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Rheghead
13-Feb-06, 19:12
If you google a word or an 'exact phrase' in google and it gives you a website that is a very long piece of text, how can you find your word or phrase without reading through reams and reams of irrelevant material? :confused: Google doesn't highlight the word or anything so it makes it quite time consuming to find what you want.

thanks in advance:grin:

Niall Fernie
13-Feb-06, 19:19
Once you get to the page google has sent you to do the following:

Go to the "Edit" menu and click "Find" (or press Ctrl + F) then type in the word you are looking for and click "Find Next"

Rheghead
13-Feb-06, 19:22
cheers, you're a star!:grin:

DrSzin
14-Feb-06, 00:34
Once you get to the page google has sent you to do the following:

Go to the "Edit" menu and click "Find" (or press Ctrl + F) then type in the word you are looking for and click "Find Next"This works in both Internet Explorer and Firefox, but I think the latter's "Find" facility is better because it opens a toolbar at the bottom of your browser window instead of opening a new window, and it does incremental searches whilst highlighting the first occurrence of your search string.

If you download the Google Toolbar (http://toolbar.google.com/), then you have access to Google at all times, and you can highlight all occurrences of your Google search string by clicking on the yellow highlighter pen in the toolbar. I don't use the Google Toolbar with Firefox (which has its own builtin search tool), but I find it essential for IE6. My desktop XP machine at work has vanilla IE6, and I don't have administrator privilege on it (our fix-it pixies are neurotic about security), so I almost never use the thing. [mad]

alZir
17-Feb-06, 17:47
Hi guys...... I'm a newb, so I thought I'd make my maiden post on a useful subject.

I read the above methods on finding keywords. Noted that Rhegheadmentioned keyword highlighting.
Google gives you the keywords highlighted in different colours if you go for the 'cached' link.

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Caithness.Org :: Caithness Community Web Site (http://www.caithness.org/) - 3 visits - Feb 14Caithness, Scotland. If it's happening in Caithness, this is the place to find it.
www.caithness.org/ - 39k - 15 Feb 2006 -
Cached (http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:ewtPwssblWQJ:www.caithness.org/+caithness&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1) - Similar pages (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=related:www.caithness.org/) - Remove result (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=caithness&btnG=Google+Search#)
Caithness.Org Forums - Powered ... (http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&si=0&oi=smap&q=http://forum.caithness.org/) - School Days (http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&si=1&oi=smap&q=http://www.caithness.org/schooldays/)
Job Vacancies - Caithness.Org ... (http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&si=2&oi=smap&q=http://forum.caithness.org/forumdisplay.php%3Ff%3D22) - Links - Weather (http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&si=3&oi=smap&q=http://www.caithness.org/links/weather.htm)
More results from www.caithness.org (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=+site:www.caithness.org+caithness)

Not only a newb, but a googlehead........:D

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[URL="http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=+site:www.caithness.org+caithness"]