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FF75: Disable urlbar expansion

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Is there a preference to disable the expansion of the urlbar (aka address bar, awesome bar, mega bar) without disabling its new features? When expanded, it covers part of my bookmarks bar and makes it harder to click the bookmarks. Also I dislike the chunky UI look.

Things I've tried that did not solve my problem:

  • browser.urlbar.megabar: This is gone in 75.0.
  • browser.urlbar.update1: This disables the expansion, but also disables the new icons, suggestions, etc.
  • browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus: I don't know what this does but it wasn't it.
  • ui.prefersReducedMotion: This disables the animation, but the bar is still expanded.
  • Search with the Firefox address bar: There is no information there about the expansion.

I'm hoping there is a browser.urlbar.update1.expand or similar that I can toggle off. If there definitely isn't, please confirm so I can submit a bug.

Modified by P1h3r1e3d13

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A possible alternative is to use code in userChrome.css.

There are a lot of bugs about disabling this new feature that are all marked as WONTFIX.

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A possible alternative is to use code in userChrome.css.

There are a lot of bugs about disabling this new feature that are all marked as WONTFIX.

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Just try other browser, instead of fixing dumb mistakes

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Every single update the fk up harder and harder, they mess stuff up that's was working perfectly fine. Very annoying! You can delete this comment, I don't care but I made this account just so I can rant here.

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