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2answers
38 views

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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1answer
86 views

How -exactly- do I change the default address-bar search on Mozilla Firefox?

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 ...
1
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1answer
36 views

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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0answers
167 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
226 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
256 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
552 views

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 ...
6
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4answers
770 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
616 views

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?
6
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
793 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
127 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
550 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
218 views

How to make sure that Firefox uses old address-bar behavior?

I remember that in the old version of Firefox I could type "google maps" in the address-bar and Firefox would navigate to http://maps.google.com/. Since I upgraded to Firefox 8 I can't do this ...
11
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5answers
9k views

Can I make Firefox's address bar behave like Chrome?

In chrome I can type a single word, such as 'cats', and it will google search it. In firefox, it tries to go to cats.com or something. This functionality annoys the hell out of me, especially as I ...
3
votes
3answers
530 views

Is there a Firefox plugin that will allow me to edit the address in a popup?

The website I'm developing uses a lot of popups. It is handy for me to be able to edit the address in the address bar so that I can append variables and such. FF seems to prevent me from doing this. ...
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1answer
210 views

What options are available for file:// in the Firefox address bar?

Can I narrow the results of the file:// entry in the Firefox address bar? More specifically, can I add wildcards and/or filetypes? I'd like to have the same ability as Windows Explorer in my browser. ...
2
votes
1answer
277 views

Drag text to address bar to search

Is there any way to enable functionality to drag text to the Firefox Address bar to search Google? I want Firefox to work like Chrome, in that respect. From LifeHacker: But what most people ...
6
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4answers
962 views

Firefox 4 default address bar behaviour

I have recently migrated to Firefox 4 away from Chrome (Chrome's text highlighting is too annoying as I highlight while I read). One of the things I loved about Chrome was the fact that the address ...
2
votes
3answers
139 views

Binding Google Chrome's bookmarks

I used to type y QUERY in the Firefox address bar and get http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%s&aq=f (http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=QUERY&aq=f in this particular ...
4
votes
1answer
720 views

Firefox 4 Beta 12 — Move Link URLs back to Address Bar?

The latest beta of Firefox seems to have moved the link URL display from the address bar to a small box in the bottom left. I was happy with them in the address bar, so is there a way to move them ...
0
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1answer
455 views

Chrome: automatically redirect me to highest ranking search result, like Firefox does

How to emulate the Firefox (I'm using v3.6) address bar search redirection in Google Chrome? For example, if I type... imdb moon ...to the address bar and press Return in Firefox then it ...
5
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1answer
139 views

Is there a way to make the Firefox address bar only show the first level URL the user visited before?

Is there a way to make the Firefox address bar only show the first level URL the user visited before? If I visited www.example.com, I hope that whenever I type e, it will only show www.example.com ...
20
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4answers
4k views

Make Chrome's Omnibar behave more like the Firefox AwesomeBar

One of my favorite features of the Firefox AwesomeBar is that I can simply type a substring of any URL or page title in my history and it finds all matches sorted by how frequently they were accessed. ...
1
vote
3answers
360 views

Address bar changes in Firefox and Internet exlorer when pressing Ctrl+Enter

My address bar changes when I go to Google and press Ctrl+Enter. Both Firefox and Internet Explorer behave like this.
1
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1answer
1k views

Tweak Firefox AwesomeBar to be more like Chrome's Omnibar

Do you know a good way to replicate (more or less) the behavior of Google Chrome's omnibar within Firefox? I'm especially interested in a way to have Firefox suggest the root of the website when I ...