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userChrome.css - Help With Customizing Tabs (part 2)

Hi All, I would like the content area of my tabs moved up so that the box is filled with the actual tab color, without the white background, and also the text will be ve… (read more)

Hi All,

I would like the content area of my tabs moved up so that the box is filled with the actual tab color, without the white background, and also the text will be vertically centered. Right now, the text is dropping too close to the bottom of the tab.

Had this looking very nice in FF 88 with the same code, as you can see in the attached images, but it seems to render differently in FF 115 ESR and FF 125.

Below is some code I used to style the tabs, but the problem exists without this code as well.

I've also included some "tabs on bottom" code I'm using as well at the very bottom.

Would sure like to get those Classic Toolbar Buttons working again too (shown in the second image), but that will be a later request :)

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!

/* Highlight non-selected tabs on mouseover */ .tabbrowser-tab:not([selected]):hover .tab-content {

  background-color: #dbe3eb !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 -moz-box-ordinal-group: 3 !important;
 padding-top: 0 !important;
 padding-bottom: 0 !important;
 height: 25px !important;
 background-image: url("bkmr_back.gif") !important;
 border-top: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
 border-bottom: 1px solid #8698aa !important;

}

/* Background color of selected tab */ .tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-attachment: none!important;
   background-image: none!important;
   background-color: #eef5fc !important;

}

/* Background color of non-selected tab */ tab-background:not([selected]) {

   color: #000000 !important;
   background-color: #c7d3e0 !important;

}

/* Border color & bold text for selected tab */

  1. TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab[selected] {
   font-weight: 700 !important;
   color: #000 !important;
   border-top: 1px solid #8698aa !important;
   border-left: 1px solid #8698aa !important;
   border-right: 1px solid #8698aa !important;

}

/* Border color & normal text for non-selected tab */

  1. TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab:not([selected]) {
   font-weight: 600 !important;
   color: #000 !important;
   border-top: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
   border-left: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
   border-right: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;

}

/* -------------- TABS ON BOTTOM --------------- */ /* TABS: below nav-bar - updated for 89+ | 108+ | 113+ */

  • |*:root {
 --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
 --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /* adjust */
 --tab-min-width:  80px !important; /* adjust */

}

  1. navigator-toolbox #TabsToolbar {
 position: absolute !important;
 bottom: 0;
 /* height: 27px !important; */
 height: 28px !important;
 width: 100vw !important;

}

/* navigator-toolbox - padding */

  • |*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
 position: relative !important; /*89+*/
 padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*adjust*/
 background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;

}

/* TABS: HEIGHT */

  1. tabbrowser-tabs,
  2. tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
  3. tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab {
 min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

.tab-stack {

 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 margin-bottom: 0px !important;
 /* box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*optional*/
 /* background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important; */
 color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;

}

/* drag space */ .titlebar-spacer[type="pre-tabs"], .titlebar-spacer[type="post-tabs"] {

 width: 40px;

}

/* Override vertical shifts when moving a tab */

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #titlebar > #TabsToolbar {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] #tabbrowser-tabs {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;
 margin-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #nav-bar {
 margin-top: unset !important;

}

/* hide indicators and caption buttons */

  1. TabsToolbar .private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
  2. TabsToolbar .accessibility-indicator {display: none !important;}
  3. TabsToolbar .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}
  4. TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* -------------- TABS ON BOTTOM --------------- */

Asked by Slouch 1 month ago

Answered by Slouch 1 month ago

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How to force firefox to start as specific height width?

hi i just got firefox setup just as i want so dont want to reset it. yes i have used arkenfox to beef up pivacy. only problem is i assume fingerprint disabling has made… (read more)

hi

i just got firefox setup just as i want so dont want to reset it. yes i have used arkenfox to beef up pivacy.

only problem is i assume fingerprint disabling has made the window size like tor browser.

is there a way via the shortcut to "c:\mozilla\firefox\firefox.exe" -height 1024 -width 1600

does not work

"c:\mozilla\firefox\firefox.exe" -height 1024 -width 1600 -P default

does not work

how do i fix this? using this method? as i would prefer to do this way

alternatively prefs.js / is there a way to do it there?

simple step by step instructions please

your time and help is appreciated.

thx

Asked by doop23 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Firefox Translation - Turn off

Hi. How come there is no option to turn off "Firefox Translation"? I speak three languages and every time I visit foreign web site, Firefox suggest translation to me. It… (read more)

Hi.

