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FF 23 has a tab box in the upper left corner. I did the change url to blank, but it is still there. How do I get rid of it for good? W7 Ultimate

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F 23 has a tab box in the upper left corner. I did the change url to blank, but it is still there. How do I get rid of it for good? W7 Ultimate. there was no box in any other version of FF.

F 23 has a tab box in the upper left corner. I did the change url to blank, but it is still there. How do I get rid of it for good? W7 Ultimate. there was no box in any other version of FF.

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hello, apparently this option has been removed intentionally in preparation for a redesign of the browser which will land in firefox later this year. you can use the following extension to work around the issue though: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/hide-tab-bar-with-one-tab/

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Tyler Downer
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Hello,

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Thank you!

Hello, In order to better assist you with your issue please provide us with a screenshot. If you need help to create a screenshot, please see [[How do I create a screenshot of my problem?]] Once you've done this, attach the saved screenshot file to your forum post by clicking the '''Browse...''' button below the ''Post your reply'' box. This will help us to visualize the problem. Thank you!
philipp
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Chosen Solution

hello, apparently this option has been removed intentionally in preparation for a redesign of the browser which will land in firefox later this year. you can use the following extension to work around the issue though: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/hide-tab-bar-with-one-tab/

hello, apparently this option has been removed intentionally in preparation for a redesign of the browser which will land in firefox later this year. you can use the following extension to work around the issue though: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/hide-tab-bar-with-one-tab/

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Philipp, that did the trick! Annoying box is gone. Thanks so much!!!!

Philipp, that did the trick! Annoying box is gone. Thanks so much!!!!

Question owner

Philipp, that did the trick! Annoying box is gone. Thanks so much!!!!

Philipp, that did the trick! Annoying box is gone. Thanks so much!!!!
philipp
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you're very welcome :))

you're very welcome :))