Did you now that you can open and close tabs in OSX’s command line app Terminal. You can open them by pressing ⌘t, and close them by ⌘w.

What i don’t unterstand is: Why can’t i switch tabs by ⌃⇥ and ⌃⇧⇥ like i used to in browsers and other tab-based apps. But it’s possible to fix this in the system settings.

At first you need to look up the exact name of the menu item:

And then you can add a new shortcut in System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts like this:

Have fun!