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IE8 Consolidate instances of explorer?

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Frank, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. Frank

    Frank Flightless Bird

    Ok...somehow I've got 7 instances of explorer running; each with multiple tabs.
    I'd like to streamline, I'll close a bunch of tabs...that part's easy; but,
    I'd like to keep some tabs open and consolidate them all into one instance of
    Explorer.
    can this be done?

    Thanks!
    Frank
     
  2. rob^_^

    rob^_^ Flightless Bird

    Hi Frank,

    Favorites>Add current tabs to Favorites

    Save each windows tabs set to the same Favorites folder.

    Unfortunately you cannot drag and drop tab leafs from IE window to IE
    Window.

    "Frank" <Frank@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:C6D1DCF8-A334-4F47-B8C7-5E82DB8FFC36@microsoft.com...
    > Ok...somehow I've got 7 instances of explorer running; each with multiple
    > tabs.
    > I'd like to streamline, I'll close a bunch of tabs...that part's easy;
    > but,
    > I'd like to keep some tabs open and consolidate them all into one instance
    > of
    > Explorer.
    > can this be done?
    >
    > Thanks!
    > Frank
    >
     
  3. Jeff Strickland

    Jeff Strickland Flightless Bird

    Sure, go to the instance you want to close and copy the contents of the
    Address Line, then go to the instance you want to keep open and open a new
    tab and paste the contents of the clipboard. Close the instance you don't
    need anymore.




    "Frank" <Frank@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:C6D1DCF8-A334-4F47-B8C7-5E82DB8FFC36@microsoft.com...
    > Ok...somehow I've got 7 instances of explorer running; each with multiple
    > tabs.
    > I'd like to streamline, I'll close a bunch of tabs...that part's easy;
    > but,
    > I'd like to keep some tabs open and consolidate them all into one instance
    > of
    > Explorer.
    > can this be done?
    >
    > Thanks!
    > Frank
     
  4. Jeff Strickland

    Jeff Strickland Flightless Bird

    "rob^_^" <iecustomizer@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:97DFBC57-910F-457E-A2BA-20821AA7D665@microsoft.com...
    > Hi Frank,
    >
    > Favorites>Add current tabs to Favorites
    >
    > Save each windows tabs set to the same Favorites folder.
    >
    > Unfortunately you cannot drag and drop tab leafs from IE window to IE
    > Window.
    >


    But you can copy the address of an open tab to the clipboard, then close the
    instance of IE, go to the instance of IE you want to use and create a new
    tab then paste the contents of the clipboard into the address bar.
     
  5. Robert Aldwinckle

    Robert Aldwinckle Flightless Bird

    "Jeff Strickland" <crwlrjeff@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:hksnm3$lrh$5@news.eternal-september.org...
    >
    > "rob^_^" <iecustomizer@hotmail.com> wrote in message


    >> Unfortunately you cannot drag and drop tab leafs from IE window to IE
    >> Window.
    >>

    >
    > But you can copy the address of an open tab to the clipboard, then close
    > the instance of IE, go to the instance of IE you want to use and create a
    > new tab then paste the contents of the clipboard into the address bar.



    You don't even have to go that far. Just drag from the Address bar to the
    other window.


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