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== Searching the Wiki with Firefox ==
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== Searching the Wiki with Firefox / IE7 ==
  
A very convenient way to search the Wiki is the FireFox search plugin from  
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A very convenient way to search the Wiki is the Firefox search plugin from  
 
[http://mycroft.mozdev.org/download.html?name=panotools.org&sherlock=yes Mycroft]   
 
[http://mycroft.mozdev.org/download.html?name=panotools.org&sherlock=yes Mycroft]   
  
Another way is to right-click on the search box on the left, Select "Add Keyword for this search". Now you can add a Name (f.e. "PanoTools Wiki")
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For Firefox2 and Internet Explorer 7 you can use the search plugin from [http://www.searchplugins.net/pluginlist.aspx?q=panotools&mode=title searchplugins.net]
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=== Firefox keywords ===
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Another convenient way in Firefox is to right-click on the search box on the left, Select "Add Keyword for this search". Now you can add a Name (f.e. "PanoTools Wiki")
 
and a Keyword (f.e. "pt"). This allows you to search the Wiki from your address bar. If you type "pt chromatic" you will find all articles in this Wiki that contain the word "chromatic".
 
and a Keyword (f.e. "pt"). This allows you to search the Wiki from your address bar. If you type "pt chromatic" you will find all articles in this Wiki that contain the word "chromatic".

Revision as of 13:35, 30 July 2006

Search facilities in MediaWiki

MediaWiki Handbook

Searching the Wiki with Firefox / IE7

A very convenient way to search the Wiki is the Firefox search plugin from Mycroft

For Firefox2 and Internet Explorer 7 you can use the search plugin from searchplugins.net

Firefox keywords

Another convenient way in Firefox is to right-click on the search box on the left, Select "Add Keyword for this search". Now you can add a Name (f.e. "PanoTools Wiki") and a Keyword (f.e. "pt"). This allows you to search the Wiki from your address bar. If you type "pt chromatic" you will find all articles in this Wiki that contain the word "chromatic".