Firefox URL Bar

Wouter Stomp wouterstomp at
Wed Jan 4 10:07:25 GMT 2006

On 1/4/06, Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jan 2006 22:37:44 -0700
> Lakin Wecker <lakin.wecker at> wrote:

> In Firefox:
> about:config
> browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll           user set     boolean    true
> Now can we stop fussing about this, please?

Oh yes, that is really helpful for the average user...

The average computer user in my experience doesn't type url's very
often (uses bookmarks and google instead), but he edits url's even
less often. So a default behaviour of selecting all would be more
appropriate and consistent with other OS's/browsers.


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