Firefox 4 Tweaks

Firefox 4 has finally been released. In this article, I’ll just highlight a few about:config tweaks that may help. To get there, just open up a new tab, type about:config and hit enter, and click I’ll Be Careful, I Promise.  Use the filter box at the top to find the specific settings.  To change a value of a setting, double-click it, or right-click it and choose modify of toggle.

  • Single Line Spellchecking: use layout.spellcheckDefaultChange the value to 2, by double clicking it or right-clicking and selecting modify.  This enables spellchecking on single line text fields.
  • Faster Panorama: use browser.panorama.animate_zoom – Change the value to false.  This will turn of the zoom effect and make everything run smoother. Continue reading