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Firefox 57+ users

This add-on can not be updated to work with Firefox 57 unless Mozilla add a new way to list the search engines, please see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1352598 for details. If and when that is resolved, this add-on can be resurrected.

In the mean time, I suggest you use the Firefox 52 ESR release (which will continue to work, be supported by Mozilla, and allow you to use existing add-ons until June 2018).

Add-on details

Expands the context menu's 'Search for' item into a list of installed search engines, allowing you to choose a specific search engine every time.

Search engines can be added or reordered in Firefox's Search Toolbar ("Manage Search Engines").

Once the search engine menu is visible:
- Left click to search in a new background tab.
- Middle click to search in a new tab and switch to that tab immediately.
- Ctrl+click to search in a new tab and switch to that tab immediately.

If you have Firefox set to switch to new tabs immediately, the above key combinations will have the inverse effect.

Shift + click opens search results in a new window.

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Credits
See https://github.com/benbasson/contextsearch

Download files:

context-search-0.2.1.xpi
context-search-0.2.xpi
context-search-0.3.xpi
context-search-0.4.1.xpi
context-search-0.4.2.xpi
context-search-0.4.3.xpi
context-search-0.4.4.xpi
context-search-0.4.5.xpi
context-search-0.4.6.1-signed.xpi
context-search-0.4.xpi
context-search-0.5.1-signed.xpi
context-search-0.6.1-signed.xpi
context-search-0.6.1.1-signed.xpi
context-search-0.6.2.1-signed.xpi
context-search-0.6.3.1-signed.xpi
context-search-0.6.4.xpi




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