Compact Toolbar Buttons in Firefox

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By Akemi Iwaya on December 11th, 2009

Are you looking for new ways to compact the UI in Firefox? Now you can remove the excess space between and around Toolbar Buttons with the Compact Toolbar extension.

Regular Size Icons Before & After

Once you have the extension installed the only decision that you will need to make is whether to use the regular or small size icons.

Here you can see a noticeable difference in the amount of space taken up before…

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And after installing the extension. You can also see that the vertical space has been condensed…look closely at the bottom of the “Menu Bar” in comparison to the gray “divider bar” beneath it.

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Small Size Icons Before & After

Perhaps you like using the small size icons and wonder if there would be much difference.

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As before space has been condensed horizontally and vertically. Compare this “After Screenshot” to the “Before Screenshot” using the regular size icons above…you can definitely see the difference.

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Conclusion

If you are continually looking for additional ways to reduce the UI in Firefox, then this extension will certainly be helpful to you.

Links

Download the Compact Toolbar (Compact Icons) extension (Mozilla Add-ons)

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 12/11/09
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