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Disable Top-Bar in Gmail (Nav Bar)

Google has a navigation bar, it includes items like Gmail Calendar Documents Photos Reader Web More and a few months ago they added it to G-mail. I don’t use it because I have gmail running as an Application Shortcut / Fluid Instance, and so it has it’s own, dedicated window, and the Google Bar at the top just takes up space. Why would I need to access Calendar Documents Photos Reader Web More when I’m in this mode? So, there is no option to disable it (that I have found) so I’ve written a custom user script. When using Fluid on Mac you can simply use the script icon on the meun bar and add a custom script. On a PC, or with Chrome you will add a new extension. With Firefox you can use Grease Monkey. So, without further delay, here is the script that I’m using: // ==UserScript== // @name Remove Nav Bar in G-Mail // @namespace https://techblog.willshouse.com // @description Removes Google Nav Bar (Documens, Etc) at the top of G-mail // @include gmail.com // @author Will // ==/UserScript== (function () { if (window.fluid) { function myRemoveIframe(){ try{ var d = document.getElementById(“canvas_frame”); d.contentWindow.document.getElementById(“gb”).style.display = ‘none’; }catch(e){ setTimeout(function(){ myRemoveIframe(); },500); } } myRemoveIframe(); } })();

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firefox greasemonkey directory mac

If you’re looking for the greasemonkey directory for firefox on mac os x, look no further. The installed user scripts can be found here: /Users/user/Library/Application Support/Firefox/ Profiles/(your-profile-name).default/gm_scripts

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Bigger Gmail Compose Box

A Gmail Compose Resize Extension for Google Chrome Details: Have you ever wanted a larger compose box for gMail? especially when using g-mail to reply to a conversation? I give them credit, most times when composing a new message or using it in full-screen mode, it does well. But if you’re like me, about 80% of your conversations are replies. And that is, after all, what is great about g-mail, right? The awesome threading capabilities. So why doesn’t g-mail support a resizeable compose box? You are stuck with a fixed size, of about 260 px, even in the Chrome browser!!! A browser that is know to let you resize text boxes by default! Well, I don’t know the answers to these questions, but they are frustrating, so I’ve written an extension for Chrome (or Chromium) which allows you to specify how big you want that box to be, and then it automatically resizes it (it make take a few seconds after you hit reply to fully grow). Update: As of 2/7/2012 I’ve written a newer, and more updated extension download it here Download the extension here: Bigger Gmail Compose Box It has an options page, which you can access by going to settings (wrench icon) and then extensions. I have also added in auto-update for this extension. I’m really quite pleased with it and wanted to share. Let me know what you think. Having trouble? Didn’t know that Chrome allows extensions? You probably need to upgrade to the latest version. … Continue reading

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greasemonkey – google images relinker (v 2.0)

I really like the google image relinker script for greasemonkey, but sometimes when there’s a hotlink protection or something else funky, you just want the original google images link. i updated this greasemonkey image re-linker script so that it relinks the images, but also provides links to open the original link (both in a new tab, and in a new window) Download the script: google_image_relinker_v2_00.user.js.txt (rename to just .js) google_image_relinker_v2_00.user.js (right click and save as) Greasemonkey scripts can be used with chrome or firefox

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Install Greasemonkey for Chrome – A Better Guide

1. Install a recent trunk build of Chromium – There are several new builds every day. Just grab the latest version, download to your preferred folder and extract. Launch chrome.exe with the –enable-user-scripts AND –user-scripts-dir=c:\scripts flags. You can create a shortcut to the new file and just copy/paste “–enable-user-scripts –user-scripts-dir=c:\scripts ” after the shortcut. Should look something like “C:\Program Files\chromium\chrome.exe” –enable-user-scripts –user-scripts-dir=c:\scripts Copy *.user.js files to the c:\scripts directory on your computer – Userscripts.org has all the Greasemonkey extensions out there. Click Install, right click and “Save as…”, edit the file name so it’s not just “26062.user.js” (so you can differentiate them later) and save in the C:\scripts\ folder on your computer (you most likely have to create this folder). Script edits are picked up automatically; just refresh the page to see the changes – and you are done!

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Google Chrome and Greasemonkey

clipped from ajaxian.com Greasemonkey, Chrome Edition Chromium gained an important patch over the weekend, with the introduction of Greasemonkey support. The patch came from none other than Aaron Boodman, creator of the original Firefox add-on, and also a Google employee. For now, it’s just a patch and it’s not yet clear if and when it will be part of the official Chrome release. As GHacks explains: Since there is no way of adding extensions to Chrome yet users have to live with some limitations. Only scripts in c:\scripts are loaded and only if the user adds the parameter –enable-greasemonkey by appending it to the program’s shortcut.

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