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Windows 7: Aero thumbnails for firefox tabs

08 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 x64
Aero thumbnails for firefox tabs

hey guys.. you know with internet explorer we get a different thumbnail on the takbar for each tab that is open within it... for firefox you only get one for each window.

has anyone worked on a mod to get firefox tabs to show up as individual thumbnails and not just seperate windows


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08 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 64bit

Alot of users are waiting, but that is about as close as you will get ATM.

I doubt it will be very long though, it is a fairly sought after improvement.
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11 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 ulitmate x64

is there any news on this yet??
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11 May 2009   #4

Windows Vista Home Basic x32 OEM

im sure that since the RC is released that mozzila will probably impliment something that does this within their next few updates
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16 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7

still nothing :P?
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16 Dec 2009   #6

Win 7 Pro

3.6 daily has had this working for ages...that said i think it may even be possible to get a hold of a 3.7 build....i think...
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16 Dec 2009   #7
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

It actually work for me

Firefox 3.6 Beta 4

1, Type about:config in the awesome bar (address bar). Ignore the caution message and proceed.
2, Type browser.taskbar.previews.enable in the filter bar.

Aero thumbnails for firefox tabs-fx_task_preview.jpg

3, Now, you will be displayed a single entry whose current value is False. Double click on the entry to
change its value to True.

Also can check this thread for more customization :

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17 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7

Thank you, that worked! Had to upgrade though. Oh, and if anyone else is trying this, be sure to restart firefox after changing about:config settings (struggled with that myself :P).
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17 Dec 2009   #9
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

You are most welcome
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30 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

Thanks Cap'n Jack for the info and Crimson 1989 for the reassurance that it worked. The fix worked for me too (Firefox 3.6.3)
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