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Pinned tabs show part of the title and got wider (version 72.0.1)

It looks like (at least on macOS 10.15.2) the latest update (72.0.1) introduced either a bug or a change in how pinned tabs are rendered as since today I noticed that my … (read more)

It looks like (at least on macOS 10.15.2) the latest update (72.0.1) introduced either a bug or a change in how pinned tabs are rendered as since today I noticed that my pinned tabs are a lot wider and are showing part of the title (see attached image, the first two tabs are pinned tabs).

Is this something I can change or customize, or is this a bug?

Asked by Sander van Harmelen 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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How to resize bookmarks side bar v63+

My bookmarks side bar is too wide and I would like to make it narrower. I have tried a few userchrome.css things but none work correctly. It looks like there is a frame… (read more)

My bookmarks side bar is too wide and I would like to make it narrower. I have tried a few userchrome.css things but none work correctly. It looks like there is a frame or something behind the sidebar so when it narrows the frame is still there anyway. I am trying to get a little more size to my main view panel BUT I also like to leave the bookmarks side bar displayed at all times.

Thank you

Asked by rexlan 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How to remove/hide extension bar(not icon) from toolbar?

I have FVD Speed Dial extension installed, and this is why this bar appears(only on this page ofc). It's just information about this page loaded by an extension, but it s… (read more)

I have FVD Speed Dial extension installed, and this is why this bar appears(only on this page ofc). It's just information about this page loaded by an extension, but it simply drives me nuts. I think the image explains more.

Asked by Mystic 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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FF65 - Can't turn off address bar suggestions

After updating to Firefox 65 (Mac), there is now this enormous green drop-down that appears whenever I start typing in the address bar, and I cannot turn this thing off. … (read more)

After updating to Firefox 65 (Mac), there is now this enormous green drop-down that appears whenever I start typing in the address bar, and I cannot turn this thing off.

I've looked in Preferences > Privacy & Security > Address Bar, and all the selections there are unchecked. Search > Default Search Engine > Provide Search Selections is also unchecked.

Is there something in about:config I need to toggle? Or will I have to edit my userChrome.css to turn this off?

Thanks!

Asked by Thorzdad2 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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FF 74 lost my bookmarks toolbar, they are vertical on the left, at the top if shiftkey and start FF

The update today to 74 lost all my customized, userchrome.css stuff and the row of bookmarks that used to be at the top now go down the left size, or right side if I want… (read more)

The update today to 74 lost all my customized, userchrome.css stuff and the row of bookmarks that used to be at the top now go down the left size, or right side if I want, but I want it at the top. Userchrome does not seem to recognized either as I put what I had kept, back in the a chrome folder in the profile folder.

Asked by carversmith 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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customization of the Print Preview page possible the CSS of the page

FF 60.1.0 running on Ubuntu 14.04 I need to configure, or change, the buttons on the HTML page that appears when you click the Printer Icon. FF is working fine and is … (read more)

FF 60.1.0 running on Ubuntu 14.04 I need to configure, or change, the buttons on the HTML page that appears when you click the Printer Icon. FF is working fine and is highly configured for a specific use and it works fine, no issues. But when the printer page comes up, with "Print", "Print Setup", and so on; there is a need to re-arrange the buttons that appear on the top of the page. Specifically the "Close" button needs to be moved to the far left instead of the far right - see the image which shows the layout of the top row of buttons. Try as I might looking through source code (I did fine printPreview.dtd and printPreview.css and have examined omni.ja) I cannot figure out what the CSS is on the page in the image because I cannot get FF to show me the HTML source for the page. Greatly appreciate any help.

Asked by jpietras 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 63 tab.close.button.transparent.background w/ hovered background

Fx 63.0.3 in Linux. I added a tab close button (hovered) colored background. It's not necessarily same W x H as the inactive button transparent background - which is fin… (read more)

Fx 63.0.3 in Linux. I added a tab close button (hovered) colored background. It's not necessarily same W x H as the inactive button transparent background - which is fine.

