Horizontal scrolling is very unpleasant and I really hate when I have to do it. I hate it especially when I have to do it with the tabs in Firefox.
Every time I reinstall my PC, one of the first things I rush to do is make Firefox show an unlimited number of tabs. When I browse, I usually open new tabs all the time and soon my Firefox gets cluttered with tabs. The situation gets really unpleasant when the tabs don’t fit on one screen anymore and I need to scroll horizontally in order to find the tab I want.
Don’t you find this irritating? If you do, the fix is just some clicks away. In the address bar, type:
This will give you access to the hidden settings of Firefox. Find browser.tabs.tabMinWidth and double-click on it. This will open a dialog, similar to the one below:
about:config is a great way to fine-tune your Firefox. You can perform tons of things from there, such as set Firefox tabs opened from links to appear at the end or backup and restore your Firefox. Just be careful not to break something by accident.
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