Like many of you, I had an immediate, visceral, and negative reaction to the news that Edge tabs were coming to the ALT + TAB keyboard shortcut (which was briefly called Windows Flip, though we don’t seem to use that term anymore). I’ve developed decades of muscle memory and, as a writer who likes to keep his hands on the keyboard as much as possible, I rely on keyboard shortcuts for virtually everything so that I can stay efficient. This makes change hard and unwelcome.
The more I think about this change, the more I believe that it makes sense and is, in fact, the right thing to do. And while I know many of you will continue to disagree with that, take comfort in the fact that this change is at least accompanied by an out: In addition being able to configure how ...
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