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Is there a browser extension which will allow me to perform a search for text with a specific format on a web page?

For example: [3 digits]-[3 digits]-[4 digits] (for a phone number)

Or: 10 digits (for a phone number)

Or: [2 digits]/[2 digits]/[2 digits] (for a date)

Or other custom patterns?

Any major browser is ok.

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If you know regular expressions, it's fairly simple to install one of the extensions that Dennis pointed out on this question.

Of the two extensions, I'd recommend Regular Expression Search because its interface is a bit more obvious.

So your examples, in regex:

Phone Number: \d{3}-\d{3}-\d{4} or \d{10}
Date: \d{2}\/\d{2}\/\d{2}

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Thank you! It's good to know that this can be done with regular expressions. However, it seems that Regular Expression Search doesn't let you navigate through the search results :( Quite weak. Or am I not seeing something? –  Nelu Malancea Mar 26 '13 at 19:11

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