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I know how to web search selected text in Firefox (select, right-click, find the Search For menu option, release), but since I use that function up to dozens of times a day, I find it frustratingly slow.

Is there a faster way? Something like CTRL double click a word, or select a phrase, then press 's'?

Another option would be to assign a hot key to the Search For menu item. Is there any way to do that?

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QuickDrag is a simple but superb addon. It extends the function of the drag-and-drop mouse gesture so that it can be used to load URLs, do a web search of selected text on a page, or save an image on a page. Use it, and you'll like it.

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I suggest using the following settings:

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  • You're welcome, and welcome to SuperUser. You can set this as the accepted answer by marking the tick mark on the left. Jan 21 '12 at 7:45
  • Ah, thanks for that. Could not initially find this Ajaxy goodness. :-) Jan 21 '12 at 12:27
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Maybe you should try Search selected. Selected search is the one I use.

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