User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0 Build ID: 20170504112025 Steps to reproduce: A) search with google anything B) At a resulting link copy the link by use of right mouse button (https://www.google.de/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiCz6bQuOTTAhWIJ1AKHVjYDaoQFggmMAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.de%2F&usg=AFQjCNE6ZMWYHbspL38_McKbUiTMwHL-0A) cut the destination part after "..url=" of the link like https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.de%2F&usg=AFQjCNE6ZMWYHbspL38_McKbUiTMwHL-0A Actual results: Firefox is not able to recognise that html style text was entered to url bar manually so link is not opened correctly I'm using Windows computer Expected results: translate https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.de%2F&usg=AFQjCNE6ZMWYHbspL38_McKbUiTMwHL-0A to https://www.test.de/&usg=AFQjCNE6ZMWYHbspL38_McKbUiTMwHL-0A Its pretty easy to fix but nerving since 20 years BTW Why becomes firefox so slow if a lot of Windows are open, Isn't the any internal backgrond window process management? This could save a lot of CO2 in our world! Kindest regards Thomas from Datapower Germany
It's not a browser bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Component: Untriaged → General
Product: Firefox → Invalid Bugs
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Version: 52 Branch → unspecified
You can use this extension to automatically decode Google search result URLs: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/google-search-link-fix/
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