From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.0rc2) Gecko/20020510 BuildID: 2002051006 It is not possible to search for text in a textarea. This bug has been mentioned before in the following bugs: http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76374 http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103911 Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Bring up any web page with text in a textarea (e.g. go to reply or forward a message inline on mail.yahoo.com) 2. Type control-F or "Edit -> Find in this page" to bring up the "Find in this page" dialog 3. Type in a word that appears only in the textarea. Click Find. Dialog "The text you entered was not found" should appear. 4. Type in a word that appears in the textarea and also outside the textarea. Click Find. Only the text outside the textarea should be found, regardless of how many times you click Find. Actual Results: If there was text in the textarea that matched the search string and the text appeared nowhere else, it was not found. If there was text in the textarea that matched the search string and the text also appeared outside the textarea, only the text outside the textarea was found. Expected Results: Mozilla should find the text in the textarea.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 120568 ***