Closed Bug 611590 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago
Don't distinguish an url or not for "Paste & Go"
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101111 Firefox/4.0b8pre Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101111 Firefox/4.0b8pre The location bar accepts both urls and non-urls. It's unnecessary to distinguish the clipboard is an url or not for "Paste & Go" menuitem, just behave like pressing Enter key in the location bar. If ctrl- or middle-clicked, behave like pressing Alt+Enter key. Reproducible: Always
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: x86 → All
Version: unspecified → Trunk
Also, if you have a url in the clipboard without the leading "http://" (e.g. "www.example.com"), Paste & Go is not shown.
I miss being able to "paste & go" keyword searches like "bug 611590" where "bug" was the keyword for "https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch="
reverts bug 601695 patch to simpler, more predictable, and arguably more useful behavior.
Attachment #491753 - Flags: ui-review?(limi) → ui-review+
Also paste and search should be an option if clipboard contains multiple words.
(In reply to comment #4) By default, entering words into the location bar performs a search, so that is exactly what selecting "Paste & Go" will do. --- Pushed. http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/924f8ac59812
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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