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Windows 7: Firefox 5 - When you drop Refresh Button where does it go?

11 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
Firefox 5 - When you drop Refresh Button where does it go?

Ok I'm stumped. Right clicked on toolbar in Firefox 5 and clicked Customize. I started to move the Refresh Button over to the left where it was traditionally located. I dropped it. Now it has disappeared!!!

Where is Firefox Button Limbo? Anyone know? Tried Customize a bunch of times. It's not in the panel with the assorted buttons. It's not on any of the toolbars or frame anywhere. It's just gone missing!!! Now I'm stuck pressing F5 with the unwashed!! Help!!!

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11 Jul 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

I have had mine hide on the right side before.
Or you could try a Restore Default and start over.
Sorry that's all I got for you.
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11 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

It seems that you cannot simply drag and drop icons into place.
At least, that's what happened to me when trying what you suggested.

After doing the Restore Default as Jerry suggested, you can bring up Customize and drag and drop an icon to the Customize field, then drag and drop the icon from the Customize field to where you want it.
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11 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 32 bit

Restore Default only applies to toolbars? I was reluctant because I just spent 20 minutes fiddling with Speed Dial settings. Guess I'll give it a try. You would think after FF being around how many years they'd fix this? It's not the first time stuff has just gone away like this.
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11 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 32 bit

btw just a tip I tried and it worked. I have search set to work in the address bar like chrome. I did Customize and just dragged the search bar off the toolbar onto that button dialog. Now I just have the address bar and do my searches there. Avoids wasted toolbar real estate.

Oh and I got my refresh button back. Thanks.
I did manage to put it on the left this time without losing it.
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24 Dec 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1, 32-bit
refresh button is on right

I couldn't find my refresh button nor my home button. They just disappeared for no reason. I finally found the home button, don't know how, and now my refresh button is on the right hand side. Just this morning it was on the left. Do you know how you got yours to be on the left hand side again. I went to customize, but that did no good. thanks.
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