Tab Utilities


Tab Utilities is a light but featureful extension for tabbed browsing. A more lite version could be found at Tab Utilities Lite.
Supported locales: de, en-US, es-ES, it, ja-JP, pl, pt-BR, ru, zh-CN, zh-TW. More locales are available at Tab Utilities Locales.

Note: There will be no update before Oct. Stop at Fx28 to get full TU functionalities.

Features include:
1. Open Bookmarks/History/Homepage/URL/Search in new tabs (Left-click in new foreground tab, Middle-click in new background tab, Ctrl+Left-click in current tab)
2. Open new tabs next to current tab
3. Reuse blank tabs, Auto-close unintentional blank tabs
4. Focus related/unread/last visited tab after closing current tab
5. Ctrl+Tab to navigate tabs in MRU order across sessions
6. Highlight current/unread tabs
7. Undo Close Tab button
8. Force new tab/Force background/Force foreground options
9. Duplicate Tab/Duplicate Tab to new Window/Group, Protect/Lock/Faviconize/Pin/Rename Tab
10. Auto-reload tabs at a given interval
11. Auto-restart/unload tabs after a specified period of inactivity
12. Move tabs between Windows/Groups, Merge Windows/Groups
13. Close left/right/duplicate/similar/all tabs
14. Select multiple tabs with Ctrl-/Shift-/Ctrl-Shift-Click
15. Mouse clicking options, including Left/Middle/Right/Double/Ctrl/Alt/Shift-click on bookmarks/links/tabs/tab bar/New Tab button
Back/forward history for Left-click on tab
Stay menu open for Middle-click on bookmarks
Right-click functions as Middle-click on bookmarks/links
16. Open link in new tab with session history
17. Open selected links in new tabs
18. Single window mode
19. Multi-row tabs
20. Vertical tabs
21. Tab Stacking like Opera
22. Tab Coloring like IE8
23. Move Stack to Window/Merge Window as Stack
24. Bookmark all tabs with back/forward history

Hidden options:
extensions.tabutils.invertAlt: Invert Alt+Enter behavior in location bar/search bar
extensions.tabutils.invertDrag: Swap Drag and Ctrl+Drag behaviors
extensions.tabutils.handleCtrl: Lock tab navigating history when holding Ctrl key
extensions.tabutils.openInternalInCurrent: Exclude internal links from being opened in new tabs (Bookmarks/History/Address bar)
extensions.tabutils.openDuplicateNext: Open duplicate tabs next to the original one
extensions.tabutils.restoreOriginalPosition: Restore closed tabs to the original position (deprecated)
extensions.tabutils.closeLastWindowWithLastTab: Don't close the last primary window with the last tab (Workaround Bug 607893)
extensions.tabutils.quitApplicationWithLastWindow: Quit the application when closing the last primary window (Workaround Bug 610339) (deprecated)
extensions.tabutils.centerCurrentTab: Always center current tab
extensions.tabutils.delayResizing: Don't resize tabs until mouse leaves the tab bar when closing tabs
extensions.tabutils.dragBindingAlive: Don't allow drag/dblclick on the tab bar to act on the window
extensions.tabutils.markNewAsBlank: Mark new non-blank tabs from New Tab command as blank tabs
extensions.tabutils.pinTab.autoProtect: Auto-protect pinned tabs
extensions.tabutils.pinTab.autoLock: Auto-lock pinned tabs
extensions.tabutils.pinTab.autoFaviconize: Auto-faviconize pinned tabs
extensions.tabutils.pinTab.autoRevert: Auto-revert to the initial URL on restart for pinned tabs (deprecated)
extensions.tabutils.pinTab.showPhantom: Show phantom tabs for closed pinned tabs
extensions.tabutils.restartAfter: Auto-restart tabs after a specified period of inactivity (minutes) [Unload tab]
extensions.tabutils.tabFitTitle: Tab width fits tab title
extensions.tabutils.titleAsBookmark: Use bookmark title as tab title if the tab is from a bookmark
extensions.tabutils.bookmarkWithHistory: Bookmark one tab with back/forward history
extensions.tabutils.bookmarkAllWithHistory: Bookmark all tabs with back/forward history [Save session]
extensions.tabutils.shortcut.tuClipboardKeyset.disabled: Disable Ctrl-C/V/Z shortcuts
extensions.tabutils.shortcut.tuKeyset.disabled: Disable TU-defined keyboard shortcuts*: Enable/disable auto-lock/auto-faviconize/etc.*: Custom context menuitems
extensions.tabutils.button.*: Custom toolbar buttons
extensions.tabutils.shortcut.* Custom shortcut keys
extensions.tabutils.mouse.* Custom mouse actions
network.dns.ignoreHostonly: Bypass dns lookup for single word typed in the location bar (Workaround Bug 615039)

Tab Stacking options

Used bookmarks tags:
protected/locked/faviconized/pinned: auto-protect/auto-lock/auto-faviconize/auto-pin list
autoRename: auto-rename list
autoReload: auto-auto-reload list
tab: specific bookmarks to be opened in new tabs

Keyboard shortcuts:
Ctrl+C: Copy Page URL
Ctrl+Shift+C: Copy All Page URLs
Ctrl+V: Paste and Go
Ctrl+Shift+V: Paste and Search
Ctrl+Z: Undo Close Tab
Ctrl+Shift+Z: Recently Closed Tabs
Ctrl+Tab: Last Visited Tab
Ctrl+Left/Right: Previous/Next Tab
Ctrl+Up/Down: Previous/Next Tab in Tab Stack
Ctrl+Alt+n: Select nth Pinned/Phantom Tab
Ctrl+Alt+T: Duplicate Tab
Ctrl+Alt+K: Protect Tab
Ctrl+Alt+L: Lock Tab
Ctrl+Alt+F: Freeze Tab
Ctrl+Alt+I: Faviconize Tab
Ctrl+Alt+P: Pin Tab
Ctrl+Alt+U: Unstack Tab
Ctrl+Alt+[+/-]: Expand/Collapse Stack
Ctrl+Alt+0: Expand/Collapse All Stacks
Ctrl+Shift+Page Up/Down: Move Tab Backward/Forward
Ctrl+Shift+Home/End: Move Tab to Start/End
Ctrl+\: Toggle Tabs toolbar
Ctrl+Alt+\: Toggle phantom tabs
Ctrl+Alt+[: Locate Tabs toolbar
Ctrl+Alt+]: Locate Tabs toolbar

Help and FAQs:

Similar add-ons:
Tab Mix Plus:
Tab Mix Lite:
Super Tab Mode:
Tab Kit 2nd Edition:

Recommended add-ons (if needed):
Customizable Shortcuts -
Session Manager:
Tab Scope:

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