Easy way to search the community -- extension for CHROME users

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Often I find the community search bar feature doesn't work very well when looking for a previous post.  The results are not as good as google for example.  You can use google and provide it with the "site" to search (i.e. the FLEX community page) and this often works much better.  But it requires some extra typing to specify the community URL as the "site" to tell google where to look.  

TIP -- If your are a CHROME browser user you might want to try this extension add on.  It adds an icon to set up the google search automatically without having to type the "site" info or open a new tab.  Also if you have something highlighted, when you click the icon it automatically pops the highlighted text into the new search bar.   Like google you can add quotes around a string to limit the search to full string matches.  The results are popped up in a new tab so you don't lose where you were on the community page. 

It works well for me, its very fast to use and also helpful on other web pages.  If you haven't tried it you may find this tip helpful.

Regards, Al / NN4ZZ  
al (at) nn4zz (dot) com
SSDR / DAX / CAT/ 6700 -  V 1.10.8
Win10

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Dave

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Al,
Great tip thanks. 
Dave KB1WOD
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Ken W9IE

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Way to go Al....

Like Johnny Carson would have said "I did not know that"

Thanks,

Ken  W9IE
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It looks like there is a similar extension/add-on for FireFox.  If you have used this, how did you like it?




Regards, Al / NN4ZZ  
al (at) nn4zz (dot) com
SSDR / DAX / CAT/ 6700 -  V 1.10.8
Win10