Using Google Chrome

Searching in Google Chrome Browser

You can use the address bar to search the web, your bookmarks and your browsing history. Just type your search term in the bar and press Enter to see results from your default search engine.

There are also other ways that you can search in Google Chrome

Search a specific site (tab to search)
Start typing the web address of the site that you want to search in the address bar. If Google Chrome has a record of the site’s search engine, it automatically offers you the option to search that site. If you remember the search engine’s keyword, you can also type the keyword in the address bar. Press Tab to choose the search engine, type your search term, then press Enter.
Search a page
Use the find bar to find specific words or terms on the page that you’re viewing. Press the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+F (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS) and ?-F (Mac) to bring up the find bar on the page.

Searching within a web page using “find bar”

Using the find bar to locate a specific word or phrase is very easy on a web page when using Google Chrome Browser.

Here’s how you do it:

  • Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar.
  • Select Find.
  • Type your search term in the find bar that appears at the top right-hand corner of the page.
  • Press Enter to search the page.

Search your browsing history, downloads and bookmarks
You can also use the search boxes at the top of the History page, Download page and bookmark manager to search your browsing history, download history and bookmarks, respectively. These resources are available via the spanner menu on the browser toolbar.
Right-click search
Highlight any text on a web page with your cursor. Right-click (or control-click on a Mac) and select the option to do a search on the highlighted text.
Paste and search
Highlight any text on a web page with your cursor and copy it. When you’re ready to search, right-click (or control-click on a Mac) the address bar and select Paste and search.
Highlight and drag search (Windows only)
Highlight any text on a web page with your cursor and drag it to the address bar. Google Chrome automatically displays the search results from your default search engine for your highlighted text.

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