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bring back old 3.6 screen dont like the new one on the 4.0

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bring back old 3.6 screen don't like the new one on the 4.0

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Helper7677 165 solutions 1653 answers

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You can change the interface to look much like Firefox 3.6.x. See:

Firefox 3 Theme for Firefox 4: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/firefox-3-theme-for-firefox/

Also see:

There are major changes to the user interface in Firefox 4.

  1. The MenuBar / Firefox button. Turn on the Firefox 3 style Menu Bar on (Firefox button off) or turn the Menu Bar off (Firefox button on) using one of the following:
    • HOLD down the ALT key while pressing the keyboard letters VTM. The Menu Bar will appear as in Firefox 3.6. This places a check mark next to "Menu Bar".
    • Right-click in a blank space on a tool bar, click "Menu Bar" to check/un-checked (checked = display Menu Bar; un-checked = display Firefox button
    • Using the Menu Bar: View > Toolbars, click Menu Bar to check/un-check (on/off)
    • Using the Firefox button: click Firefox button > Options, click Menu Bar to check/un-check (on/off)
  2. Tabs on top (above other toolbars). To change Tab Bar to a position below the toolbars as in prior versions, click "Tabs on top" to check/un-check (on/off)
    • HOLD down the ALT key while pressing the keyboard letters VTT. This checks/un-checks (on/off) "Tabs on top".
    • Right-click in a blank space on a tool bar, click "Tabs on top" to check/un-checked (checked = Tabs are on top; un-checked = Tabs are below toolbars)
    • Using Menu Bar: View > Toolbars
    • Using Firefox button: click Firefox button > Options
    • Use one of the above procedures to again show "Tabs on top" (checked)
  3. The Status Bar has been eliminated and replaced by the Add-on Bar. You can restore some of the prior Status Bar functionality on the new Add-on Bar by
    • installing the Status-4-Evar extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/status-4-evar/
    • Be sure the Add-on bar is diplayed at the bottom of the Firefox 4 window
      • Ctrl+/ toggles the Add-on Bar displayed or not displayed
      • Firefox button > Options OR, if you are optionally using the Menu Bar instead of the Firefox button, View > Toolbars OR right-click in a blank space on a toolbar::
        • if no check mark next to Add-on Bar, click Add-on bar to place a check mark.
        • If Add-on bar has a check mark, it is already displayed
    • then drag 3 widgets to the Add-on Bar from the Customize Toolbar window (the 3 widgets are: Status Text, Progress Meter, Download Status). To open the Customize Toolbar window
      • Using Menu Bar: click View > Toolbars > Customize
      • Using Firefox button: click Firefox button, click small arrow to the right of Options, click Toolbar Layout
      • Note: Instead of either of the above, you can do as in the past, right-click an empty space in the Navigation toolbar and choose Customize
    • set options for Status-4-Evar:
      • Menu Bar: Tools > Add-ons, click on Status4Ever, click Options, set options to your liking
      • Firefox button: click Firefox button, click Add-ons, scroll down to Status-4-Evar, click Options, set options to your liking
  4. Firefox 4.0 has a combined Go/Reload/Stop button that is positioned at the far right 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.
    • You can middle-click that button to duplicate the current tab to a new tab.
    • In Firefox 4.0 you can move the Stop/Reload button out of the location bar and put them wherever you want on the toolbar. You can also make them appear as separate buttons on the toolbar.
      • Open the "View > Toolbars > Customize" window to move them out of the location bar.
      • Swap the two buttons or move them to their previous position at the left of the location bar.
      • If the order is "Reload - Stop" to get a combined "Reload/Stop" button.
      • Swap the order to "Stop - Reload" or separate them otherwise to get two distinct buttons.




There is a change in Firefox 4 in how Location bar search works.




You need to update the following plugin:

  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Mozilla browsers
  1. Check your plugin versions on either of the following links':
  2. Update the Java plugin to the latest version.
twodkb 0 solutions 7 answers

I just uninstalled 4.0 and re-installed 3.5 because of frustration. I still can't get Firefox to default to my home page when I open a new tab. GRRR!

Helper7677 165 solutions 1653 answers

"I still can't get a new tab to default to my home page search engine"

That is not the topic of the original poster's question. Please post a new question of your own.

Stop posting in threads that do not apply to the problem you are experiencing; in addition to this thread, for your off-topic posts, see:

Modified by Helper7677

Dragitdown 0 solutions 17 answers

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Official Old Version Release http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-older.html


Unofficial site removed and not needed as all past old releases are hosted by Mozilla if needed.

Modified by James