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July 15, 2010 | Computers
Rejoice! There’s a way to set the tab with of the view-source window in Firefox. In March of this year Mozilla finally added an about:config option to control the tab-width in Firefox.
I’m on Firefox 3.6.6 and it works like so:
about:configin the url bar.
view_source.tab_sizethen simply change its integer value and you’re done.
New > Integerfrom the flyout menu.
view_source.tab_sizeand give a value appropriate to your needs, for me that was the common default of
For more info there is a full list of
about:config options at Mozillazine.
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[update 2011-12-13]: As noted below by fx this is now named
tab_size in the latest versions of FF.
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Been searching as a mad for this info, THANKS !
ZioBill, December 1, 2010 3:47 pm | permalink
FYI: at least in current version of Firefox the key is called “tab_size”, not “tab_width”.
fx, December 12, 2011 2:55 pm | permalink
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