There are two ways to find information in Firefox: the search bar and the find bar. The search bar looks for pages while the find bar looks for things on the current page.
Firefox has a search bar that can access different engines, like Google,
Yahoo, or Amazon. For example, if you want to find information about SUSE
using the current engine, click in the search bar, type
SUSE, and hit Enter. The results
appear in your window. To choose your search engine, click the icon in the
search bar. A menu opens with a list of available search engines.
If you favorite search engine is not listed, Firefox gives you the possibility to configure it. Try the following steps:
Establish an Internet connection first.
Click in the search bar on the icon.
Selectfrom the menu.
Firefox displays a Web page with available search engines. It is also sorted by categories. You can choose from Wikipdedia, Leo, and others. Click the desired search plug-in.
Install your search plug-in withor abort with .
To search inside a Web page, click Ctrl-F. The find bar opens. Usually, it is displayed at the bottom of a window. Type your query in the input field. Firefox finds the first occurence of this phrase. You can find other occurences of the phrase by pressing F3 or button in the find bar. You can also highlight all occurences by pressing the button.+ or press