Friday, May 27, 2016

Chrome Browser Tips and Tricks - The Omnibox


Did you know that you can search directly from the chrome address bar also known as the omnibox? There are also a variety of very useful quick actions you can complete using the omnibox. You don’t need to go to google.com to take advantage of these quick takes.  Take some of these out test drive in a new tab to see them work. 


Here are a few samples from the document:

Timer

Start a countdown timer by typing: timer and a time in the omnibox.
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Conversions

Convert just about any units of measure by typing: convert a unit to a unit.
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What are your favorite features of the Chrome Omnibox?