How come there is no option to turn off "Firefox Translation"? I speak three languages and every time I visit foreign web site, Firefox suggest translation to me. It's annoying.

Asked by beyondlightless 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Prevent all autocomplete in address bar

My elderly mother has twice (in the last month alone!) been scammed by selecting the first thing that comes along in a Google search. I realize this is simply never going… (read more)

My elderly mother has twice (in the last month alone!) been scammed by selecting the first thing that comes along in a Google search. I realize this is simply never going to change, and I need to take steps to prevent her from ever seeing any sponsored results of any kind, or any kind of address bar autocomplete suggestion.

I have taken several dozen hours of my personal time this past month to repair the damage from her first scam experience (that I know about!), and today's incident made me realize that I have to do much more customization of her browser than I previously imagined. When I told her to never fully trust a Google search, her reply was "but I used Firefox!", and that told me everything I needed to know. It simply cannot be left to her understanding of the internet.

The intended setup is an iPad and a Win11 laptop. I would like to set up Firefox so that the address bar is nothing but an address bar without any kind of autocomplete at all. Is this even possible?

Also, I obviously can't filter every scam known to man, but I would like to specifically block the kind of pop-ups and ads that scammers use. What is a good strategy for this specific purpose? I don't care about legitimate marketing ads, even though they're annoying to me personally.

Asked by townie 1 month ago

Answered by townie 1 month ago

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userChrome.css - Help With Customizing Tabs

I made a small CSS customization to my tabs in FF 115 ESR on Windows 7, so they would be flat on the bottom and rounded on the top, looking a bit more like tabs instead o… (read more)

I made a small CSS customization to my tabs in FF 115 ESR on Windows 7, so they would be flat on the bottom and rounded on the top, looking a bit more like tabs instead of buttons.

Looked ok in FF 115 ESR.

However, in FF 125, half the tabs are now cut off, including their text (see attached images).

Also the tabs background is darker in FF 115 ESR, providing more contrast between the tabs and the tab bar. In FF 125, it's almost all white and I can hardly distinguish between the tabs and the tab bar.

Why is there such a big difference in appearance between FF 115 ESR on Windows 7, and FF 125 on Windows 10?

Here is the code I used...

/* ------------------ RESIZE TAB BAR ----------------------------- */ \#TabsToolbar { height: 27px !important; margin-top: -1px !important; margin-bottom: 0px !important; } \#tabbrowser-tabs { height:25px!important; min-height:25px!important; }

.tab-background-start[selected=true]::after, .tab-background-start[selected=true]::before, .tab-background-start, .tab-background-end, .tab-background-end[selected=true]::after, .tab-background-end[selected=true]::before {

 min-height:25px!important;

} /* ------------------ RESIZE TAB BAR END ----------------------------- */

/* ------------------ TAB HEIGHT ----------------------------- */

.tabbrowser-tab {
 max-height: 25px !important;
 border-color: #8f939e;

}

.tabbrowser-tabs {

 max-height: 25px !important;
 border-color: #8f939e;

} /* ------------------ TAB HEIGHT END ----------------------------- */

I inserted backslashes at the beginning of the first 2 lines of code above to preserve the hashtag sign (otherwise it displays an index number before those lines), please ignore the backslashes.

I would like my customizations in Firefox 125 to look like the ones I made in 115 ESR.

Is it possible?

Thanks!

