Numerical Tab Switching in Safari

Cmd-Number should switch to the given tab. It is Traditional.

By Matthew Malinowski, 2013-10-24

Another of several "new Mac OS X install" posts to remind me of my settings the next time I do this.

For some reason Cmd-Number in Safari does something no other browser does and opens some random new website instead of switching to the tab you want.

Thankfully rs created a SIMBL plugin that gives this common-sensical behavior to Safari. It works perfectly fine in Safari 7.0 on Mavericks.

Just go to the SafariTabSwitching repo and read the README. It'll lead you to a package to install SIMBL and then the plugin. Restart Safari and behold.

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