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iPod: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition by David Pogue, J.D. Biersdorfer

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Manipulate Multiple Pages

Like any self-respecting browser, Safari can keep multiple pages open at once, making it easy for you to switch between them. You can think of it as a miniature version of tabbed browsing, the feature you find on Safari Senior, Firefox, and the latest Internet Explorer, which keeps a bunch of Web pages open simultaneously—in a single, neat window.

The beauty of this arrangement is that you can start reading one Web page while the others load into their own tabs in the background. On the iPod Touch, it works like this:

  • To open a new window, tap the button in the lower right. The Web page shrinks into a mini version. Tap New Page to open a new, untitled Web-browser page; now you can enter an address or whatever.

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    Touch Safari can handle eight open Web pages at once. If you try to go for that ninth one, you'll get a message that you have too many pages open. The solution? Tap your Page Juggler and close some pages.

  • To switch back to the first window, tap again. Now there are two dots (. .) beneath the miniature page, indicating that two windows are open. (The boldest, whitest dot indicates where you are in the horizontal row of windows.) Bring the first window's ...

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