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How to restore a just closed tab.


In the 3.xx version I could enter a couple of key strokes to restore a tab that had just been closed. Now I can't even get help on this subject. The "help" brings up some 3 hundred plus items that just dance all around the subject. "Progress is our most important product!". [sorry] Let's try this just a little differently. I close a tab that I had been using. Then a few seconds later, oops I wish I hadn't done that! Now how do I reopen that tab? Thanks!

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Magic, thanks dmcritchie.

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David McRitchie 321 solutions 3089 answers

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Ctrl+T for new tab
Ctrl+Shift+T to restore closed tab

Keyboard Shortcuts

The term to look for is keyboard shortcuts if working with Microsoft application documentation in that order, usually works with other applications as well. Try that with the Firefox help.

BigAli 1 solutions 1 answers

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Magic, thanks dmcritchie.

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It Works! Thank you so very much!

Bill Stone

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See also (Firefox >) History > Recently Closed Tabs

Press F10 or tap the Alt key to bring up the "Menu Bar" temporarily.

oneida 0 solutions 1 answers

Thanks a lot dmcritchie! I had closed a tab by mistake and I pressed Ctrl+Shift+T and I reopened the tab I wanted! Very helpful!