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Is there a way to make editors open in a new tab in the same window?

If I double-click on an asset it will open its editor in a new window, so I usually drag the tab into the original window.

Is there a checkbox somewhere that I can tick to make new tabs automatically stay in the same original window?

Because I prefer to control-tab within ue4 and save my alt-tabs for chrome or other programs.

Product Version: UE 4.10
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asked Jan 23 '16 at 03:10 PM in Using UE4

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avatar image FilipeTessaro Jan 23 '16 at 04:34 PM

haha, I think that everyone wants that too, lol

avatar image teak421 Jan 24 '16 at 11:24 PM

It use to work... Under EDITOR PREFS in the GENERAL-APPEARANCE if the OPEN ASSET EDITOR TABS IN A NEW WINDOW is unchecked it would do just that... Not sure what happened...??

avatar image _brunocoimbra Aug 18 '16 at 01:50 PM

Having the same issue at 4.12, the option under General -> Appearance just disappeared...

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For version 4.12+ you can do this: alt text

Before 4.12 you only need to check a check box in the same menu.

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answered Sep 07 '16 at 10:39 PM

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avatar image Albino Smurf Apr 02 '19 at 11:21 PM

Oh THANK GOD I don't have to deal with this anymore

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In version 4.9.2 it worked fine... If that is UNCHECKED it will open in a TAB, not a new Window. SO, our friends at Epic need to log a bug. Posting as an ANSWER and I will create a BUG REPORT...

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answered Jan 24 '16 at 11:27 PM

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avatar image teak421 Jan 28 '16 at 05:39 PM

I was wrong... The above works on all editors but the animation.

avatar image fviktor Mar 06 '16 at 10:47 PM

Faced this issue in 4.11.0 preview 6 with the blueprint editor of a PayerController subclass. Added comment with desktop recording to the corresponding bug report: https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/283632/opening-project-puts-some-tabs-in-second-window.html

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