Search while you browse!

Question

Some websites can be large and difficult to traverse.

Answer

This question was answered on January 20, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Searching -- the single most important function when traversing the Internet Without the ability to search we would wander aimlessly through the dangerous back alleys of the web, hoping to stumble upon the information we seek

Luckily there is an overabundance of search tools available to us But these only get us to the web page Once there we may find our eyes distracted by a smorgasbord of advertisements, graphics, and other worthless content.

Don’t spend hours wading through the mire of a poorly crafted site There is a way to quickly determine if what you want is there.

Follow the steps below:

1 Start by opening Internet Explorer and going to a webpage that you think might have useful information to you.

2 There’s a particular word or phrase you’re looking for, so go to Edit > Find.

3 A small box will pop up Type in the word or phrase and click Find Next.

4 Immediately you’ll be taken to any area of the page that matches your search phrase The phrase itself will be highlighted.

If at first you don’t find what you need, try hitting the Find Next button a few times It will continue to find instances of the search phrase or word you used You can also try experimenting with the phrase or word you’re searching Give it a try and have fun!

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Posted by Chad of Data Doctors on January 20, 2005