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I am quite puzzled by this feature since it just seems off.

When I press Ctrl + }* and I'm not in a text box.

*(basically the key below the +, left of Enter)

I get this:

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A huge address bar where I can type (in this case I had typed - it's not by default). The with Enter it goes to that address.

I does not have all the extra omnibar functionalities.

I am very intrigued as to why this feature is there, it seems useless (specially having Ctrl + l), it doesn't "fit" the design either.

So if anyone has any ideas as to why that is there, I would like to hear it.

Thank in advance!

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If anyone would like to create the tag address-bar, you are welcome to re-tag my question, Thanks!! – Trufa May 18 '11 at 5:06
lol , report it as a bug, i can't make the adress bar look like that, funny though – Uri Herrera May 18 '11 at 8:29
It might have something to do with accessibility. – theTuxRacer May 18 '11 at 11:24
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Looks like a feature of some extension you have installed.

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Agreed. This is not standard Chrome behaviour and the OP already seem to have extensions installed. – Redandwhite May 18 '11 at 11:24
Ok that was silly of me, but I actually had discarded that because it was working on incognito mode. It turns out I had The extension enabled there too, this is BTW what is causing it. (Still puzzled for it's use though :) ) Thank you! – Trufa May 18 '11 at 12:25

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