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GlobalFindBar Alternatives

GlobalFindBar is described as 'Since Firefox 25, the FindBar was made independent for each tab. This addon reverts the FindBar to classic/global behavior' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are four alternatives to GlobalFindBar for a variety of platforms, including Firefox, Linux, Mac, Waterfox and Windows. The best alternative is FindBar Tweak, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GlobalFindBar are Context Highlight, SearchWP and Fastest Search.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Firefox

Since Firefox 25, the FindBar was made independent for each tab. This addon reverts the FindBar to classic/global behavior.

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  1. FindBar Tweak icon

    FindBar Tweak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Firefox

    Tweak your FindBar the way you like it!.

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    Discontinued

    The add-on will not receive any more updates and will stop working by next November with Firefox 57, when XUL-based add-ons will be deprecated in favor of the WebExtensions API. See http://fasezero.com/ The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox

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  2. Context Highlight icon

    Context Highlight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    Context Highlight is a Firefox extension that allows you to highlight all instances (within a webpage) of a word, several words, or a phrase that you currently have selected. Right click anywhere on the page and choose "Clear Highlighting" to reset the page.

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    Discontinued

    The extension seems to be no longer developed and it isn't compatible with Firefox 57 and later. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

    Simply select the text you want, right click and choose "Highlight Word".


  3. SearchWP icon

    SearchWP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    Find terms entered in the search box easily with jump-to-word buttons and highlighting. Words typed in the search box are converted into buttons that can be used to find them in the current page.

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    Discontinued

    The developer announced that he will not port the extension into WebExtensions: https://github.com/legege/searchwp/issues/113 Last version, 3.0, released in September 2016, still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

    SearchWP on OSX (highlighting on)
  4. Fastest Search icon

    Fastest Search

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    Best text search on page/in all tabs: count/regex/visualize & list result/find-as-you-type. Optional Instant web/history search in URLBar. Best custom search, multi-tab preview for selected text, dnd image/lnk to save/open, autocopy.

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    Discontinued

    The extension is currently not working on Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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