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as my company recently updated FF from german to proper english, I miss the ALT+S keystroke to enter the address bar.

Is it possible to set it with about:config?


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Try ALT+D or Ctrl/Cmd+L (from this site)

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+1 It even works in Chrome! – Ivo Flipse Dec 2 '09 at 10:21
+1 And Windows Explorer :) – Mark Pim Dec 2 '09 at 10:40
This is pretty what I was looking for. Thanks! – ertn Dec 2 '09 at 11:40
@Mark: It does indeed work in IE, however, annoyingly it pops up a dialog to take your input instead of just focusing in the URL bar. – Bryan Dec 2 '09 at 14:41
@Bryan, just to clarify: Ctrl+D works as expected/advertised. Ctrl+L opens the Open Location dialog box. – Joshua Dec 2 '09 at 15:54

there is F6 ... if you want

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F6 is way too far, thanks :) – ertn Dec 2 '09 at 11:39

you can try the keyconfig addon. it is not in mozilla addon, but it helped me a lot.

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it actually lets you change the ctrl+l shortcut to alt+s or whatever you'd like. – barraponto Dec 2 '09 at 13:20
i'll have to try that out when i get some spare time. if it let's me assign a keyboard shortcut to show and hide the Navigation and Bookmark toolbars I'll be a happy kid – username Dec 2 '09 at 13:51
#ifWinActive, Mozilla Firefox

in the AutoHotKey scripting language would remap that for you :)
Not sure if there's a native solution, unfortunately!

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Also, press F6 and it will flip between the page [so you can tab through elements] or to the address bar.

[edit to add] didnt see the answer above me!

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