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I've been trying to find a Chrome extension that would show the beginning (www.domain.com/...) and ending (someFileorPage.html) part of a URL, in the omni-bar, truncating the middle part if the URL's too long to fit.

The beginning and ending parts usually provide the most pertinent information, and I thought it'd be useful to be able to see them without clicking and scrolling through the text. How can I get Chrome to display long URLs like this?

Truncated URL URL's ending part

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  • Questions seeking product, service, or learning material recommendations are off-topic. See On Topic
    – DavidPostill
    Oct 16 '14 at 7:39
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    Yeah, but I'm not "asking for a product, service or learning material recommendation", as the link says. I'm just asking for a way to do a particular thing, with a popular browser. The link does say that questions about "computer software", are OK.
    – Qasim
    Oct 16 '14 at 11:46
  • I remember seeing this sometime back but I don't see this feature in Chrome ver 38 on Windows. What version are you using? Also, check this Chrome flag fix - superuser.com/questions/739846/…
    – mvark
    Oct 17 '14 at 17:09
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    I'm on Chrome v38.0.2125.104 on OSX 10.10. I did check the Chrome flag fix, but that just enables/disables the whole URL's visibility. Hoping the Chrome devs think about this bit of functionality sometime soon.
    – Qasim
    Oct 21 '14 at 10:37
  • @Qasim have you checked out : superuser.com/questions/799275/…
    – TechLife
    Dec 25 '14 at 22:55
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Go to chrome://flags/#origin-chip-in-omnibox and set it to Disabled.

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  • I don't have that flag. I'm on OSX/Chrome 43.0.2357.134
    – Qasim
    Jul 24 '15 at 17:49
  • I don't have that flag either :( Version 63.0.3239.84 (Official Build) (64-bit) Dec 21 '17 at 4:04
  • I don't have that flag either . ( Running Chromium 63.0.3239.84 (Official Build) Built on Ubuntu , running on Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit) ) Dec 31 '17 at 8:14

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