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Suppose I'm in the Firefox's "search box" at the bottom of the screen.

The searched string is an anchor in a page I'm using. This searched string is an anchor, that I have to take my hands off the keyboard and use the mouse to select this anchor.

Is possible to just press enter to acomplish this, or maybe a shortcut in this context? A plugin? Thanks!

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The slash / key and the apostrophe ' key both open the Quick Find bar too.

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Interesting, I didn't know that... it even works in iframes. Thanks! –  Somebody still uses you MS-DOS May 28 '10 at 11:28

One way is to use the “Quick Find” feature: when you type, the first instance of the searched text is selected and if it's a link, you can access it by Enter.

To enable it go to Tools → Options → Advanced → check Type to search text on page.

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I tried and it's not working... which firefox version are you using? I'm using 3.0.9 (can't upgrade... :( –  Somebody still uses you MS-DOS May 27 '10 at 19:15
    
I'm using the newest stable – 3.6.3. Have you tried Hello's solution? –  svick May 28 '10 at 1:47
    
Yes, interesting, I didn't know that! Anyways, thanks to your suggestion! –  Somebody still uses you MS-DOS May 28 '10 at 11:29

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