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how do i get the toolbar back that says "file, edit, history, tools, etc"?

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How do I get the toolbar back that says "File, edit, history, tools, etc"?

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Can't see the Menu Bar (File, Edit, View, History...Help)? Hold down the key ( key in OSX) and press the following letters in this exact order: V T M The Menu Bar should now be displayed permanently, unless you turn it off again (View > Toolbars). Turning the Menu Bar on and off is a new feature in version 3.6. See other bars under View > Toolbars. Click on one of them will place a check mark (display) or remove the check mark (not displayed). To display the Status Bar, View, then click Status bar to place a check mark (display) or remove the check mark (not displayed).

  • If items are missing then see if you can find them in the View > Toolbars > Customize window.
  • If you see the item in the Customize window then drag it back from the Customize window to the Navigation toolbar.
  • If you do not see that item then click the Restore Default Set button in the View > Toolbars > Customize window.
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Can't see the Menu Bar (File, Edit, View, History...Help)? Hold down the key ( key in OSX) and press the following letters in this exact order: V T M The Menu Bar should now be displayed permanently, unless you turn it off again (View > Toolbars). Turning the Menu Bar on and off is a new feature in version 3.6. See other bars under View > Toolbars. Click on one of them will place a check mark (display) or remove the check mark (not displayed). To display the Status Bar, View, then click Status bar to place a check mark (display) or remove the check mark (not displayed).

  • If items are missing then see if you can find them in the View > Toolbars > Customize window.
  • If you see the item in the Customize window then drag it back from the Customize window to the Navigation toolbar.
  • If you do not see that item then click the Restore Default Set button in the View > Toolbars > Customize window.
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Thanks so much Andy.

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I deleted my toolbars and didn't realize I wouldn't be able to get them back. How do I get my tool bars back.

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which key do i hold down?? i dunno what osx is??

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when your on firefox press 'F10' it will bring up the 'File,Edit,View,history ect. then press view, hover over where it says 'toolbars' and tick where it says navigation bar and menu bar.

hope it helps

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lilliam123 bro ur the man cuzzie got a email addy so i can ask you a question any time?

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THANK YOU. saved me from all my booked marked sites.

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I spent hours trying to sort this but only took a minute after I read your advice. Thanks a million.

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The easiest way is to press Alt F...and the Menu Bar/toolbar comes back, then right click on the same level as the menu/toolbar. Next click this drop down menu, and mark sure that the Menu Bar is checked...the Menu Bar should remain visual until closed again.

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Andy THANK YOU so much for your information... I was getting quiet frustrated, then I had to create this acct so that I could Thank Yo:)

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what is osx key?

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Thank You, Thank You!!!! I've tried dozens of solutions and yours worked first time!!

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Thank you so muchlilliam123, this was gr8 help ......... F10 worked :)

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Since the thread has been marked as "solved" I'm locking this thread. If anyone has other questions please see the Restore the Menu bar in Firefox article to see if the answer is there, or else start a new thread.