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keyboard shortcut for switching tabs on Linux conflicts with other window manager features #3416
The default shortcut is Ctrl + Alt + Left/Right but on Linux systems this is usually intercepted by the window manager for switching desktops.
I'm not sure about Windows these days (and no idea about Mac!) but is Ctrl + PgUp/PgDn not feasible (the usual shortcut for tab movement in browsers, spreadsheets, editors etc)?
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Suggestion: keyboard shutcut for switching between tabs
keyboard shortcut for switching tabs on Linux conflicts with other window manager features
Jun 21, 2015
The standard shortcut for switching between tabs I believe is Ctrl-Tab (next tab) and Ctrl-Shift-Tab (previous tab). This is standard across Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE, Sublime Text.
Using Pg Up/Down is not intuitive for macbook keyboards (since they don't have a page up/down buttons)