screenshotCopy Tab  |  Download Easily view and save tab info to a text file via toolbar popup.

Some of the important features of the Copy Tab addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Copy Tab.

In short, Copy Tab is a lite addon that let you easily save tab information to a text file in object format (JSON). Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Copy Tab

  • Easily view and save tab info to a text file (tab_title.txt).

  • Has toolbar popup with several buttons.

  • Has option to update some tab properties (i.e. URL, muted, active or pinned).

  • Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Copy Tab?

    Copy Tab is a lite and multi-browser addon that let you easily view and copy tab information right from toolbar popup. Simply open the popup and view tab information. If you want to save the info to a text file, please click on the download button at the top left corner in the UI. Please note that, the filename will be extracted from tab title by default. There are also few buttons at the top toolbar which are self-explanatory and also explained in below FAQs.

  • 2. How can I work with this addon?

    As mentioned above, simply open toolbar popup UI and view tab info in the designated text-area. You can save this info to a file by clicking on the download button. Moreover, you can edit the info (i.e. change URL), and then update the active tab based on the new info. In order to update a tab, there are only few settings which you can adjust. For example, you can edit, URL, muted, active, pinned properties. Once you change any of these properties, please click on the update button once (3rd button from right in toolbar popup), the tab will be updated based on the new info. There are also reload, back and forward buttons in the popup to enhance using the addon.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Copy Tab?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. Does this addon has a separate options or settings page?

    No, as mentioned above, this add-on does not have a separate options or settings page. Everything you need is available in toolbar popup UI.

  • 5. Is this add-on available for mobile browsers?

    Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop machines on all operating systems.

  • 6. How can I disable this add-on?

    If you want to permanently disable the addon, please head to the extensions tab in your browser and then click on the disable button.

  • 7. How can I change the download location for text files?

    The location that the PDF file is downloaded, is the default download location in your browser. In order to change this location, please head to the settings tab in your browser and then change the default download location from there.

  • 8. Can I save the text file as PDF?

    No, the text file containing tab info is only downloadable as a - txt - file. Currently there is no way to download the text file as a different format (i.e. PDF).

  • 9. How can I update a tab?

    As mentioned above, please open toolbar popup UI. Once tab info is rendered, please edit (URL, muted, active, and pinned) fields and then click on the update button. The tab will be updated based on the new information added.


Reporting Bugs

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