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14.01 navigation icons smaller and harder to see than v13

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Where can I find the theme for v13 of Firefox? I could easily make out where the icons where in v13 but in 14.01 the icons are smaller and harder to see also monochrome!

None of the themes to download seem to be like it once installed.

Where can I find the theme for v13 of Firefox? I could easily make out where the icons where in v13 but in 14.01 the icons are smaller and harder to see also monochrome! None of the themes to download seem to be like it once installed.

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dumdidadida 155 solutions 1440 answers

Hi,

You can try to temporarily use the Default theme in Tools (Alt + T) > Add-ons > Appearance. Please also make sure that Use small icons is not selected in Customize (right-click the + after the last tab). You can then browse for a suitable replacement @ http://getpersonas.com/

Hi, You can try to temporarily use the '''Default''' theme in '''Tools''' ('''Alt''' + '''T''') > '''Add-ons''' > '''Appearance'''. Please also make sure that '''Use small icons''' is not selected in '''Customize''' (right-click the + after the last tab). You can then browse for a suitable replacement @ http://getpersonas.com/
John99 971 solutions 13138 answers

The icons on your bookmark tabs should be as they were before. AFAIK they have not changed.

What has changed is the icons on the ends of the address or location bar where you type things in. The change is explained here:

The icons on your bookmark tabs should be as they were before. AFAIK they have not changed. What has changed is the icons on the ends of the address or location bar where you type things in. The change is explained here: * https://blog.mozilla.org/ux/2012/06/site-identity-ui-updates/
cor-el
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See also:

See also: *[[/questions/932512]]

Question owner

Thanks for the replies.

The Icons are very slightly smaller than v13, but the removal of the button effect and of course the monochrome (since before 13) makes it very hard to differentiate quickly between one button and the next though the spacing is fine.

It seems to me that Firefox is becoming a clone of Google Chrome; which is a shame and ultimately self defeating. More fashion than style or substance.

I've looked at the themes and not found one with larger buttons that look decent: most look childish. :(

Thanks for the replies. The Icons are very slightly smaller than v13, but the removal of the button effect and of course the monochrome (since before 13) makes it very hard to differentiate quickly between one button and the next though the spacing is fine. It seems to me that Firefox is becoming a clone of Google Chrome; which is a shame and ultimately self defeating. More fashion than style or substance. I've looked at the themes and not found one with larger buttons that look decent: most look childish. :(
jscher2000
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As a temporary workaround, you could enlarge the clickable area of the button using some style rules that tweak the padding. I only tested this lightly so there may well be some buttons that don't respond to it without further revision.

I used the Stylish extension (Stylish Add-on) to test and apply the rule and it has the effect displayed in the attachment:


@namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul); #unified-back-forward-button > toolbarbutton, #nav-bar > toolbarbutton, #nav-bar .toolbarbutton-menubutton-button { padding:1px !important; } #unified-back-forward-button > toolbarbutton .toolbarbutton-icon, #nav-bar > toolbarbutton .toolbarbutton-icon, #nav-bar > toolbarbutton .dropmarker-icon { padding:8px !important; border:1px solid #aaa !important; background-color:#fafafa !important; }

Edit: I experimented with enlarging the height of the image using, for example, height:2.25em !important, but the image got very blurry.

As a temporary workaround, you could enlarge the clickable area of the button using some style rules that tweak the padding. I only tested this lightly so there may well be some buttons that don't respond to it without further revision. I used the Stylish extension ([https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/stylish/ Stylish Add-on]) to test and apply the rule and it has the effect displayed in the attachment: <br>@namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul); #unified-back-forward-button > toolbarbutton, #nav-bar > toolbarbutton, #nav-bar .toolbarbutton-menubutton-button { padding:1px !important; } #unified-back-forward-button > toolbarbutton .toolbarbutton-icon, #nav-bar > toolbarbutton .toolbarbutton-icon, #nav-bar > toolbarbutton .dropmarker-icon { padding:8px !important; border:1px solid #aaa !important; background-color:#fafafa !important; } Edit: I experimented with enlarging the height of the image using, for example, height:2.25em !important, but the image got very blurry.

Modified by jscher2000

KineticFlow 0 solutions 2 answers

The problem for me is not the size of the buttons, but the fact that you can't see the edge of the button nor a different background to the button. The buttons have become invisible (only the icons remain).

That means: if the icon is a similar colour to the background, the button is completely invisible, and is in any case harder to aim for.

Finally, I would like to add my dissatisfaction with the smaller back button.

The problem is compounded because none of the themes take you back to how it was before in the version 13 default, which I very much liked and preferred.

The problem for me is not the size of the buttons, but the fact that you can't see the edge of the button nor a different background to the button. The buttons have become invisible (only the icons remain). That means: if the icon is a similar colour to the background, the button is completely invisible, and is in any case harder to aim for. Finally, I would like to add my dissatisfaction with the smaller back button. The problem is compounded because none of the themes take you back to how it was before in the version 13 default, which I very much liked and preferred.

Modified by KineticFlow

KineticFlow 0 solutions 2 answers

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Just found this: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/cstbb/