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Bug 27186 - Notify page that "find in page" is being used
Summary: Notify page that "find in page" is being used
Alias: None
Product: WHATWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: P3 enhancement
Target Milestone: Needs Impl Interest
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: contributor
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-10-28 17:58 UTC by Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
Modified: 2017-07-21 10:36 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2014-10-28 17:58:05 UTC
Some Web apps don't load all their data. This makes "find in page" not work. We should have the browser tell the page that "find in page" is being used, and what is being searched for, so that the page can load in relevant content.
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2014-10-28 17:59:35 UTC
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Comment 2 Anne 2017-07-21 10:36:48 UTC
Please file a new issue at if there's still interest.