Searching - Thottbot Search

Description: This will add thottbot search to your dashbord, nice if you play World Of Warcraft and need fast help!
Author: subsequent
Version: 1.1b
Uploaded on: July 8th 2005 at 12:04 AM
Rating: (3.78 stars)   [Show Detailed Ratings]
Downloads: 1301 (all versions), 1272 (this version)
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This is GENIUS! I find that I often come across an item, or a quest which requires some extra help and Thottbott is great.

I would however wonder if its possible to have the result piped to the widget rather than open a safari window? Much like the Apple Yellow Pages widget?

Posted by: tattooedpierre on Apr 27, 05 (11:16 AM) for version 1.0 (previous version)   View Detailed Rating

I gave it a 5 for fucntionality cuz it does what it says..but what's the point?

Why would I go into Dashboard when I can jsut go directly to Thottbot.com?

Now it would be different if the info loaded in the widget window...but it doesn't.

Posted by: exilio on May 02, 05 (8:40 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)   View Detailed Rating

There's a problem if you search for multiple words queries, at least using firefox as main browser.
This is because of the blank spaces not being replaced by the standard "+" characters for url encoding.
I resolved changing the line:

<form id="searchForm" action="javascript:widget.openURL('http://www.thottbot.com/?s=' + searchInput.value); searchInput.value=''">

into:

<form id="searchForm" action="javascript:widget.openURL('http://www.thottbot.com/?s=' + searchInput.value.replace(/ /gi,'+')); searchInput.value=''">

Posted by: Maido on May 04, 05 (2:21 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)   View Detailed Rating

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