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Search tool to find a term within a single long web page?

by Dr Faldown Strangely / November 22, 2005 7:26 PM PST

I have seen a tool or tool bar that sits at the bottom of a webpage -- that helps you find a specifc word or term by highlighting each instance on that page. But i can't find it. Will someone please advise?



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Re: search tool
by Kees Bakker / November 22, 2005 8:18 PM PST


This is a standard feature of Firefox. Download it from and give it a try.

I remember having read about an IE add-on in a magazine a few weeks ago, but I forgot the details. However, a google search turned up and
but I don't think these were what I read about. Both however seem to be able to do what you want.

Please share your experiences.


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Now on track
by Dr Faldown Strangely / November 22, 2005 10:44 PM PST
In reply to: Re: search tool


I had already looked at it, but didn't look up and down all the menus -- it is such a useful feature i thought it would be real obvious in the browser, a default setting.

Now I have this tool, I can resume my struggle with The Stone. (I did not have THAT much time to spend.)

Thanks for giving me back the time i would have wasted.


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by mart44 / November 22, 2005 11:45 PM PST
In reply to: Now on track

Press the forward-slash key ('/') to make Firefox's Find bar quickly appear. No need to put the cursor in place before typing. Just start typing as soon as the bar shows.

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(NT) (NT) Even Better. Cheers
by Dr Faldown Strangely / November 23, 2005 11:22 PM PST
In reply to: Forward-slash
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