Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Search on Page finds results that I don't see

more options

When searching some pages (Contol+f), Firefox indicates that it found results that are not highlighted. I turn on "Highlight All." I click the down arrow to move through the results. It seems to be bouncing between results, but I don't see them. When manually scrolling down the page, only one result is highlighted. This happens on various pages. Here is one example: Page: https://www.target.com/p/panasonic-9-cuft-black-stainless-steel-microwave-8211-nn-sb438/-/A-53844326

Search on page (control + f) for "inverter". Turn on "Highlight All". Three matches are found, but only one is visible. Where are... how do I see the other two matches?

Thanks!

All Replies (5)

more options

Hi, You have out-of-date plugins with known security issues I think. You should update. Check your plugin versions,Update Shockwave Flash,Update java.Do this and check.

Thank you.

Modified by Chamodie Pubudini

Helpful?

more options

Well, unfortunately, the site shortens its links with ... while Firefox is finding text in the rest of the link. For example:

$170.99 LG 0.9 cu ft Counterto...

The full link text is:

LG 0.9 cu ft Countertop Microwave Smart Inverter Stainless - LMC0975ST

In the course of investigating, I noticed something odd: when I clicked the scrollbar thumb, without even scrolling the page, a dashed outline appeared around the link containing the text. Not sure if that is common or just something about this site.

I'm attaching a screenshot of that and also of the Page Inspector tool where I deactivated the style rule causing the link text truncation (which then reveals the full text). It's not very practical to be doing that yourself manually, so this is really just illustrating why Find is behaving strangely on the page.

I don't know what is best here: finding a relevant product in a way that is hard to understand, or skipping relevant products because the link text is partly hidden. Neither is ideal.

Helpful?

more options

Thank you very much jscher2000.

Helpful?

more options

If I use Quick search for links (/) then Firefox gives the items a focus ring including the ones that have 'inverter' in the link URL.

Helpful?

more options

Hi compupix, jscher2000 and corel:

Is this not a bug? i.e the control F being different from "/" quick search?

If you agree could one of you please file a bug?

Cheers!

...Roland

Modified by Roland Tanglao

Helpful?

Ask a question

You must log in to your account to reply to posts. Please start a new question, if you do not have an account yet.