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Tab tab

The Tab tab allows you to customize settings related to the tabs.

Style drop-down list box

Specifies how document navigators are displayed. Select one of the following options.

Tab Displayed as tabs.
Button Displayed as toolbar buttons.

Icons drop-down list box

Specifies how an icon for each tab is displayed. Select one of the following options.

None Does not display any icons.
Document Type Icons Displays icons associated with opened document types.
EmEditor Icon Displays the EmEditor icon.

Insert Position drop-down list box

Specifies where a new tab should be inserted. Select one of the following options.

Leftmost A new tab will be inserted at the leftmost position.
Rightmost A new tab will be inserted at the rightmost position.
Left of Active Tab A new tab will be inserted to the left of the active document tab.
Right of Active Tab A new tab will be inserted to the right of the active document tab.

When Closed drop-down list box

Specifies which tab should be activated when a tab is closed. Select one of the following options.

Activate Most Recent Tab Activates the most recently used tab.
Activate Left Tab Activates the tab to the left of the closed tab.
Activate Right Tab Activates the tab to the right of the closed tab.

Open In drop-down list box

Specifies in which window a new file should be opened. Select one of the following options.

New Window Opens both new files and existing files in new windows.
New Tab in Most Recent Window Opens both new files and existing files in new tabs in the most recent window. However, when tabs are disabled, or when a plug-in is running, the file might be opened always in a new window.
New Window for New File, otherwise New Tab Opens a new file in a new window, and an existing file as a new tab. However, when tabs are disabled, or when a plug-in is running, the file might be opened always in a new window.

Width drop-down list box

Specifies how each tab width is adjusted. Select one of the following options.

Adjust to file name Each tab is adjusted to its file name length.
Truncate only when longer than specified width Each tab is adjusted to its file name length, but truncated only when its length is longer than a width specified in the Specified Width text box.
Fix to specified width All tabs are same in length as specified in the Specified Width text box.

When Not Fit drop-down list box

Specifies how tabs should be displayed when tabs do not fit in the window width. Specifies one of the following options.

None Does nothing.
Adjust Width Adjusts each tab width to fit to the window width.
Add Rows Adds rows to display all the tabs.

Close Button drop-down list box

Specifies how the Close button should be displayed. Select one of the following options.

None Does not display the Close button.
Right Side of Window Displays the Close button on the right side of the window.
On Active Tab Displays the Close button only on the active tab.
On Each Tab Displays the Close button on each tab.

Specified Width text box

Specifies the width of each tab when Truncate only when Longer than specified width or Fixed to specified width is selected for the Item Width drop-down list box.

Show Read-Only Icon check box

Shows the read-only icon on the tab where the file is opened as read-only mode.

Customize Menu button

Displays the Customize Menus dialog box to customize menus.

Reset button

Reset to default settings.

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