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FoxE9 for Firefox

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SoapyHamHocks    99

FoxE9 is an Internet Explorer 9 skin for Firefox. Default theme must be enabled for full functionality.

This is our first beta so feedback would be appreciated. Firefox 10+ supported.

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TheLegendOfMart    1,558

Installed on Waterfox 9 seems to be working fine, thanks.

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+Audioboxer    2,876

Nice :)

Shame the URL bar doesn't auto expand when you go to type in it/click it. Actually not sure if IE9 even does this, but it would be good lol.

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SoapyHamHocks    99

Installed on Waterfox 9 seems to be working fine, thanks.

Great, good to hear.

Nice :)

Shame the URL bar doesn't auto expand when you go to type in it/click it. Actually not sure if IE9 even does this, but it would be good lol.

I don't think IE9 does that either, but you can resize the urlbar by hovering between the urlbar and the tabs.

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+Audioboxer    2,876

Great, good to hear.

I don't think IE9 does that either, but you can resize the urlbar by hovering between the urlbar and the tabs.

That's all I wanted :)

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Phouchg    2,048

"I've been waiting a long, long time for this, my [insert two adjectives here] friend."

- Emperor Palpatine

I'll stick to the last version of Stratiform that includes IE9esque, though. It lets me take the best of both worlds without enforcing either.

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bogas04    195

Can be we get notifications for pinned tabs??

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Jan    402

That's awesome! Any chance you could include the option to change the colour of the back/forward buttons and also if to add the Firefox app button to the top of the window?

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SoapyHamHocks    99

Can be we get notifications for pinned tabs??

Bug, will include in next version.

That's awesome! Any chance you could include the option to change the colour of the back/forward buttons and also if to add the Firefox app button to the top of the window?

The buttons are images so we could give them a nice transition on hover, maybe in a future version we can include some options. You can remove our custom menu button (the cog) and it will return the Firefox menu to the top of the window, there are a few bugs though.

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+Frank B.    7,151

Excellent job. It's an almost perfect copy of the IE 9 UI; the only minor difference I can spot is are a few pixels toolbar height (see screenshot - FoxE9 on the left, IE 9 on the right). It's well enough done to trick Joe Users into running Firefox - install FoxE9, change the app icon, voila. :shifty:

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Jan    402

Excellent job. It's an almost perfect copy of the IE 9 UI; the only minor difference I can spot is are a few pixels toolbar height (see screenshot - FoxE9 on the left, IE 9 on the right). It's well enough done to trick Joe Users into running Firefox - install FoxE9, change the app icon, voila. :shifty:

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Isn't IE9 on the left and Firefox on the right? IE 9 is smaller for me :dizzy:

This theme makes me want to go back go Firefox full time <3

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tsupersonic    1,816

Very cool concept :) Can't decide between this and Stratiform.

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remixedcat    2,767

ha ha grabbing this to troll people with..... great job!

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chrisdoland    4

Strange tab scroll arrows appearing and new tab tab being stuck next to the home button. New profile fixed! Not an addon issue, reinstalled all the same everything. Please scale the buttons to IE9, they are alot smaller and make clicking things like the bookmarks button difficult for us with poor eyesight.

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chrisdoland    4

Top image is Ff, bottom is IE9.

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chrisdoland    4

Internet Download Manager extension causes the tab scroll arrows to appear. It is reproducible for me every time I enable the IDM CC extension and disappears after disabling.

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tsupersonic    1,816

Well ever since I removed this add-on, and went back to Stratiform, I can't get Firefox to place the tabs back on the titlebar. :angry: It works fine when it's maximized, but when maximized, the tabs go on the line below the Firefox button.

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SoapyHamHocks    99

Top image is Ff, bottom is IE9.

IE9 scales with DPI settings, we have static images so they currently do not scale.

Well ever since I removed this add-on, and went back to Stratiform, I can't get Firefox to place the tabs back on the titlebar. :angry: It works fine when it's maximized, but when maximized, the tabs go on the line below the Firefox button.

Can you check the preference 'browser.tabs.drawInTitlebar'? It should be set to true, once you uninstall FoxE9 it should restore all the settings to the way they were before you installed.

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Semtex    6,100

Wow, looks like IE9, if someone show me only browser without options or something then I will say it is IE lol, awesome :)

I've question, maybe there is possibility to use only piece of code to move tabs in same row with urlbar, without changing buttons, appbutton etc?

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Semtex    6,100

Everyone be careful if you have an elaborate customization set up in firefox before using it. This thing will screw it all up, and WILL NOT restore anything to what it was previously when you remove it.

This is nice, but for some reason it didn't want to remember my "previous session" when i using it, just opens firefox with a blank page.

Didn't have any problem with uninstaling and with restore all my customizations...

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SoapyHamHocks    99

1.0b2

Change log:

Reduced size of pinned tabs

Added titlechanged style for pinned tabs

Fixed some alignment issues with toolbars and tabs

Fixed missing bottom window border

Fixed some cases where toolbar settings would not be restored on uninstall

Added tab throbber

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chrisdoland    4

1.0b2 not showing on mozilla at the link given. Can you post a direct download on deviantart? Forgot to say thank you. You do truly amazing work.

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bogas04    195

1.0b2

Change log:

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app tab notifications? :(

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