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8367Re: [NTO] offline search

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  • Sheri
    Feb 25, 2009
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      --- In ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com, Sheri <silvermoonwoman@...> wrote:
      > Vance E. Neff wrote:
      > > But, I am using firefox to access the document. Then I want to
      locate a
      > > referenced term in the document which probably should have been
      > > hypertexted linked (and even might be elsewhere in the document).
      > >
      > > Vance
      > >
      > I would use my old friend Agent Ransack (originally discovered
      > and recommended by Jody) to find files that contain matching
      > text. The search can, but doesn't have to, use regular
      > expressions. A/R will show a list of matching files, and for
      > each, a little of each line of matching text. If I don't get
      > enough info from the cited text, I would double click the file
      > name to open it in Firefox and use Firefox's "find" to locate the
      > desired occurrence.
      > <http://www.mythicsoft.com/agentransack/>

      If you like this I think it would be easy to make a html document out
      of the results, open it in firefox and have a hyperlinked copy of the
      results where you could click the file names to open them.

      I'm 90% there with little effort.

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