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I'm running out of space with tabs. I understand that future tabs will continue to the right, but I want a second line. Is this possible?

I'm running out of space with tabs. I understand that future tabs will continue to the right, but I want a second line. Is this possible?

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WestEnd
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Beyond the default firefox anything more would require userChrome.css to makes changes to what your looking for unless there isn't a version for the tab.

Beyond the default firefox anything more would require userChrome.css to makes changes to what your looking for unless there isn't a version for the tab.

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Could you explain what the default is? These are pined tabs on one line and the line is almost full.

Could you explain what the default is? These are pined tabs on one line and the line is almost full.
McCoy
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Hello ehj69,

Would you please take a look at the Chosen Solution (and other suggestions) in this thread :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229639

Would that work for you  ?

Hello ehj69, Would you please take a look at the Chosen Solution (and other suggestions) in this thread : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229639 Would that work for you ?

Question owner

Thanks for your help. Everything seems OK but new tabs just are smaller and there is no second line. So, is the second line automatic or do I have to do something?

Thanks for your help. Everything seems OK but new tabs just are smaller and there is no second line. So, is the second line automatic or do I have to do something?
McCoy
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ehj69 said

Thanks for your help. Everything seems OK but new tabs just are smaller and there is no second line. So, is the second line automatic or do I have to do something?

I think the size ot the tabs depends on how many you add to a row.

But I was just thinking that (even though it's something completely different) you might be interested in this :

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tree-style-tab/

Would that work for you  ?

''ehj69 [[#answer-1172538|said]]'' <blockquote> Thanks for your help. Everything seems OK but new tabs just are smaller and there is no second line. So, is the second line automatic or do I have to do something? </blockquote> I think the size ot the tabs depends on how many you add to a row. But I was just thinking that (even though it's something completely different) you might be interested in this : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tree-style-tab/ Would that work for you ?

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Yes, the new tab size is a function on the room on the line and they get smaller was you add new ones. The suggested extension has some new ideas but no second line. So, back to how to get that second line. The last note was" '''''Restart FF and you should have multi row tabs''''''

Any more ideas?

Yes, the new tab size is a function on the room on the line and they get smaller was you add new ones. The suggested extension has some new ideas but no second line. So, back to how to get that second line. The last note was" ''''''''''Restart FF and you should have multi row tabs''''''''''' Any more ideas?
McCoy
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ehj69 said

Yes, the new tab size is a function on the room on the line and they get smaller was you add new ones. The suggested extension has some new ideas but no second line. So, back to how to get that second line. The last note was" '''''Restart FF and you should have multi row tabs'''''' Any more ideas?

Well, I suggested you'd take a look at the "tree style tabs"
add-on ..... (even though that may not be what you want right now).

But did you take a look at the last two posts in this thread :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229639  ?

''ehj69 [[#answer-1172585|said]]'' <blockquote> Yes, the new tab size is a function on the room on the line and they get smaller was you add new ones. The suggested extension has some new ideas but no second line. So, back to how to get that second line. The last note was" ''''''''''Restart FF and you should have multi row tabs''''''''''' Any more ideas? </blockquote> Well, I suggested you'd take a look at the "tree style tabs" <BR>add-on ..... (even though that may not be what you want right now). But did you take a look at the last two posts in this thread : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229639 ?
McCoy
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'Just found this thread - see jscher2000's post :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1188569

'Just found this thread - see jscher2000's post : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1188569

Question owner

The article talked about saving the profile -- good idea. But not about adding the second line. In fact, it seems you can't on the latest version 63.

"The multiple row option was one of the main reasons I stuck with firefox. I'll probably switch to another browser if there is no way to do this.

Also, with Quantum my tab groups disappeared and only one remained, so I have lost all the tabs I had open in other groups. I am very disappointed that tab groups are no longer available.

There is not. Has to do with Permissions & Security."

