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Change Font color and background color of the buttons that now (115.3.1) populate the Left pane

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Hi All, This 115 update looks like it has Chicken Pox with all the circles and boxes that now appear on the left pane to give counts.

I want to change the background of these circles and rectangles to white and the Font color to black.

How do I do that, please.

Oh By the Way (not the topic of this post): 1. when I select an account in left pane and click Read Messages on right, the only action that occurs is it switches to inbox. Does NOT read messages. Fortunately if I Right Click on account I can choose Get Messages and read mail that way. 2. Two of my family are in a panic because they cannot Send mail at all, since the update. 3. For me TB crashes sometimes. That has NEVER happened in past. 4. If any Developers are reading this ... I have read other posts about changing other Font specs etc and it requires creating new css file and writing css code, etc. While I can do all that myself the average TB user cannot. They will be intimidated by it. It is quite unfriendly. How about just put ALL settings in the about:config area?

Thanks !!

Hi All, This 115 update looks like it has Chicken Pox with all the circles and boxes that now appear on the left pane to give counts. I want to change the background of these circles and rectangles to white and the Font color to black. How do I do that, please. Oh By the Way (not the topic of this post): 1. when I select an account in left pane and click Read Messages on right, the only action that occurs is it switches to inbox. Does NOT read messages. Fortunately if I Right Click on account I can choose Get Messages and read mail that way. 2. Two of my family are in a panic because they cannot Send mail at all, since the update. 3. For me TB crashes sometimes. That has NEVER happened in past. 4. If any Developers are reading this ... I have read other posts about changing other Font specs etc and it requires creating new css file and writing css code, etc. While I can do all that myself the average TB user cannot. They will be intimidated by it. It is quite unfriendly. How about just put ALL settings in the about:config area? Thanks !!

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You have the code for hiding the counts followed by code for changing the colours of the count. Remove the former if you just want to change the colours.

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To style the folder pane total/unread counts:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1426787#answer-1611024

1. Seems like you have the Message Pane closed (F8).

2. Server settings, error messages?

3. Post crash IDs from Help/Troubleshooting Info. They are strings beginning with bp-...

4. Developers don't read this forum on a regular basis.

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Dear sfhowes,

Thanks for reply. No luck yet.

My Settings | General does not have Config.editor entry: Double-click toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to true in Settings/General/Config. editor,

Where is this editor?

Thank you.

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In settings>general, scroll to bottom right. It's the last button. Regarding font size, check view>fontsize. That adjusts the folder and message list font sizes.

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Thanks David and sfhowes !

No luck yet. Nothing has seemed to change.

As it turns out I added a css back in 2018 and turned on the toolkit .... as well.

The total css contents I have now (both from 2018 and 2 new entries):


/*

  • Do not remove the @namespace line -- it's required for correct functioning
*/

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* set default namespace to XUL */

  1. folderTree > treechildren:-moz-tree-cell-text(isServer-true, biffState-NewMail)

{ font-weight: bold !important; background-color: #ffffff !important; color: #a30421 !important; }

  1. folderTree > treechildren::-moz-tree-cell-text(folderNameCol, newMessages-true)

{ font-weight: bold !important; color: #cc0000 !important; }


/* folder pane unread count */ .unread > .container > .unread-count {

 background:none !important;
   color:black !important;

}


.unread > .container > .unread-count {

 background-color:yellow !important;
   color:black !important;

}


Did I miss something ?

Many thanks.

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Remove everything, including the namespace line, above /* folder pane unread count */, as it no longer works in 115 and might interfere with the other, correct code. Also, check that your new userChrome.css is in the correct profile, in case there are several.

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Dear sfhowes,

Thank you so much for your continued support.

Almost there .......

Outline of the circles is gone ... Yay.

There seems to be a background, where the circles used to be, that very strangely come and go.

It is yellow ... some of the time ... and white at other times.

I kept blinking my eyes to see if maybe my eyes are playing tricks on me.

Any insights on this ? (no pun intended)

Again thanks a million.

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You have the code for hiding the counts followed by code for changing the colours of the count. Remove the former if you just want to change the colours.

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Thanks sfhowes !

You are the best !