Asked by Slouch 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Cannot add custom shortcut in Search -> Search Shortcut ; Windows 11

Hi so am using version 125.0.1 and on my windows 10 machine I can add custom Search Shortcuts (the Add button is present) but on my windows 11 machine, the same settings … (read more)

Hi so am using version 125.0.1 and on my windows 10 machine I can add custom Search Shortcuts (the Add button is present) but on my windows 11 machine, the same settings page the Add button is dissapeared... Is it a limitation for Windows 11 machines?

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Can not seperate email accounts

I have had to Restore my laptop. Since I have I can not seem to separate my email accounts. I wish them to be kept separate because I use different 'Signatures' for each … (read more)

I have had to Restore my laptop. Since I have I can not seem to separate my email accounts. I wish them to be kept separate because I use different 'Signatures' for each account. Is there a way to separate the accounts in Thunderbird? If not How do I delete all the email accounts connected to the main email account, without affecting any email accounts outside of Thunderbird so that I can then add them individually?

Asked by Steve 1 month ago

Answered by Steve 1 month ago

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Bookmark this page menu has very small fonts and menu

Hello, I just got a new laptop with windows 11. I just did the latest update to Firefox. Everything is a little large but an internet search addresses these: BUT.... The … (read more)

Hello, I just got a new laptop with windows 11. I just did the latest update to Firefox. Everything is a little large but an internet search addresses these: BUT.... The 'bookmark this page', the star in the URL line, menu is small and the fonts are micro. Zooming or changing fonts in the hamburger menu doesn't correct this. Attached. Thank you.

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Add-on no longer on Toolbar

I'm using the OneTab add-on, Enabled. The icon no longer shows on the Toolbar, though it is on the Menu bar next to Firefox View. I ran Remove and then Added it again, … (read more)

I'm using the OneTab add-on, Enabled. The icon no longer shows on the Toolbar, though it is on the Menu bar next to Firefox View.

I ran Remove and then Added it again, hoping the Toolbar Icon would reappear = no go, And I lost all URLs already saved, stupid me. To be clear, clicking the Icon on the Toolbar saves all open tabs.

Is there a fix via Preferences? Thanks. gw

Asked by metaguy 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Filter on display text of sender

Is there a way I can make a filter that responds to the displayed sender (which may be different from the address)? For instance if an email has the header “From: "John D… (read more)

Is there a way I can make a filter that responds to the displayed sender (which may be different from the address)? For instance if an email has the header “From: "John Doe" <john.doe@example.org>”, can I make a filter check if “John Doe” matches a pattern?

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Missing "inbox" menu bar

Hi, Excuse my poor English (I am French). Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon (64), Thunderbird 115.9.0 (64) no added module - Installation from the Mint list of software. My probl… (read more)

Hi, Excuse my poor English (I am French). Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon (64), Thunderbird 115.9.0 (64) no added module - Installation from the Mint list of software. My problem : regardless of the provider (Proton, Gmail, Outlook, GMX - in IMAP), the message menu bar (see <https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/personnaliser-la-liste-des -messages#thunderbird:linux:tb115>) does not appear. How to make it reappear ? I think I have tried all the configuration menus and possible right clicks within Thunderbird ; I haven't found anything on the Net ; starting in safe mode did not change anything. I come from Windows 10 where I didn't have this problem. Thanks in advance for your help

Asked by Gilles 1 month ago

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default colors have somehow changed

I accidentally pressed a lot of keys on my keyboard and for some reason the default colors of Firefox have changed. I found out that by using Ctrl+Alt+D that I can switch… (read more)

I accidentally pressed a lot of keys on my keyboard and for some reason the default colors of Firefox have changed. I found out that by using Ctrl+Alt+D that I can switch the colors back to normal or to the colors that now appear automatically, but this only works for one tab. If I open a new tab, it shows the weird colors (see images below). I tried looking up specific shortcuts for Firefox considering the shortcut mentioned before (Ctrl+Alt+D) only works on Firefox. But I can't find any shortcut tied to that combination. I'm unsure what to do and how to fix this.

I would appreciate it if someone could tell me how to fix this.

