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I know this question has been posed more than once in the past. The answer has always been: go back to school, learn computer programming, get master classes and practice with coding until you make it. I am using Watefox since when Firefox tab bar was moved close to the sky. I just decided to try Firefox again: I have installed it and the first thing I tried to do is moving the tab bar below the address bar. It seems that there's no easy way. How can it be?, I wondered. With Waterfox I use the Tabs on Bottom add-on and that's it. You may believe my need is frivolous, but for me that makes the difference between keeping or uninstalling Firefox. Bottom line: is still forbiddend to wish to get the tab bar where I believe it should be? Thanks,

I know this question has been posed more than once in the past. The answer has always been: go back to school, learn computer programming, get master classes and practice with coding until you make it. I am using Watefox since when Firefox tab bar was moved close to the sky. I just decided to try Firefox again: I have installed it and the first thing I tried to do is moving the tab bar below the address bar. It seems that there's no easy way. How can it be?, I wondered. With Waterfox I use the Tabs on Bottom add-on and that's it. You may believe my need is frivolous, but for me that makes the difference between keeping or uninstalling Firefox. Bottom line: is still forbiddend to wish to get the tab bar where I believe it should be? Thanks,

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Carb said

I have doubt that is so difficult move the tab bar.

It's not difficult, but there are several steps in setting up a userChrome.css file. It sounds as though you have read this before, but for quick reference, here are the steps again:

(A) Create a new chrome folder in your profile folder

The following article has the detailed steps for that (#1, #2, and I recommend #3)

https://www.userchrome.org/how-create-userchrome-css.html

I also created videos for both Windows and Mac, on that same page.

(B) Set your OS to show file extensions

See Step #4 in the above article.

(C) Download the following file and move it into your new chrome folder

Firefox 57-64 (Windows and Mac): https://www.userchrome.org/samples/userChrome-tabs_on_bottom.css

Firefox 65+ (Windows): https://www.userchrome.org/samples/userChrome-tabs_on_bottom_Fx65.css

Firefox 65+ (Mac): See: Custom CSS tweaks for Firefox Quantum.

(D) Rename the file to just userChrome.css

Windows: You can right-click the file, then Rename, then remove the -tabs_on_bottom or -tabs_on_bottom_Fx65 part from the file name so you end up with exactly userChrome.css and then click away to complete the edit.

Mac: To make the name of a file editable, you can select the file in Finder and press Return, or you can "force-click" it if you have one of the new touchpads. Remove the -tabs_on_bottom part from the file name so you end up with exactly userChrome.css and then click away to complete the edit.

The next time you exit Firefox and start it up again, it should discover that file and apply the rules.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:64.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/64.0

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Koladra 0 solutions 5 answers

Bless you, Carb! I read your solution, then reread it a half dozen times. Finally, thinking I had comprehended the steps, I proceeded, one step at a time, full of fear and trepidation. All my fears were for naught. It worked like you said.

Now I can use Firefox in a window, instead of full screen, and be able to move the window around easily, instead of having to dodge the tabs..................

You da man !! !! !!

Bless you, Carb! I read your solution, then reread it a half dozen times. Finally, thinking I had comprehended the steps, I proceeded, one step at a time, full of fear and trepidation. All my fears were for naught. It worked like you said. Now I can use Firefox in a window, instead of full screen, and be able to move the window around easily, instead of having to dodge the tabs.................. You da man !! !! !!