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SOLVED: Can I configure XCode to create a new tab when opening a file from the Navigator?

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When I have two or more tabs open in XCode and click on a different file in the file navigator, most of the time, XCode replaces the rightmost tab with the newly selected file. Is there a way to force XCode to always open the file in a new tab? The only way I have found is to drag the file to the tab bar.

Mark

   

You can right-click and pick open in tab.

You can also set Xcode, preferences, Navigation, Optional Navigation to Uses Tab. Then when you hold down the option key and click on a file it should open in a new tab, if it's not already open.

I think that's the default for double-clicking as well but it doesn't always seem to work for me.

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