[LINK] Firefox 2.0 - is it ready?

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
Fri Dec 1 10:32:33 AEDT 2006

At 04:12 PM 30/11/2006, andrew clarke wrote:
>On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 09:43:23AM +1100, Adam Todd wrote:
> > At 08:53 AM 30/11/2006, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> > >Hi linkers. Just after your informed opinion. Is Firefox 2.0 ready for
> > >primetime and the risk of upgrade?
> >
> > They took away the "X" to close tabs from the far right hand side of the
> > tabs (god damn it!) Each Tab of course has an "X" to close it, but then 
> you
> > chase tabs!
>"* Click the about:config button (if about:config extension is
>installed) or open a new tab and type about:config in the address bar
>and press enter

See, I'm just a user!  WHOLLY CRAPOLLI! That's just way out there!

>* In the filter field type browser.tabs.closeButtons
>* Double-click on the entry and enter the corresponding number below:
>0 ~ Display a close button on the active tab only
>1 ~ Display a close button on each tab (default)
>2 ~ Don't display any close buttons
>3 ~ Display a single close button at the end of the tab bar (Firefox 1.x 

Ahh see, now I want a "4"  Display a Close button on each tab and at the 
end of the tab bar!

They have me trained to like both!

I'll use 3 for now :)

>Personally, I prefer where FF 2.0 puts the X buttons, one X per tab, the
>same as in Opera.  With the old layout, I would occasionally
>accidentally double-click (instead of single-click) on the single X
>button, closing two tabs at once.

Yes but that's still possible to do if you have a fast machine and close 
one tab and double click.  Done that a few times.

But at least I have choice :)  To a degree.  I'll try the "old style" for a 
week and maybe I'll go back to the default.

THanks :)

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