Pentadactyl is a browser add-on for Mozilla Firefox that gives the browser a Vim-like user interface.

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Style hint box when active

When I enter hints mode, a box appears above each link. I can style that box with highlight Hint font-size: 10; border: solid white 1px; color: #00FF00; background-color: #000000; padding: 2px; But ...
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How can I inspect an element with vimperator/pentadactyl?

I'd like to be able to inspect an element (i.e. a link) with the built-in Firefox inspection tool, similar to right-clicking on an element and selecting "Inspect Element," only I'd like to be able to ...
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Pentadactyl: how to disable menu bar toggle by <Alt>?

Using Pentadactyl, when I press the Alt key, it toggles the menu bar, and the --MENU-- mode. This is very embarrassing for me, as I use dwm window manager at the same time, where Alt is the most ...
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What's the difference between Vimperator and Pentadactyl?

I've been using vimperator for a few months and loving it (although it makes it hard for me to go back to primitive mousery on others' computers). I've seen that there's a fork called Pentadactyl, but ...
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Pin tab by default?

Is there a way to make firefox open tab as a pin tab by default? I often work with multiple tabs. My "home page" alone is 7 tabs already. I pin them all, still it'll be better for me to open all tabs ...
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Map <M-h> to gT / <M-l> to gt

I tried mapping <M-h> to go back a tab and <M-l> to go right a tab. Contents of .pentadactylrc: nmap <M-h> gT nmap <M-l> gt It doesn't seem to have any effect.
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Using a key-mapping for only specific URLs in Pentadactyl

I am trying to map the tab-key to the down-arrow-key , which works perfectly fine. However, I am trying to find a way to do that only for a specific URL. Tried to use autocommand the following way: ...
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Open current tab's address to modify/edit/change it with pentadactyl

I'm using Pentadactyl and looking for a way to modify the current tab's address, but I haven't found anything yet. Is there any command to open current tab's address to modify it? Any other workaround ...
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Quickmarks (:qmarks) not saving in Pentadactyl

-Pentadactyl v1.1 (upd-2014-03-26) -Firefox 28 supposedly qmark is persistent across browser sessions, but not in my case. I'll add a qmark e.g. :qmark g mail.google.com upon ff exit the qmark is ...
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Pentadactyl focus on video element hotkey (YouTube)

For YouTube I want a hotkey to focus back to video element. Leaving the video element is usually ESC. this is by defining either a custom element to bind the hotkey to or set it to last previous ...
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Go back to last viewed page in pentadactyl

Is there a command/command set to go back to the last viewed page in Pentadactyl? I often close my browser and then decide that it was to early, so I want to turn it on again and to go the last viewed ...
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How do you click web page elements without a mouse?

I installed Arch Linux a few days ago on my Chromebook C720, but due to some kernel support issues with the touchpad, I'm left with no mouse. I'm not too bothered about fixing it right now though, ...
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How do I prevent a page from hijacking my Pentadactyl navigation keys?

Facebook wants me to use their own set of keyboard shortcuts for navigating their site, but these don't play that well with my Pentadactyl setup. How can I prevent Facebook from hijacking my keys, so ...
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How to copy text from pentadactyl to system clipboard?

I thought I should be able to copy text like this: / + text-to-search + <ENTER> to find the beginning of text n as many times as needed to go to desired search result i to go into CARET mode ...
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Pentadactyl: Use current tab's url in command

I would like to create a mapping for emailing a link to the page displayed in the current tab: :map ,m :! mail -s "here's a link" email@example.com<cr><current-url><C-d> I am ...
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Is there a two keypress way to open new tab in Pentadactyl?

Workflow before Pentadactyl was: Command-T, start typing URL. (2 keypresses) Now, it's :tabopen URL (6-8 keypresses, or :) Anyone know a better way to reduce the keypresses neeeded to open a new tab? ...
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Pentadactyl - Setting the editor conditional on the operating system

I frequently work on three operating systems (Windows 7, OSX, and Linux) and I keep one .pentadactylrc under version control. Up until recently my settings have been portable enough to work on all ...
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On-demand custom search with Pentadactyl

I'm a Perl developer, so I often visit CPAN. I'd be happy if I could make my Pentadactyl understand command like :cp List Util to search CPAN for modules containing theese strings in its names. I ...
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How to enable the bookmarks toolbar in Pentadactyl/Firefox?

I am using Pentadactyl Nightly (20 August 2013) with Firefox 23.0.1. After installing Pentadactyl, it removed all my toolbars. However, the bookmarks toolbar is actually useful for me so I want to ...
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Pentadactyl - disable Emacs-like (Ctrl) key mappings

I'm using Pentadactyl 1.0b7.2 and I'd like to disable Ctrl-[key] mappings. I already mapped the actions I use the most to single key press. I also successfully remapped most of Ctrl-[key] mappings to ...
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pentadactyl - Set external editor to be vim termnial

Is there nay way we can set vim terminal to be external editor of pentadactyl ? Thanks I've tried this but it seems to not work: set editor='vim -f +<line> +"sil! call cursor(0, ...
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pentadactyl - Mapping <Leader><Esc>

Is there anyway that we do this mapping in pentadactyl : map <Leader><Esc> :<C-z><Esc><cr> I've tried but it doesn't work. Thanks :) P/S: I knnow that it's not ...
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How to use Pentadactyl style/styleenable?

I tried :style -name=codesnippet craftyjs.com pre code {background-color: transparent;} but nothing happened, apparently. Then I tried :styleenable -name=codesnippet but nothing happend, either. How ...
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Pentadactyl with DuckDuckGo as default search engine

I'd like to set DuckDuckGo as Pentadactyl's default search engine. I added DuckDuckGo's query URL to about:config's keyword.URL variable. I also installed DuckDuckGo's engine via "Add to Firefox" ...
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How to map a key shortcut to a bookmark?

I'm using pentadactyl in my Firefox as a keyboard enthusiast. Now I'm thinking of using key shortcut to easily access one of my bookmarks, which actually contains a javascript to run (so apparently ...
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How to set editor of pentadactyl on Mac?

Firefox plugin pentadactyl provides the function of setting a external editor. default: gvim -f +<line> +"sil! call cursor(0, <column>)" <file> I installed MacVim on my MacBook, ...
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Pentadactyl: Search several sites at one command

Consider a problem of searching several wikis at one command. Here's a possible solution. If one'd add the following to the .pentadactylrc: javascript <<EOF dactyl.searchWikis = function ...
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What is the closest Pentadactyl/Vimperator clone for Opera?

I'm a firefox+pentadactyl fan - but sometimes I'm forced to work in Opera. What is the closest pentadactyl analogue (in terms of default keys and functionality) in Opera (I find that there are several ...
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In vimperator/pentadactyl, how can I disable almost everything?

I like the movement keys, pressing f to click links, and being able to disable pentadactyl, but I pretty much don't need anything else. How can I get my old hotkeys back? Mostly, I'm thinking ...
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Mapping to <S-Right> and <S-Left>

I'd like to map C-n and C-p to S-Right and S-Left correspondingly. I tried to put cmap <C-n> <S-Right> cmap <C-p> <S-Left> in ~/.pentadactylrc - but it doesn't work. How ...
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Pentadactyl/Vimperator: howto copy image to clipboard

My question is about the Firefox add-on Pentadactyl (the question is also relevant to it's parent project Vimperator). In Pentadactyl, there is a way to save an image: ;s At this point, you select ...