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Re: Tab pages

Postby vsub » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:42 am

mapa4 wrote:• Instead of "New Search Window", having a system of tab pages with a "New Tab" button (like in Chrome or IE) would be extremely productive

I'm not really a fan of multiple windows of the same program so such feature will be nice.
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Re: Tab pages

Postby nagan » Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:07 am


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Re: Tab pages

Postby void » Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:17 am

Thanks for the suggestions, I will look at tabbed windows for a future release.

Tune the options is an operation we do often. I saw in another software the great idea to use "Shift-Click" on the tray icon to open the Options window (BTW, the new design of this window is really better, congratulations)

I will consider the option to open the options windows with shift + click from the tray icon.

Rather than select the string then delete it, having a small button on the right of the search field to make it empty

I will consider a button to clear the search.

Thanks again for the suggestsions.

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Re: Tab pages

Postby adamantine » Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:52 pm

if you decide to implement tabs, please do not enable this feature by default
in my opinion, it is only good for a browser but in all other applications tabs are not usable

by the way, i never use "new search window" menu item because there is a special hot-key for 'every-thing' in my system (since 2009 and until now)
i mean only 1 button "/" which is placed between buttons ">" and "right shift". and it is extremely convenient

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Re: Tab pages

Postby Claudio Salvio » Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:21 am


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Re: Tab pages

Postby NickTheGreek » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:04 am

Hello there, first of all my warmest congratulation on providing such a useful product.

I will also post in the forums but thought about contacting directly, there is a feature request that might seem odd at first but would make the application even more useful: have you thought about adding a tab feature instead of new search windows ?

i have been using this locally but also connect to other LAN ETP servers same time, 2 things would really help a lot: Tab support and also the option to save login data for ETP ( right now on application restart i have to login each time )

All my best,


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Re: Tab pages

Postby aviasd » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:53 am

+1 for tabs,
also add feature to customize icon/colors for a tab ( like total commander ) , allow pinning and and hotkey for openning filters/bookmarks in a new tab (like shift+click)

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Re: Tab pages

Postby Janus » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:05 am

I am with adamantine on this one.

I do not care if they are available, but please leave them removable or completely hideable.
I prefer having several copies open, it is simpler for me.
I keep my taskbar ungrouped, unsorted, and draggable via 7+taskbar, which rocks.

Of course I also run an XP style desktop on my Win7 system via classic shell.
Along with explorer++ to replace the ret@rded prebroken one that W7 ships with.
And Network activity indicator so I have my network lights back.

To me, tabs are horrid, and a large part of why I seldom look at alternate browsers to seamonkey.
I had to stop using firefox until I could figure out how to get rid of them.
I even use hide single tab on seamonkey, with the JScontext menu modded to remove the whole tab option.
I am a visual sorter, and tabs break my model.

So please, make them available if you wish, let those they work for use them, but please again, do not make them mandatory.


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Re: Tab pages

Postby NotNull » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:54 pm

I'm a fan of tabbed windows/documents. I'm very glad my browser, editor, console emulator and file-manager have this capability.
But when it comes to Everything, I'm not convinced...

Quite often I work on multiple virtual desktops, to keep "projects" together (and maybe even more important: being able to ignore all other running applications/ "noise").
If Everything will be using a tabbed interface, that would mean the running Everything on a different virtual desktop has to be run in a separate process. And that would mean: loading an extra index (= complete database) to talk to. That might run into the GB's of extra RAM usage. And both instances trying to be up-to-data...
Whereas now there is just a 'master' and a (couple of) 'slaves', where each 'slave' has about 3MB overhead in memory. It's all in 1 process.
At least, that's how I think it works.

In case of - for example - Notepad++ or Firefox, running this on a different desktop is no big deal: just start a new instance and you're good. Those programs have little overhead. Also: starting a new process isn't a problem. There is no dependency.

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