Firefox URL Bar

nix4me nix4me at
Wed Jan 4 02:46:10 GMT 2006

Lukas Sabota wrote:

> I've been annoyed with one aspect of Mozilla-Firefox lately, in all 
> releases.
> Is there ever a time when you single click in the URL bar and you want 
> to do something other than select the entire URL?  Why not select the 
> entire URL box whenever you click on it?  It's rather annoying when 
> pasting URLs to have to select/double click the entire box to erase 
> it.  I have filed a bug in Ubuntu here:
> and here:
> Ian Jackson suggested that I start a discussion on this mailing list.  
> What do you all think about this idea?  Do you agree with the 
> single-click select all?  Post your opinion.
> God bless,
> Lukas
If you single click select all, it highlights what is in the address bar 
and therefore erases what has been copied to the clipboard.

Thats a no-go for me.

Even though I usually just paste to a empty spot on the page with the 
middle mouse.


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