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Mantis Search Plugin for Firefox

PostPosted: Jul 24, 2005 8:05 am
by vboctor
As a Firefox user, I got used to the ease of use of the Firefox search bar. I just click Ctrl+K, type in the text that I want to search for, then click Enter. I decided to implement the same behaviour for Mantis. This post explains how you can get the search bar working with Mantis.


is it really usefull?

PostPosted: Mar 24, 2006 2:20 am
by amitcshah
is it really usefull to be installed, to use th

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PostPosted: Oct 16, 2006 12:58 pm
by GSachse
this is a nice plugin
i made some changes so you can use the "mantis-search" in firefox

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    name="Mantis search"
    description="Official Mantis Bugtracker"
    <input name="type=1&temporary=y&handler_id=[none]&search" user>

to use it for your own mantis change these line:

Plugin using OpenSearch Syntax

PostPosted: May 02, 2007 11:11 am
by gerb42
This works for FF2 and IE7:
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<OpenSearchDescription xmlns=""
<Description>Description of my Plugin</Description>
<Image width="16" height="16">Image goes here</Image>
<Url type="text/html" method="GET" template=";temporary=y&amp;handler_id=[all]&amp;search={searchTerms}"></Url>

The Image has to be Base64-encoded. This can easily be done via
For information on how to advertise the Plugin to browsers see
Note that IE7 does not support the PARAM-Tag, so you are limited to method=GET and all Parameters have to be in the URL.

PostPosted: Sep 02, 2007 10:59 am
by nitros
There is a plugin that shows you a list of google search answers after you type a few words or letters in. what is the plugin called?

Re: Mantis Search Plugin for Firefox

PostPosted: May 10, 2008 11:31 am
by Mon1018
Is it really usefull to be installed.

Re: Mantis Search Plugin for Firefox

PostPosted: Oct 27, 2008 1:14 am
by vboctor
I've reported the following issue for this and the code has been checked in. Will be in 1.2.0a3.