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I am using the latest release version of Firefox, and I would like to rename the Bookmarks menu. I don't want to rename a subfolder in the Bookmarks menu; I want to rename to Bookmarks menu itself. Is there a way to do this, perhaps through about:config? Thanks.

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Just out of curiosity: Why would you want to rename the Bookmarks menu? – sleske Jul 28 '10 at 22:03
    
if you know anything about computers Firefox is written in C++, XUL, XBL, and JavaScript but the thing you want to change comes from C++ which is compiled and is in binary form... and cannot be changed... – Junaid Saeed Aug 3 '10 at 17:04
    
@sleske: I'm helping an older gentleman who is in the early stages of dementia with his computer. I switched him to Firefox because his eyesight is poor, even with his glasses, and the zoom feature on IE is terrible. I wanted to rename the Bookmarks menu to Favorites because that is what he is used to. The plugin I found adds a Favorites menu, which is even better in this situation because then he will have two paths to find what he is looking for. – Jim Fell Aug 9 '10 at 19:32
    
Ah, I see, thanks for the information. I hope you'll be able to help him. – sleske Aug 9 '10 at 20:11

I am nearly 99% sure that its compiled into the software and cannot be changed without editing the source files and recompiling.

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I am a software engineer by profession, so that may be an option. Do you have any pointers on how I can get my hands on Firefox's source code? – Jim Fell Jul 28 '10 at 20:56
    
mozilla.org/projects/firefox – jer.salamon Jul 28 '10 at 21:07
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I believe I found a suitable plugin.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/668/

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That's sorta what you asked but not really... – jer.salamon Jul 28 '10 at 21:29
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BTW: An accepted answer with a score of -1 is really weird... – sleske Aug 9 '10 at 20:10

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