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how do i customize my bookmarks toolbar into small icons instead of just icons and text?

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i can only have ten bookmarks on my bookmarks toolbar because i can't seem to get the small icons to work. the small icons works on the navigation toolbar, but not the bookmarks toolbar.

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You have an item "My Web Search . . ." plug-in which is a well known troublemaker.

You should work through the following removal instructions as far as you need to (Google for information if you have any doubts.)

Courtesy of Helper7677 -

You have an item installed that is considered malware/spyware/adware. To see the Plugins reported with your question, click "More system details..." to the right of your original question or, on the Firefox menu, click Tools > Add-ons > Plugins.

   My Web Search Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows 

This type of pest is usually installed along with software you download from the internet; generally free programs, but not always. Carefully watch for "extra" items that will be installed and un-check or opt-out of them.

   You can check to see if you have any of these from [Fun] Web Products" installed:
       Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs, click on any that you find and click "Remove": Bar, My Search Bar, MyWay Speed Bar, My Web Search Bar, Fun Web Products Easy Installer
           PC Hell: My Web Search Removal Instructions
   Also see:
   You MAY need to change a preference if when typing one or two words in the URL/Location/Address Bar sends you to some search page other than the one you expect. To reset your default URL/location bar search provider:
       Enter about:config in the address/URL bar and press the Enter key
       If you see a warning, accept it (Promise that you will be careful)
       Filter = keyword.URL
       Below the Filter, if keyword.URL is bold, right-click on keyword.URL and choose "Reset"
       Restart Firefox (File > Restart Firefox)

Modified by alan_r

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

You can use the ChromEdit Plus or Stylish extension to have easier access to the customization files.

@namespace url(""); /* only needed once */

/* Set icon size on Bookmarks toolbar */
#personal-bookmarks .bookmark-item > .toolbarbutton-icon { height:16px!important; width:16px!important; }

/* Hide text on Bookmarks toolbar */
#personal-bookmarks .bookmark-item > .toolbarbutton-text { display:none!important; }