In browser applications such as file managers and internet software, the address bar (sometimes called the location bar) displays the path to the current location.

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Windows 10 Address Bar Edit Text Resize?

Whenever I misclick the address bar in Windows Explorer such that Explorer thinks I want to type the address, the address bar shrinks, cutting off most of the text. Please see the images to see what ...
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Google Chrome - How to Turn off the Omnibox/Search box

I would like to turn off recommendations in my omnibox/searchbox. Specifically from history (e.g. disabling typing f to automatically bring up facebook.com). I find the suggestions distract me often ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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How can I restore my Firefox Address Bar to suggest addresses like it used to? [duplicate]

Today I updated to Firefox 43.0.1, and I'm already wanting to delete Firefox. Before I delete Firefox, I'm interested if there's a way to restore its Address Bar's previous behavior. That is, for ...
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Annoying new behavior in Firefox 43 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Firefox 43 and I am somewhat annoyed by the location bar suggestions including "Search the web for..." or "Visit http://.../". I know what will happen if I press Enter, and I do ...
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Is there a way to force Firefox suggest a specific link when typing a character?

For example, when I want to go to www.getpocket.com, my mind only remember the product name (Pocket), not the actually URL. When I typing poc, the first suggestion is the link that I want to go, but I ...
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How to remove the first “Visit Website X” option in Firefox address bar?

How can I remove that first option there? It's useless, I want it to be gone completely. This used to be the default before, and it was added in some newer version I imagine. Firefox 43.0b1 - Mac OSX ...
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How can I stop Google searches from showing in the omnibox?

Is there a way to prevent Google searches from auto-filling in the omnibox? I used to be able to get around this by first going to Google and doing my search from there but after having to reinstall ...
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How to remove suggestions from awesome bar in Firefox

I recently deleted my entire history and bookmarks. When filling in a link in the awesome bar it still seems to remember sites I went to (and typo's in them). Moving to them and pressing delete also ...
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Remove search from address bar from Firefox

Lately my cursor has been jumping from a site I'm typing on up to the address bar to begin a search. It never used to do this. Is there a way to disable search from the address bar. It's very annoying ...
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How to remove specific URL from Opera address bar autocomplete?

How can I remove a specific URL from the address bar autocomplete? Using Opera 31.0.1889.174 on Windows 7. I tried using the arrow down key to go to the specific entry and then hitting Delete. ...
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How do i change the order of websites that appear in firefox address bar?

Recently my history got frozen and it won't get updated (the history menu last 15 visited websites) so i have cleared some history and now my address bar websites got screwed up showing unneeded ...
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Edit address of autocomplete suggestions in Safari 8

When you start typing in Safari's "omnibar" you get suggestions based on search results and your bookmarks and history. I often find myself needing to change a small portion of the suggested url; say ...
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Different Firefox behavior depending on DNS

Depending on the DNS server being used, when the user enters a single word into the Location Bar, sometimes Firefox will display "Did you mean to go to...?". Why does this only happen with certain ...
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Complete location bar URL with https if the scheme is omitted

HTTP clients such as web browsers have been adding the http: scheme to URLs when the user enters example.com without being very specific. This will result in an request to http://example.com/. Is it ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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Google Chrome - Cannot switch off bookmark suggestions [duplicate]

I UNTICKED the prediction service box (in settings), and the browser still intrusively presents links I've bookmarked and suggests them below the address bar. How come this feature cannot be switched ...
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How to remove specific domain from address bar typing suggestion?

I start typing whatev, and it suggests whateverdomain.com (but should whateverdomain.net). I visited whateverdomain.com once by mistake, and now it got stuck and outweights whateverdomain.net somehow, ...
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How -exactly- do I change the default address-bar search on Mozilla Firefox? [duplicate]

Sigh. I fired up firefox today and it is somehow now set to use yahoo as the default search engine on the address bar. This solution here no longer works, because keyword.url has been removed. I have ...
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How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system?

How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system? I would like to be able to enter a file name such as ...
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How can I re-enable the path in Chrome's address bar? [duplicate]

In its latest update today, Version 34.0.1847.116 m (April 9, 2014), Google Chrome removed the full URL from the address bar. This is super super annoying to developers who want to be able to see the ...
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change selection behaviour of windows address bar

Is there any way to change the behaviour of address bars in windows (especially in web browsers such as Chrome and Firefox) such that a single click will place the cursor, and a double click will ...
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Stop Chrome autocompleting address by default

I do not want to disable autocomplete, I just want to stop the following scenario; In the address bar type example and enter, then exam and enter. For me it searched example again! It autocompleted ...
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Chromium Omnibox not showing search suggestions?

Chromium omnibox is not showing suggestions, i have checked the settings, prediction is enabled. When i changed the search engine to bing it was working fine with suggestions but when i revert back ...
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What do authuser=0, etc., mean in a Google URL? [closed]

I noticed google.com has this at the end, https://www.google.com/webhp?hl=en&tab=ww&authuser=0 It isn't a virus is it? This was on chrome I also noticed another similar to that on ...
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How to filter results in Chrome omnibox to only show bookmarks?

