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Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by MechanicalApe on Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:20 pm
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So, my whole internet browsing life I have found it endlessly frustrating that Firefox does not allow the modification of its scroll-bars. I don't care what w3c recommends at all. I just want it. End of story. I'm sure a lot of you feel that way, too! Will someone experienced help us out?
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by BhaaL on Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:15 pm
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Doesn't work. End of story.

You could probably write an AddOn that parses the CSS and tries to modify the chrome it displays, but I doubt that would work (in case it would, someone would have done it already).
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by MechanicalApe on Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:21 am
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fignuts! I don't accept this.
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by sanddbox on Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:51 pm
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What exactly do you mean? You mean modify the look of the scrollbars or what?
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by thetan on Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:57 pm
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I'm glad firefox doesn't allow this. The scroll bars are part of the browser "chrome" (user interface in browser jargon) and i don't like the idea of a web page being able to touch anything out of it's little sand box (this is why i hate things like flash and embedded java as well)
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by MechanicalApe on Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:49 am
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sanddbox wrote:What exactly do you mean? You mean modify the look of the scrollbars or what?


Yes, exactly. Scrollbars.

thetan wrote:I'm glad firefox doesn't allow this. The scroll bars are part of the browser "chrome" (user interface in browser jargon) and i don't like the idea of a web page being able to touch anything out of it's little sand box (this is why i hate things like flash and embedded java as well)

You are about as unhelpful as it gets.
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by thetan on Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:55 pm
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MechanicalApe wrote:You are about as unhelpful as it gets.

Funny you would say that, seeing how this very topic is unproductive. Like BhaaL said, "It doesn't end of story", like i said "it shouldn't and i'm glad it doesn't" and like everyone else with better things to worry about "No one fucking cares about your annoying ass colored scroll bars"

So in conclusion. OMGeatshitSTFUplzDIEkthx
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by tgoe on Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:03 pm
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There's nothing magical about a scrollbar. It's a simple widget. All browsers allow you to hide the scrollbars via CSS so just do that and replace 'em with one written in JavaScript. Have a look at any of the zillion js ui libs.
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by hrasdt on Wed May 26, 2010 6:47 am
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If you mean the binary, you could probably get the source and recompile it, having carefully removed all mention of gtk_*_show_whatever()... Although, I guess that's not quite what you meant, huh?
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Re: Scrollbars in Firefox. Halp?! Let's break the rules.

Post by FunctionCreep on Fri May 28, 2010 2:05 pm
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hrasdt wrote:If you mean the binary, you could probably get the source and recompile it, having carefully removed all mention of gtk_*_show_whatever()... Although, I guess that's not quite what you meant, huh?


No I think he's trying to remove the scrollbars from his website.

Maybe this could help

http://www.w3schools.com/css/pr_pos_overflow.asp

or a website that opens in a javascript fullscreen window and disable scrollbars (although i don't reccomend this since it's very sloppy and could potentially give you problems)

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<a href="javascript:void(0)" onclick="window.open('your_website_here.html',
'Title Here','fullscreen=yes,scrollbars=no')">
Clicky Clicky</a>
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