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How do I get tabs to shift over when I move them around?

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I recently formatted my PC and I seem to recall that when I move a tab,the other tabs used to shift over as I slide my tab across them. Now, only an arrow and a tab preview shows up and I can't get the other tabs to shift over.

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You can drop the tab in a specific position by releasing the mouse button if that arrow is between any two tabs.

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Well actually I meant the animation like this:

I know the link is for firefox 4, but didn't the 3.6.8 used to have that too?

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You can detach a tab from the current window and open it in a new window by dragging a tab in the browser window. You can drag that tab back to the tab bar in the original window to undo that detaching.

bug489729 (Disable detach and tear off tab):