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How do I change the layout "style" of Firefox? It has a "medeival" look and it hard to read


Another user on this computer has selcted a "medieval"-looking page style (format?) and it is hard for me to read or navigate with. I have searched for anoption to change the layout style, but do not see that option anywhere. Please tell me how I can change the look of my Firefox.

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  • -Gecko default plugin
  • Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • Adobe SVG Viewer v3.0 for Macintosh
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r32
  • Provides support for Digital Rights Management
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.0.3
  • Coupons Inc. Plugin
  • Macromedia Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 10.1.1
  • Java 1.3.1 Plug-in (CFM)
  • Java 1.3.1 Plug-in


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100504 Firefox/3.5.10

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If you have a problem with the font then you can do a check for corrupted fonts and other font issues: http://www.creativetechs.com/iq/garbled_fonts_troubleshooting_guide.html - CreativeTechs Tips: Garbled Fonts Troubleshooting Guide http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/multipleappsquit.html - Font Book 2.0 Help: Checking for damaged fonts

If you have a problem with the CSS then check Website colors are wrong and Websites look wrong or appear differently than they should

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my format changed overnight. how do i get it back the way it was

Question owner

I finally figured out my problem - I was able to change the "theme" of the page layout with the "Tools" - "Add Ons" selection, in the "Themes" tab. Set it to Default, and uninstall any others that appear there.