Note:  Support for window.find() might change in future versions of Gecko . See bug 672395.

Summary

Finds a string in a window.

Syntax

window.find(aString, aCaseSensitive, aBackwards, aWrapAround,
            aWholeWord, aSearchInFrames, aShowDialog);
aString
The text string for which to search.
aCaseSensitive
Boolean value. If true, specifies a case-sensitive search.
aBackwards
Boolean. If true, specifies a backward search.
aWrapAround
Boolean. If true, specifies a wrap around search.
aWholeWord Unimplemented
Boolean. If true, specifies a whole word search. This is not implemented; see bug 481513.
aSearchInFrames
Boolean. If true, specifies a search in frames.
aShowDialog
Boolean. If true, specifies a show Dialog.

Returns

true if the string is found; otherwise, false.

Example

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Notes

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Specification

DOM Level 0. Not part of any standard.

This was added by with bug 9550.

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Last updated by: fscholz,
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