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raven12
 
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Post Posted November 17th, 2017, 6:20 pm

Firefox Quantum Sucks... Atleast for me

Earlier I used to select any text on the page, right click and was able to search it with the search engine I have selected in search bar. I enabled it by installing Classic Theme Restorer to have old search engine behavior on my Firefox browser. General UI >> Old search (experimental)

But now I can only do it with google (or the default search engine selected).

Is there any way to revert to the old thingy?

mightyglydd

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Post Posted November 17th, 2017, 6:37 pm

You already asked this. Answer, at the moment NO.

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3035284&p=14776381#p14776381

raven12 wrote:Firefox Quantum Sucks...


So install the ESR and get on with life..

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/o ... tions/all/

Read this Warning regarding Profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/sw ... elease-esr
#KeepFightingMichael

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Post Posted November 17th, 2017, 6:51 pm

raven12 wrote:Firefox Quantum Sucks... Atleast for me

Earlier I used to select any text on the page, right click and was able to search it with the search engine I have selected in search bar. I enabled it by installing Classic Theme Restorer to have old search engine behavior on my Firefox browser. General UI >> Old search (experimental)

But now I can only do it with google (or the default search engine selected).

Is there any way to revert to the old thingy?


This one works for me.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... al-search/

the-edmeister

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Post Posted November 17th, 2017, 7:02 pm

raven12 wrote:Is there any way to revert to the old thingy?


Either of these should get the Search feature back to what it was in the recent past versions, including the contextual search feature.
Options > Search = Add search bar in toolbar or open Customize and drag the Search Bar from the palette to the Toolbar.

Not sure how that compares to how that experimental feature in Classic Theme Restorer worked, as I never used that extension.
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