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A problem with the shorcut ctrl k now spitting a question mark at the start which is annoying?

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I run on firefox on linux. This was never an issue and i though it might of been a bug but its really annoying. Because i like a clear search bar when use the ctrl k shortcut but i get a ? which i have to delete.

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See Keyboard shortcuts - Perform common Firefox tasks quickly.

Ctrl + K is Focus Search bar. If you don't use the search bar, it puts the question mark in the url bar to begin a search.

You probably want to focus the URL bar (F6, Alt + D or Ctrl + L).

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You can consider to have a separate search bar, possibly in the overflow area (>>) on the Navigation Toolbar. Using the Ctrl+K keyboard shortcut will open the overflow area with focus on the search bar.