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Odin2
 
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Post Posted February 11th, 2019, 10:16 am

Is there any way to remove the down-pointing caret that appears when the URLbar is focused? (Setting my configuration of browser.urlbar.suggest.history to false does not help.)

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Post Posted February 11th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Odin2 wrote:Is there any way to remove the down-pointing caret that appears when the URLbar is focused? (Setting my configuration of browser.urlbar.suggest.history to false does not help.)

If, I'm getting what you are saying, is with that caret, it's for the history, of what sites you have gone to, so, I'll bet you won't be able to remove or disable that. 8-)

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Post Posted February 11th, 2019, 1:25 pm

Thanks for responding, CaJazzman. Of course I hope someone will disagree, since I often have a need to see the whole URL without scrolling to the right, and the caret can make that impossible.

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Post Posted February 11th, 2019, 2:30 pm

Odin2 wrote:Thanks for responding, CaJazzman. Of course I hope someone will disagree, since I often have a need to see the whole URL without scrolling to the right, and the caret can make that impossible.

You never know, but in the future you might be able to remove or disable, but in some cases, you never know until it happens. 8-)

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Post Posted February 11th, 2019, 5:37 pm

Do you have flexible spaces on the URL bar?
Do you have pocket displaying, do you have Home displaying ... ?


(And I'd imagine there is some CSS to remove the down-arrow too.)
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Post Posted February 11th, 2019, 6:00 pm

Thanks, therube.
[1] Do you have flexible spaces on the URL bar?
[2] Do you have pocket displaying, do you have Home displaying ... ?
[3] (And I'd imagine there is some CSS to remove the down-arrow too.)
[1] I'm not sure what you mean by "flexible spaces" there. Fx shows spaces there as spaces. I prefer %20, but I've given up trying to get Fx to display %20 instead of each space.
[2] Neither Pocket nor Home displays. I'd like Pocket to display, but I've given up trying to get that display.
[3] That would be great, if I knew what it was.

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Post Posted February 12th, 2019, 7:17 am

What you see is down arrow for history.
If you go into about:config and type history you'll see a number of history related items.
Make sure you take notes if you decide to change things, turn things on or off.
The down arrow on my system is not there unless I pass the mouse over it.
It appears to be connected to the nav bar so trying to use customize and drag and drop will not remove it.
It may disappear by changing some of the settings in about:config relative to history but I doubt it.
Typing caret in about:config will not help as it is for a different function relative to accessibility and typing direction.
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Post Posted February 12th, 2019, 11:32 am

Thanks, Grumpus. I've followed your suggestion but the problem persists. I appreciate your taking the time to poat.

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Post Posted February 12th, 2019, 11:39 am

Most things can be hidden with userChrome.css . You could post your question to https://www.reddit.com/r/firefoxcss if you don't get a quick answer here to see if they think that arrow is one of them.

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Post Posted February 12th, 2019, 11:43 am

Sounds like a good resource. Thanks, kerft!

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Post Posted February 14th, 2019, 8:52 pm

That is this element:
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.urlbar-history-dropmarker {}


See also:
https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-release ... ar.inc.css

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