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post #71 of 90
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Originally Posted by eljitto View Post
too much wasted screenspace in FF4 in my opinion.

also, it just seems slower than chrome
With a little adjustment I got Firefox4 to be actually more compact than Chrome.

Edit:
By the way, Classic Compact & Classic Compact Options for FF4 are being worked on & tested @
Need theme tested on Linux and Mac OS/X

Edited by TwistedMind - 3/27/11 at 3:05pm
post #72 of 90
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With a little adjustment I got Firefox4 to be actually more compact than Chrome.

Edit:
By the way, Classic Compact & Classic Compact Options for FF4 are being worked on & tested @
Need theme tested on Linux and Mac OS/X
No tabs.


Also Firefox 4 on Linux is a cheap Windows port. It doesn't even use the same UI, so the theme is probably broken.
    
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Go play with the Stylish add-on for FF.
Nothing like surfing a custom internet.
I'd never heard of Stylish till now, I must thank you! YouTube is tolerable now
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No tabs.
Reason why I didn't use tabs on FF because each browser had "One" webpage open each showing which one is more compact but if you like to look again .
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Reason why I didn't use tabs on FF because each browser had "One" webpage open each showing which one is more compact but if you like to look again .



Chrome by a pixel
    
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Chrome by a pixel
Rofl.
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Those all look the same to me, save the background.
Check the 'I' and 'D' at the end. The first, second and fourth images are all but identical, but the third differs in the colours used to give the appearance of a smooth font. They are also inconsistent. Compare the first 'I' with the last 'I' in the third image. The two characters should be identical, but they're not.

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Change your cleartype settings, guys.
ClearType has nothing to do with this. ClearType settings affect global font smoothing, but since FF4 with D2D acceleration looks different to other applications it is obviously doing additional or totally different font smoothing to ClearType.
    
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Am I the only one who actually prefers the Firefox D2D style font? I think it looks nicer.
    
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Am I the only one who actually prefers the Firefox D2D style font? I think it looks nicer.
Nope. Apparently Mozilla doesn't have any problem with blurry lines and inconsistent fonts either.
    
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Just downloaded firefox 4 and am absolutely loving it. I'm switching over from opera (after being an opera user for years) mainly because opera was giving me issues with my Gmail not loading up in standard view correctly (i also get the added bonus of the software not eating up so much of my RAM). It looks a lot like Opera 11, but it seems more polished. I'm really digging the no left and right borders on the browsing window, it's really appreciated by those of us that browse in portrait-mode monitors.
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