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RSS and Tabbed Browsing in Safari, Firefox, and Camino
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Alternatively, instead of viewing the live bookmarks through the Bookmarks Manager, you can display all the bookmarks in the sidebar by going to View -> Sidebar -> Bookmarks. You can now navigate the news feed with ease (see Figure 9).


Figure 9. Displaying the bookmarks in the sidebar

Tabbed Browsing in Safari and Camino

Unknown to some, Safari already supports tabbed browsing--you simply need to enable it in the Preferences option (see Figure 10).


Figure 10. Enabling tabbed browsing in Safari

Once tabbed browsing is enabled, you should see the Open in Tabs item in bookmark groups such as News (see Figure 11).


Figure 11. Using tabs in Safari

You can view all items in tabbed pages either by selecting Open in Tabs, or right-clicking on News and then selecting Open in Tabs (see Figure 12).


Figure 12. Displaying pages in multiple tabs

Like Firefox, Camino is another popular browser for Mac OS X. You can download the current version (0.8.2) from www.mozilla.org/projects/camino.

Camino supports a new bookmark feature called Tab Group. Figure 13 shows the iPod News tab group containing a list of bookmarks.


Figure 13. Viewing the tab group

As in Safari, you can display all the pages in tabbed pages by selecting the "Open in tabs" item. (To view the list of items, you need to click and hold onto the tab group.) However, unlike Safari, single-clicking on the tab group in Camino will display all the pages (within that tab group) in tabbed pages (see Figure 14). This feature is very useful when you need to view several pages at a time and want to save some clicking.


Figure 14. Displaying all items in the tab group in tabbed pages

As in Firefox, you can organize the tab groups into folders. You can create a new folder in Bookmarks Manager (see Figure 15) and then drag and drop the relevant tab groups into the new folder.


Figure 15. Creating a new bookmark folder

The tab groups are now organized into folders (see Figure 16).


Figure 16. Organizing tab groups in a folder

Wei-Meng Lee (Microsoft MVP) http://weimenglee.blogspot.com is a technologist and founder of Developer Learning Solutions http://www.developerlearningsolutions.com, a technology company specializing in hands-on training on the latest Microsoft technologies.


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