I have another zombie tab. It usually seems to be connected with the last tab in Chrome - perhaps there's an OBO error? At the moment, I have a tab shown in SW which doesn't exist, and a tab in Chrome which isn't shown in SW. And they're both the bottom / right-most. But I can open new tabs below / beyond them, and they work fine, so the zombieness tends to creep up towards the top / left as I work on stuff.
Hey Joel - great to hear you're still working on SW - I hadn't seen any posts from you for a while and feared the worst :)
Anyway, this is how my broswer / SW started up this morning. The hibernated tabs are back (I got rid of them before, but can't remember how), and the live tabs are coming up in the wrong order. Is this a Chrome thing? I haven't changed any settings that I know of between upgrades.
Shame - I now have a 'zombie' tab in SW again. The tab is working fine on Chrome bar, and I can still use it. But clicking on the SW tab does nothing in the Chrome window (e.g. it doesn't switch to that tab), and switching to it in Chrome doesn't highlight that row in SW
So far so good - but the link between favicons in Chrome and SW has gone back to old behaviour - e.g. no update when Gmail favicon changes to show unread messages. I now have no unread messages in Gmail, but SW still shows 1 message...
I think perhaps this is a Chrome version thing - I just moved from Chrome 26 to Chrome 27, and it seems much better. Perhaps if SW really is very dependent on Chrome version, this should be highlighted in large font somewhere? Or perhaps it's just coincidence... I'll be using Chrome heavily today, so will post again if things go bad...
Here's a simple way to demonstrate one aspect of this loss of linking.
Same problem here on Windows XP - often sidewise is half on one monitor, half on the other. Maximising the Chrome window fixes things, but it never seems to remember from one session to another...
Just a quick update in case it matters. In the current version, I can't move a top-level tab to the bottom of the list if the current bottom of the list is a child tab - it always ends up as a child as there doesn't seem to be a 'below' of the child tab to drop it in. Quite difficult to describe, but create a child tab as the last tab then try to drop a top-level tab under it and keep it top-level.
If I already have a top-level tab as the last tab, then I can drop another top-level tab between it and a child tab above it.
Yeah, that's what I meant by Favicon overlay of a pin. But I'm not sure it's the best option - favicons are too varied to be sure it would work I think...
Not that I can think of - duplicate tab is the most obvious one missing. A list of recently closed tabs would be great - perhaps it could 'grow' from the bottom of the sidewise pane, rather than be at the top with the normal windows section?
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