Such a Simple and Powerful Technique That so Few Know About
Ever been looking for content on a web page and having to scroll and carefully eyeball an endlessly long page of content in an effort to find it? Guess what! There's a super easy way to search the page for any word or phrase.
Just type Ctrl-F
A little window will pop up in your browser. Type a word or phrase in the window and you'll see how many times it appears in the web page you are on, and you can see each instance of the word or phrase by clicking on the “up” (^) or “down” or controls, and they will also be highlighted on the web page.
This technique works in all popular browsers.
And check it out … Ctrl-F also works in Office docs (excel, word, etc.) and many PDF readers!
Search smarter, and teach your students and peers about this great time saving tip.
Here's a few more tips on how to search like a boss:
- Teach Students to Search Like a Boss With These 5 Easy Google Advanced Search Tips
- Rock Your Searches With the “site:” Operator