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Tabs for Word - Open Multiple Documents in a Tabbed Window

Tabs for Word makes it easy to open, read, edit and manage multiple Word documents within a tabbed window. It adds a tab bar on Microsoft® Word interface to displays all open documents. With this amazing add-in software, you can easily browse, edit and manage multiple documents within a single window and to switch back and forth between the documents easily and comfortably, and the task-bar will not be crowded with too many open windows anymore.

point Easy to use, just like Internet Explorer® 8, FireFox and Google Chrome.
point No crowded task-bar with too many opened windows.
point Compatible with Word 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365.


Key Features:

1Easy to Use

Tabbed editing in Tabs for Word lets you load documents in separate tabs of a single window. Each document appears as a new tab (not a new window).

New: double-clicking on the blank space of the tab bar will create a new document to edit.

Close: double-clicking on a tab or clicking the middle mouse button once will close the document.

Switch: to switch between documents easily and comfortably.

Reorder: to drag and drop a tab to rearrange the tab position on the tab bar.

setting-center   All-in-one Setting Center


Tabs for Word features a powerful Setting Center. You can configure all Word Tab settings, such as: enable / disable the tab separately, use the shortcuts or not, display the tab bar to the top / below / left / right position, choose the tab style and customize the tab colors, all settings can be done in the Setting Center.

Once the software is successfully installed, the setting center will locate in the desktop by default. Double clicking the center icon, you can start configuring the functions based on your needs.

keyboard4   Plenty of Shortcuts

Tabs for Word supports plenty of shortcuts and users can customize these shortcuts according to their needs.

  • Press "Win+Q" to hide/display the Tabs bar
  • Press "Ctrl+Tab" to quickly switch between Tabs
  • Press "Alt+N" to quickly select the specific Tabs. ('N' stands for the Order Numbers of the Tabs from left to right on the Tab bar, the ‘N’ just can be the number 1 to 9).

easy-use3     Save Documents

"Save" on the context menu: save the current file in the tabbed windows (it is the same as "Save" feature in Microsoft Office).

"Save All": Save all files in the tabbed window. 

Easily determine which file has been changed, which has been saved: Tabs for Word will mark these modified documents or workbooks with an asterisk (*) in their names to indicate the modified documents.

05    Open Documents

"Open" on the context menu: save the current file in the tabbed windows (it is the same as "Open" feature in Microsoft Office).

"Open in New Window": open current document in new tabbed window.

"Open Folder": open the folder where the current document stays in.

close-folder       Close Documents

"Close" on the context menu: close the current file in the tabbed windows (it is the same as "Close" feature in Microsoft Office).

"Close All": close all files in the tabbed windows (a confirmation dialog box will appear when you choose to close all files).

"Close Other": close other files (exclude current file) in the tabbed windows.

easy-to-use       Quickly Rename

Don't need to open "Save As" dialog to rename a file. Just click "Rename" and enter the new name, the document name will be changed. If you want to save the file in another folder different from current folder, you still have to use the function "Save As".

Lock Document

Function of document locking. The locked profile cannot be saved or closed without your confirmation.

Show & Hide the Tab Bar

You can put the tab bar on the top, bottom, right or left side of the workspace.

You can hide the tab bar when there is only one tab.

You can show and hide the tab bar by a customizable shortcut key (the default shortcut key is “Win + Q”).

customize11      Customize Tab Appearance

  • The colors of tabs and the tab bar are customizable, including the font style and size of words on each tab. There are 11 styles for users to choose based on their preference,
  • Tabs layout and length can also be customized. The
  • tab length can be set to automatic, self-adaptive or fixed (the default length is “automatic”).

Automatic: This shows the words in a tab as complete as possible. If the length of the words is longer than the one of a tab, some tabs may be hidden. Left , and right arrows will indicate the hidden tabs. You can view the hidden tabs by clicking the arrows.

Self-adaptive: The words can be shown completely on a tab if there is enough space. If the tab bar is not long enough, it will compress all of these tabs so that they can be displayed in the tab bar (each tab shows only a part of the text)

Fixed: All the tabs are fixed at the same length.

Unit Price     US Dollar: 15.00  USD  |  Euro: 11.50  EUR   |  Pound Sterling: 10.00  GBP   |   Canadian Dollar: 16.50  CAD   |  Australian Dollar: 15.20  AUD

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