- Tabs, Enlarge list-all-tabs button (DM*)

Enlarging the tabs drop-down button and making it standout was created by request as a concept. Because of the smaller icon images in the list-all-tabs and close-button this style has been very useful to me as well. One can easily customize the background color.

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Tabs, Enlarge list-all-tabs button (DM*)
Author David McRitchie
License CC-NC-SA
Created Jun 8, 2009
Updated Jul 20, 2012
Installs (this week) 2
Installs (total) 653
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Depends on color of your toolbars whether you would find it useful or not, my toolbars have a light background but someone with darker blue background and very dark blue drop-down arrow would have a very hard time seeing this button so have seen why it was requested.

The icons on the list-all-tabs button and the close button on far right are both too small, the added background color helps.

Having a list-all-tabs button that stands out from tab favicons and the tabs close button has been useful on smaller screens as well. See

Of possible interest Bug 349196, and Firefox 2 end tab close button fix [bug 349196] (1063) if tweaking of close button is wanted.

This could be used as a companion for my Tabs Bar Minimal Size (9043) and/or Tab Color Underscoring active/read/unread (Fx3.6 ) (24728) which shows color borders around tabs in 4.0 or just color underscores in 3.6 showing colors for active/read/unread/loading of Red/Blue/Green/Fushia. Styles I use can be seen at

Older style Tab Color Underscoring active/read/unr (pre 3.6) (9023) must be used on Firefox versions older than 3.6.

Netbook and laptop users ( are most helped by this style and might want to include the following change as well.

Potential problem: don't know when fix to make tabs bar and buttons be interchangeable with/upon other toolbars but if names get changed see

The following was a suggestion, but it can be done with about:config instead by setting browser.identity.ssl_domain_display to 0

/* Remove unimportant Location Bar Icon Text
-- click on the favicon to see information
-- */
#identity-icon-label { display: none !important; }

/* highlight background of far right close tab button [Fx4 only shows on hover]*/
{ visibility: visible !important;background-color:#FF8888 !important;}

Updates: created 2009-06-07
2010-05-06 toolbarbutton-icon instead of dropmarker-icon for Fx 3.6
2011-04-13 removed height:14px to work Fx 4.0 with Tabs Bar Minimal Size
2012-07-20 make visible: delete tab after Fx 4.0, list tabs after Fx 12.0 tied it to scrolling tabs



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