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Mozilla Thunderbird extension

by PudgyOne / April 19, 2007 7:13 PM PDT

I am looking for an extension that will do the following.

I open an email. I am reading this and want to do a Google search on something in the email. I currently highlight the words, copy and paste them to Google. I am looking for something similar that Mozilla Firefox has. If I am reading a page, I highlight the words, then right click, I have the option to "search Google for"

Is there such an extension?


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Well, I learn something new every day!
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 19, 2007 11:56 PM PDT

I use Firefox all the time and have never noticed that before on a right click when highlighting text.

I never cease to find things out in these forums, Happy

Good luck with your search.


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It comes in handy
by PudgyOne / April 20, 2007 6:11 AM PDT

when you're trying to help mothers. I sometimes highlight it, then google search it for answers.


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same need, TB to google search extension
by jp1234567 / July 9, 2007 8:22 PM PDT


i too have the same need.

in TB would like to highlight and then do a "right click" in TB to send to a google search

been using cut and paste for years now

any ideas TB extension out there ???



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There?s an add-on for that...
by gregor_g / July 7, 2011 5:08 AM PDT
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Good find
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 7, 2011 5:12 AM PDT

You have posted to an old thread and normally we retire such discussions before they become spam magnets, but your post and it's link to that Firefox add-on is a very good find.

Thank you.


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