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firefox highlight word and go to website

Posted on 2012-04-12
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firefox 8 windows 7
I can highlight a word and right click
search on google

I want to be able to right click and go to word in browser

I can not update because I am using a product that only works on firefox 8
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Question by:rgb192
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 37841381
Not a lot of information in your post

Try
greasemonkey

For an example of highlight and go somewhere, try

http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/7715
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by:rgb192
ID: 37844602
highlightedWord=website.com

i currently have
google.com?=highlightedWord

okay you sent me
wikipedia.org?=highlightedWord


what I want is
highlightedWord in the browser window
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 37844781
Sorry that did not make me any wiser at all
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by:rgb192
ID: 37845160
the word could be
experts-exchange.com

I highlight this word
and right click
to go to experts-exchange.com
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 37845594
Ahh.
Attempt to load highlighted string as a website - that would not be a word but at least two words with a dot.

You will still need grease money. Did you try it?
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by:rgb192
ID: 37876389
tried grease monkey
did not work


a website is one word
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by:Michel Plungjan
ID: 37876435
Not sure what you mean "didn't work" is not a lot of info
And one word? You mean a string consisting of a domain name with at least two parts as in bla.com
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Author Comment

by:rgb192
ID: 37880516
one string


there is no option when I right click
to
go to string as url
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Michel Plungjan earned 500 total points
ID: 37880529
I suggest highlight, drag and drop on location bar
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by:rgb192
ID: 37883145
this solution works
thank you
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