in reply to Opera + Firefox browser Shortcut for searching CPAN & Perldoc

An useful variation would be a bookmark with keyword "perldoc":

When you type "perldoc Module::Name", it will take you directly to the docs.

However, you must provide an exact name. No search on partial matches is provided.

Update Removed a spurious "=" sign from the URL. Thanks ewijava.

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Re^2: Opera + Firefox browser Shortcut for searching CPAN
by monkfan (Curate) on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:04 UTC
    Have you tested it? Accessing perldoc of a module in CPAN is done via authors directory. Hence your solution will fail.

    Alternatively this is the snippet to access website. Applicable for both Opera and Firefox.
        Have you tested it?
        Yes. I have.
        In that case a modification need to be made for dbwiz's snippet (note the removed '=' sign):
        Then it'll work. Thanks for notifiying, PodMaster.

        Contrary to the search form at, the redirection above appears to be case sensitive. E.g.

        the lowliest monk