Getting rid of the search box in Firefox.

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Jun 11 12:17:20 UTC 2018


If you go to view/toolbars/customize, you can tab around in the presented
window until you find search. Then you can use the context menu to remove
it from the toolbar.



On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 1:01 PM, Linux for blind general discussion <
blinux-list at> wrote:

> So you know the search box that's part of Firefox's naigation toolbar
> that can be accessed by tabbing from the address bar or by pressing
> ctrl+K? I want to get rid of it as I don't use it and it frequently
> gets in the way of me using Orca's navigational hotkeys(usually on a
> freshly loaded page) by taking focus seemingly at random. I've tried
> googling, but all I can find there suggests using the
> view>toolbars>customize option from the menus, which seems muse and
> visually oriented to the point of being useless for someone who uses a
> keyboard exclusively and relies on a screen reader.
> Does anyone know an about:config option I could change to get rid of
> this search box or some other accessible way of getting rid of it?
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