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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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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Is there any way to change the order of Chrome's suggestions when I start typing in the address bar?

I'm using Chrome (Version 35.0.1916.153 m) on Windows 7. When I start typing in the address bar, I seem to get a mix of possible searches and URLs that I've previously visited. Anecdotally, the ...
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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 in the ...
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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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Chrome Omnibox: Custom search without hitting space

I know it is possible to add a custom search to Chrome, which would allow me to use a specific search url. To search YouTube I'd have to enter yt searchquery. What I don't like on this solution is the ...
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Google chrome startup - select the address bar by default

I have gone through This thread regarding Google Chrome browser opening up a blank page on startup. I can open up a blank page by putting "javascript:void()" for home page (in settings). Now my ...
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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

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 ...
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How do I change priority of firefox address bar suggestions to tags?

I have a heavily tagged bookmark collection, and searching it by tags is much more relevant than by url, title or history. Is there a way to make tags a priority, so when I type in address bar, I ...
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How to revert Windows 7's Windows Explorer to text-based address bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to replace Windows Explorer breadcrumbs with classic full path textbox? The button-based address bar in Windows Explorer in Windows 7 is annoying me. I want Windows ...
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Address bar missing from Internet Explorer and not an option in tools

I clicked a link in Internet Explorer that opened in a new window. This window does not have an address bar and when I go to add it back from the tools drop-down menu is it not an option. Any other ...
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How to hide Opera's address bar in current tab (hotkey)?

What is the hotkey for hiding the current's tab address bar ? In the older versions of Opera it has been done by Ctrl + F8 link1 or link2but they have somehow changed it and I cannot find the ...
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How do I stop Chrome associating 'http' with 'Amazon'

Currently whenever I try to search in Google Chrome using the omnibar, if my query starts with 'http' I get moved to searching Amazon. Example: Suppose I can't remember what a particular HTTP status ...
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How Can I Edit Google Chrome's 'History Provider Cache' File?

I'm interested in editing (not completely deleting) contents of some of Google Chrome's cache files. In particular, the 'History Provider Cache' (found in ~/Library/Application ...
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Running terminal commands from Chrome's Omnibar

I would like to use Google Chrome's Omnibar to execute terminal commands. Is there any way to do that? Edit: I found that I could add a custom search engine as "terminal://%s". However, there seems ...
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How can I remove a suggestion from the Chrome address bar?

I've got a couple of URL autocomplete suggestions where Chrome suggests the wrong URL consistently. How can I delete the incorrect entry from the address bar's suggestion list? The page I want shows ...
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Firefox on Mac: Top suggestion in address bar

On both Chrome and Safari, when typing in the address bar, I get shown suggestions from history and bookmarks. The best result is entered in the address bar for autocompletion. I would only have to ...
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How can I ban sites from Chrome's omnibar?

I've set up a couple of servers on my network, which are named simply after the service they are providing (i.e. http://git/, http://jenkins/, etc.). For simplicity, those are accessible by their ...
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How do I teach Chrome's omnibar to search in Google Maps?

It seems that the only site on the web that is unavailable for search via Chrome's omnibar is Google's own Maps. Is there any way I could teach the omnibar to search Google Maps?
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Turn the Firefox location bar into Google search

A few months ago, when I typed something completely irrelevant in the location bar of Firefox, it would take me to Google search results. When I typed something like "facebook", it would take me to ...
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Google Chrome crashes when I type in a URL with something already in the bar

Whenever I try to add a / to the end of a URL in Google Chrome the browser crashes and asks if I want to restore it. It can be anything. Not just the slash. I have no problem when I simply open a ...