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How to make Bookmarks dropdown up and down arrows bigger?

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When I click on the bookmarks dropdown (on the line with the file, edit, view stuff) there is a small arrow at the bottom and top to scroll through my huge list of bookmarks that I really should organize better! Is there a way to make this small sliver bigger/taller? It is just so hard to get the mouse on that small area, especially on my laptop pad. Thanks Carwarr

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Maybe use a scroll bar instead. That is a quicker way to get to the position that you want. I use the following code in userChrome.css to have scroll bars in the Bookmarks menu and the Bookmarks Toolbar.


Add code to userChrome.css below the @namespace line.

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

#bookmarksMenuPopup scrollbox,
#personal-bookmarks scrollbox {
 overflow-y:auto!important
}

#bookmarksMenuPopup .autorepeatbutton-up,
#bookmarksMenuPopup .autorepeatbutton-down,
#personal-bookmarks .autorepeatbutton-up,
#personal-bookmarks .autorepeatbutton-down {
 display:none!important;
}

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Maybe use a scroll bar instead. That is a quicker way to get to the position that you want. I use the following code in userChrome.css to have scroll bars in the Bookmarks menu and the Bookmarks Toolbar.


Add code to userChrome.css below the @namespace line.

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

#bookmarksMenuPopup scrollbox,
#personal-bookmarks scrollbox {
 overflow-y:auto!important
}

#bookmarksMenuPopup .autorepeatbutton-up,
#bookmarksMenuPopup .autorepeatbutton-down,
#personal-bookmarks .autorepeatbutton-up,
#personal-bookmarks .autorepeatbutton-down {
 display:none!important;
}

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That works great! I always wanted a scroll bar instead of the stupid small arrows and now I have it. You are awesome!

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You're welcome

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Hi Cor-el

I was using that solution already, and it still works great... as long as you dont move the Bookmarks button.

-1st weird thing, in Customize mode, the Bookmark button is on the navigation toolbar, and when not in Customize mode, the button is on the bookmarks toolbar. I hate that kind of stuff, but anyway...

2nd thing, if I actually move that button on the Bookmarks toolbar (to the left for example, where I like it to be), then all this CSS code stops working, I am back with those annoying autorepeat buttons and no scrollbar. Any has any idea what new CSS rules I should add to get that behavior work?

Thanks!

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Add code for #BMB_bookmarksPopup:

#BMB_bookmarksPopup scrollbox,
#bookmarksMenuPopup scrollbox,
#personal-bookmarks scrollbox {
 overflow-y:auto!important
}

#BMB_bookmarksPopup .autorepeatbutton-up,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup .autorepeatbutton-down,
#bookmarksMenuPopup .autorepeatbutton-up,
#bookmarksMenuPopup .autorepeatbutton-down,
#personal-bookmarks .autorepeatbutton-up,
#personal-bookmarks .autorepeatbutton-down {
 display:none!important;
}
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Superb! Thanks a bunch!!!!  :)

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Thanks so much cor-el!!! The scroll bar is wonderful, should be an option out-of-the-box.

The 2nd set of code works great with the "bug582139" add on that allows the bookmarks button to be placed in the navigation bar.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bug582139/?src=api