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how to add extensions to the add on bar

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just trying to add some extensions to add on bar in v.31.0 and can't find answers in the forum. some help please? thnx

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The first thing is, there isn't a built-in Add-on bar in Firefox 31, so do you have one of the extensions that creates one? For example:

To display or hide a toolbar, you can use one of these methods:

  • right-click a blank area of the tab bar
  • right-click the "+" button on the tab bar
  • "3-bar" menu button > Customize > Show/Hide Toolbars
  • (menu bar) View > Toolbars

Once the bar is displayed, you can customize normally, as described in this article: Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars.


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i'm using the classic theme. i think i asked the wrong question, actually. i should have asked how i get an add-on from the manager to the add-on bar. most of the add-ons that i have don't even show up on the customize page. also, i want the icons to show at the bottom of the page not at the top.

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If you can't drag an icon from their current position on the Navigation Toolbar (if it shows there) or from the Customize palette to Add-on toolbar while the customize window is open and you also do not find a setting in its Options/Preferences to change its position then it is likely that it is not possible to place their icon on the Add-on Bar.

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Many add-ons have screen shots or other information on their pages that explains how their user interface works. Some might use only the classic menu bar instead of a toolbar button, but without checking, it's hard to know.