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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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How to disable search in the Google Chrome address bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force Chrome to open URLs as URLs, instead of searching I'm surprised that I haven't found this question on superuser. Forgive me if it's a duplicate, but how do you ...
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Why aren't Google Docs results appearing in Chrome's omnibox results?

I'm often searching for docs according to keywords in their title. Strangely, Chrome matches items from the browsing history that contain such keywords in their title but results from google docs ...
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Is it possible to enable JavaScript injection in Chrome 15?

With Chrome 15 one is now able to sync search engines (finally). I had a few that executed JavaScript, but they no longer work in the new version because I am not able to execute scripts from the ...
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Disable history search from Chrome Omnibar

I'm using Google Chrome and I'm wondering if there's a way to disable items from my history appearing in the dropdown when I search or type a URL? I'd like to keep saving my history in the browser, ...
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Chrome: remove URL from autocomplete which doesn't show up in history?

I accidentally visited gist.gihub.com (note the missing t), and now that URL auto completes each time I start typing gist.…. How can I remove this URL? I've tried removing it from my history, but ...
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Removing past searches from Google Chrome's omnibar

One time I searched for Orange Juice in Chrome's Omnibar. Now, every time I start typing Orange, I get the search suggestion: How do I get Chrome to stop offering me this search suggestion? If I ...
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How to edit Chrome omnibar auto-complete entries?

In Google Chrome omnibar, whenever I type wwwjdic, an entry "wwwjdic.com" will be shown (because I have visited the website http://wwwjdic.com before). Now the problem is that if I type WWWJDIC + ...
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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 ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to focus to address bar in Mac Chrome?

In Windows Chrome, alt + d is the shortcut. What is it in Mac Chrome?
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Google Chrome address bar is slow, can't delete URLs with clock icon from history

I can't delete history items or visited webpages from Google Chrome that have the clock icon. I recently visited some websites with very long URLs with about 600,000 characters each. Ever since, ...
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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 ...
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Only show search suggestions in Omnibar for search mode

I'd like to be able to use search suggestions in Chrome, but only when I'm searching -- not when I'm typing a URL. Is there a way to restrict the suggestion service to turn on only when the query ...
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Turn off Search History Popdown on Address Bar in Google Chrome

How do I switch off the search history popdown suggestions on the address bar as I type? I don't want Incognito mode at all because I actually do want all my old cookies and such. I just don't want ...
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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 ...
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Easy way to open Chrome Extensions using Omnibar

Is there an easy way to open an extension in Chrome using the Omnibar? For example, I have Tweetdeck in chrome...and if I type in Tweetdeck, nothing appears in the list in the omnibar (other than web ...
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Make Google Chrome's address bar prefer page titles to domain names when offering completions?

I've recently switched from Firefox to Chrome, and the thing I miss most from Firefox is the "Awesome Bar" that suggests completions for what I type primarily based on page titles, and then ...
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Chrome Equivalent of %s address bar trick in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Google Chrome extension that acts like Firefox’s keyword quicksearch bookmarks? I was curious if there was an equivalent technique in Chrome to do address bar ...
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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. ...
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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 ...