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refresh and home icons

on the 3.6 version, the refresh and home keys were located on the left top with the right and left arrows. On the new version that whole line is gone. I've checked all the tool bars and nowhere can I find those keys. please help

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Re: refresh and home icons

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Re: refresh and home icons

Firefox 4 uses a combined Stop/Reload/Go button that is positioned at the right end side of the location bar.
During the page load process it shows as a Stop button and after the loading has finished the button is changed to a Reload button.
If you type in the location bar then that button becomes a Go button.
Middle-click the Reload button to duplicate the current tab to a new tab.


To move the Stop and Reload buttons to their position to the left of the location bar you can use these steps:

  • Open the Customize window via "View > Toolbars > Customize" or via "Firefox > Options > Toolbar Layout"
  • Drag the Reload and Stop buttons to their previous position to the left of the location bar.
  • Set the order to "Reload - Stop" to get a combined "Reload/Stop" button.
  • Set the order to "Stop - Reload" or separate them otherwise to get two distinct buttons.
  • If a missing item is in the toolbar palette then drag it back from the Customize window on the toolbar
  • If you do not see an item on a toolbar and in the toolbar palette then click the "Restore Default Set" button to restore the default toolbar set up.
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Re: refresh and home icons

You are brilliant, that did the trick. I didn't see the home button or the refresh button in the tool bar palette but you told me how to deal with that. I dragged the icons to the palette and then dragged them to where I wanted them. BRILLIANT Thank You, Thank You, Thank You !!!!!

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Re: refresh and home icons

You're welcome

Could you please click the "Solved it" button next to the answer that helped you the most and solved your problem? That will make it easier for others to find the solution.

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Re: refresh and home icons

Well I logged in and saw the "solve" button but when I clicked on the solve button, it gave me an error. I did try

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Re: refresh and home icons

Yes, that error looks like a bug to me, but it has worked, so thanks for clicking Solved It.