Re: Firefox entry prediction crashes
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On 08/17/07 13:04, email@example.com wrote:
> When I enter URLs or Google search terms in the text boxes near the top
> of an Iceweasel window, it drops down a menu of guesses as to what I'm
> going to type next. I could do without its guesses. Especially because
> sometimes when it does this it freezes the entire user interface
> (I'm running icewm, by the way). Ths only way to continue seems to be
> to kill iceweasel. This can be easy if I happen to have a shell
> window open and I can still give it keyboard focus (killall firefox-bin
> works), but if not, the only way out seems to be control-alt-backspace.
> Now this is presumably a bug in iceweasel, and may have been fixed in
> versions that haven't made it into etch (I'm running an up-to-date etch
> on an 32-bit AMD system). But rather than wait forever, is there some
> way I can suppress the feature -- I really don't need the proposed
> autocompletions. Perhaps an option in an configuration file, or in one
> of firefox's maze of configuration menus?
An extra click in the address bar makes the auto-completion pick
list go away.
Pressing <Esc> has the same affect.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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