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Windows 7: Move the address bar below the menu bar in Windows Explorer

27 Nov 2014   #121
Butters

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Yeah I really don't use IE either. For me it works fine, but it's just not my preferred web browser. It still looks cool though. I actually wouldn't mind figuring out something similar for Firefox.

Edit: I'll be able to create a 3D border like that for Firefox by modifying userChrome.css


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29 Nov 2014   #122
Anixx

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Butters View Post
Edit: I'll be able to create a 3D border like that for Firefox by modifying userChrome.css
Have u succeeded?
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30 Nov 2014   #123
Butters

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anixx View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Butters View Post
Edit: I'll be able to create a 3D border like that for Firefox by modifying userChrome.css
Have u succeeded?
Eh, haven't really tried yet to be completely honest. But I can tell you for sure that it's possible; I've messed around with Firefox's CSS enough to know. I'll do it soon, and update here when I do.
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03 Dec 2014   #124
Butters

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Ok, I got the 3D border for Firefox to work. Just add this to your userChrome.css file.

Code:
browser {
padding:1px !important;
}

.browserStack {
border-top: 1px solid ThreeDShadow !important;
border-left: 1px solid ThreeDShadow !important;
border-right: 1px solid ThreeDHighlight !important;
border-bottom: 1px solid ThreeDHighlight !important;
}

.browserStack:before {
    content:"\a0" !important;
    display:block !important;
    padding:2px 0 !important;
    line-height:1px !important;
    border-top:1px solid ThreeDDarkShadow !important; 
    border-left:1px solid ThreeDDarkShadow !important; 
    border-right:1px solid ThreeDLightShadow !important; 
    border-bottom:1px solid ThreeDLightShadow !important; 
}
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03 Dec 2014   #125
Anixx

Windows 7
 
 

Well, at least this does not work for SeaMonkey... Or maybe I put the file in incorrect place.
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07 Dec 2014   #126
Butters

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I tested it with SeaMonkey, and it doesn't work for me either. Maybe SeaMonkey has a different ID for its browser view?
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09 Dec 2014   #127
Anixx

Windows 7
 
 

I found a way to hide the address bar! It works perfectly!

Here is the script:
Code:
#NoEnv
#NoTrayIcon
 
SetControlDelay, -1
Gui +LastFound
hWnd := WinExist()
 
DllCall( "RegisterShellHookWindow", UInt,hWnd )
MsgNum := DllCall( "RegisterWindowMessage", Str,"SHELLHOOK" )
OnMessage( MsgNum, "ShellMessage" )
Return

ShellMessage(wParam, lParam) {

   If (wParam = 1) ;  HSHELL_WINDOWCREATED := 1
   {

WinGetClass, WinClass, ahk_id %lParam%
if (WinClass = "CabinetWClass") {

WinGetClass, WinClass, ahk_id %lParam%
ControlGetPos, ,y1,,ha,ReBarWindow321, ahk_id %lParam%

Control, Hide,, WorkerW1, ahk_id %lParam%
Control, Hide,, ReBarWindow321, ahk_id %lParam%


SendMessage, 0x0082,,,ReBarWindow321, ahk_id %lParam%


ControlGetPos,,y2,,h1,ShellTabWindowClass1, ahk_id %lParam%
ControlMove, ShellTabWindowClass1,, y1,,(y2-y1)+h1, ahk_id %lParam%
ControlMove, ReBarWindow321,,,,0, ahk_id %lParam%
WinSet, Redraw,, ahk_id %lParam%
}

}
  
}
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09 Dec 2014   #128
Anixx

Windows 7
 
 

The executable:


Attached Files
File Type: zip AddressBarRemover.zip (197.7 KB, 19 views)
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11 Dec 2014   #129
Butters

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Oh my, that does work perfectly. Great job, Anixx!

So I think it safe to mark this thread as solved then (finally)?
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11 Dec 2014   #130
Degadus

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Amazing work, Anixx! I didn't think this was even possible. This works almost flawlessly, though I do notice a few small issues.

1. QTTabBar (if enabled as a toolbar) will most of the time cause any new window that you open to have a large blank space (space that the address bar once occupied) below the title bar. However, if you change the focus from the newly opened folder, the blank space disappears and everything works as it should. Is there any way you could fix this script to work with QTTabBar? I need some of the functionality that QTTabBar provides.

2. When opening the "Network" special icon on the desktop, the address bar is visible but not usable, and text boxes are empty. When changing focus from the folder, however, the address bar disappears and the window looks as intended.

3. You're probably already aware that there is a small delay for when the address bar is hidden as you open up a new folder. The address bar is visible for a fraction of a second before it disappears (which is not that big a deal). Is this a limitation of AutoHotKey or can this be adjusted/fixed?

4. If using any other theme besides Classic (e.g. Aero), the menu bar and command bar appear to have visual issues.

If you could possibly tweak the script to fix some of the issues I've mentioned above, I'd be a very happy person!
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