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Scrollbar Search Highlighter Alternatives

Scrollbar Search Highlighter is described as *'An add-on which highlights search terms in the scrollbar(s).

The extension works with the Finder (Ctrl+F) to help the user see where their search string is present within the web page. The Finder has a "Highlight All" feature that will cause all the matches to be highl'* and is an app. There are four alternatives to Scrollbar Search Highlighter 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 Scrollbar Search Highlighter are Wired-Marker, Context Highlight and SearchWP.

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

An add-on which highlights search terms in the scrollbar(s).

The extension works with the Finder (Ctrl+F) to help the user...

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  1. FindBar Tweak icon

    FindBar Tweak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Firefox
    5 alternatives to FindBar Tweak 

    Tweak your FindBar the way you like it!

    Main features:

    • Moving findbar to the top of the browser,
    • Highlight markers on scrollbar (like in Chrome) also in page source viewer,
    • Find in all open tabs with showing context of found items,
    • Total hits and current hit count.
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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. Wired-Marker icon

    Wired-Marker

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox
    11 alternatives to Wired-Marker 

    Wired-Marker is a permanent (indelible) highlighter that you use on Web pages. The highlighter, which comes in various colors and styles, is a kind of electronic bookmark that serves as a guide when you revisit a Web page.

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    Discontinued

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

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    Wired-Marker vs Scrollbar Search Highlighter opinions
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    Wired-Marker doesn't highlight search results in the scrollbar.

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  3. Context Highlight icon

    Context Highlight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox
    6 alternatives to Context Highlight 

    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".
  4. SearchWP icon

    SearchWP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox
    5 alternatives to SearchWP 

    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)
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