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Error in Original Post for Yahoo Search
Authored by: Porter on Jun 06, '03 04:50:29PM
I've found an error in the original post. There should be three %@'s in the URL. The first inserts a "www", the second inserts the word "search" and the third inserts the actual search string. The original modifcation

http://%@@search.yahoo.com/bin/search?p=%@&a=0

Always inserts the word 'search' where the actual query should go. Here is a replacement string:

http://%@@search.yahoo.com/%@?p=%@&blankspot=0

This will give you a URL something like:

http://www@search.yahoo.com/search?p=mySearch&blankspot=0

I've highlighted the places where the %@ gets replaced with text in bold. I'd also like to register my own confusion as to why Apple hard-coded this. It sure seems like a nice feature for Safari's Preference pane to me.

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