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the method to resize search bar doesn't work. the double arrows don't appear. I have tried to add the "flexible" size option from the "customise" menu too.

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The search bar remains stubbornly tiny so i only see one letter and the icon. I read the "how to" and tried this but the double arrows don't appear for me to drag it bigger. When i try the "customise" option for the toolbars the option to add flexible bars appears to drag onto toolbars but it has no effect apparently.

The search bar remains stubbornly tiny so i only see one letter and the icon. I read the "how to" and tried this but the double arrows don't appear for me to drag it bigger. When i try the "customise" option for the toolbars the option to add flexible bars appears to drag onto toolbars but it has no effect apparently.

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Tyler Downer
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Please update to Firefox 18.0.1, then reset Firefox.Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings

Please update to Firefox 18.0.1, then reset Firefox.[[Reset Firefox – easily fix most problems]]

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thanks for the suggestion but it is always easy to say "move to next version" and i have only just got v15 and there must be a reason for it not working.

thanks for the suggestion but it is always easy to say "move to next version" and i have only just got v15 and there must be a reason for it not working.
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Can you attach a screenshot of the current set-up?

Use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot.

Did you customize the Navigation Toolbar and made changes to the URL container or search bar area?

Open the Customize window to set which toolbar items to display:

  • View > Toolbars > Customize
  • Firefox > Options > Toolbar Layout

Try to click the "Restore Default Set" button to restore the default toolbar set up.

You can check for problems with the localstore.rdf file.

Can you attach a screenshot of the current set-up? *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screenshot *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/how-do-i-create-screenshot-my-problem Use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot. Did you customize the Navigation Toolbar and made changes to the URL container or search bar area? Open the Customize window to set which toolbar items to display: *View > Toolbars > Customize *Firefox > Options > Toolbar Layout Try to click the "Restore Default Set" button to restore the default toolbar set up. You can check for problems with the localstore.rdf file. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Corrupt_localstore.rdf
Tyler Downer
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The reason I ask you to update is 15 is no longer supported and has known bugs and security holes. Update to 18.0.1 immediately please.

The reason I ask you to update is 15 is no longer supported and has known bugs and security holes. Update to 18.0.1 immediately please.