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Need to get old view back

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    Need to get old view back


    I don't know why but the URL keeps showing on the top for some reason, above the tabs I have open. I need to get my tabs next to it again. I tried using different things in view but none had to do anything with this it seems. Sorry if I sound stupid, or if this sounds trivial.
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    windows 8


    Second Screenshot is the one I don't want.
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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    So what exactly are you wanting?
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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    Right click on the title bar then uncheck "Show tabs on a separate row"
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    Very interesting, thank you. Soon my OS will me .1 but for now this is great, I don't know why but I extremely prefer the view you have helped me return to. Maybe it's common usage, I was furious at the design of Windows 8 after I destroyed my Windows 7 computers and laptops and couldn't find non-used ones.
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    If you are wanting to change win 8.1 to classic setting, there is a switch in a freebie (Advanced system care tools) that restores all setting to win 7 style. Smart menu 8.

    I think it can be downloaded as stand alone
    Last edited by elbmek; 04 Jun 2015 at 05:32.
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