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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 1:32 pm

Much older versions of FF had a ton of navigation buttons available. Originally included in the basic download without using a 'add-on'. After that, with a 'add-on most were still available'.

Now, even with Classic Restorer, there are few if any real navigations buttons and functions available. I wish I had a screen shot of what I'm talking about, but what's available now isn't half of what there use to be.

What happened ?? :(
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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 2:04 pm

What sort of navigation buttons are you looking for?

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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 2:18 pm

Something like these;

Rewind,
Next,
Print preview,
Show/Hide Images,
Author/User Mode,
Log In

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff40 ... cguklx.png
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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 2:29 pm

Click on the "Hamburger button" (three stacked horizontal lines) and select "Customize." Drag and drop whichever available button you wish to add to the toolbar.

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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 2:38 pm

The "Hamburger button"??

That is why I hate stupid icons. Yes, I have done that, there is hardly anything anything there compared to 7-8 years ago. That page would of been almost full if there was. :evil:

They need to stop adding all of these toy idiot phone gimmicks and restore what was there, none of which was 'broke'.
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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 2:43 pm

There's no way to know at this point in time how many of the buttons you're looking for may have been added by extensions which are no longer compatible with current versions of Firefox.

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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 8:25 pm

None of those buttons are standard. Standard was forward and back, stop, reload page, homepage, go, 1 or 2 more.

Did you get them from Custom Buttons or Toolbar Buttons? Here's the extension developer of Toolbar Buttons. He's making a separate add-on of each button for 57. Some will also overlap with Custom Buttons.
https://codefisher.org/news/2017/10/06/ ... r-buttons/

Custom Buttons is still here. Buttons can't be ported as they are now. Read the thread started by octopod (me.) Most of my buttons are for specific web pages, and codefisher solves that on HIS site.
http://custombuttons.sourceforge.net/fo ... bf7851d7c4
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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 9:50 pm

Rewind and Next were always Opera buttons. Never Firefox, at least by default without an extension of some kind.
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Post Posted December 5th, 2017, 11:00 pm

I think the FF version is the circular arrow, meaning "reload the page."

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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 1:17 am

smsmith wrote:Rewind and Next were always Opera buttons. Never Firefox, at least by default without an extension of some kind.


There are also contextual menu "player controls" for HTML5 audio / video that appear when HTML5 files are being played.

And as Dan mentioned, quite possibly the OP is looking for controls that were added to Firefox via an extension in the past; where a WE version isn't yet available.

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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 8:49 am

smsmith wrote:Rewind and Next were always Opera buttons. Never Firefox, at least by default without an extension of some kind.

Author/User & Print Preview are the two I miss the most. I use the 'User' setting ALL the time with poorly written web pages (probably half of the sites I have visited). It provides a better layout for printing many times.
I also use Rewind. Returns to the original page in that tab after clinking on links within that first page (or is suppose to, but it doesn't always work).
Next is for pages with images (thumbnails for example) for a slide show. Not a biggie.

the-edmeister wrote:quite possibly the OP is looking for controls that were added to Firefox via an extension in the past; where a WE version isn't yet available.
Correct!
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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 9:18 am

Print Edit WE has a Print Preview not only has a Toolbar button that opens an Edit panel which has a Preview button, but also has a contextual menu item for Preview and for Edit. Actually works better that the Legacy extension version did and that was a real surprise.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... t-edit-we/
I quit using Print Preview years ago, when it quit working for a short time when Firefox 29 was released.

Not familiar with Author/User,though.

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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 10:59 am

The User function apparently removes/turns off CCS. Some pages there is little difference (the ones that are written correctly). Others, it's a day & night difference. Ones that are real crap full with JavaSh*t scroll windows within the web page, banners at the top and/or bottom, that are nothing but a problem.
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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 12:36 pm

Have you ever tr1ed the NoScript extension? NoScript turns off JavaScript, provides a # on the Toolbar button that shows how many domains have JavaScript the webpage wants to load JavaScript from, and allows the user to enable JavaScript domain by domain by "Trusting" or selectively allowing it to load based upon types.

The new WE version seems to provide fewer preferences than the Legacy version did, but the main features of NoScript remain intact.


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Post Posted December 6th, 2017, 2:30 pm

Is there a version for Opera Classic/Legacy?
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