Ctrl+f is built into safari!

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by stonyboys, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. stonyboys macrumors 6502

    Oct 16, 2012
    Hey guys I found something just now that I think is really cool, and is a feature I thought was missing. In the stock safari, if you click on the search bar in the top right and type something in, you can scroll down to "on this page" and click " find ____ ". It then shows you everything on the page that matches what you typed it. Just like ctrl f on windows. Just making sure you guys know about this, I know I sometimes really wished I had this feature before so hopefully this helps someone out.
  2. rikscha macrumors 6502a

    Mar 8, 2010
    If you press the button on the top tight of your iPhone, it goes to sleep!
  3. MrMacMack macrumors 6502a

    Oct 24, 2012
    Oh man, I never knew that! I can't begin to tell you how helpful this is now. Thanks!

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  4. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    Hmm surprised there are people that didn't know this. Pretty much every browser or anything that has a search bar but no find on this page offers this feature.

    I guess without just finding this there is no way you'd know about it.
  5. viperGTS macrumors 68000

    Nov 15, 2010
    It has been there since iOS 4.2.... At least you found it. :eek:
  6. Armen macrumors 604


    Apr 30, 2013
    Yeesh, and I thought I knew iOS pretty damn well. This I did not know.
  7. CosmoPilot macrumors 65816


    Nov 8, 2010
    South Carolina
    I've been using iOS for years, and just found this out a couple months ago from a MacLife article in their tips & tricks section. I find reading them from time to time I pick up a useful something here and there.
  8. twintin macrumors 6502

    Aug 10, 2012
    Likewise if you press the status bar, the page will scroll to the top. :p
  9. MrMacMack macrumors 6502a

    Oct 24, 2012
    Seems like this feature has slipped thru a few seasoned iOS users, including myself. It's nice to discover it because discoveries like this don't come too often anymore. ;)
  10. Jimbo47 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2010
  11. spiralynth macrumors regular

    Jul 23, 2008

    Please don't take this in a condescending way (believe me, there's a lot about a lot of things I don't know), but if you didn't already know of a feature that's been around for years, then my guess is that there's probably a lot more you don't know. A scan of the User Guide or a couple of tips-n-tricks blogs/write-ups/threads might be useful.
  12. MrMacMack macrumors 6502a

    Oct 24, 2012
    There's always one person who rains on the parade.
  13. skippymac macrumors 6502a


    Jun 9, 2010
    Hampshire, UK
    This has quite literally changed my life. I think I love you. :eek:


    I also only found out about this recently! :p I feel really clever... :cool:

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