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I want to right click and choose "search google for '...'" and have the results open in a new tab in the background.

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firefox 19.0 windows xp service pack 3

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philipp
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hello, its possible to achieve this through the settings in firefox - just enter about:config into the firefox location bar (confirm the info message in case it shows up) & search for the preference named browser.search.context.loadInBackground. double-click it and change its value to true.

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Thank You, madperson!

That is exactly what I wanted. It works and the response was extremely quick. This makes researching so much easier:)

philipp
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you're very welcome :-)