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Firefox, find words in this list!
November 5, 2010 10:43 PM   Subscribe

Is there any way to get Firefox to search the text on a web page for multiple items -- say, words in a list? (Aside, of course, from manually typing each word into the Find box, one word at a time.)

Say I go to a web page listing Movies Currently Playing In My Area. I want to find out if any of these movies are on my List of Movies I Want To See. Is there any way to get Firefox to search the text on the page for words and phrases from my list? Ideally, I'd like FF to just highlight all the found phrases. FF extensions, bookmarklets, whatever, all welcome. I'm running FF 3.6.12 on Win Vista. (I've looked, and the Googles, the Firefox Extensions, they return nothing.)
posted by exphysicist345 to Computers & Internet (3 answers total)
 
Use the google toolbar. Enter your search terms using and click the highlight button. You can enter all the terms at once or past them in from another file. I just tried it on this page and it works fine.
posted by If only I had a penguin... at 10:48 PM on November 5, 2010


Googlebar lite. And highlight.

Ack, beaten on preview.
posted by sanka at 11:10 PM on November 5, 2010


Either Googlebar or Googlebar Lite provides the solution. Thanks!
posted by exphysicist345 at 7:45 PM on November 6, 2010


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