Firefox Addon of the Week: Hide GUI Bars

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Zan

Here are some before and after pics, but to be honest, Firefox's built-in full screen is not only more intuitive, it's more useful. With FF, hit F11 and you go into trully "full screen" mode and hides, your tool bar that can easily be accessed by hovering the top of the screen. With Hide GUI Bars, you have to have a combo hotkey (SHFT+CNTRL+A = default) and  your taskbar still remains... bummer. Also, it interferes with other firefox hotkeys.

Judge for yourself.

Firefox normal
http://img686.imageshack.us/img686/5416/withb.jpg

Firefox No GUI Bars add-on
http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/6867/withouto.jpg

Firefox built-in fullscreen mode
http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/6048/realdealq.jpg

 Hyperlinks arent working,.. hello MPC?

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TheMurph

My problem is more that you can't easily access any other part of the windows OS unless you start alt-tabbing all over the place.  The taskbar is your friend...

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Digital-Storm

But then you are not really benefiting from the screen realistate now are ya?

:D

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JohnP

  I went and tried turning off the different toolbars. Turns out that I LIKE all of these bars. I find Chrome to be a lot more bother to use (bookmarks and all the other tools way over to the right hand side for instance). Can I changed Chrome to look like Firefox?

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TheMurph

I'll look into that.  ; )

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Caboose

 Just use firefox?

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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Gigabyte

Great point Digital-Storm!

 

Where's the screenshot of the results!

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Digital-Storm

Screenshot of Results Please!

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