Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum

General discussion

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

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?



Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Search tool to find a term within a single long web page?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Search tool to find a term within a single long web page?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re: search tool

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


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.


Collapse -
Now on track

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.


Collapse -

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.

Collapse -
(NT) (NT) Even Better. Cheers

In reply to: Forward-slash

Popular Forums

Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Best Black Friday Deals

CNET editors are busy culling the list and highlighting what we think are the best deals out there this holiday season.