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PM v27.2: A "forward slash" shows up in URL/Address Bar on top of first URL character

Postby SfdudePM » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:41 am

Just upgraded from PM 26.5
to PM 27.2 (latest - US English).
- Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 32-bit.

PROBLEM:

No matter what URL I type in the PM Address Bar,
a strange "forward slash" shows up
_on Top_ of the 1st character of the URL I typed
.

[Example 1]
if I type:
http://www.nyt.com
the leftmost "h" (in: http), will show in the Address Bar
with the weird "forward slash" superimposed on the "h"...

If I press <Enter>,
the browser will load the NYT home page ok.

[Example 2]
If I type:
about:config
the first "a" character will have
that weird "forward slash" superimposed on the "a"....

If I press <Enter>,
the browser will load about:config ok.

In a new tab,
even if I don't type anything,
the Address Bar message:
"Search or Enter Address"
will show the forward slash on top of the first "S" character...

What is this mysterious first position "forward slash" : "/"
always showing up and
superimposed on any 1st character in the Address Bar,

How do I get rid of it? :wtf:

Help!

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Re: PM v27.2: A "forward slash" shows up in URL/Address Bar on top of first URL character

Postby SfdudePM » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:48 am

Ok - found the culprit for
the mysterious forward slash
always showing as a 1st character
in the PM 27.2 Address Bar
among my PM addons:

"LocationBar2"


Very useful addon
to select parts of a URL in the Address Bar,
then click on THAT part (substring),
to go to the clicked sub-URL, directly.
So, it's an URL Highlighter Extension.

Use to work perfectly in PM 26.5...

Anybody know of a substitute addon
which does the same thing
and works in PM 27.2?

Thanks!

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Re: PM v27.2: A "forward slash" shows up in URL/Address Bar on top of first URL character  Topic is solved

Postby JustOff » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:11 am

Here are the add-ons I made in a spare time. That was fun!

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Re: PM v27.2: A "forward slash" shows up in URL/Address Bar on top of first URL character

Postby SfdudePM » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:31 am

Thank you, JustOFF.
I decided I can survive in PM27.2.0
without the Location2 addon
...useful addon but I'll manage without it.

Btw,
I used your Moon Tester Tool
to install the "Clippings"addon v5.0.2
to my PM 27.2.0.

"Clippings" addon had stopped working
after I upgraded from PM 26.5 to PM 27.2.0.
(under Ubuntu Linux 32-bit).

"Clippings" v5.0.2 installed
and works GREAT! :clap:
IMHO, you are a genius JustOFF...

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Re: PM v27.2: A "forward slash" shows up in URL/Address Bar on top of first URL character

Postby fillerup » Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:35 am

you can use https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... -enhancer/ for the same functionality as locationbar2

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Re: PM v27.2: A "forward slash" shows up in URL/Address Bar on top of first URL character

Postby SfdudePM » Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:04 pm

Thanks, @fillerup.
Will try it.


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