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Alte
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      10-20-2006
When I want to close just my current tab, but I hit the Close IE "X" in the
upper right, it gives the Diaglog Box message "Do you want to close all
tabs?" and the only two choices are "Close Tabs" and "Cancel". PLEASE add a
third button, "Close current tab only". Everyone used to IE6 is hitting
that upper right "X" to close their current tab. Hitting Cancel then
finding the little x on the Tab is just one click too many and too much mouse
moves. A button right on the dialog box would be a great time saver and
wrist movement saver too!

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The Frustrated Monk
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      10-20-2006
They already allow this. On the current tab, there is an X on right side.
Click on it and it only closes the tab you are on.

"Alte" wrote:

> When I want to close just my current tab, but I hit the Close IE "X" in the
> upper right, it gives the Diaglog Box message "Do you want to close all
> tabs?" and the only two choices are "Close Tabs" and "Cancel". PLEASE add a
> third button, "Close current tab only". Everyone used to IE6 is hitting
> that upper right "X" to close their current tab. Hitting Cancel then
> finding the little x on the Tab is just one click too many and too much mouse
> moves. A button right on the dialog box would be a great time saver and
> wrist movement saver too!
>
> ----------------
> This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
> suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
> Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
> link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
> click "I Agree" in the message pane.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/communities...plorer.general

 
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Alte
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      10-27-2006
Frustrated misunderstood the suggestion. In case others did, let's clarify.
The suggestion is to place a 'Close Current Tab" option up in the upper right
corner of the main IE window, where every user used to 1E6 and earlier goes
by habit to close the screen they are looking at. Either add a third choice
(Close this tab only) to the dialog box OR implement the suggestion someone
else provided to place a Close Current Tab X directly under the top right X -
as in the way you close a window in Word or Excel when there are multiple
windows open.

"The Frustrated Monk" wrote:

> They already allow this. On the current tab, there is an X on right side.
> Click on it and it only closes the tab you are on.
>
> "Alte" wrote:
>
> > When I want to close just my current tab, but I hit the Close IE "X" in the
> > upper right, it gives the Diaglog Box message "Do you want to close all
> > tabs?" and the only two choices are "Close Tabs" and "Cancel". PLEASE add a
> > third button, "Close current tab only". Everyone used to IE6 is hitting
> > that upper right "X" to close their current tab. Hitting Cancel then
> > finding the little x on the Tab is just one click too many and too much mouse
> > moves. A button right on the dialog box would be a great time saver and
> > wrist movement saver too!
> >
> > ----------------
> > This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
> > suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
> > Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
> > link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
> > click "I Agree" in the message pane.
> >
> > http://www.microsoft.com/communities...plorer.general

 
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Alte
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      10-28-2006
If the only choice is no-choice - you must hit the little x on the tab
itself, then it should at least be white-on-red as the normal close "x" is so
that it is visible. Many on this site have expressed difficulty in FINDING
the active tab, let alone the little X on it. But since when is forcing all
users to change habits a mark of good software? People want choice and to
work the way that is most productive for them. People expecially don't like
being told they have to change trained usage when the fix is so easy! The
question is, don't you WANT users to use and like IE7? If so, then their
suggestions should be implemented whenever economically and technically
feasible. That is how progress and improvement is made!

"Kai Schaetzl" wrote:

> Alte schrieb am Thu, 26 Oct 2006 19:10:02 -0700:
>
> > Frustrated misunderstood the suggestion. In case others did, let's clarify.
> > The suggestion is to place a 'Close Current Tab" option up in the upper right
> > corner of the main IE window, where every user used to 1E6 and earlier goes
> > by habit to close the screen they are looking at.

>
> Well, change your habits. This is a tabbed browser. If everything on this world
> was so easy than moving your mouse to a tab instead of the upper corner "x"
> many things were much better.
>
> Kai
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Yuriy D
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      02-14-2007
Alte, I totally agree with your suggestion.
The option you ask to add will be a great improvement!

"Alte" wrote:

> When I want to close just my current tab, but I hit the Close IE "X" in the
> upper right, it gives the Diaglog Box message "Do you want to close all
> tabs?" and the only two choices are "Close Tabs" and "Cancel". PLEASE add a
> third button, "Close current tab only". Everyone used to IE6 is hitting
> that upper right "X" to close their current tab. Hitting Cancel then
> finding the little x on the Tab is just one click too many and too much mouse
> moves. A button right on the dialog box would be a great time saver and
> wrist movement saver too!
>
> ----------------
> This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
> suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
> Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
> link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
> click "I Agree" in the message pane.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/communities...plorer.general

 
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