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Chrome extensions are starting to take up real estate in my browser window:

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Is it possible to hide these buttons or display them more economically?

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You can drag the extension bar to the right to have the UI create a drop down link of your installed extension. You could also just right click and choose hide extension –  Ramhound Jun 12 '12 at 13:03

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Resizing the address bar

It seems like you can simply drag your address bar bigger:
A double-arrow appears when hovering over the right edge of the address bar
Then your icons will be collapsed:
The extension icons are collapsed to a little arrow
Source


Hiding single buttons

You can hide single icons, by right-clicking on them and choosing Hide button:
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You can then re-enable the button through the Extensions menu:
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Is it possible to put them in something like a dropdown menu? It would be a hassle to have to re-show the button each time I want to use an extension. –  Joe Mornin Jun 12 '12 at 11:39
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@JosephMornin: Yes, it's possible :D I just found out myself! Added it to the answer –  Oliver Salzburg Jun 12 '12 at 11:44
    
"Mind blown!" -- +1 for resizing, thanks! –  Dolan Antenucci May 15 '14 at 15:24

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