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    FireFox Active Tab

    Hey Y'all,

    I like the new FF29 but my old eyes have a hard time finding the active tab. I did a little searching and came up with this modification which I customized to my liking and now find it easy to find the active tab. YMMV.
    Code:
    /* Change color of selected tab */
    .tabbrowser-tab[selected="true"] {
     color:#000 !important;
     background-color: rgb(255, 0, 0) !important;
     font-style:normal !important;
     font-size:10pt !important;
     font-weight:bold;
    }
    Results in:
    ffactivetab.JPG
    I find the red border and bolded title to be just the thing to catch my eye when I have a multitude of tabs open.

    To install create a plain Text file using UTF-8 encoding called userChrome.css and place it here:
    C:\Users\[Your userid here]\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\70z9uc0z .default\chrome
    Note the random number of the FF profile (70z9uc0z.default above) will of course be different on your machine and you will most likely have to create the chrome folder under it.

    HTH
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

    RG

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    I change FF29 to 'default 29.0.1' theme, with dark blue menu bar. The active tab now stands out in light blue.

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    With my FF 29.0.1 my active tab is the solid default color (light greyish/blue) and the other tabs are transparent.


    highlighted tab.PNG

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    2 Star Lounger JC Zorkoff's Avatar
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    I found it easy to set the tabs color and style using the "Classic Theme Restorer" add-in. You can set the color for the active tab and the inactive tabs using the custom colors tab.
    Mine looks like this:

    FF-29-Tabs.jpg

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    Chrome also, just switch to any theme that makes the contrast between active and not really stand out.
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    Last edited by F.U.N. downtown; 2014-05-26 at 14:29.

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