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Questions tagged [address-bar]

In browser applications such as file managers and internet software, the address bar (sometimes called the location bar) displays the path to the current location.

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How to redefine mouse click onto Firefox' address bar to work as Ctrl+L

I want to increase my personal privacy, and I mean it from the ground. I deleted Windows and have Linux only. I bought a VPN with cryptocurrency, decided to move away from Chrome and Google as a ...
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Disable the external email address on address field on IBM Notes 9

Is it possible to disable the external email not to show up on the address bar but only to show the internal address email. To make it easier to understand I have added the screenshot below. So, ...
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Always show absolute path in File Explorer address bar

When using one of the Quick Access links in Windows 10 File Explorer, the address bar displays the following: ThisPC > Documents This is really annoying for navigating around as I often need to ...
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Open Chrome new tab from outside Chrome

How to open new blank Chrome tab (not window) from outside Chrome when Chrome is already running? I unsuccessfully tried: win + write "chrome". It opens new window with new blank tab windows taskbar ...
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How do I loading exactly the URL I typed, not Google Search of the same URL with a fragment specifier in Chromium?

I paste a file:///path/to/my/page.html into Chromium. Under the address bar appears: file:///path/to/my/page.html - Google Search file:///path/to/my/page.html#somefragment - My Page If I just press ...
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More search suggestions in Chrome address bar, as on google.com

Google Chrome’s omnibox often offers even fewer than its maximum of 6 (or up to 12) auto-completions, when there aren’t enough matching entries in the history or bookmarks. How can you lower the ...
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How to prevent location-based page redirection.

I am trying to access the site https://www.uspoloassn.com/ but redirect me to http://la.uspoloassn.com/ (I'm from Mexico). I have tried using different browsers, deleting cookies and using a VPN as an ...
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Why when copying a non-English URL from address bar it's URL encoded and not as the text I see (decoded)?

When I copy a link from the address bar that has characters that needs to be encoded usually, the copied link will contain the encoded text and not the decoded (which is what's visually seen). But if ...
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Entering cmd into the file explorer address bar not working

I was trying to open an instance of command prompt by typing 'cmd' on the windows explorer's address bar and pressing Enter but nothing happens. Normally, an instance of the command prompt with the ...
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How can I filter URLs from appearing in the location bar?

Whenever I want to open a website I recently visited I get bombarded with duckduckgo.com as suggestions in Firefox's location bar, since the title of websites more often than not have my search terms ...
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Setting encoding of Chrome Omnibox `view-source`

Eg if you go http://www.webcitation.org/6xw29158q and rightclick ≪View Frame Source≫, you see this: qwerty≫qwerty≪qwerty≫qwerty Chrome shows the page according to an encoding; How can ...
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How to add search engine using Firefox's address bar?

If I go to a website offering dictionary features, e.g. dictionary.com, I can easily add this search engine to Firefox using the search bar. Say that I'm using Firefox without the search bar. How can ...
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In Firefox, focus on “Search the Web” bar in new tabs

How can I have the cursor automatically focused onto the "Search the Web" bar in new tabs, in Firefox 57? This box appears in the middle of the page of new tabs. Right now, when I open a new tab, the ...
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Why does chrome suggest a random Korean site in my address bar?

For certain URLs I visit, the address bar suggestions are returning really weird results: What can cause these suggestions to show up in the address bar? This seems to happen only when I click ...
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Address bar don't update in Safari 11 while I browse in YouTube

Safari is my regular browser. However, at some point (don't know exactly when), the address bar stopped updating when I browse in YouTube. It doesn't happen in ANY other website, only YouTube. And it ...
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Chrome no-longer pre-selects existing text in address bar when opening new tab

Sometime relatively recently (within past month probably), Chrome changed its behavior when opening a new tab. Previously when I hit Ctrl+T to open a tab, it would pre-select whatever was in the ...
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URL as resource locator or something else - how does it work?

I'm a little bit confused how URLs work. In the old days, when I was learning HTML and stuff, I knew that what goes after domain name is a location of a file that we want to load (for example website....
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In Chrome, can I prevent a specific google autosuggestion (NOT an auto-completion) from displaying in the omnibar dropdown?

Let me preface this by saying there's tons of solutions out there for deleting items from your search history from showing up in the Chrome omnibar. That's NOT what I'm asking for. When I type in the ...
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How to set up Firefox on Linux to select all the current URL string on click in the location bar?

How to get the same behavior of the URL address bar on Linux as on Firefox for Windows. I mean the whole URL gets selected by first click and unselected with cursor position where second click was ...
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How can I completely prevent firefox from showing the address bar in fullscreen mode

In firefox, when going to fullscreen mode by pressing F11, the address bar disappears, which is what I want. However, when I move the mouse to the top of the screen, the address bar becomes visible ...
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Stop Chrome omnibox from converting search terms to URLs

for the most time I am searching the internet via Chrome's omnibox. However, wehen entering single words it converts that search term to an URL and sends me to that webpage. Is there a way to turn ...
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How do I stop Google Chrome for automatically suggesting searches in the omnibox?

For those of you who are unaware, unchecking "Use a prediction service to help complete searches and urls typed in the address bar" in Settings DOES NOT WORK. Unchecking any of these options will not ...
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Get rid of the search address in Windows Explorer

After searching for stuff in Windows Explorer and selecting Open in new windows in of the items' context menu, the new windows's address bar has a dedicated search address which looks like the ...
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How to disable annoying auto go to location while typing in the address bar in Firefox 48+?

