However, sadly there are a few sites that won't work properly in Opera, and as such I have to resort to another browser and this has always been IE. I have tried Firefox a few times, but I've never really liked the 'feel' of it.
I know that it's possible to customise it with various extensions, and I wondered if it was possible to customise the basic layout - in particular the tool bars.
For example is it possible to:
I have had a quick look through some of the various extensions and couldn't see any that related to these. Thus I thought that, as I know I have quite a few Firefox devotees on my flist, I'd ask you.
Thank you in advance for any help.
ETA: Thanks to the very helpful solo, I now have answers and successful solutions to my first two questions. So all remains is my 'is it possible to replace the Google search with a permanent, always showing, Find in page search 'box' (for want of a better term)?