A Free Idea: Search Engine for Webpages

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Aug 27 01:10:21 CEST 2002


Dave Brueck wrote:
> 
> What I find useful is Google's presentation of cached content (the one
> you get to by clicking a search result's 'Cached' link instead of the
> main link presented) because it highlights in a different color each
> word from your search. It gives you an easy way to quickly and
> visually scan a document searching for relevant content. I just scroll
> down the page looking for concentrations of pretty colors! ;-)

I believe there is some kind of add-in for IE and maybe Netscape
and/or others which puts a little search field in your browser
toolbar and lets you search any given page in the same way, including
highlighting the search terms exactly as in the cached version.

I it's not trivial to find this beast, I can ask the guy at work
who demonstrated.  I never took him up on his offer to install it
for me yet...

-Peter



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