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Tab and menu bar background color.

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My tab bar and menu bar background is white. I have the latest FF version and I hear it should be black but it isn't. It used to be but I may have changed something and lost it?

How do I make it black for ease of visibility - but not the web pages (just the upper bars). I have searched for hours and none of the answers either match what to do, or work.

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Hi Dennis, There's a Firefox theme on the addons site called Photon Colors, which I found helps a lot.

Go to https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/photon-colors/ and click on Install Theme.

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Hi

If you open the Firefox menu, select "Add-ons and Themes" and you will be able to choose from one of the other pre-installed themes or download a custom theme from the add-ons website.

I hope that this helps.

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Thanks, but while it darkened the upper bars it also darkened other screens. Need to just return to the black background of the menu and tab bars. Not sure what I might have hit to change it. Isn't the default supposed to be a black background just for those bars?

Might a FF reinstall do it? (I've refreshed it, and also rebooted the computer.) And if so, how do I do that (and not lose bookmarks, history, etc.)?

Thanks again,

Dennis

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It seems the problem lies in Version 89.0 and no solution exists in selecting a personalized theme to get back to the previous Version: Black background with white letters JUST for the Toolbar (without altering other screens) was a good basic theme. This is a screw-up by Firefox IMHO and it may be time to consider going to Chrome.

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Hi Dennis, There's a Firefox theme on the addons site called Photon Colors, which I found helps a lot.

Go to https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/photon-colors/ and click on Install Theme.

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Seems like a miracle. Definitely a saving grace. Thank you so much!

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