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The newest version of our favorite open source web browser, Mozilla Firefox 3, offers dozens of new features and fixes, but only a handful will make the most dramatic difference in your everyday browsing. After 17 months of alphas and betas, Mozilla's finally made a feature-complete release candidate available, so it's time to spotlight the biggest improvements that will make "Gran Paradiso" the browser to beat. Nearly everything in the open-source app has gotten a second look from the minds at Mozilla, from back buttons to bookmarks, address bars to add-ons, passwords to performance, and the changes will make Firefox 3 worth the upgrade come its official release date, slated for sometime next month. Let's take a look at the 10 best upgrades in Firefox 3, and how they'll bolster your browsing, after the jump.
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It gets even better! Good find man!
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is the memory leak fixed? if so, i'll use FF
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Poo... why no drop-down history menu for the Back button?
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Poo... why no drop-down history menu for the Back button?
That's on already. Try the arrow next to the forward button.
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How awkward...I have the same FF3 version on both my laptop and desktop. But while my desktop version has the same-sized Forward and Back button, my laptop's FF3 has a giant back button, and a "normal" forward button.

I heard that the overblown Back button is the normal thing, so I don't know what my desktop has gotten itself into.

EDIT: I just re-installed it on my desktop, and same thing. Makes me wonder...

LAST EDIT: Ohhh, I remember doing this awhile back...must've carried over.
http://lifehacker.com/392452/shrink-...ed-back-button
Edited by The Mad Mule - 5/23/08 at 12:32am
    
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That's on already. Try the arrow next to the forward button.
Ahh, so that's how it works now!
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That's on already. Try the arrow next to the forward button.
Yeah, I agreed with you. This function already has since Firefox 1.5 till now. Its on of Firefox add-ons.
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