Quick Tips: Reduce address bar suggestions Video
Quick Tips: Reduce address bar suggestions Video Transcript
Is Firefox 3's Awesome bar overwhelming you? That's a lot of suggestions. I'm Tom Merritt from CNET.com with a quick tip for reducing the number of suggestions the awesome bar makes. You'll use about:config in the address bar for this tip. Please remember that mucking about with about:config can bork your browser. You've been warned. Admit you've been warned. Go to browser.urlbar.maxRichResults Double click and a small box opens up with the number of current results the bar gives. Change that number to smaller number like 3. Now you're awesome bar behaves better. Awesome. That's it for this quick tip, I'm Tom Merritt CNET.com.
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