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Love it Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very useful. Impressively lightning fast. Improves productivity Good to look up definitions on the fly, amongst other things.
1) Ability to organize search engines including adding folders (as in Organize Search Engines)
2) Ability to select search engines from a drop down list (not just using keywords)
3) Incorporate the search engine drop down list into the url bar (as in Foobar)
4) Option to open in a new tab when clicking on the instant view (As of now, the instant view shows in the current tab and a new tab is opened only when pressing enter [optionally]. If you accidentally click on the instant view search results it will replace the current webpage. This can be annoying and unproductive in some instances if you just intend a quick glance at a search result (e.g., looking up synonyms). I rather have it open in a new tab when clicking on the instant view page.)
Imperfect substitutes for recommendations (1)-(3) is to use OSE and Foobar together with Instantfox. However, they will not sync with one another when adding/deleting/organizing search engines.
One nice feature is that after entering the search engine keyword and search term, then pressing CTRL+SPACE highlights the search engine keyword such that you can change the instant view search result on the fly.
I foresee using this extension very frequently. Thanx Instantfox. Well deserved 5-stars.
wow, that's a lot of feedback! thank you!