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Change the "shortcut key" to activate custom search engines

  • Akukho zimpendulo
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Hello, I recently started using firefox and I have a small nitpick with the custom search engines.

I wanted to add two shortcuts: one for youtube, by using the keyword "y", and one for google images, by using the keyword "ima". I added the google images search engine by following the advice posted by Mushaf in this thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1164407.

My issue is, the youtube shortcut is activated when I type "y" and then either press tab or space, but the google images shortcut can only be activated by pressing space after typing "ima", tab doesn't work. I'm guessing it has something to do with the unorthodox method that I had to use to add it in the first place.

Does anyone know what could be causing this, or any other alternative methods of using search engines that would avoid the issue? Many thanks in advance.

Hello, I recently started using firefox and I have a small nitpick with the custom search engines. I wanted to add two shortcuts: one for youtube, by using the keyword "y", and one for google images, by using the keyword "ima". I added the google images search engine by following the advice posted by Mushaf in this thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1164407. My issue is, the youtube shortcut is activated when I type "y" and then either press tab or space, but the google images shortcut can only be activated by pressing space after typing "ima", tab doesn't work. I'm guessing it has something to do with the unorthodox method that I had to use to add it in the first place. Does anyone know what could be causing this, or any other alternative methods of using search engines that would avoid the issue? Many thanks in advance.

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