Firefox URL Bar
lakin.wecker at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 05:10:55 GMT 2006
I think I've been convinced that my suggestion for the middle-click is
not-useable. Let's forget about that ( as I'm sure many of you have ).
On 1/3/06, Adam Conrad <adconrad at 0c3.net> wrote:
> Lakin Wecker wrote:
> > You misunderstand me. I meant this to be an option for those of us who
> > the PRIMARY clipboard by selecting text and then middle-clicking to
> place it
> > where we want. I meant that middle clicking would replace the current
> > with the text from the PRIMARY clipboard.
> Which, as was pointed out, makes it impossible to INSERT extra text, now
> you can only replace. Say my URL bar has
> "http://some.site.com/foo/bar.cgi" in it, and I want to add
> "?sessid=[Really_long_ID_in_my_clipboard]" to the end of it, I now
> can't, since clicking on the bar selected it all and overwrote my
> primary clipboard.
> Yes, this could probably be worked around by shortcircuiting how the bar
> works entirely, and barring it from ever copying its contents to the
> primary paste buffer, but eww. Then you couldn't copy from it. No
> matter how you try to solve this, you lose some classic functionality
> that some of us expect, just to have the Windows behaviour.
> As has been pointed out, clicking the icon to the left of the URL
> selects the whole thing. Is this really not good enough?
> ... Adam
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