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Author Topic: IDEA: web shortcut that goes to already open tab if open  (Read 3440 times)

cedardoc

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IDEA: web shortcut that goes to already open tab if open
« on: May 24, 2008, 11:08:44 AM »
Right now my shortcut to gmail will open a new tab even if I already have it open in a tab (firefox).  Things would be faster if the shortcut could just go to the one that's already loaded.  I figured this would already be in existence, but I can't find it.

Thanks,
DP

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Re: IDEA: web shortcut that goes to already open tab if open
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2008, 03:42:37 AM »
This might not be the solution you are looking for. But I've put together a very basic AutoHotKey script which will switch to already running Firefox and press ctrl+1. Why 1? Because I always place Gmail in the first tab of Firefox.

Save the following as FirstTabFirefox.ahk:

#SingleInstance force
SetTitleMatchMode, 2
IfWinExist Mozilla Firefox
{
    WinActivate, Mozilla Firefox
}
WinWaitActive, Mozilla Firefox
Send {Ctrl Down}1{Ctrl Up}
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