Why are separators no longer available for toolbars?
It used to be that when customizing the toolbar, you could insert a simple "separator" (vertical line) between other buttons. But this is missing in more recent versions of Firefox. Why was this removed? The only remaining option is "flexible space", but this takes up too MUCH space. I just want my simple separators back!
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Right-click on the bookmark toolbar. You'll see a context menu with:
Open All In Tabs New Bookmark... New Folder... New Separator... Paste
I hope this helps.
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Hi Aimhere, Right-click on the bookmark toolbar. You'll see a context menu with: Open All In Tabs New Bookmark... New Folder... New Separator... Paste I hope this helps.
But I don't want a separator on the Bookmarks bar, I want it on the MAIN toolbar. (Actually, I want several.)
Current Firefox releases come with a flexible spacer item in the Customize palette because it is used at both sides of the location bar container. Separators and fixed spacers are still supported, they are only not available via the customize window.
Adding a spacer or separator requires editing of the browser.uiCustomization.state pref. Firefox has always supported all three special items (separator, spacer, spring), but there weren't present in the customize palette. You can edit the browser.uiCustomization.state pref and change spring in customizableui-special-spring## to spacer or separator Each of these special items need a unique ID (##) to make them work, there can't be two items with the same number. You should have the modified item(s) on the toolbar after you have restarted Firefox. Make sure to keep a backup of the current value of the browser.uiCustomization.state pref.
customizableui-special-separator## (separator) customizableui-special-spacer## (spacer) customizableui-special-spring## (spring)
You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.