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<meta name="keywords" content="tab, message, window" />
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<meta name="description" content="Handling multiple chat windows." />
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<title>Tabbed messaging</title>
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<link href="../css/topicpage.css" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" media="all" />
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<div id="banner"> <a name="tabs" id="tabs"></a>
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	<div id="navleft"><a class="navleftsty" href="../AdiumHelp.html">Adium Help</a> <a class="navleftsty" href="AdiumDocumentation.html">Adium Documentation</a></div>
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	<div id="caticon"> <img src="../gfx/AdiumIcon.png" alt="Adium Icon" height="32" width="32" border="0" /> </div>
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		<h1>Tabbed messaging</h1>
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	<p>Tabbed messaging allows the flexible combination of multiple chats into any combination of windows to maximize efficiency and screen real estate.</p>
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	<p>A single window might contain 10 different tabbed chats, or one window might hold 4 while another holds 2 and a third holds a single chat.</p>
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			<h3>Switching tabs with the keyboard</h3>
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			<p>Switch tabs with <b>^???</b> (next tab) and <b>^??????</b> (previous tab). This keyboard shortcut is customizable in <b>Preferences ??? General</b>.</p>
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			<h3>Closing tabs</h3>
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				<li>Adium's tabs have a close button hidden behind the status icon. Only the front tab may be closed.</li>
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				<li>To close all tabs but one, hold down option and click the close button on the tab you'd like to keep.</li>
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			<h3>Separating tabs</h3>
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			<p>Adium's tabs can always be freely dragged, allowing you to:</p>
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				<li>Reorder tabs within a window</li>
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				<li>Drag tabs out of their windows to become their own, independent windows</li>
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				<li>Drag tabs from one window to another, combining the two into a single window</li>
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			<h3>Tab location</h3>
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			<p>You can choose the location of tabs in message windows.  You can choose between Top, Bottom, Left or Right.</p>
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			<p>To select the location of tabs, follow these steps:</p>
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				<li>Select Preferences in the Adium Menu (or press ???,).</li>
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				<li>Select the General button in the Preference window.</li>
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				<li>Look for the &quot;Show tabs on the:&quot; option.</li>
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				<li>Select the drop-down menu and you will be able to choose where tabs will be located.</li>
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			<p>Any open message windows will automatically be changed to your new tab location selection, so you can see what it will look like in different locations.</p>
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<script type="text/javascript" src="../js/help.js"></script>
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