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{{preference|pref=browser.tabs.closeButtons}} {{preference|pref=browser.tabs.closeButtons}}
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 +==Obsolete==
 +This preference is removed in Firefox 31. An Add-on restoring its functionality is [https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/classicthemerestorer/ Classic Theme Restorer]. An add-on restoring all the close button values is [https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/tabs-closebutton-restored tabs closebuttons restored]. An add-on restoring the behavior of value=2 only is [https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/no-close-buttons/ No Close Buttons].
==Background== ==Background==
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Display a close button on the active tab only Display a close button on the active tab only
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-Display close buttons on all tabs+Display close buttons on all tabs (Default)
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===2=== ===2===
Don’t display any close buttons Don’t display any close buttons
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==Related bugs== ==Related bugs==
 +* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=865826 Bug 865826 - Remove the browser.tabs.closeButtons pref]
* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=318168 Bug 318168 - Improve tabbed browsing] * [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=318168 Bug 318168 - Improve tabbed browsing]
 +* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=324227 Bug 324227 - Implement old tab close button as a preffable option]
* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=343061 Bug 343061 - if browser.tabs.closeButtons == 3, you can't close tabs on pinstripe] * [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=343061 Bug 343061 - if browser.tabs.closeButtons == 3, you can't close tabs on pinstripe]
 +* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=455990 Bug 455990 - Close button on last open tab should be hidden]
==Related preferences== ==Related preferences==

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Contents

Obsolete

This preference is removed in Firefox 31. An Add-on restoring its functionality is Classic Theme Restorer. An add-on restoring all the close button values is tabs closebuttons restored. An add-on restoring the behavior of value=2 only is No Close Buttons.

Background

Firefox 2.0 introduced a number of refinements to its tabbed browsing UI. Among them was the addition of close buttons on tabs. This preference controls how they can be displayed on tabs.

Possible values and their effects

0

Display a close button on the active tab only

1

Display close buttons on all tabs (Default)

2

Don’t display any close buttons

3

Display a single close button at the end of the tab strip (Firefox 1.x behavior)

Caveats

  • This preference does not exist by default in builds earlier than 2.0rc1.

First checked in

2006-06-26 by Seth Spitzer

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox (nightly branch builds since 2006-06-26; 2.0)

Related bugs

Related preferences