Bret Victor / June 25, 2007

Scrolltabs are an alternative to conventional web browser tabs. Scrolltabs merge tabs into the scrollbar.

All content appears on one long page, allowing the user to scroll through it in one fell swoop. Navigation is reduced to a single dimension, but the benefit of tabs (ability to jump quickly among a set of websites) is retained.


Here are the controls for this demo:

Creating tabs

Jumping to tabs

Managing tabs

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Here are some fake websites, so you can play with scrolltabs:


You may download the OpenLaszlo source code for this demo.