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I would like the default setting to be Labeled for reuse. How can I make this setting apply permanently?

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I've been seeking this for a long time and have yet to find an extension or modifier that will change the defaults image search uses.

My only solution so far was to create a search engine I enter in chrome, with a shortcut gcc (or whatever works for you) and for the query URL:

https://www.google.com/search?q=%s&tbm=isch&tbs=il%3Acl&hl=en

This means in the URL bar I can enter gcc TAB then enter search terms.

It works great, but if I modify the search at all, it reverts to those default settings. The query parameter for the license settings appears to be for CC search

tbs=il%3Acl

and for "Commercial and Other Terms" that value is

tbs=il:ol

I've been using these for years, almost any sites search result can be made into one of these just modifying the results for the search query to be %s

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I found a new idea, install the Requestly extension which is used to modify URLs.

I have a pattern that looks for urls containing the google image search parameter tbm=isch and if it is in the URL, it adds the parameter tbs=il%3Acl that makes the results Creative Commons only.

Import my rule of create a rule like this

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All google image searches I have tested so far have the CC option enabled -- the only way to not use it is to disable the rule or the extension. If I was better at regex i could maybe find a more elegant rule pattern.

But all my image searches come with CC selected.

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