Firefox 3 annoyance

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  1. WarriorOfMetal

    WarriorOfMetal The Dragonrider Contributor

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    when i type an address in the location bar, it seems to search through recently visited sites as well as bookmarks, and find whatever i'm typing wherever it is in the url or website name, instead of recognizing it as the beginning of the address. anyone know a way to fix this? i don't see anything about it in the prefs, maybe in about:config?
     
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    WarriorOfMetal The Dragonrider Contributor

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    found it, it was in about:config :yesway:
     
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    How did you fix it?
     
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    WarriorOfMetal The Dragonrider Contributor

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    browser.urlbar.matchOnlyTyped....change it to "true"

    it doesn't 100% fix it, but it's much better than it was when i first installed it.
     
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    Thanks! It's much better now.
     
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    Chris busting on Firefox in five...four...three...
     
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    I actually like this new feature :yesway:
     
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    Trespass AEADGBEA

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    Opera : Superior.
     
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    HammerAndSickle Guitar Comrade

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    why would you want to fix that? it's useful, because you might not always know the beginning of the URL.
     
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    Groff Medicine Chief/RHLC© Contributor

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    I find it annoying because I specifically told firefox NOT to keep my browsing history for more than one day, to keep things less cluttered...

    I'll have to remedy this when I get home.
     
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    D-EJ915 Forum MVP

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    :yesway:

    coincidentally, Opera put in bookmark searching in the address bar in the 9.5 release :lol:
     
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    Rachmaninoff Amateur porn actor

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    Yeah, when you type any word Firefox search on URLs and also page titles that are on your history.
    I found this feature really useful, I use it all time.
     
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    WarriorOfMetal The Dragonrider Contributor

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    it's nice sometimes i guess, but i like being able to just type "sev" and then hit enter to get to this site, or "aca" to get to the Harmony Central boards.
     

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