Can we add an option to hide the Figma/ Figjam favicon?

In a recent update I noticed you have introduced favicons to differentiates between Figma and Figjam.

Is there a way to hide it? Especially when I have too many tabs opened it would be more useful to see the first few characters of the file name.

p.s.
I appreciates whoever allowed emojis to show as a favicon instead of the default ones.
Which suggests adding emojis into file names is indeed an intentional design by Figma.

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This is pretty annoying for me at the moment as I prefix my files by squad, product, client name etc. So I do end up only seeing 5-8 characters with the new emojis at times. Not sure on how useful the tool emoji is to me at this moment in time

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I’d argue that even when they are there they need to be more toned down or grayscaled. There’s so much color that it draws my eyes when I want to be focused on my canvas. But also happy to toggle them off.

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Immediately saw these and hated it.

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There needs to be some resolution on this by Figma. I would even propose to group the Tabs (like Chrome allows). But for sure the ability to hide these pointless icons–they take up precious real estate, and are not good design

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I think it should be optional (Similarly to Notion) - if you want to have a favicon or file type icon - by all means do so, it may be even useful to some people… but I have tons of files opened at the same time and when I only see the design icons it makes it super hard to navigate through my files, so I myself would prefer hiding it completely

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on board with the above. These offer literally zero value to me as I do not use FigJam. Please let me turn them off.

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These fundamentally make tab labels useless. Really impacting productivity for me as I bounce between files frequently, and it takes me a while to find the tab I need as I usually have a dozen files open at a time. Terrible design - please remove or at the very least make it optional. I never comment on this kind of stuff but this update is extremely irritating.

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What could make them helpful would be if there was a way to assign my own or select from a handful. I typically have at least 8-10 tabs open and it is hard to quickly tell them apart. Some sort of quick, simple visual to tell different projects apart could be handy – basically like chrome tabs help me quickly scan to find calendar or figma or whatever. Doing it by file type when i’m only actually using a single file type out of two options is compounding the issue and making scan-ability I was struggling with even harder.

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yeah good call, it could work like the Cover Thumbnail functionality does in Figma. Let me create a 32x32 frame and assign it as the files favicon - that’d actually be really helpful.

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Please, add option to hide tab icons. I’m getting insane while seeing them.

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This could have been fixed in mere minutes. @Figma_Support step up your game please.

Taking away real estate from the tab titles is a hindrance to productivity as we have to click in to every file individually to find the right one when theres more than a few open. Also risk accidentally closing one (pro tip: shift + cmd + T, but still). I don’t see what benefit the icons are adding

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They have fixed it by hiding it if the tabs smaller than a certain width :raised_hands:
Great fix!