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While viewing a web page, I'd like to issue a search command and have everything on the page disappear except the areas of the page that contain the search term.

Most text editors can show only the lines containing a search term. Sometimes I move the page source to a text editor to do that.

Perhaps a Firefox Greasemonkey script? Start by displaying just the sections that contain the text (paragraph, div, whatever) with some kind of control to expand the scope one notch at a time.

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This Selected Text Highlighter Greasemonkey script should do the job.

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Sorry my reference to Safari/find was a distraction (and has been removed). I want to see only the sections containing the search term. I'm going to try coming up with a couple of screen shots to help explain. Thanks for the suggestion. – slothbear Jan 26 '10 at 22:21

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