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Search for [word] in Firefox

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June 13, 2009 11:24:55 AM

Hey all,

So recently I've found myself using the "select word>right-click word>'Search Google for [word]" function lol, I'm putting in a pic in case I explained it weirdly. My problem is that I have several search engine plug-ins in Firefox and when I switch between them on the search bar the original function i mentioned changes to match the search engine i was using in the search bar.



I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to get a menu to drop from the "Search Google for..." option so that i can choose which engine to use from there. Here's another pic I'm terrible at verbally expressing my thoughts...


So basically, I'm wondering if anyone knows of a way to get the menu that drops from the search bar (pic2) to pop-out when I do what I'm showing on pic1 so that I end up selecting a word, right-clicking it and selecting which search engine I use to look up that word.

Thanks in advance to anyone that answers to my thread, let me know if I didn't make sense with respect to what I want.

PS: I hope this is the right place to start this thread.

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June 22, 2009 3:48:13 AM

It's clear what you want... though I'm not sure if this is the right forum. Perhaps you can head over to Firefox's website and suggest that a future release include this feature? I honestly don't know of any plugin that can do this unfortunately.
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