I've noticed a strange behavior in Firefox since version 48 (maybe it was in the earlier versions too). When I'm starting to type a domain name in the address bar, sometimes Firefox is trying to ...
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How to set cmd or account used for running from address bar (taskbar address bar)

After annual Win 10 update the rights for address bar in taskbar changed. I have got an shortcut at desktop to some .bat file (establishing VPN connection). This shortcut is set to be run as admin. ...
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Why are all my adress bar suggestions disappeared in Google Chrome?

When you have ever visited a site in Google Chrome, it saves the URL as a suggestion for auto-complete. For example: I've ever visited youtube.com and since then I can just type the y in the adress ...
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Chrome: autocomplete domain first?

Firefox usually decides to be smart about this, and it actually works fairly well. Lets say you have a google search cached. In Firefox, you can start typing in the address bar and it will only ...
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How to locate the “grab-handle” on the address bar for Chrome 5?

I just read this on a forum: Chrome 5 has a grab-handle on the address bar, so you can adjust the width allocated to the extension icons and force them into a drop-down menu (indicated by a >> symbol)...
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How to auto-hide bookmarks bar in Chrome?

I am looking for a way to auto-hide the bookmarks bar in Chrome, so that it only shows when I hover over the area. I'd also like a method to auto-hide the address bar in Chrome that works in a ...
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How to delete address bar suggestions [duplicate]

You know when you type something into the address bar, and it comes up with suggestions and sites you have visited, is there any way to delete those?
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Chrome omnibar doesn't complete based on history very well

open chrome go to omnibar and type the beginning of an unusual string into the omnibar. In my case, XBoneend which does have a recent history entry. omnibar suggests a bunch of google searches. If ...
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Issues with Chrome extensions displaying and postions

I have various extensions that do no usually display in the menu bar, they either display in the address bar, elsewhere or stay hidden. This morning when I booted up Chrome suddenly these extensions ...
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How can I stop Firefox from autocompleting the wrong site in the location bar? [duplicate]

There are a few sites I have visited by mistake. These are not bookmarked, but despite repeated clearing of browser history, both from within Firefox, and using CCleaner, Firefox keeps suggesting ...
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Windows 10 Address Bar Edit Text Resize?

Whenever I misclick the address bar in Windows Explorer such that Explorer thinks I want to type the address, the address bar shrinks, cutting off most of the text. Please see the images to see what ...
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Google Chrome - How to Turn off the Omnibox/Search box

I would like to turn off recommendations in my omnibox/searchbox. Specifically from history (e.g. disabling typing f to automatically bring up facebook.com). I find the suggestions distract me often ...
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How to force Firefox suggest a specific link when typing a character?

For example, when I want to go to www.getpocket.com, my mind only remember the product name (Pocket), not the actually URL. When I typing poc, the first suggestion is the link that I want to go, but I ...
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How to remove the first “Visit Website X” option in Firefox address bar?

How can I remove that first option there? It's useless, I want it to be gone completely. This used to be the default before, and it was added in some newer version I imagine. Firefox 43.0b1 - Mac OSX ...
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How can I stop Google searches from showing in the omnibox?

Is there a way to prevent Google searches from auto-filling in the omnibox? I used to be able to get around this by first going to Google and doing my search from there but after having to reinstall ...
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How to remove suggestions from awesome bar in Firefox

I recently deleted my entire history and bookmarks. When filling in a link in the awesome bar it still seems to remember sites I went to (and typo's in them). Moving to them and pressing delete also ...
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Remove search from address bar from Firefox

Lately my cursor has been jumping from a site I'm typing on up to the address bar to begin a search. It never used to do this. Is there a way to disable search from the address bar. It's very annoying ...
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How to remove specific URL from Opera address bar autocomplete?

How can I remove a specific URL from the address bar autocomplete? Using Opera 31.0.1889.174 on Windows 7. I tried using the arrow down key to go to the specific entry and then hitting Delete. ...
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How do i change the order of websites that appear in firefox address bar?

Recently my history got frozen and it won't get updated (the history menu last 15 visited websites) so i have cleared some history and now my address bar websites got screwed up showing unneeded ...
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Edit address of autocomplete suggestions in Safari 8

When you start typing in Safari's "omnibar" you get suggestions based on search results and your bookmarks and history. I often find myself needing to change a small portion of the suggested url; say ...
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Different Firefox behavior depending on DNS

Depending on the DNS server being used, when the user enters a single word into the Location Bar, sometimes Firefox will display "Did you mean to go to...?". Why does this only happen with certain ...
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Complete location bar URL with https if the scheme is omitted

HTTP clients such as web browsers have been adding the http: scheme to URLs when the user enters example.com without being very specific. This will result in an request to http://example.com/. Is it ...
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Disable Google Chrome URL Bar

Is there a way I can disable typing in Google Chrome's URL bar or hide it in the current version? I know about Kiosk mode but it removes the tool bars and tabs.
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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How to remove specific domain from address bar typing suggestion?

I start typing whatev, and it suggests whateverdomain.com (but should whateverdomain.net). I visited whateverdomain.com once by mistake, and now it got stuck and outweights whateverdomain.net somehow, ...
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How -exactly- do I change the default address-bar search on Mozilla Firefox? [duplicate]

Sigh. I fired up firefox today and it is somehow now set to use yahoo as the default search engine on the address bar. This solution here no longer works, because keyword.url has been removed. I have ...
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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 such as /etc/...