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Firefox 50 - Tab Cycling

I prefer the ctrl-tab keyboard shortcut to cycle through the most recently used tabs in order of history, rather than to just cycle right/left through the list like chrome does. This makes the browser act more like most other applications such as Sublime, Notepad++, and Netbeans.

In the past, I had to use the Opera browser, or install a Firefox plugin (which has since disappeared). Now the functionality is built into Firefox and all you have to do is go to edit -> preferences, and click the check-box as shown below:

Last updated: 23rd December 2020
First published: 16th August 2018