How can I see search results that show multiple instances of a word or phrase within a page or space


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Hi Cory,

To see search results for a single space, use the In Space filter on the left hand side of the search results page.

To see search results for a single page, you'll have to filter down the results.  Use the In Space, Last Modified and Of Type filters.  If that doesn't narrow it down to a single page, click Add a filter (it's at the bottom of the filters on the left hand side of the search results).  You can then do more filtering by the date the page was created, parent page, etc.

The other way to search for a word in a single page is to use your browser's built-in search tool.  Click CTRL+F and enter the word you're looking for.  On Firefox there will be a "Highlight all" button, and on IE/Edge a little pen icon (you'll need to install a plugin for Chrome).  Click these to highlight all instances of the word. Make sure you're not in Edit mode on the page though, otherwise CTRL+F will bring up the Confluence word search, and that doesn't have the option to highlight all.

Hi Rob,  Thank you so kindly for your help and the level of detail you shared.  

Ultimately the Browser search tool is the solution necessary, if I understand correctly to find the multiple instances of a single word or phrase within a given page.

Sometimes the solution is right in front of us yet eludes us as we are too close to the challenge.  

Thanks again for sharing your wisdom!  You rock!

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