Searching in between settings of about Config in Firefox

All configuration in Firefox in About:Config is in format of  somename.somename.somename ( they have dots in between the names). Now if you don’t know what exactly you want to find but only know words that might be there in it its difficult to find it directly.

What I am talking about is search in listed configuration. So if you want to find or search say all settings which have “bookmarks” word in them , How do you go about it ?

Its simple but only if you know how to do it.  Lets say you want to find settings which contains bookmarks as in second part of Firefox 3 About:Config list.

Type in :

*.Bookmarks*.*

Got the idea ? This is how we normally we search in windows or even in search engines. This can be very useful if  have no idea where that word is and try different combinations along.


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