When you are viewing a website in Firefox, you can search for words and phrases on the page. Firefox will show you where the search phrase you've typed appears next on the page, and lets you highlight all the places where it appears.
To start searching for text on a page:
To search for text on a page:
The Quick Find bar is useful for quick searches and is meant to disappear after a few moments. It does not have the Next, Previous, or Highlight All buttons like the full Find bar.
Press the / key (forward slash character) to open the Quick Find bar. Then type what you would like to search for.
If you want to find phrases that occur in links on the page you're viewing:
To close the Quick Find bar, wait a moment then press the Esc key on the keyboard, or click somewhere in Firefox that is not part of the Quick Find bar.
Firefox can start searching for phrases you enter without having to open the Find bar. To enable this feature:
After you enable the feature:
To close the Quick Find bar, wait a few moments for it to disappear or press the Esc key on the keyboard to close it immediately. You can also click somewhere in Firefox that is not part of the Quick Find bar to close it.
Note: Since the Quick Find bar is meant to disappear after a few moments, it does not have the Next, Previous, or Highlight All commands that the full Find bar has.