The portable PC seems to have fixed itself a few days after giving up on trying to fix it. cor-el Moderator 14591 solutions 132319 answers Posted 1/4/16, 5:43 PM Chosen Solution You can check for problems with the places.sqlite database (bookmarks, history) in the Firefox profile folder. That should work in new tabs. I have tried several fixes I found around the internet, such as starting and safe mode and checking the settings on the privacy tab.
Make sure it isn't read only. It adjusts results based on how frequently you visit each page, how recently you visited there, and what result you clicked on for the characters or words typed. In Tools > Options: Search tab -Verified "Provide search suggestions" is selected -Verified "Show search suggestions in location bar results" is selected Privacy tab -Verified all options are selected -Verified "Firefox Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors.
I tried setting it to only history, and it only showed bookmarks I had recently viewed. Tools > Options > Privacy > Location Bar: When using the location bar, suggest: History Bookmarks Open tabs What boxes have a checkmark in the settings for the location/address bar? *Tools Further information can be found in the Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings article. This will open your page in a new tab instead of switching to an existing one.
We have to know the exact address to come close to what we are looking for. Firefox Autocomplete Not Working This article covers the details of how the location bar autocomplete feature works and will have you using it like a pro in no time. Content available under a Creative Commons license. See Use popular search suggestions in the Firefox Search bar and Search suggestions in Firefox for more information.
Loss of History besides its obvious loss also affects the use of the autocompletion from the location bar (aka awesomebar) and your newtab tiles. Change preferences for search engine suggestions…: To enable or disable search engine suggestions, click this link to be taken to the Search settings panel. Firefox Url Autocomplete Not Working We call it the Awesome Bar because it remembers those web pages you've visited before, guesses where you're trying to go and displays a list of suggested pages or searches you Firefox Search Suggestions In Address Bar Anything else I should check?
Content available under a Creative Commons license. http://win8s.com/not-working/firefox-tab-not-working.html For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site. In Tools > Options: Search tab -Verified "Provide search suggestions" is selected -Verified "Show search suggestions in location bar results" is selected Privacy tab -Verified all options are selected -Verified "Firefox Thanks again, John Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors. Firefox Form Fill Not Working
Now the autocomplete list will only show bookmarked pages with mozilla and support in the page title. It's happened on both my PCs: a portable (WIN 8.1) and a desktop (WIN XP SP3). Add ~ to search for matches in pages you've typed. http://win8s.com/not-working/firefox-awesome-bar-search-not-working.html Do not clear the browsing history - usually the richest source of autocomplete entries is from the title/web address combination.
What can I do to fix this? Reset Firefox Now I'm getting the same thing with my desktop. But now it does not do anything.
No effect. Please ask a new question if you need help. I've just compared all the settings again on both PCs, and they coincide. Firefox Update Thank you.
Switch to tab The location bar also searches through your open tabs, displaying results with a tab icon and the text "Switch to tab". Click I'll be careful, I promise!I accept the risk! when a solution is found. http://win8s.com/not-working/firefox-awesome-bar-not-working-ubuntu.html Content available under a Creative Commons license.
BTW, for what it's worth, I have both PCs synchronised with the 6 options available: Tabs, Bookmarks, Passwords, History, Add-ons and Preferences. Under the Application Basics section, click on [''Open Directory'']. Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors. mozilla Ask a question Sign In English Search Home Support Forum Firefox Awesome bar has stopped working Support Forum This thread was archived.
I was quite sure you had pinned it, but no luck. I'm running latest version FF 43.0.2 on both devices. I tried setting it to only history, and it only showed bookmarks I had recently viewed. Note: This will cause you to lose any Extensions, Open websites, and some Preferences.
I suggest call it ''places.sqlite.broke1'' Restart Firefox. The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. A window with your profile files will open. I have Tools-Options-Privacy-History set to "Remember History" as always but it's not working.