Safari 4: How to Move the Tabs Back to the Tab Bar

Posted March 4, 2009 by Rob Rogers in Apple Mac

If you don’t like that Safari 4 has the tabs located at the very top of the browser window, you can move them back to the Tab Bar like they were in Safari 3.

1. Open Terminal.

2. Execute the following command:

defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSafari4TabBarIsOnTop -bool NO

Restart Safari. If you don’t see the Tab Bar, go to the Menu, click on View and select Show Tab Bar.

Your tabs go from this:

to this:

To return the tabs back to their original position, open Terminal and execute the following command:

defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSafari4TabBarIsOnTop -bool YES

 

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