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Open Wikipedia Topic from Script Menu
Authored by: vaughnsc on Jun 01, '07 09:58:34AM
Yet another skinless cat with a nice touch:

I prefer the 'javascript in the bookmark bar' methodology and adapted the following Javascript lifted (in all fairness) from the Spanish Dictionary at - it has a twist: it can display a query dialog as expected, but will skip it if you've already highlighted (selected) a term in the frontmost browser window (useful when dealing with long phrases or convoluted, unfamiliar spelling):


Naturally, if you wish to direct the query to a non-English version of Wikipedia, it is a simple matter of tweaking the URL. You may also want to consider the previous comment of using WP's 'search' url instead of the less-forgiving 'article' URL.

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