Microsoft has officially started testing tabs in Notepad for Windows 11. A Microsoft employee accidentally revealed the feature was on the way over the holidays, and now tabs are showing up in an update to Notepad for Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel today.
The tabs support in Notepad lets you use multiple files in a single window, much like how Microsoft has implemented tabs in File Explorer in Windows 11. “There are also new keyboard shortcut keys to support managing tabs as well as some improvements to managing unsaved files, like automatically generating the file name/tab title based on content and a refreshed unsaved changes indicator,” explains Dave Grochocki, principal product manager lead at Microsoft.
Alongside the Notepad tabs support, Microsoft is also refreshing the graphics settings page in Windows 11. This includes settings related to GPU preference, Auto HDR, and optimizations for windowed games. The settings page now has the Windows 11 UI design, and the settings have been redesigned to make them a little easier to use and apply graphics preferences to games and apps.