Once I was able to get the Splash options window working I made a visit to Mr Tech’s Firefox Splash Screens site and found a Splash Screen I liked. I also took a couple minutes (literally) to get and install the free FastStone Capture software thanks to an excellent recommendation from Ryan at CyberNet News. The quality is outstanding compared to the conventional Windows screen capture plus it allows me to save the files in PNG format. There are lot of other features with FastStone I have yet to try out.
So with the FastStone Capture software I was able to get a good quality screenshot of my new Firefox splash screen:
Did you know that you can use PNG alpha transparent as your splash screen? See some Splash previews
Looks like something that should be included with the Pimpzilla theme. 🙂
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Nice work… For what it’s worth, though, I believe a “splash screen” and an “About screen” are two different things. As far as I know, a splash screen appears when you run the app.
When I saw your topic, I was hopeful it might tell me how to actually enable a splash screen in Firefox. I realize lots of people don’t like splash screens—but here on my netbook, where FF and my various add-ons take 10 or 15 seconds to load, it’d be nice to have an (optional) way of seeing that something’s going on.
If anyone knows of a way to do this, please reply here—thanks!