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How to change/reset which adresses get autofilled in the Location Bar?

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I like the autofill feature for the Awesomebar, however a lot of the addresses that it autofills are addresses that I don't really use anymore, so I was wondering:

Is there is a way to remove entries from Location bar autofill or just reset them?

Note: I'm talking about removing-changing the address that Autofill will populate the location bar with, not removing entries from the suggestions list that pops up under the Location bar

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Do you mean this?


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Firefox only has a window to manage passwords, but not for managing form data.
If you had such a window for form data then only an extension may have added this feature.
You may have been using one of the form fill extensions in the past.

Modified by iamjayakumars

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Use these steps to remove saved (form) data from a drop down list:

  1. Click the (empty) input field on the web page to open the drop down list
  2. Highlight an entry in the drop down list
  3. Press the Delete key (on Mac: Shift+Delete) to remove it.

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No sorry I mean []

The Autofill feature of the Awesombar, not forms

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This applies to all drop down lists, so it also works to remove individual items from the location bar drop down list, both autocomplete and the list the opens via the arrow at the far right.
Highlight, but not click, an item in the drop down list and press the Delete key to remove that entry.

Bookmarked items that have a yellow highlighted star can only be removed permanently by removing the bookmark.

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I think you misunderstood me I mean the inline Autofill of the location bar.

Take a look at the picture. I have typed "li" and the address "" is the one getting auto filled even though I haven't visited it for ages, as the behaviour of the dropdown list shows, it's the last result.

What I would like is the autofill to use the top result of the dropdown list to auto fill the url.

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Does this extension work?

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Yeah the plugin does what it says. I hope Mozilla will eventually fix the autofill behavior to better match the Awesomebar suggestions but I guess this will do for now, I was hoping it would be possible to do without an addon though.