The article talked about saving the profile -- good idea. But not about adding the second line. In fact, it seems you can't on the latest version 63. "The multiple row option was one of the main reasons I stuck with firefox. I'll probably switch to another browser if there is no way to do this. Also, with Quantum my tab groups disappeared and only one remained, so I have lost all the tabs I had open in other groups. I am very disappointed that tab groups are no longer available. There is not. Has to do with Permissions & Security."
McCoy
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Going to ask you again to take a look at jscher2000's post in this thread :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1188569

I'm also going to ask you again if maybe this would be an alternative for you :

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tree-style-tab/  ?

Going to ask you again to take a look at jscher2000's post in this thread : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1188569 I'm also going to ask you again if maybe this would be an alternative for you : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tree-style-tab/ ?

Question owner

I read it again and the comments are that FF doesn't support it and those people are going to Chrome! So, FF, please return the feature. I will work on the extension referenced as time permits. Again, thanks for your help but FF needs to made this simple change, post haste.

I read it again and the comments are that FF doesn't support it and those people are going to Chrome! So, FF, please return the feature. I will work on the extension referenced as time permits. Again, thanks for your help but FF needs to made this simple change, post haste.
McCoy
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ehj69 said

I read it again and the comments are that FF doesn't support it and those people are going to Chrome!

I don't see any such comments in the last two links I gave you (for the second time) ...... (?)

Could it be that you're confusion "userChrome.css" with the Chrome browser  ?

''ehj69 [[#answer-1172640|said]]'' <blockquote> I read it again and the comments are that FF doesn't support it and those people are going to Chrome! </blockquote> I don't see any such comments in the last two links I gave you (for the second time) ...... (?) Could it be that you're confusion "userChrome.css" with the Chrome browser ?

Question owner

No, I added the "chrome" folders to FF but it didn't work. All this is getting too complicated for me. All I wanted was an easy fix but it's not to be.

No, I added the "chrome" folders to FF but it didn't work. All this is getting too complicated for me. All I wanted was an easy fix but it's not to be.
McCoy
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ehj69 said

All I wanted was an easy fix but it's not to be.

I'm sorry I couldn't be more helpful  :(

Maybe somebody else will come up with the perfect solution for you (fingers crossed ..... ).

''ehj69 [[#answer-1172675|said]]'' <blockquote> All I wanted was an easy fix but it's not to be. </blockquote> I'm sorry I couldn't be more helpful :( Maybe somebody else will come up with the perfect solution for you (fingers crossed ..... ).
jscher2000
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ehj69 said

No, I added the "chrome" folders to FF but it didn't work. All this is getting too complicated for me. All I wanted was an easy fix but it's not to be.

It's not simple, no, not simple. When I test the old rules from the December 2017 post in Firefox 63.0.1, it still works for me, but as I recall, it was a finicky solution (if you tried to drag anything to or from an upper row of tabs, strange things happened).

As a person who generally has 5 windows open with different sets of tabs for different projects/interests, I can only imagine how overwhelming it would be to have all my tabs in a single window. That would make it way too hard to "see" where things are.

Do you find the "all tabs" button useful? That's the icon which appears at the right end of the tabs bar once Firefox starts showing the scrolling buttons at the end of your tabs. Unlike stubby little tabs, you can actually see the full pages titles on the drop-down:

''ehj69 [[#answer-1172675|said]]'' <blockquote> No, I added the "chrome" folders to FF but it didn't work. All this is getting too complicated for me. All I wanted was an easy fix but it's not to be. </blockquote> It's not simple, no, not simple. When I test the old rules from [https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1188569#answer-1055650 the December 2017 post] in Firefox 63.0.1, it still works for me, but as I recall, it was a finicky solution (if you tried to drag anything to or from an upper row of tabs, strange things happened). As a person who generally has 5 windows open with different sets of tabs for different projects/interests, I can only imagine how overwhelming it would be to have all my tabs in a single window. That would make it way too hard to "see" where things are. Do you find the "all tabs" button useful? That's the icon which appears at the right end of the tabs bar once Firefox starts showing the scrolling buttons at the end of your tabs. Unlike stubby little tabs, you can actually see the full pages titles on the drop-down: <img src="https://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2018-11-13-15-07-19-7f6264.png" width="500">
bonetree 0 solutions 6 answers
This worked for me: https://wrw.is/multiple-tab-rows-in-firefox/