up/down split button (history/filesystem?)

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up/down split button (history/filesystem?)

Unread post by dchmelik » 2022-05-18, 06:26

Seems I may recall days of better WWW when some web browser (earlier Netscape/Mozilla/Firefox) had an up/down split-button between forward & backward, which was for history (down) and going up one level in URI/URL/filesystem. I also liked and may still use NextPlease addon which actually has 'back' & 'back to beginning' & 'forward' & 'forward to end,' maybe more than that, or was imitated and I have something similar as well.

Is such an up/down split-button possible in Pale Moon with any addon or would one have to be programmed?

If I'm not web browsing (doing other things on other half screen) often I use Pale Moon as a filesystem & image viewer on the other side, so I sure would like such a button, though I'm unsure I'd be able to program one (unlikely without a lot of learning interface & URI/filesystem stuff I've never done.)

It'd have many uses for URIs, like if you were in some discussion URIs (NNTP/Usenet/Gmane, IRC) though I don't use ChatZilla (and don't think they kept NNTP from old Mozilla/SeaMonkey) you could go up from that to the server window/tab.

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Re: up/down split button (history/filesystem?)

Unread post by moonbat » 2022-05-18, 07:19

Not an exact match, but this one adds breadcrumbs to the URL in the navigation bar, so you can go 'up' by clicking on the relevant segment.
so with a URL of www.site.com/level/page.html, you can click on the word 'level' in the addressbar to go up one level.

You can try installing whatever old Firefox extension you had as well, to see if it works.
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Re: up/down split button (history/filesystem?)

Unread post by dchmelik » 2022-05-18, 07:34

I don't know if an add-on had done that.
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