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I tried to add a keyboard shortcut for searching Google Bookmarks using the option in the right click menu, but when I try to use it, only a blank search box appears. How can I make this work?

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I can't recall where I found this solution at the moment (I'll look for it), but the following entry for Location works:

http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&hl=en&iwloc=addr&q=%s

I then added the keyword map for this bookmark, and can simply type "map " in Firefox's address bar to see the location in Google Maps.

[EDIT] Lifehacker has an article on Firefox quick searches complete with a set of bookmarks which includes a Google Maps shortcut.

Also, after some testing, I find the following simpler Location also works:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=%s
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