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the toolbar disappears after videos set to fullscreen

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I use FirefoxDeveloperEdition 40.0a2, with OSX 10.10.3. After I set a youtube video to full screen and then return to normal view, the toolbar ( Bookmarks ) is gone. Everything is still set the way it is supposed to ( display toolbar and so on ). After I restart firefox everything is back to normal. I removed all disabled all addons, but it did not change anything. Any Ideas how to solve this?

I use FirefoxDeveloperEdition 40.0a2, with OSX 10.10.3. After I set a youtube video to full screen and then return to normal view, the toolbar ( Bookmarks ) is gone. Everything is still set the way it is supposed to ( display toolbar and so on ). After I restart firefox everything is back to normal. I removed all disabled all addons, but it did not change anything. Any Ideas how to solve this?

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First I need to add that if I open a new window, the toolbar is displayed in that window, not in the old one. So a restart is not necessary after all.

Of course I tried to set the toolbar to view again. But as I said in my post all options are still set on view toolbar, it just isn't viewed.

I updated all plugins one at a time and tried again. The problem is still around.

I managed to narrow the problem down. As far as I can tell the problem only occurs on the youtube page, while using the HTML5 player. I installed YouTubeFlashPlayer an extension that forces youtube to use flashplayer instead of the HTML5 one. This solves the issue.

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  • Amazon MP3 Downloader Plugin 1.0.17
  • Provides information about the default web browser
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • GameTree Download Manager Plug-in
  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • RealPlayer Plugin
  • Shockwave Flash 17.0 r0
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 12.0.7
  • 5.1.30514.0
  • Plugin for Wacom tablets.
  • iPhoto6

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guigs 1072 solutions 11697 answers

First: Please update your plugins to the latest version. Check to make sure you are up to date:

If you see any issues also see:

Second, please make sure that you report this to the developers at input.mozilla.org.

There was a work around in the past https://addons.mozilla.org/eN-US/fire.../old-lion-fullscreen/

First: Please update your plugins to the latest version. Check to make sure you are up to date: *[https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/] If you see any issues also see: *[[Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems]] Second, please make sure that you report this to the developers at input.mozilla.org. There was a work around in the past [https://addons.mozilla.org/eN-US/firefox/addon/old-lion-fullscreen/]
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Does the Bookmarks Toolbar reappear if you disable and re-enable this toolbar?

  • "3-bar" Firefox menu button > Customize > Show/Hide Toolbars
  • View > Toolbars
    Tap
  • Right-click empty toolbar area

Does the toolbar appear if you open a new window?

Does the Bookmarks Toolbar reappear if you disable and re-enable this toolbar? *"3-bar" Firefox menu button > Customize > Show/Hide Toolbars *View > Toolbars<br>Tap *Right-click empty toolbar area Does the toolbar appear if you open a new window?

Chosen Solution

First I need to add that if I open a new window, the toolbar is displayed in that window, not in the old one. So a restart is not necessary after all.

Of course I tried to set the toolbar to view again. But as I said in my post all options are still set on view toolbar, it just isn't viewed.

I updated all plugins one at a time and tried again. The problem is still around.

I managed to narrow the problem down. As far as I can tell the problem only occurs on the youtube page, while using the HTML5 player. I installed YouTubeFlashPlayer an extension that forces youtube to use flashplayer instead of the HTML5 one. This solves the issue.

First I need to add that if I open a new window, the toolbar is displayed in that window, not in the old one. So a restart is not necessary after all. Of course I tried to set the toolbar to view again. But as I said in my post all options are still set on view toolbar, it just isn't viewed. I updated all plugins one at a time and tried again. The problem is still around. I managed to narrow the problem down. As far as I can tell the problem only occurs on the youtube page, while using the HTML5 player. I installed YouTubeFlashPlayer an extension that forces youtube to use flashplayer instead of the HTML5 one. This solves the issue.