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Resetting autocomplete items without turning the feature off permanently?

  • How to reset items from browser autocomplete? SHIFT+DEL or its many variations does not work to remove individual items as suggested in many-a-google search.

    When I type in a local address - 192.something - I'm prompted with a list of addreses that it could be.
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    But none of these addresses are present anywhere in my history.
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    I'd like to RESET all the entries that are in the autocomplete so it can start learning them afresh.

  • @a0128b66db9b4340b7002b7bd2c

    In case you don't have:

    • Custom search engines
    • Personal Autofill data

    You can delete/rename the file: WebData file inside your profile folder.

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    In case you have data and don't want to retype them again - or learn the "how to" for the next time - , you can clean the autocomplete entries deleting them from the WebData file.

    You will need an SQLite Editor.
    | - I use SQLiteStudio, easy, free and it has Mac version also -.

    Then, just delete the entries on the Autofill > Data branch.

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    To find your profile, follow the signature's "Opera Reset / Back up" links.
    Do a back up of the file before.

    Ps:
    You can also copy your "Search Engines / Personal autofill data" from one WebData to another.


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