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Tab Scope

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Firefox tabs lack one very important feature: The ability to see their thumbnails when you mouse over them. If you frequently have many tabs open, it can be difficult to easily find the one you want. That's where Tab Scope comes in. Simply hover your mouse over any tab, and you'll see a thumbnail of the tab, so you can get an overview of its contents.

More than that, you can interact with the tab via the Tab Scope thumbnail view as well. A series of buttons appear for forward, back, refresh, and to close the window. There's also a button that will zoom in on the page so you see more detail. You can also click any link you see and browse that way.

You get quite a bit of control over how the tabs look and behave, and can change things such as the thumbnail size, zoom level, where the thumbnail should appear, and how long a lag there should be between the time you hover your mouse and the time the thumbnail appears.

Note: This link takes you to the vendor's site, where you can automatically install the file into your Firefox browser.

--Preston Gralla

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At a Glance
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