Multiple Search and Highlight

Multiple Search and Highlight

Highlight multiple words separated by comma, space or arbitrary separator with regular expression support

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What is Multiple Search and Highlight?
'Multiple Search and Highlight' is a Firefox add-on written in JavaScript. This dynamic text highlighter is designed for every use case, including sub-query matching with multiple highlighters. It offers users the ability to mark search terms dynamically with optional regular expressions support, and extends features like diacritics support and separate word search. The add-on only activates upon opening the popup, ensuring no unnecessary resource use. With features like supporting multiple highlighters, URL query searches, regex, text formatting, and color annotation, Multiple Search and Highlight excels in enhancing user search experience in the browser.
Merlin
Stats
By: Brian
Users: 1,278 ▲ 4
Rating: 4.36 (44)
Version: 0.2.1 (Last updated: 2021-05-02)
Creation date: 2019-11-28
Weekly download count: 42
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • activeTab
Size: 125.79K
URLs: Website
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Merlin
Summary

A powerful text highlighter that is written in JavaScript and intends for every use case, such as sub-query matching with multiple highlighters. This extension can be used to dynamically mark search terms with optional custom regular expressions support and offers you built-in options like diacritics support or separate word search. The interface is similar to the default browser's find interface. You can press the Enter key to select the next occurrence, or press the Shift + Enter combination for backward matching. This extension works offline and has no server-side interaction whatsoever to protect user privacy. Also, it only gets activated once the user opens the popup. There is no resource usage when the extension is not being used. To enhance the searching capability of the extension, sub-queries are only being applied to the page once.

Features:

  1. Supports multiple highlighters
  2. Supports three different splitter characters
  3. Do not use any resources while inactive
  4. Supports automatic query search per URL
  5. Supports regular expressions
  6. Supports text formatting (underline and bold)
  7. Annotates the page with different colors
User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple to use
  • Highlights all occurrences of the search term
  • Does not require any permissions
Cons
  • Highlights disappear when clicking outside the popup window
  • No keyboard shortcut functionality
  • No dark mode
Most mentioned
  • Highlights disappear when clicking outside the popup window
  • Does not require any permissions
  • No keyboard shortcut functionality
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Safety
Risk impact

Multiple Search and Highlight is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Multiple Search and Highlight has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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