Feature request: close current tab by Close Window button

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Alexander Melkov, Dec 17, 2006.

  1. After years of non-tabber browsing :), now I sometimes press browser window's
    Close button when I only need to close one tab. Rather annoying dialog box
    comes up after that...

    Selecting "don't show me this dialog again" won't do because I don't want to
    close remaining tabs.

    I'd like another option in that dialog, "close current tab only".

    Apparently, "don't show me this dialog again" option should also apply to
    this choice.

    I think, though, that Alt+F4 or system menu Close should have separate
    preferences: the desired action is most likely to close all tabs because we
    see tabs right below system menu (unless the window has been minimized :)).


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    Alexander Melkov, Dec 17, 2006
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  2. Alexander Melkov

    Lius Guest

    can you see the "X" on the tabs?
     
    Lius, Dec 17, 2006
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  3. Thank you for your humour.

    Apparently the second I see The One Lovely "X" in the upper-right corner of
    the window any other "X"'es cease to exist for me.
     
    Alexander Melkov, Dec 17, 2006
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  4. Using the Ctrl-w instead of Alt-F4 is a useful new habit to develop
    and largely avoids that problem.


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    Robert Aldwinckle, Dec 17, 2006
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  5. Thank you for your suggestion, my message was not about Alt+F4 anyway (see
    the text you just quoted).
     
    Alexander Melkov, Dec 17, 2006
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    Yuriy D Guest

    Totally agree with the suggestion.
    It's very simple to implement, but will greatly improve tab experience
    Dear MS, Please add this option - "close current tab" on browser's [X] button
     
    Yuriy D, Feb 14, 2007
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