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Funny how they do this after they find out Chrome was doing it lol.

Every day Firefox is trying to look more and more like Chrome.
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Because you can't already disable the URL bar (navigation toolbar) if you wanted to? Oh, that's right, you can...

I understand their dilemma about the URL bar not always conveying the exact instantaneous info of either current page, or page-to-be-loaded, but removing it--that makes it less confusing as to where the browser is going?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by allikat View Post
Mozilla Labs: The URL Bar Has To Go
Users: No it doesn't...

Wonder who'll win this one?
They can do whatever they want to, as long as they leave in the option to disable all their "improvements" and make it work the way it used to.

When I got FF 4, the first thing I did was look up how to undo all of the UI changes. If I wanted something that looked and worked like Chrome, I would use Chrome. If there was anything out there that worked as well as FF, I would have switched just on the principle of the matter.
     
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They can do whatever they want to, as long as they leave in the option to disable all their "improvements" and make it work the way it used to.

When I got FF 4, the first thing I did was look up how to undo all of the UI changes. If I wanted something that looked and worked like Chrome, I would use Chrome. If there was anything out there that worked as well as FF, I would have switched just on the principle of the matter.
Actually, FF copied Opera not Chrome.
post #65 of 132
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
I agree 100%.

I'm tired of all the clutter on top of my browser. Half the time I'm forced to unnecessarily scroll down to read an article or look at a large picture because the top bar is obscuring the page.

Good call Mozilla!
Well, you're running 1440x900, so I can see why you would say that. Personally, I'm running 1920x1200, so I have plenty of vertical space. Although on my 1366x768 laptop, I could see this feature being useful.

All-in-all, as long as they give you the option to have it there or not, it'll be great for everyone.
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post #67 of 132
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Originally Posted by caraboose View Post
Donotwant.
+1!

I use the URL bar all of the time - getting rid of it makes no sense.

And I want a real URL bar, that shows the whole URL, not the schock that Chrome is where it takes out whatever part of the URL it feels like.
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Did that sketch come directly from Mozilla? If so... I see an issue...


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post #69 of 132
Getting of the URL makes sense to me only in the new app oriented direction of the newer web browsers.



Notice how they have links for Facebook, Hulu, etc. Having no URL bar can work for that.

I just have reservations about removing the URL bar at all times. Maybe I do not know their ultimate goal to understand.
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That all current browsers look the same? Pretty soon it'll be nothing but the page you're on with even the tabs auto-hiding...
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