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I like to have the extensions like Gmail Checker and Google Voice checker closest to my eyes, therefore closer to the url bar. I have tried disabling and enabling extensions to order them correctly, but once I close chrome, they appear in a different order (always the same undesirable "different" order). Is there a way to prevent them from rearranging themselves? Thanks

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Unfortunately, as of now, there seem to be no way to make Chrome remember the order of extension icons.

Chrome 5.0.322.2 dev edition allows you to reorder the Extensions by dragging.

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huh...I wonder when it'll happen.. –  eqzx Dec 20 '09 at 17:37
    
Pitch in a comment, more comments means more people asking means more likely they're going to add it :) Else if you you a bit of programming, you could probably try your hand at it :) –  Sathya Dec 20 '09 at 17:43
    
i know python and c++, no java... –  eqzx Dec 21 '09 at 15:35
    
IIRC Chromium uses C++ –  Sathya Dec 21 '09 at 17:44
    
I have 10.0.648.134 on Windows 7 64, and I can drag the extensions to reorder, but they get rearranged when I restart chrome. –  Ben Collins Mar 17 '11 at 13:51

Actually, doesn't seem like dragging the extension icons worked till 5.0.366.0 dev.

I had 5.0.360.0 with which I couldn't drag and drop the icons, hence I ended up here. However, as I went to Chrome > About to double check which developer version I had, Chrome had automatically installed 5.0.366.0. So after a restart, dragging the extension icons now worked... lol

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