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I'm trying to type "!maven guava" in DuckDuckgo.com's search box in the w3m browser, but when I press !, w3m interprets it as a hotkey to run a shell command.

How can I escape this and just type a literal !?

This happens with both raw w3m in bash, and with the Emacs w3m plugin.

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Having the cursor above the text field you first need to hit return before you can insert text! Then, an exclamation mark shouldn't be an issue. :)

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