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I can change the font size in Firefox, but it does not change the font size on the titloe bar or tabs. How is this done?

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The tool bars, title bar and tabs have suddenly appeared in a smaller font. I know how to change the font size of a message, but this does not affect the fonts in question.

The tool bars, title bar and tabs have suddenly appeared in a smaller font. I know how to change the font size of a message, but this does not affect the fonts in question.

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Every time Firefox opened

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Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.16) Gecko/20110319 AskTbARS/3.11.3.15590 Firefox/3.6.16

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Helper7677 165 solutions 1653 answers

Changing font and font size in Tools > Options > Content > Fonts and Colors (Firefox 4: Firefox button > Options > Options > Content > Fonts and Colors) only affects the area of the browser that displays the web page/site.

To change the Firefox interface Fonts and Sizes, see the information on the following extension. Look at the images in the image gallery on that page. If you use a Theme with Firefox, take special note of the information about incompatibilities with some Themes.




You need to update the following plugin(s):

  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_21 for Mozilla browsers
  1. Check your plugin versions on either of the following links':
  2. Update Shockwave for Director
    • NOTE: this is not the same as Shockwave Flash; this installs the Shockwave Player.
    • Use Firefox to download and SAVE the installer to your hard drive from the link in the article below (Desktop is a good place so you can find it).
    • When the download is complete, exit Firefox (File > Exit)
    • locate and double-click in the installer you just downloaded, let the install complete.
    • Restart Firefox and check your plugins again.
    • Download link and more information: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using+the+Shockwave+plugin+with+Firefox
  3. Update the Java plugin to the latest version.
Changing font and font size in Tools > Options > Content > Fonts and Colors (Firefox 4: Firefox button > Options > Options > Content > Fonts and Colors) only affects the area of the browser that displays the web page/site. To change the Firefox interface Fonts and Sizes, see the information on the following extension. Look at the images in the image gallery on that page. <u>If you use a Theme with Firefox</u>, take special note of the information about incompatibilities with some Themes. *'''''Theme Font & Size Changer''''': https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/theme-font-size-changer/ <br /> --------------------------- <br /> You need to update the following plugin(s): *Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5 *Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_21 for Mozilla browsers #'''''Check your plugin versions''''' on either of the following links': #*http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ #*https://www-trunk.stage.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ #*'''Note: plugin check page does not have information on all plugin versions''' #'''Update Shockwave for Director''' #*NOTE: this is not the same as Shockwave Flash; this installs the Shockwave Player. #*Use Firefox to download and SAVE the installer to your hard drive from the link in the article below (Desktop is a good place so you can find it). #*When the download is complete, exit Firefox (File > Exit) #*locate and double-click in the installer you just downloaded, let the install complete. #*Restart Firefox and check your plugins again. #*'''<u>Download link and more information</u>''': http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using+the+Shockwave+plugin+with+Firefox #'''Update the [[Java]] plugin''' to the latest version. #*Download site: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html (Java Platform: Download JRE) #**'''''Be sure to <u>un-check the Yahoo Toolbar</u> option during the install if you do not want it installed. #*Also see "Manual Update" in this article to update from the Java Control Panel in Windows Control Panel: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using+the+Java+plugin+with+Firefox#Updates #* Removing old versions (if needed): http://www.java.com/en/download/faq/remove_olderversions.xml #* Remove multiple Java Console extensions (if needed): http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_:_FAQs_:_Install_Java#Multiple_Java_Console_extensions #*Java Test: http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml

Modified by Helper7677