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This probably goes in the category of "How come you didn't know that already?!" but I think it's worthy of a mention. I've started using OmniWeb (as of fc3) as my (nearly) full-time browser, so I'm just starting to learn its subtleties. One thing that bugged me in earlier builds was the layout of the navigation bar.

This morning, by complete accident, I noticed you can move the objects on the bar by dragging them with the "command" key held down -- cool! In addition, as pointed out in the comments, control-click in the nav bar in an empty location, and you'll see a sheet of further customization options. Very impressive!

I now have a layout that I find much more usable. As a general comment, I really like the latest OW, even though it does some not so good things on this page (the "Favorite OS X Apps" box gets muddled pretty badly), and I can't yet use it with my home banking service. It's very fast and stable, and the page rendering is beautiful! They'll be getting a check from me, as I like the idea of supporting Microsoft competition!
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You can do a lot more than that
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 27, '01 11:09:25AM

control click in an unused space in the nav bar. There should be an option for customizing the toolbar, a sheet should pop down, and have a lot more options on it. I like Net Activity and View Links.



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You can do a lot more than that
Authored by: robg on Mar 27, '01 11:18:03AM

Hmm ... I tried the control-click, saw the drop-down, but didn't get a sheet when I selected it. I assumed it was a bug. Maybe I'll trash the prefs and try again.

Thanks!

-rob.



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You can do a lot more than that
Authored by: robh on Mar 27, '01 03:19:17PM

Oooooooooooh. That's nice.



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You can do a lot more than that
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 28, '01 09:30:54AM

I can not customize my toolbar at all. what version of omniweb are you using?



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You can do a lot more than that
Authored by: robh on Mar 28, '01 09:44:21AM

I have 4.0 code freeze 3.

Try quitting OmniWeb and restarting it if you have the same version and control-clicking the toolbar fails to respond correctly.

I noticed the Mail.app toolbar is configurable in the same way and there are some very useful buttons hidden away for it. My Finder toolbar isn't configurable, maybe next time I log in it'll work.



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command key works also in the finder
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 27, '01 03:45:14PM

by the way...



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