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Form & Search Bar History -- can we separate them please?

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Form history includes the items you've entered into web page forms for Form autocomplete. Search Bar history includes items you've entered into Firefox's Search bar.

But how I wish they were two separate options!!! Many users wish they could save just the search history. I have the same but opposite problem: I wish to save just my form history!

How to do this? Or, please Firefox separate ALL your history setting options.

Thanks!

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It has been this way for quite a while and I don't know of any plans to change it. Unfortunately, suggestions tend to get lost on this site as the flood of crashes and other emergencies buries them. You can give feedback/encouragement on any of the following sites:

Also, there is an add-on you can use to clear out form history items, but that is an extra step you would need to take from time to time, and it won't work in Firefox 57 or later.

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/form-history-control/

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It has been this way for quite a while and I don't know of any plans to change it. Unfortunately, suggestions tend to get lost on this site as the flood of crashes and other emergencies buries them. You can give feedback/encouragement on any of the following sites:

Also, there is an add-on you can use to clear out form history items, but that is an extra step you would need to take from time to time, and it won't work in Firefox 57 or later.

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/form-history-control/

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thanks! :)