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How to improve the find function in Firefox?

In firefox, the find function (Tools – Find / Ctrl + F) is very useful when you need to find a word on the page opened. This is very easy when you know the exact word, but what if you do not have any idea what to write?

The extension Smart Find for Firefox browser helps in such situation. This extension gives an improvement to the Find method in Firefox, which allows a user to find a word by just giving clues.

After installing the extension, when you press Ctrl + F to find a word, a check box labeled "Similar" will appears in the Find-Bar. Check this box, if not and write a word, if it doesn't match with any term, press ENTER button, the SmartFind method will run to find the most similar word in the current page.

And also, in the file menu click Edit - Find Similar Level, and select Low/Medium or High from the list. These levels indicate how similar the found word is to the original word. Install SmartFind.


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