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Open Firefox Google searches in new tabs/windows Web Browsers
I always run web searches directly from the toolbar field in my web browsers. In Safari, as explained in this hint, you can search directly in a new window (or tab, depending on your settings) by pressing Command-Enter in the search field.

In Firefox, however, this won't work. Instead, use Option-Return (which also works in the URL bar itself), and you'll get your search results in a new tab or window.
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Open Firefox Google searches in new tabs/windows
Authored by: peragrin on Apr 14, '08 08:55:24AM

actually my problem isn't with the search bar but behavior with the right click menu. Often times I want to search something else that I have up in a browser window. I can select the text right click and select search in google.

In firefox it automatically opens up in a new tab. In safari it opens in the existing window. Is there anyway to force safari to open google searches in a new tab?

I have just completely missed it?

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Open Firefox Google searches in new tabs/windows
Authored by: bcometa on Apr 14, '08 09:24:53AM
open in new tab in safari: select text, apple+right-click, search in google

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Open Firefox Google searches in new tabs/windows
Authored by: peragrin on Apr 14, '08 11:54:35AM

yea I just completely missed it. figures.

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Open Firefox Google searches in new tabs/windows
Authored by: luhmann on Apr 14, '08 06:13:04PM

Since Safari 3 came out command-enter doesn't work for me anymore. Besides, it was never as nice as having open in new tab be the default behavior. Anyone know how to bring this to Safari?



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