Asked by link 1 month ago

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Can I change display in Sent folder?

This is something I've never encountered, since I hardly ever go to the Sent folder except to look at something I sent. But this was a different task. I've had a series… (read more)

This is something I've never encountered, since I hardly ever go to the Sent folder except to look at something I sent. But this was a different task.

I've had a series of emails from a friend, that my wife wanted me to forward to her so she could see them. So I went to the Sent folder, and forwarded 3 of those emails to my wife. Then she told me she only got one so I went back to Sent and thought they would be at the top of the list, 1-2-3, but that was not what I found. Since those emails were each part of several different threads in the back and forth with my friend, it took me a long time to figure out which email to pick off and resend. I made sure I was sorting them by date, descending, but was bewildered that the listing had the ones I wanted embedded (see screenshot, with the ones I just sent highlighted in red)

So my question is, is there a setting where I could tell Tbird to sort strictly by send date?

Asked by SonOfEru 1 month ago

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Unable to install any extensions.

When trying to install any extensions on either the Mozilla Addons website or directly via the Extension settings, it fails to do so. I've attached a screenshot of the M… (read more)

When trying to install any extensions on either the Mozilla Addons website or directly via the Extension settings, it fails to do so.

I've attached a screenshot of the Mozilla Addons website when it fails to install the extension. On some other addons that I've attempted in the past, it just shows the throbber forever.

I have checked the Multiprocess Browser Console and it says that it fails to move the file because it's locked (NS_ERROR_FILE_IS_LOCKED). I have also attached a screenshot of that.

Asked by Kate 1 month ago

Answered by Kate 1 month ago

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Common inbox for IMAP accounts

V 115.9.0 (32-bit) Good day, I have K9 as my mail client on my Android phone. In K9 there is the possibility to display all incoming mails of my different IMAP accounts i… (read more)

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remove search from new tab page (not search from address bar)

Just updated a friend's computer from Windows 7 to 10. Installed firefox over previous ESR and now there's no way to remove the search bar from the new tab page. On my … (read more)

Just updated a friend's computer from Windows 7 to 10. Installed firefox over previous ESR and now there's no way to remove the search bar from the new tab page. On my W10 system, the search bar isn't there, not sure how or why, but on her's there's no option NOT to show it as there used to be.

I found some VERY old (2014) info on this but doesn't seem to be up to date.

PLEASE give us our options back and stop taking them away, sheesh, getting as bad as Microsoft.

Is there a workaround for this to remove the redundant search bar from the new tab page since you can search from the address bar?

Thanks!

Asked by firefoxsync52 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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How to Flag Email as NOT SPAM?

There are two "bad email" files in Thunderbird: JUNK and SPAM. I'm still not clear on the difference. For JUNK mail, TB gives us the option to select "NOT JUNK". Good.… (read more)

There are two "bad email" files in Thunderbird: JUNK and SPAM. I'm still not clear on the difference.

For JUNK mail, TB gives us the option to select "NOT JUNK". Good.

But for SPAM, I cannot find the option "NOT SPAM"

1) Why are there separate SPAM and JUNK directories? And why are they managed differently? This seems terribly non-intuitive and inconsistent and just strange.

2) How can I train SPAM filter to not flag good email from trusted senders? For instance, I get email from my wife many times a day for many years. Today, TB put her email into SPAM. Isn't there a simple command to "white list" a sender's email address?

Asked by jl11 2 months ago

Answered by Matt 2 months ago

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MimeTypes.rdf missing

Hi, I'm using FF on Fedora 39. However Firefox does not remember any file associations. The MimeTypes.rdf file in the profile is missing and is also not created on rest… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using FF on Fedora 39.

However Firefox does not remember any file associations. The MimeTypes.rdf file in the profile is missing and is also not created on restarting the browser.

In the options I've now set the configuration to "Ask whether to open or save files". Now I see a popup when clicking on a file however there is no checkbox with "remember this file associations" (or something similiar).

Asked by daswas 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago