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When using the Firefox location bar as my search box I can't use advanced search operators like **site:* hello* because this warning box pops up.

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Is there any way to get around this?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Reverse the order in the bar.

Instead of typing in hello

use this:


This is also true for Google Chrome.

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thanks, now I feel like an idiot :) I won't mark it as the answer just yet. – cust0s Sep 10 '09 at 17:07
Heh, no stupid questions just stupid answers :) Yeah, this is among my list of things things that makes you go "huh?". – squillman Sep 10 '09 at 17:11

What I did was make a bookmark for a google search, fill in the following fields:

Name: google
Keyword: g

Then just type 'g something' in the address bar and it will work.

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