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Background

In Firefox 3, the Location Bar received a number of improvements. Among those improvements was the move to a XUL richlistbox widget for the auto-complete dropdown.

For performance reasons, items that appear in the dropdown are retrieved in batches (“chunks”) on a timer. This preference determines the number of items to fetch at a time.

Possible values and their effects

The number of dropdown items to fetch at a time. Default is 1000.

First checked in

2008-01-29 by Edward Lee

Has an effect in

  • Firefox (nightly builds since 2008-01-29)

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