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Can I use Firefox to parse one (or a small set of) file/s on local hard drive for matching a set of data points or text strings, returning prioritized matches?

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I am trying to make data entry in a local file on PC hard drive for a set of data points consistent with previous entries.

Source for the previous entries would be only 1 or a limited set of files; i.e. excel, access, text, other. Result should prioritize "best match/s" at the top and include descriptors like line/record #, filename, date as well as record content, particularly in displaying inexact matches; i.e searching for "Telephone" returns "Telephony".

Actual "application" operates on a file of transaction records each with 10 data points and limited free-form text, where I query, "Are there records identical or similar to this one?" Show me the records in priority of best match; allow me to copy the data from the best match to the new record.

I am trying to make data entry in a local file on PC hard drive for a set of data points consistent with previous entries. Source for the previous entries would be only 1 or a limited set of files; i.e. excel, access, text, other. Result should prioritize "best match/s" at the top and include descriptors like line/record #, filename, date as well as record content, particularly in displaying inexact matches; i.e searching for "Telephone" returns "Telephony". Actual "application" operates on a file of transaction records each with 10 data points and limited free-form text, where I query, "Are there records identical or similar to this one?" Show me the records in priority of best match; allow me to copy the data from the best match to the new record.

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Tyler Downer
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Firefox is a web browser. You could probably build an application to do what you want to do and run it in Firefox, but that seems un-ideal.

Firefox is a web browser. You could probably build an application to do what you want to do and run it in Firefox, but that seems un-ideal.

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Thanks, Tyler. Before building a custom application to do this, I am hoping to see if Firefox could be configured to 'browse' locally rather than on the Web, but otherwise, at least initially, operate mostly the way it does now, returning hits in order of how well they match (and why, sort of) in a familiar presentation format to the user.

Thanks, Tyler. Before building a custom application to do this, I am hoping to see if Firefox could be configured to 'browse' locally rather than on the Web, but otherwise, at least initially, operate mostly the way it does now, returning hits in order of how well they match (and why, sort of) in a familiar presentation format to the user.