Method 1 Searching on an Open Page Press. Ctrl + F ( Windows) or ⌘ Command + F ( Mac). ... Type the word that you want to find on the page. Your browser will find matches as you type. ... Cycle through the matches. Click the Next and Previous buttons in the Find box to cycle though the search results.
Using the Edit Menu Click on Edit, then Find. Type the word, words, or partial word you are looking for in the space. From the drop-down arrow menu next to the text box, select Find Next in Current PDF. The next appearance of the word(s) you are looking for will be highlighted on your screen.
To search for words or phrases within the article you are viewing, do the following: Hold the Ctrl keyboard key and press the F keyboard key ( Ctrl+ F) or right-click (click the right mouse button) somewhere on the article and select Find (in this article).
Firefox offers you the following different ways to search the contents of the current web page for text, words or links. 1] Click Ctrl+ F to open the Find in page bar, type the search phrase in it. Firefox will highlight the phrases if they are found. Use the Up / Down keys to browse the web page for the found phrase.
On the other hand, sometimes you want to refine your results by excluding pages that include a specific word. You can exclude words from your search by using the - operator; any word in your query preceded by the - sign is automatically excluded from the search results.
Use plus (+) sign to force a word in the results. If one of your words gets dropped out from search results, this operator may save a lot of your time. Similarly, you can use the minus (-) sign to force You Tube search to exclude any irrelevant but persistent words from the search results.
To do this, all you have to do is add the word to the search box, and place a 'minus' symbol directly before it. Make sure that there is 'no space' between the minus symbol and the word you want removed from the search results.
You can exclude words from your search by using the - operator; any word in your query preceded by the - sign is automatically excluded from the search results. Remember to always include a space before the - sign, and none after.