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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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7.1. Automatically Switch to New Tabs

You can make the Internet Explorer tab feature much more convenient by configuring the program to automatically switch to new tabs as you create them. Before Internet Explorer 7, if you wanted to open multiple Web sites at once, you had to open multiple copies of the Internet Explorer window.

The latest versions of Internet Explorer, including the version that comes with Windows 7, support tabbed browsing, which means you can open multiple Web sites at once in a single browser window. Each site appears in its own tab, and you can switch from one site to another just by clicking the tabs.

To open a site in a new tab, you right-click the link and then click Open in New Tab. Internet Explorer creates the tab ...

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