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Change URL text color in Private Browsing - Firefox 4

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In Firefox 3.6.x, I was able to change the text color to red in the URL bar when in private browsing mode by adding the following in the chrome folder, overly.css file for an extension:

[browsingmode=private] #urlbar { background: #000  !important; color: #F00 !important; }

That code no longer works for the same extension in Firefox 4.

Any suggestions as to how to change Firefox 4 URL text color to red when in private browsing mode?

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Try these instead:

[privatebrowsingmode="temporary"]
[privatebrowsingmode="permanent"]

[privatebrowsingmode="permanent"] #urlbar { background: #000  !important; color: #F00 !important; }
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Suluhisho teule

Try these instead:

[privatebrowsingmode="temporary"]
[privatebrowsingmode="permanent"]

[privatebrowsingmode="permanent"] #urlbar { background: #000  !important; color: #F00 !important; }

Modified by cor-el

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Got it! Thanks

I used light yellow background with red text:

[privatebrowsingmode="temporary"] #urlbar { background: #FFFFCC  !important; color: #F00 !important; }

Is there a reference for the Firefox 4 "css descriptors" changes, for example:

[browsingmode=private] is now

  • [privatebrowsingmode="temporary"] or
  • [privatebrowsingmode="permanent"]

with some explanations?

Modified by SafeBrowser

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Thanks for the help. You always have the answer.

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You're welcome