From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; 0.8.1) Gecko/20010316 BuildID: 2001031604 Typing search terms in location bar is useful. Customizing search engine is useful. But hitting return after search terms in location bar should use customized search engine! Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Menu Edit | Preferences 2. Navigate tree to Navigator > Internet Search 3. Select Default Seach Engine: Google 4. Click OK to top level. 5. Type search terms in location bar. 6. Click 'search' button This should successfully perform search on Google. 7. Type search terms in location bar. 8. This time, hit the the return key. Bug: uses search.netscape.com (which happens to use google, but also adds lots of irrelevant clutter.) Actual Results: Searched using search.netscape.com Expected Results: Search using www.google.com Hitting return key should be same as clicking 'search' button when location bar contents is not a URL. Workaround: click search button instead of hitting return.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Gilles, thanks for finding this dupe. bug 53171 looks like the oldest bug on the subject but I'm fairly certain there is another dupe out there with a fair amount of discussion. I seem to remember blathering on endlessly on this subject in another bug... VERIFIED Dupe.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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