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I recently add FF to my browsers and want it to be my default browser. Here are my questions so far:

1. When I click on the FF icon in the dock I get a little window with 3 graphics in it (attached). And I seem to have to click on the big FF earth/fox to actually get a browser window open. Does it have to work like that?

2. I can't figure out how to add FF as a browser in PS or ImageReady. I know the steps, but when I go to chose it, I can't see it. If I get it to show up, it's grayed out. It doesn't seem to be listed as an application.

3. Anyone know how to add an icon for "adding a bookmark". I've been to the FF customization, but couldn't find it.

Hey, thanks a bunch everyone,
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Yo Becky!

From the screenshot you posted, it looks to me like you are running Firefox from the mounted .dmg and you haven't properly installed it yet. It shows you where you need to drag and drop the Firefox installer. Just grab the big icon and drop t into your Applications folder.

Now to make Firefox your default web browser, just go to your Safari preferences and under the General tab you can choose the default browser in there (see attachment below). This will only work of course if Firefox is properly installed first though.

As for your third question, I will let someone else reply, I haven't used Firefox in twenty thousand years and have no answer to that one.
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for the 3rd Q I believe you just right click on any blank space on the toolbar then choose customise, it should just be a matter of dragging and dropping from there.
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Yo Becky!

From the screenshot you posted, it looks to me like you are running Firefox from the mounted .dmg and you haven't properly installed it yet. It shows you where you need to drag and drop the Firefox installer. Just grab the big icon and drop t into your Applications folder.
And Hi to you, too!

Ah Ha! I suspected something like that, but had no idea what how to tell or what to do! I wish it had walked me thru that. I'm not used to software that doesn't hold your hand thru every single step.

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for the 3rd Q I believe you just right click on any blank space on the toolbar then choose customise, it should just be a matter of dragging and dropping from there.
Call me blind, I couldn't find it. This is what I see
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You know what; in maybe 2 or 3 years of Firefox usage I don't think I ever remember seeing an icon that can do this.

I think it's a waste of 'real estate' but that is just me. When using Firefox in Mac OS X you just use the key combination Apple+D (command-D) this will add bring up a little 'pop-up' so you can maybe give it a more suitable name and choose if you want it in a folder or just in the main list of bookmarks.

Sorry it's not the answer your looking for, but I'm not sure if there is a way of doing what you want.
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You know what; in maybe 2 or 3 years of Firefox usage I don't think I ever remember seeing an icon that can do this.

I think it's a waste of 'real estate' but that is just me. When using Firefox in Mac OS X you just use the key combination Apple+D (command-D) this will add bring up a little 'pop-up' so you can maybe give it a more suitable name and choose if you want it in a folder or just in the main list of bookmarks.

Sorry it's not the answer your looking for, but I'm not sure if there is a way of doing what you want.
NICE! That sounds like a great solution! Thanks. I know what you mean about the waste of real estate, but I'm addicted to bookmarks and with a brand laptop, I'm using it all the time.

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