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Opening a new tab in Google Chrome normally selects the text in the address bar; as of recently it has been placing the cursor after the last character and not overwriting over when I begin to type. Any ideas what may have changed?

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I'm not sure exactly what you experienced with your Chrome but for me, opening a new Tab or Window results with a blank address bar and its in focus so I can type from it right away.

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Until recently that was the same behavior I was having - only now it opens a new tab to the Google homepage and the cursor at the end of the google.com and my HomePage is set to the "New Tab page" –  amadib Apr 12 '11 at 4:35

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