I'd like to move the (inactive) 'X' close to the tab right end (did move it - not necessarily easiest way). The bottom of red background in hovered state needs to be close to the tab bottom & even with the tab's right end / side, for a better, easier target to close. I did that - more or less. :)

The issue (that may have no solution) is the inactive button's transparent BG is 20x20px, I believe. So far, unless I make the hovered, colored background the same size as the inactive button's , it distorts the 'X' when the red background appears. So the button is semi-fixed? When hovered, it doesn't "translate" the X icon in the same HxW. Yes, people are starving in Africa & we're worried about pretty browsers.

I assume because the inactive close button has different dimensions and margins than the added background does, the only way I can get the "legs" of the 'X' near the tab border is enter different margins for it than for the hovered, colored background?

  • Question on the last part: *When you have a 20x20 button, originally positioned so the 'letter X' was ~ 5 - 7px from the border / end, what does Firefox "do" w/ the transparent part of the button, when you enter margins so the 'X' is very near the right tab border (right end of the moz-box or container)?
  • Does it in effect, 'remove' part of the transparent button, as different margins are entered, to move the button closer & closer to the container's end?

It appears the default close button's 'X' is 10px WxH. Since browser toolbox showed the button was 20x20px - I think, then it has a 5px margin? on all sides of the 'X' image.

The main goals are:

  • 1. Get more room for text on tabs. I also changed margins on the tab icons to move them near the tab left border & disabled tab text fadein.
  • 2. Have a clickable background to close tabs - that lines up at the tab bottom, right corner & not have to "fish around" for the close button. I have that.

So far, unless I make the hovered background the exact dimensions of the button, then use the exact margins on both, it will distort the X - depending on how different in size the inactive & hovered sizes are.

I couldn't find a CSS property / feature that would allow *the original* X close button to shift up or left (undistorted), when the hovered background appears.

Maybe the original close button could be hidden during hover and a new close button specified (adding a colored BG) with a new size? Say, 15x20 (or 30)? As long as the hovered BG is near the bottom, right corner.

  • I think whatever space is occupied by the width of the transparent button edge (plus padding, if any), dictates how far the tab's text can extend to the right? Once hovered, I don't care if more or less text shows, since I'll be closing the tab, not reading it.
  • If that's true, I could modify / create an overall smaller inactive close button - allowing more text on tabs. Or just "remove" the *inactive state* close button, & specify the same close button (plus red BG) for the hovered state.

I'm not sure how hard it would be.

It was kind of tedious, figuring out how much negative margin values to enter (for 2 different element sizes), so they both wound up (nearly) equidistant from the tab R end. Key word being "nearly". I didn't want the 'X' touching or almost - the tab divider line. But I want the hovered background touching it, to make an easier closing target.

In blown up screenshot(sss), it seemed if I measured the distance between the close button visible 'X' and the tab's R border (say 7px), if I entered 5px, the visible 'X' moved, but NOT so it was 2px from the R border. It seemed something else was affecting it.

.tabbrowser-tab .tab-close-button { /* move inactive close button closer to tab R-end */

 margin-top: 5px !important;
 margin-right: -10px !important;
 margin-left: 0px !important;

}

Asked by Joebt 1 year ago

Answered by Joebt 1 year ago

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Bookmark dialog/editor position and Auto bookmark save

Hi, Q1: Currently the dialog/editor for when you want to save a bookmark spawns under the '...' in the address bar, which is on my screen pretty far to the right side. es… (read more)

Hi,

Q1: Currently the dialog/editor for when you want to save a bookmark spawns under the '...' in the address bar, which is on my screen pretty far to the right side. especially because i prefer to save bookmarks with the menutoolbar>bookmarks menu (file edit view history bookmarks tools help) which is on the right side. (see image) i tried a little in userChrome with #editBMPanel_folderTree {} (which i found floating on the web) but i cannot get it to work. If thats impossible, is it then possible to move the '...' to the right side?

Q2: When the dialog/editor pops up and i leave it untouched and not hovering over it, it will automatically bookmark the page after 5-10~ seconds. how can i disable that?

Thanks in advance, Aapjuh

p.s. i uploaded an image with it.. but can't find it in the post so i'll provide a imgur link https://i.imgur.com/ukJCOTn.png

Asked by Aapjuh 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Re 66.0.2 Tabs are on bottom but project ~1/3 down from background, into usable screen, blocking tab titles.

