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How to get more from Mozilla Firefox 4

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Step 3. If you would prefer to see Firefox’s menu bar, press Alt. The menu bar will appear at the top of the screen, above the row of tabs. Here, you’ll be able to access a familiar range of menu options, including File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Tools and Help, with each offering more options via a drop-down menu.

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Step 4. Under normal circumstances, the Firefox button replaces the menu bar. It sits in the top left corner of the screen. Click this to access a drop-down menu of frequently used settings, such as New Tab, Start Private Browsing, Save Page As, Print and Full Screen. Some items in the list also have sub-menus.

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Step 5. For websites that you frequently use, a shortcut can be added to the browser in the form of an App Tab. Navigate to the site, then right-click the tab and choose ‘Pin as App Tab’. A small tab will appear to the left of the row, identified by its icon. It will remain there until you restart the browser.

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Step 6. Press Ctrl, B to bring up the Bookmarks pane at the left of the screen. Alternatively, tap the Bookmarks icon at the top right to open the Bookmarks menu. Use this to open a Bookmarks Toolbar or to see bookmark groups. You can also manage bookmarks using the Firefox button.

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