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I would like to change the text in the address bar from "Search with *engine* or enter address" to something else. How would i go about doing this?

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I prefer only using the search bar for looking things up, and this omnibar crap isn't what i prefer. I turned off being able to search in the address bar in about:config, but it still displays the text "Search with DuckDuckGo or enter address". How do i change this to what i want it to display?

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I don't think it is possible to change the text, but you can hide the text with code in userChrome.css.

/* URLBAR - placeholder */
#urlbar *|input::placeholder {opacity:.3 !important} /*{opacity:0 !important}*/
#urlbar *|input:focus::placeholder {opacity:0 !important}


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