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Windows 7: How to reduce the address toolbar size in Firefox?

22 Jul 2011   #1
sevener

Windows 7
 
 
How to reduce the size of URL toolbar in Firefox?

Hi all,

I posted this topic elsewhere but didn't get answer yet.
So, I may post it here hoping to find the right answer.
Well, I would like to reduce the size of URL address toolbar, or better to customize it in a manner that its size fits to the length of URL being visited in Firefox.
I mean that if the URL is long, for example (useless to click, a fake example!): http://www.urlverylongblablablablablablabla.com), the URL bar length should extend accordingly and if it is short (ex. http://www.ff.com) the size of URL toolbar should also be short accordingly.
I tried to insert a flexible space on right of the bar and drag it on left but this didn't work.
So, does somebody has a trick to customize the URL bar size, and benefits of the gained space to stick another bar utility?

Thank you in advance


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22 Jul 2011   #2
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sevener View Post
Hi all,

I posted this topic elsewhere but didn't get answer yet.
So, I may post it here hoping to find the right answer.
Well, I would like to reduce the size of URL address toolbar, or better to customize it in a manner that its size fits to the length of URL been visited.
I mean that if the URL is long, for example (don't try to open, it is a fake examples :http://www.urlverylongblablablablablablabla.com), the URL bar length should extend accordingly and if it is short (ex. http://www.ff.com) the size of URL toolbar should also be short accordingly.
I tried to insert a flexible space on right of the bar and drag it on left but this didn't work.
So, does somebody has a trick to customize the URL bar size, and benefits of the gained space to stick another bar utility for example?

Thank you in advance
I have one " manual " way.
It does not adjust the length automatically.

Rest your cursor at the extreme right side of the address box > the cursor should turn into a 2-pointer > left click and HOLD > drag the address box to the right or left to fit the length of the url.
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22 Jul 2011   #3
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

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22 Jul 2011   #4
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Doesn't seem to work with FF 5.0.

(Or maybe I'm just a klutz...)
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22 Jul 2011   #5
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
Doesn't seem to work with FF 5.0.

(Or maybe I'm just a klutz...)
I never think of browser other than IE9.

I should have specified in my last reply. Sorry.
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22 Jul 2011   #6
sevener

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks, t-4-2, I would like to do this in Firefox. I had to precise it, post edited.
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22 Jul 2011   #7
sevener

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by t-4-2 View Post
As pointed by profdp, this doesn't work for FF.
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22 Jul 2011   #8
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sevener View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by t-4-2 View Post
As pointed by profdp, this doesn't work for FF.

I don't use Firefox.
Sorry, I'm out.
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22 Jul 2011   #9
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

You can fully expand the bar by moving items around.
Is that what you're looking for?
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22 Jul 2011   #10
sevener

Windows 7
 
 

Actually, I would like that the address toolbar shrinks or expands automatically in according to the length of the URL address.
Or, reduce its size permanently. I don't need necessarily to see the entire URL. So, if the part of url next to (.com) is hiden, this is not problem! It could be visible upon selection or when pointing the bar.
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