[thelist] Google Bookmarklet on Strike!

Joshua Olson joshua at alphashop.net
Thu Mar 14 06:52:01 CST 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Timothy Martens" <timfm at hawaii.rr.com>
Subject: [thelist] Google Bookmarklet on Strike!

> My trusty Google bookmarklet has stopped working! Maybe it just died
> from overuse  :)
> They must have changed something in their code. Here's the bookmarklet
> (I've added the whitespace):
> javascript:
> Qr=document.selection.createRange().text;
> if(!Qr){
> void(Qr=prompt('Search Google for...',''))
> }
> if(Qr)location.href='http://google.com/search?query='+escape(Qr)+'&num=1
> 0'

I went to google and did a search.  An example search url is this:


try adding the hl, ie, and oe attributes to your bookmarklet.  Every search
I did resulted in the same values for those three items.



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