Drag and Drop help documentation

The MultiZilla project has an impressive track record — we introduced the ability to re-arrange tabs five long years before Mozilla Firefox did.

  • This page is kept alive and archived as a reminder only now that both Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey include this feature.

The MultiZilla project will continues to provide its users the most advanced tabbed browsing experience available, and further enhanced with a variety of integrated tools.

How can I open new tabs with DND?

Drag a link or a text link to the tabbar and drop it there.

Can I cancel drag and drops?

Yes you can by dropping the source tab on to itself.

Can I undo my drag and drop actions?

Yes you can, but only by reverting your actions.

Can I drop text links on tabs?

Yes you can. See also: "How can I open new tabs with DND?"

Can I drop text links on the tabbar?

Yes you can. See also: "How can I open new tabs with DND?"

What are text links?

Text links are links with the normal HTML markup. Here are two examples of text links:

chrome://navigator/content/navigator.js
multizilla.mozdev.org/news/news.html


Here's how: Select one of the links and drag it to the tabbar. Drop it on a tab to load the link, or drop it on the tabbar to open a new tab.

How can I move tabs?

Drag the source tab and simply drop it on the target tab. The arrow that appears as you drag and drop indicates where the source tab will be moved to. Note: you must move the source tab to at least half way across the target tab for the arrow to appear.

How can I move tabs to the first spot on the tabbar?

Drag the source tab and drop it on the first tab.

How can I move tabs to the end of the tabbar?

Drag the source tab and drop it on the last tab.

How can I duplicate tabs?

Drag the source tab and drop it on the tabbar.

Can I copy tabs to other browser windows?

Yes you can. Drag the source tab to that other window and drop it there. Drop it on the tabbar to open a new tab, or on any available tab to replace the page in the target tab.

Prevent dragging links to the tabbar, selecting the new tab?

In about:config, set the pref multizilla.dnd.tabstripdrops.selected to true.

Does 'Duplicate Link Protection' work for DND?

No, you are free to duplicate tabs any way you like.

What if my question/problem isn't listed?

Please join the MultiZilla newsgroup and ask your question there — the place where other MultiZilla users and team members are to help you.

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