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Hey folks,

So I upgraded to Firefox 4 a few days ago and I just plain hate it. One of my biggest pet peeves is they decided to copy IE (WHY!?!?!) and put the stop/reload buttons to the right of the address bar.

I HATE this. It was never that way in 3.6.x.

So I unisntalled it & reinstalled 3.6.17 (and 3.6.13) but it's still in that spot.
What gives?

Anyone have an idea how to get it back where it was? I may as well just stick with IE if it's going to be like that. At least the buttons actually big enough to click.

Thanks in advance.
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Right clicking the top of the window and going to customize is hard.

If this is the reason why you downgraded... lol.
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Right clicking the top of the window and going to customize is hard.

If this is the reason why you downgraded... lol.
And here I was combing the options window forever....

It's not the sole reason; I hated everything about the UI updates they did. The design looked... amateurish. Everything was also much smaller & hard to click on. I've very poort depth perception & hand-eye coordination due a bad eye and it's just harder to click.

Thanks though, I'll try it when I get home.
Edited by DefenderX1 - 5/14/11 at 5:02pm
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post #4 of 7
Firefox menu (top left) -> options -> toolbar layout
Move stop button to the left of refresh button
SEPARATE BUTTONZ!

Also could try searching for a Firefox addon or stylish script
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Murlocke's suggestion worked just fine.

Can't stand the new design for Firefox 4 so I did go back to 3.6.17. IE9's not much different.

What's with them? At first glance both new browsers are VERY similar. The "dead space" where there's no buttons is somewhat transparent, tabs much reduced in size & generally the same color (of course IE9 keeping IE8's coloring when you have tabs opened from 1 site). I just don't see the logic in moving away from a beautifully designed UI to this minimalistic crap. Do people really need that extra 1-2cm of screen space?

I might actually switch over to Chrome if it looks better. I really miss the nice UI from IE7. One of the best (IMO anyway).

On that note, anyone know of anyway to reskin a browser in that way?
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post #6 of 7
There are nice addon UIs that can replace Firefox standard. Look on the Mozilla Firefox Addons website. They should have a theme or two for replicating IE7.
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Thanks xd.... Now if only the same could be said for IE!
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