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Old 12-06-05, 03:50 PM
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What are your favorite Firefox extensions?

I've been using Firefox for some time now, but I only just recently discovered the wonderful world of extensions. What are your favorites?

Here's mine so far:

Abe Vigoda Status
https://addons.mozilla.org/extension...umpg=10&id=451
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Use these every day:
Nightly Tester Tools (lets you install extensions that haven't been updated to be used in newer versions of Firefox)
Super DragAndGo
All-in-One Gestures
Auto Copy
IE Tab
Tab Clicking Options
Download Statusbar
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i have different ones on different machines but these are they have in common:

Adblock Plus
TabMix Plus
CustomizeGoogle
IEView
ImageShack Extension (to transload images from webpages)
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HN,

Have you tried IE Tab?
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Essential:
Adblock Plus
Flash Block
TabMix Plus
Session Saver

Very Useful:
Dictionary Search
Media Player Connectivity
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Originally Posted by bigsoos
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Have you tried IE Tab?
I have that one. Very cool.
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my IE crashes about 2-3 times a week.

my firefox crashes about 2-3 times a week ... but only when I use the IE Tab.
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Adblock Plus
Ook (adds access to bookmark structure from pop-up menu)
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Firefox has been crashing 1-2x day for the past couple of months. Really hope 1.5 fixes this.
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Originally Posted by bigsoos
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Have you tried IE Tab?
Have not heard of it. I'll give it a shot.

Originally Posted by namja
my firefox crashes about 2-3 times a week ... but only when I use the IE Tab.


but what the hey, i'll have'em both
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FoxyTunes is a great extension with lots of player support.
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I myself use the Mouse Gestures extension--very useful if you're limited to a two-button plus scroll-wheel mouse for fast web page navigation.
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IE View
Statusbar Clock (I autohide task bar/good for screenshots/and when I can't remember the date )
Spellbound
Dictionary Search
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adblock
ieview
liveHTTPheaders
greasemonkey

I want to use "noscript" but it caused FireFox to crash 4 or 5 times a day when I had it installed.
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AdBlock
IE Tab
Super DragAndGo
Fastfox
Gmail Manager
Sage
BBCode

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GreaseMonkey
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AdBlock
All-In-One Gesture
session saver

Can't live without them
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Adblock Plus
Adblock Filterset.G Updater
All-In-One Gestures
IE Tab
Tab Mix Plus
Sessionsaver
Search Engine Ordering

All of them are nice, but the mouse gestures are my lifeline. I look like a fool when I use IE on someone else's computer, just because I'm doing this weird stuff with the mouse to no avail.
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Adblock Plus
Adblock Filterset.G Updater
IE View
PDF Download (prompt that asks whether to download or display PDF)
BugMeNot (auto fill in of registered sites, e.g. NYTimes articles)
Single Window (opens up links that open new windows in a new tab)
Copy Plain Text (converts copied text into plain text, for cut/paste)
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Colorful Tabs

Assigns a different to each tab that is opened. (8K)

https://addons.mozilla.org/extension...cation=firefox

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IE View
Tabbrowser Preferences
Download Manager Tweak
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url2newtab - type in the url and opens a new tab
tab clicking options
duplicate tab - self explanatory, including duplicating history and you can merge tabs
gmail notifier
super dragandgo
minit (drag+indicator) - drag a tab to another tab location
flst - can focus on the last tab viewed if the current one is closed
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DictionarySearch-easy and free dictionary each time I come upon something I don't know
PDFDownload- selection of downloading a PDF or not
ForecastFox for the weather info
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I currently only use the gmail notifier (can't do without it), the gmail delete button (adds a delete button to the gmail interface), & the dictionary search.
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I've downloaded several from this list

One question though. When opening a new tab how do you force FF to make the new tab the current window?
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I would recommend Clone Window, so like IE, if you want, it will open a duplicate copy of your current window, rather than the homepage. There's also an option for doing the same thing for the current tab with this extension.

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