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Old 07-24-2009, 10:46 AM   #1
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BooksOnBoard Browser Search Plugin

I couldn't find a browser search plugin for BooksOnBoard, so I took a minute to make one. If you use Firefox (and it should presumably work in IE7+ as well) and you ever shop at BooksOnBoard, check it out:

http://mycroft.mozdev.org/search-eng...e=booksonboard
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Old 07-24-2009, 10:55 AM   #2
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What does this browser plug-in do that we cannot do by going to the site?
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Old 07-24-2009, 10:56 AM   #3
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What does this browser plug-in do that we cannot do by going to the site?
save you the time of typing in the url / loading the page unnecessarily before you can search ? i like search plugins. thanks for this one, zero9, i'll try it out !
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Just the fact that search results default to list view instead of that horrible cover view is enough to make this more than worthwhile. Thank you!
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What does this browser plug-in do that we cannot do by going to the site?
I do all of my searches from the browser's search field; Google, Wikipedia, Memory Alpha, Amazon... it's nice to always "throw" my cursor at the same area for whatever and wherever I'm searching. Clearly, it's not for everyone though.
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Just the fact that search results default to list view instead of that horrible cover view is enough to make this more than worthwhile. Thank you!
Another reason I made the plugin! I do prefer list view.

Edit: I just made a "Cover View" version (available at the original link above) for those that prefer the default results display.

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Another reason I made the plugin! I do prefer list view.
so do i !! thanks for this, i've installed it now and i'll try it out. now if you could make one for fictionwise, too...
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...now if you could make one for fictionwise, too...
Here you go:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51802
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