User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050527 Firefox/1.0+ Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050527 Firefox/1.0+ If you use context menu to search web with keyword from selection, then it should be added to collection of your searches Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Select some text on web page 2. From context menu chose Web Search for... 3. try to search that phrase from search bar Actual Results: the phrase does not appear in dropdown list of collected searches Expected Results: the phrase should appear
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Changing this to enhancement, and expecting none-machine feedback.
When you say "collection of your searches", I assume you mean the autocomplete data in the search box. My understanding is that that is treated like a form, and so unless you actually type in it the data is not the same. Also, opening a google page and doing a search doesn't add to the search bar for google - from the point of view of FF the search boxes aren't the same.
Exactly. I clearly understand your objections. I also clearly understand that average user won't understand why it is not possible to do such thing.
Marking INVALID because: - 1.5 branch is not supported anymore - comment #3
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; sr; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/2008091620 Firefox/3.0.2 What's the difference, nothing is fixed?
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1b1pre) Gecko/20080930093007 Minefield/3.1b1pre ID: This bug makes sense to me. Highlighting some text, right clicking, and choosing "Search <search engine> for <highlighted term>" is the same as typing text in the Search Bar, so when you search for something using the highlight-and-right-click method it should appear when you're typing in the Search Bar dropdown autocomplete. Certainly this enhancement request is not INVALID. If anything, it's WONTFIX, but that's a module owner's call.
I think we'll WONTFIX this because there's potential for confusion, since the search bar's suggestions are for items that were solely typed into the search bar. It sounds like the potential confusion outweighs any gains.