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search box

A rectangular field on screen that accepts typed-in text in order to look up something or launch a search for related information. Also called a "search bar." See search engine.


Encyclopedia Search Boxes
These are the search boxes for this encyclopedia on a Web page (top) and in the Windows version (bottom).


Encyclopedia Search Boxes
These are the search boxes for this encyclopedia on a Web page (top) and in the Windows version (bottom).







The Browser Search Box
Web browsers include search boxes for popular search engines. The box is typically located on the upper right side of the window as in this Firefox browser/Google search example. See address bar.
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When using the search box, you can enter names of people, companies, job titles, locations, languages, or keywords and employ Boolean operators.
Most of the respondents belonging to 'deputy librarian' equally prefer 'typing full required statement in the search box' and 'typing keywords only in the search box' (40%).
Both search boxes include a "Show extra options" button, where users can limit results by language (English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish); publication type (case reports, various phases of clinical trials, meta-analyses, reviews, etc.); open access journal options; and journals only indexed for PubMed Central.
The Audio tab features five "radio stations" (Martha Argerich, Marian Anderson, Ursula Mamlok, Leonard Bernstein, and Modest Mussorgsky), a handful of links to ensembles and playlists, and a search box.
If you want even more control over your results, choose the Advanced Search button below the search box. You can choose to show only ALARACTs, for example, limit the number of search results, or do a more limited text search.
With TPB getting a custom search box, people can use it search The Pirate Bay pages.
The book retailer took its website off-line after it was reported that typing "daddy" into the search box brought up fictional accounts of bondage and sexual humiliation alongside youngsters' bedtime stories.
lloydsbank.com, type the "Unicorn Centre" or the postcode "TS8 9LX" into the search box and follow the instructions.
He became a Twitter sensation when he typed his name into the message box instead of the search box - revealing that he was looking for tweets about himself.
One of the first tests Panko and his team did after implementing the tool last year was on the app's search box. The original layout was a search box on top of a blank screen.
If you want to see when darkness will fall next, just type the word "sunset" and your current ZIP code into the search box on the Google or Yahoo home page and hit the Enter key to see the time of the next sunset displayed at the top of the results page.
To see the videos, visit http://bnet.state.gov (enter "FSI Special Education Needs" in the BNet search box) or search for "2012 FSI Special Education Needs" on the Department's Internet site.