[Project_owners] Adding my extension to the Toolbar Customization in Firefox

Tracy Norris tnorris at nc.rr.com
Fri Oct 22 23:28:35 EDT 2004

Check out our project,  http://autofill.mozdev.org, it does this. It 
basically involves adding the button icons to your project as pngs, and 
adding a button to the BrowserToolbarPallette through your overlay...

Sudhakar Chandra wrote:

> Hi,
> I see that Firefox has a feature where some extensions can be added to 
> the user's toolbar.  I see the UI to edit the toolbar is available 
> through View -> Toolbar -> Customize. At this point, the user can drag 
> and drop items to and from the toolbar.  I see that some extensions 
> and their icons are listed in the list of available items that can be 
> added to the toolbar.
> My questions:
> 1. What do I do in my extension to add an icon and the name of my 
> extension to this list of available items that can be added to the 
> toolbar?
> 2. How would my application be launched when the toolbar item is 
> clicked? I know how it gets launched from toolbar (I overlay a file).
> Thanks.
> Thaths

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