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5.1. Searching

In Section 3.1.1.1, I discussed the Search Bar, which is a wonderfully useful feature in Firefox. However, the Search Bar is just the tip of the iceberg. Firefox actually offers users several search tools, making it truly, as one reviewer called it, the "Searcher's Browser."

5.1.1. Find in This Page and Find As You Type

What if you're trying to find a word or phrase in a web page you're viewing? In most browsers, you press Ctrl+F, which opens an annoying dialog box that you have to move out of the way of the text just so you can see what you've found. There has to be a better way, and Firefox has nailed it: the Find in This Page tool. To begin using this, press Ctrl+F or go to Edit→ Find in This Page. At the bottom of your Firefox window, an alert bar will open, as shown in [click here].


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