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Using Firefox 77.0.1 on Linux. How do I create|add a new toolbar? Searches here and on Google show massive hits but none I can find to explain. It used to be available under the toolbar button on the customize page.

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Lokrin said

Cor-el (From Krypton?) That it what it is looking like. I was hoping to find an extension or something in about:config that would do it.

An extension would need to provide that option, and that may not be allowed per current Add-on rules; IOW, add what you want and don't allow for "options".

Just can't be done since Quantum Firefox 57 via simple about:config preferences or "user coding". Abused too often in the past and the developers basically "locked" that down, due too much time wasted by the Mozilla developers. Makes it hard to impossible for the less technically inclined among us. But hey, Firefox is still more extensible than almost every other web browser out there that aren't based upon a "Gecko" code base, at least initially.

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Hello Lokrin

Follow the steps:

  • Click the 3 horizontal line menu button top right and select Options.
  • Click Search on the left panell
  • Click Add search bar in toolbar.
  • Close the about:preferences page.

Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

For more understand click the link:

[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-search-bar-firefox-toolbar]

Thank you and Regards,

Arman

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You can't create new toolbars in current Firefox releases.
You can place content on each of the toolbars including the tab bar and menu bar if you run out of space on the Navigation Toolbar and you do not want to use the overflow area.

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Arman Kahn; That does not create a NEW toolbar, It only adds the search bar to an EXISTING toolbar.

Cor-el (From Krypton?) That it what it is looking like. I was hoping to find an extension or something in about:config that would do it.

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Lokrin said

Cor-el (From Krypton?) That it what it is looking like. I was hoping to find an extension or something in about:config that would do it.

An extension would need to provide that option, and that may not be allowed per current Add-on rules; IOW, add what you want and don't allow for "options".

Just can't be done since Quantum Firefox 57 via simple about:config preferences or "user coding". Abused too often in the past and the developers basically "locked" that down, due too much time wasted by the Mozilla developers. Makes it hard to impossible for the less technically inclined among us. But hey, Firefox is still more extensible than almost every other web browser out there that aren't based upon a "Gecko" code base, at least initially.

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