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SearchEngine (src) chooser for prefbar (easy to add)

 
 
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      12-29-2004


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browser.search.defaultengine
engine://F%3A%5C[Path]%5Csearchplugins%5Cdmoz.src Dmoz
engine://F%3A%5C[Path]%5Csearchplugins%5Cjeeves.src Jeeves
engine://F%3A%5C[Path]%5Csearchplugins%5Cgoogle.src Google
engine://F%3A%5C[Path]%5Csearchplugins%5Cgooglenews.src NGoogle
engine://F%3A%5C[Path]%5Csearchplugins%5Cwayback.src Wayback
engine://F%3A%5C[Path]%5Csearchplugins%5Cyahoo.src Yahoo

unfortunately prefbar allows only 6 items in a list
I'll probably trade-out wayback (use bookmakrlet instead), dmoz, and jeeves
for google groups, ,,

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another about:config setting seems to be dead?
browser.search.defaultenginename Google
[about:config keeps this name "Google" even after changing engine in moz preferences or via pref bar.]



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if you want to create your own prefbar buttons, etc, this is an old reference to prefs:
http://preferential.mozdev.org/preferences.html



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i still need to create a SRC for yahooNews... or find one on mycroft. (such as
http://mycroft.mozdev.org/plugins/wayback.src)

I got a google group src working, but have to find it
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WinMe, Moz 1.7.5, all profiles PrefBar, CopyURL, IEView, ,,, and??? some bugmenot.jar, sage.jar. Usually java off, js on. No
GoogleBar yet(?), because now trying to add a src chooser list to PrefBar v. 3.0, build date 20041224
 
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Almost certainly more challenging is to 'steal' from GoogleBar, so i can have their clickable (and/or highlightable) search terms
in toolbar.
Also, the GoogleBar mouse context click menu is useful (translate, etc commands). hmmm.. too difficlut to emulate...

since the newest prefbar (3.0..) ofers *same* commands in a pulldown menu. i can save the space otherwise wasted by the
prefbar toolbar, and install googlbar
 
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