QuickWiki Helps you Search Words from Wikipedia and Wiktionary Directly from Firefox.

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QuickWiki is an add-on for Mozilla Firefox, developed by Rafael de Freitas, which helps you search meanings and articles from Wiktionary directly from Mozilla Firefox browser with one-click without need to open new tab. Apart from English, you can add other language as second language and it supports multiple languages.

Developer(s): Rafael de Freitas
Language support: English and other languages
Home page: QuickWiki
License: GNU GPL License v3.0
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Availability:
Download: Add to Firefox

HOW TO: Installing QuickWiki on Mozilla Firefox:

1. Go to QuickWiki Mozilla add-on page, or simply click on the above download link and click on “Add to Firefox“.

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2. If Mozilla Firefox asks user permission for installation of addon. Click “Allow” to continue installation, leave it to abort.

3. QuickWiki installation box pops-up. Click “Install Now” to continue installing add-on, “Cancel” to abort installation.

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4. On successful installation, QuickWiki asks user permission to restart the browser. Restart the browser to activate the add-on.

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HOW TO: Using QuickWiki on Mozilla Firefox:

1. Just highlight the word which you would like to search on Wikipedia or Wikitionary, for Wiktionary, hold “Shift” and right click (RMB) on the highlighted text.

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For Wikipedia, highlight the text, hold “Ctrl” and right click (RMB) on the highlighted text.

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2. To disable QuickWiki, left click (LMB) on the W icon, which is located at bottom right side of Add-ons Bar.

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these shortcut keys are by default, and can be changed in Options.

3. To access QuickWiki Options, right click (RMB) on the W icon and choose your preferences.

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HOW TO: Disable/Remove QuickWiki from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Click on the Firefox, located at left upper corner of the web browser and go to “Add-ons”.

or press “Alt“, Menu bar pops-up, then go to Tools > Add-ons, or you can simply use shortcut key “Ctrl+Shift+A” to access add-on (extension) manger.

2. Now, click on “Disable” to disable the add-on temporarily or click “Remove” to remove the add-on permanently from the browser.

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NOTE: Both options require restart for the actions to take effect.

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