I had talked before about using Firefox's bookmark keywords, where you can type a (few) letter(s) into the address bar and it will go to that bookmark. This is even usable with arguments, so for example I can do:
gm Chicago IL
to get a Google Map of Chicago.
This usually works great, except when I want that page as it would be by
default. Because Firefox uses '
%s' to signify where the arguments
would go, if I just type '
gm' and hit enter, Google Maps will instead
look for a place called '
s', which is usually in Mexico (strange).
The solution that I recently came up with was to put a space before the
%s'. It made sense when I came up with it, but now I can't vocalize
why it would get rid of the %s if it is preceded by a space. But now, I
can get to Google Maps proper with just '