Tab to Search
nzambello last edited by Pesala
I was wondering if "Tab to search" feature will be supported any time.
It's included in Chromium and I find it very useful.
It has been requested time ago here: Tab searching
The given answer is about using keyword in the search bar, but IMHO it's a different feature.
I use that for most used website I search in, but for others, it would be useful not to have to add another keyword for search engines for a sporadic usage.
LonM last edited by LonM
it would be useful to have not to add another keyword for search engines for a sporadic usage
You could always try using duck duck go. It has things called "bangs" which I find quite useful: https://duckduckgo.com/bang?q=
As for chrome's press tab to search, this could be useful but first requires the site to have met one of the conditions laid out here: https://www.chromium.org/tab-to-search
So either the site has to have made an OpenSearch description document, or you have to have visited the site before.
That said, I think Vivaldi should maintain feature parity with chrome as much as possible, so this should definitely be added as a feature.
@nzambello Since I have never used Chrome, I am not sure how this feature works, but if you enable the Search field on the Address Bar you can press the tab key to focus it from the URL field.
shirousagi last edited by
I also find this chrome feature very useful, as I do not need to use the address bar and search bar separately, which is very convenient (in general I prefer to disable my search bar).
When typing into the address bar the suggestions appear and as soon as a domain which has a registered search pattern (registered as a search engine) is focused, pressing
tabgoes into the "search domain" mode.
This completely eliminates the need of a search bar. Once you get used to the feature it's difficult to just forget about it...
This feature has already been requested, so I closed this thread as a duplicate & moved it to the archive, as we try to keep only one thread per request. You can find the previous request here: Add Chrome-Like URL Completion & Quicksearch.