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Bug 998716 - keyword.URL setting is not respected
keyword.URL setting is not respected
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2013-08-19 16:45 EDT by Anton Oussik
Modified: 2013-08-19 17:01 EDT (History)
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Mozilla Foundation 873734 None None None Never

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Description Anton Oussik 2013-08-19 16:45:06 EDT
firefox-23.0-1.fc19.x86_64

keyword.URL setting in about:config is not respected.

If keyword.enable is true searches get directed to the search provider as assigned in the search bar instead of using the string in keyword.URL.

To reproduce:
1. In about:config set keyword.URL to "https://duckduckgo.com/html?q=".
2. Ensure your searh provider is set to something that is not DDG (e.g. Google) in the search bar.
3. In another tab type at least two words into the address bar and hit enter.
4. Observe the search query being sent to the provider set in the search bar instead of DDG.
Comment 1 Anton Oussik 2013-08-19 17:01:19 EDT
The feature was removed in version 23.

Further discussion at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=873734 .

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