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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 time between fetching batches.

Possible values and their effects

Number of milliseconds to wait between fetching batches of dropdown items. Default is 100 (1/10th of a second)

First checked in

2008-01-29 by Edward Lee

Has an effect in

  • Firefox (nightly builds since 2008-01-29)
  • SeaMonkey 2

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