Enterprise Software

A look at Quick Tabs in Windows Vista's Internet Explorer 7

The Live Taskbar Thumbnails display images as you hover over the taskbar

(You can also use the arrow keys and your mouse wheel to perform the cycle operation.) With the Live Taskbar Thumbnails, you can cycle through smaller thumbnail images of your open windows by hovering your mouse pointer over the Taskbar.

Now that Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista sports tabbed browsing, a feature that allows a single instance of Internet Explorer to open multiple pages, I started to wonder about a feature similar to Windows Flip 3D and Live Taskbar Thumbnails for managing tabs. Then, I realized that was what Quick Tabs was all about. Let's take a look.


Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

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