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Old 03-02-2015, 08:02 AM   #1
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firefox - search within a page


normally firefox can search within a page with the Find function or Ctrl-F but when visiting a site where their javascript takes over these functions is there a way to force firefox to scroll down to specific text? the problem is that many documentation sites take this over and run a search to find a page with that text ... if the found page is very large then i cannot see what i was looking for ... sites such as https://readthedocs.org/ do this.

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Old 03-02-2015, 09:50 AM   #2
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I tend to just hit forward slash for search, which I think Firefox is the only browser to do and bases it on vi?
 
Old 03-03-2015, 04:50 AM   #3
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i will try that

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it does not seem to support the 'n' key operation to move to the next occurrence

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I think only Ctrl+G works for next, unfortunately.
 
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If jscript takes that shortcut then you can use one present in menu. Well perhaps this may still be present. Last I used firefox was version 22 or something.
 
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Cntrl+G works at least on th mentioned web site.
 
  


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