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Awesome Bar: auto-complete suggestion does not remember port number from URL
I visit URLs with non-standard ports all the time such as http://localhost:8080.
When I start typing "localhost" into the address bar, the Awesome Bar suggests only "http://localhost" - i.e. WITHOUT the port 8080 - instead of suggesting the full URL including the port.
I never visit "localhost" without port 8080 so that entry should not even be in my history at all.
The Awesome Bar should always remember port numbers when making suggestions.
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hello, as a workaround you could try to bookmark those addresses & see if they will be included in the auto-complete suggestions this way.
Unfortunately that doesn't work. Even with the URL bookmarked, typing "local" to begin the autocomplete still results in the URL being auto-completed without a port number.
Typing the name of the bookmark itself results in no auto-complete at all, meaning you still have to press the down arrow before hitting "return" to get to the correct URL. So you're back at square one.
I filed a bug here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=853898
Which turned out to be a duplicate of: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=764062