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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Firefox Secrets Revealed

Sep 16, 2005, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Brunelli)

"What would you say is the most well kept Firefox secret? Or, put another way, what's the most useful aspect of Firefox that most users don't know about?

"Kevin Yank: The one feature I show people over and over is the find-as-you-type search. While viewing any Web page, hit the slash (/) key (or Ctrl-F if you need something easier to remember), then start typing the text you'd like to find. As you type, Firefox will instantly scroll to and highlight the first match in the page. If you type something that can't be found in the page, the box you're typing in will turn red. Once you've found the text you want, you can hit F3 repeatedly to jump through all the matches in the page..."

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