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Authored by: rbenezra on Feb 26, '09 06:53:44AM

The only way I will adopt Safari or any other browser is to have the tabs on the side like in OmniWeb. I hated this at first (as I'm sure most on this board will) but now I find it indispensible. First, you can have many more tabs opened at once and still be able to read what's in them and second, the tabs are easily withdrawn into a drawer with one click if you need the real estate. I know this is probably not a popular view but after using OmniWeb for a few years, this is the one feature I can't do without!



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Authored by: Anonymous on Feb 26, '09 08:44:35AM

Try Safari Stand.



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Authored by: paulpro on Feb 27, '09 10:44:47AM
SafariStand is great.

download: http://hetima.com/safari/stand-e.html

Haven't tried it with Safari 4 yet, but it brings lots of features to Safari 3, including sidebar tabs with icon previews. (Also click-to-play Flash/Quicktime/etc, session restore, automatic download dated folder creation, all sorts of good stuff)

It's free.

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Authored by: simonpie on Feb 26, '09 10:08:57AM

The side thumbnail tab is what attracted me to OmniWeb in the first place. I never used tabs before. There useless at the top where most of the time you dont even know what they stand for since you see only a couple of letters. It's only after using OmniWeb for a while that I discovered OmniWeb was such a wounderfully geeky Browser.

Best browser ever.



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Authored by: rbenezra on Feb 26, '09 12:24:01PM

Totally agree. Anywhere on top with a reasonable number of tabs and the tabs are unreadable. The side bar eliminates that with a fixed width which is a major plus. Glad to hear someone else finds the same thing!



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Authored by: Skurfer on Mar 03, '09 06:54:33AM

I'm also hooked on OmniWeb. The side tabs are nice, but the one thing I can't live without is the way it restores things exactly as they were when I quit the app (or even if the app crashes) and I don't have to rely on SIMBL or Input Managers for this.

There's also a lot of sentimental value, since OmniWeb was the first browser I ever used back in 1994 - before I'd heard of Mosaic and before Netscape even existed.



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Authored by: DaphneDiane on Apr 27, '09 03:47:53PM

Agreed, side tabs are one of the main reasons why I use OmniWeb. Other things Safari would need to get me to considering switching would be workspaces and per-site preferences / security settings.



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