Managed to get Tabs on Bottom in all previous updates (including FF65). Carried over ToB with FF66.0.2 update, but the whole line of tabs (including vertical separators)… (read more)

Managed to get Tabs on Bottom in all previous updates (including FF65). Carried over ToB with FF66.0.2 update, but the whole line of tabs (including vertical separators) has shifted down about 1/3 of its height such that it bleeds into the immediate viewable screen. If the top of that viewable screen is black, for example, the tab titles are almost unreadable. Any advice? Appreciated.

Asked by jYOW 1 year ago

Answered by jYOW 1 year ago

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disabling bookmarks history

I have a problem, i ve been searching everywhere but nothing about this. I want to disable this bookmarks history in this menu icon near ublock icon>library>bookmar… (read more)

I have a problem, i ve been searching everywhere but nothing about this. I want to disable this bookmarks history in this menu icon near ublock icon>library>bookmarks and here is whole list of last added bookmarks. This activity stream in about config do not work with this. I dont have any folder with these in bookmarks settings, the only place where i can find this list is here. Is there any way to delete this and to stop firefox collecting history of every bookmarks i add there?

Asked by DoneDonedone 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Remove format change

Hi, I am not sure how to ask this question so maybe telling you the history of what I did will help. In one of the previous Quantum versions I wanted a different look fo… (read more)

Hi,

I am not sure how to ask this question so maybe telling you the history of what I did will help.

In one of the previous Quantum versions I wanted a different look for tabs and general layout. At that time I found a web page that covered what I was looking for. As I recall, there was some 'text' that I cut and pasted into a folder. That produced the layout you see in the attached screen cap image.

Since the Quantum versions have been updated I would like to remove the layout change previously installed and have the current traditional Firefox layout.

I have searched but am unable to find the original information.

Hopefully someone will be able to help me.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by RHB10 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I get rid of the new bar in Firefox 71?

With FF71 there is a new horizontal bar occupying space on every page. It is the light green bar in the attached image; it changes colour, of course, if I revert to the … (read more)

With FF71 there is a new horizontal bar occupying space on every page. It is the light green bar in the attached image; it changes colour, of course, if I revert to the default theme. How do I get rid of it?

Asked by weendure 10 months ago

Answered by weendure 10 months ago

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How can I install a second bookmarks toolbar, again in V66.0.1?

Last year, timeout14 posted "How can I install a second bookmarks toolbar?". The chosen solution was: "Hi, you will need to use userChrome.css for that. Info on how to us… (read more)

Last year, timeout14 posted "How can I install a second bookmarks toolbar?". The chosen solution was:

"Hi, you will need to use userChrome.css for that. Info on how to use it etc., is here https://www.userchrome.org/what-is-userchrome-css.html"

This worked fine until I was stupid enough to update Firefox Quantum to 66.0.1 (64-bit) which, of course, screwed it up.

Does anyone have a fix or should I stop trusting Firefox updates (sic) and go back to the earlier version?

Asked by AIVAS 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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turn off address bar searching

How do I turn off the drop down address bar menu so that when I type an address and HIT ENTER it goes there instead of forcing me to mouse over to the green arrow and cli… (read more)

How do I turn off the drop down address bar menu so that when I type an address and HIT ENTER it goes there instead of forcing me to mouse over to the green arrow and click.

Asked by jdevlin 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Can't click on the upper part of every page

I have the same problems as the below link. Whenever I move the mouse to the top of tabs, I can't click and need to move down a little bit to click. I try to reinstall Fi… (read more)

I have the same problems as the below link. Whenever I move the mouse to the top of tabs, I can't click and need to move down a little bit to click. I try to reinstall Firefox, but it still happens. I use two screens, and one of the screens can work.


https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/8wf6q7/cant_click_on_the_top_of_tabs_i_have_to_move_my/

Asked by andych007 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How to post code on forum?

How do you post source code on these support forums? Like below; TabsToolbar { position: absolute !important; bottom: 0 !important; width: 100vw !important; } … (read more)

How do you post source code on these support forums?

Like below;

  1. TabsToolbar {
position: absolute !important;
bottom: 0 !important;
width: 100vw !important;

}

Asked by jorb 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago