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Same as this question, but regarding Chrome.

When I mouse over a long URL, it puts ... at the end. I don't like that.

Is there a way to disable it? An extension, a hidden about:config page, or a chrome.css file I can edit?

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There are two ways to see the full link of a href attribute:

  1. Hover over the link and stay still for a second.

    The ellipsis now gets replaced by the truncated part of the href attribute.

  2. If you don't want to wait, you can use an extension. For example:

    Status Bar (Chrome Web Store)

    Status bar to display non-truncated links on mouseover.

    Simple extension that does what it says. Nothing fancy.

    Features

    • Displays complete link (href attribute) on mouseover. No more truncation.
    • Displays complete Page Title five seconds after moving mouse off a link.
    • Single-click bar to hide it until you mouse over another link.
    • Double-click bar to hide it until you reload the page.
    • Customize the look and location via CSS.

    The only problem: Now you have two status bars. To change this, open

    chrome-extension://ojjdiklbbogaliiljdbpbkkkghendjja/options.html
    

    and click Load Defaults.

    • To maintain only the built-in status bar, make the following changes:

      height           0px
      

      Then, click Save.

    • Unfortunately, there's no way to disable or hide Chrome's built-in status bar altogether. However, you can make both status bars blend in with each other.

      To do this, make the following changes:

      right            
      left             0px
      height           18px
      padding          1px 10px 0px 3px
      font-size        12px
      color            #808080
      background-color #DFDFDF
      border-top       none
      border-left      none
      border-right     none
      

      Then, click Save.

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Quite nice, except it leaves the normal status bar in tact (so I have 2). Anyway to disable that? –  Mark Jun 7 '12 at 4:02
    
Unfortunately, there's no way to disable or hide Chrome's built-in status bar altogether. However, you can make both status bars blend in with each other (more or less seamlessly). I've updated my answer. –  Dennis Jun 7 '12 at 12:05
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The ViewThru extension for Chrome might give you what you need. More here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/jkncfnbcgbclefkbknfdbngiegdppgdd

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No...did you read the description? This works on links to sites like tinyurl. –  Mark Jun 7 '12 at 4:02
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