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Search bar works only with full words

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Hi! I have a weird problem with the browser's search bar. It finds only full words: for example, if I write there only 'prob' it says phrase not found, but if I write 'problem' it gets a hit on this page. It's not a serious problem as it at least works on full words, but my mother tongue conjugates words a lot, and I'd like to be able to search just with the root of the word...

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There is an option on the Find bar to match only whole words. Example screenshot attached. Is that turned on on your Firefox?

If that won't stay turned off, hmm, we may need to dig around in the settings.

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It sounds like you probably have the Whole Words option enabled. On the find bar, there is a Whole Wordsoption. If you click that, it should change to be the same colour as the rest of the bar.

Hope this helps.

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There is an option on the Find bar to match only whole words. Example screenshot attached. Is that turned on on your Firefox?

If that won't stay turned off, hmm, we may need to dig around in the settings.

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How blind can you be? I can't believe I didn't notice that...

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