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ckonn
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firefox 57 font settings for mint

Postby ckonn » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:13 am

hi,

I've been using the new firefox 57 for a few days now and it is very good!

just one thing - how can I sett the shrifts of the browser's menus to 'bold'?

I go to 'preferences' >> language and appearance >> fonts & colors but ... I can't find the 'bold' option!

some ideas?

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Re: firefox 57 font settings for mint

Postby xenopeek » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:55 am

ckonn wrote:I go to 'preferences' >> language and appearance >> fonts & colors but ... I can't find the 'bold' option!

That sets default fonts for websites, if the website itself doesn't set a font. It doesn't affect your browser menu.

You would have to try the font settings for system-wide, but that will affect a lot more than just menus and will affect all programs.
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Re: firefox 57 font settings for mint

Postby Flemur » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:21 am

ckonn wrote:just one thing - how can I sett the shrifts of the browser's menus to 'bold'?

I'm not sure how to set the confession to a priest be bold, but for the text in menus and other places, do this:

Make this file:
$HOME/.mozilla/firefox/<profile-name>/chrome/userChrome.css

With this content:

Code: Select all

/** Do not remove the @namespace line -- it's required for correct functioning **/
/* set default namespace to XUL */

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* Change ALL the FF GUI fonts */
 *  {
    font-size:      11pt        !important;
    font-family:    sans        !important;     /* */
    font-weight:    bold        !important;     /* */
    }

Change the font stuff as desired - maybe you only need the "weight".
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Re: firefox 57 font settings for mint

Postby Spearmint2 » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:22 pm

https://github.com/Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx/issues/2/

I installed this, from the same person who in previous firefox versions created the Classic Theme Restorer which was so useful in changing firefox settings. You can open the css files in text editor and change whatever you want. I put tabs back on bottom and made the close tab X larger, still have some other changes to make later.
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