With my installation of Tor Browser OS X (ver. 5.5.4), the location bar always auto-hides. The only way to use it is to first hover the mouse where it would be, wait a second, then start typing a new URL. How can I force it to always show the location bar?
I was not able to reproduce your issue. To be fair, I wasn't even able to activate the auto-hide feature on OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. I believe that this dependent of your OS X version. (And Google seems to agree with me.)
On older OS X versions, you might want to try the following steps:
Launch the Tor Browser;
about:configin the URL bar;
Look for the
browser.fullscreen.autohideentry, you can use the search box to find it quickly;
Set its value to
If that answer helped you, please, tell me your OS X version.