In FireFox if you type * after text in the address bar after text, it filters out all results except for your bookmarks, which is incredibly useful. Is it possible to add this feature to Chrome?
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Google chrome address bar amplified

Once I mistakenly hit some keys and the there came up a big address bar, which I think will be helpful for presentations, but I don't what keyboard shortcut it is. Does anyone know? Thanks. It's very ...
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Chrome omnibar showing squares

When I got home today my address bar was showing squares instead text. If I type in a website it still works but the address is always squares. I checked the language settings and they are set to ...
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Preventing redirect to router/proxy (firefox, keyword.url)

I keep getting redirected to my router page (at home) and a squid proxy server here when entering, e.g. "superuser" in the Address Bar. How do I make Firefox conform to its Keyword.URL; which I've ...
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How to remove all autocomplete urls with a certain url in Chrome

I am converting my localhost:8888 to localhost and I want to remove all the autocomplete urls that have localhost:8888 in them. I already did this for history but how do I do this for autocomplete? I ...
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Google Chrome Omnibox differences between 2 installs on Chrome 27 Dev

I have Google Chrome 27 dev (specifically, 27.0.1438.7) installed on my Macbook Pro at home and my iMac at work. Both Macs are on 10.8.3. At work my omnibox auto-completes the way I have always seen ...
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Chrome omnibox behavior

In my corporate network, to access an intranet site like "ABC.COMPANY.COM", we just type "ABC" in the firefox/IE address bar and press enter. Since we are inside the "COMPANY.COM" domain, the browser ...
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Search for Images from Omnibox directly in Google Chrome

Is there anyway to configure Google Chrome's Omnibox to search directly for Images instead of default Web search? Relatively any possibilities for making news search and rest types?
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Did Firefox use to autocomplete websites in the address bar?

In Chrome, when you type face into the address bar without hitting Enter, it comes up with the URL of Facebook, www.facebook.com, and you can choose to enter that site. I guess that was possible in ...
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How to lock the Firefox address bar on English Keyboard?

I'm using two different keyboard languages on my Windows 7 and sometimes I switch between them. I'd like to know why the address bar textbox allows different languages while the internet domain ...
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Editing Chrome omnibox history [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to modify what values show up in the Chrome omnibox when typing certain phrases. For example, when I start typing "basecamp" it goes to ...
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Back slash in the windows explorer address bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to replace Windows Explorer breadcrumbs with classic full path textbox? In windows explorer, the address bar shows the folders with forward arrows. If I click the ...
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Make Firefox go to first result when query typed in address bar?

I have just installed Firefox 17 on Windows 7. When I search by writing a word in the address bar and pressing Enter I am not being redirected to the first result automatically. How can I make ...
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Safari: how to directly jump from 'omnibox' (ie. 'smart search field') to search results (as in Chrome)?

In Chrome, TAB takes you directly from 'omnibox' to search results. This doesn't seem to be the case in Safari (it takes ~12 TABs). Is there any way to remedy this?
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Search terms repeated three times when using Google Chrome Omnibar

When using the Omnibar (address bar) to search google, the search term is repeated thrice. The search still works, but it is quite annoying, especially when you want to modify your original query. Any ...
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Copying unicode symbols from Firefox address bar as is

Let's say I open a webpage with some Unicode characters, say, Cyrillic, in the address like this: http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Функциональная_закреплённость When I try to copy it from the ...
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How to get google chrome to stop changing the address I enter?

I have a wifi extender, which I'm supposed to access by typing www.miwifiext.net into the address bar. However, every time I do this, google chrome immediately mistakes it for some kind of search ...
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“Press Tab to search <site>” in Chrome not working

The problem After partially entering a URL like meta.st, Chrome adds in the rest of the URL highlighted in blue and says "Press Tab to search Meta Stack Overflow". But on pressing, instead of showing ...
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How will Google Chrome show bookmarks first in Omnibox?

I was trying to visit en.wikipedia.org and the Omnibox always auto-completes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Something_I_Typed_Manually_Before. This is not what I want. I have enabled "Disable 'shortcuts' in ...
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What's the shortcut to select the address bar in Google Chrome?

What's the shortcut to select Address bar of the current page on Google Chrome? I always have to create a New tab to write in address bar. So is there any shortcut?
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Firefox: How to force address bar to expand/wrap over several lines so can see whole URL?

The URL in question has a long user ID string so the interesting part of the URL appears at the end which is always off-screen. Anyone know how I can go about this?
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Chrome doesn’t handle custom protocols correctly

For example, if I enter steam://connect/127.0.0.1 in the Omnibox, it will search for the URL instead of launching the program that handles that protocol. How can Chrome be configured to treat custom ...
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URL autocomplete no longer working in Chrome

The browser URL autocomplete has started behaving differently starting yesterday. I used to access my top urls by typing the first one or two letters of a URL then pressing enter. Now, I have to ...
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How to delete an URL from Chrome's Omnibox suggestions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete previously entered items from Google Chrome Omnibox? Chrome: remove URL from autocomplete which doesn't show up in history? How can I delete an URL ...
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How to disable address bar search option in Firefox

I couldn't access subfolders in my wamp www directory through Firefox 12.0 a few days ago by typing this in the address bar: http://localhost/folder/subfolder Firefox 12.0 starts Google search when ...