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  1. aschaps's Avatar
    So I discovered, by accident, a feature that I was previously aware of. Did everyone, but me, know that you can highlight a word or phrase, hit the search button, and WP8.1 will instantly populate the search field and search? Mind blowingly useful to me. I've been doing copy and paste forever. Not sure if this feature was in 8.0, but I'm surprised it isn't mentioned anywhere.

    UPDATE: So far it only works in Internet Explorer. No One Note or Mail.

    UPDATE 2: So apparently this has been around for a few years. It's news to me.

    http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwin...plorer-mobile/
    Last edited by aschaps; 10-15-2014 at 01:56 PM.
    ajcletus500 likes this.
    10-14-2014 06:32 PM
  2. someone2639's Avatar
    It doesn't work for me.
    aschaps likes this.
    10-14-2014 06:45 PM
  3. aschaps's Avatar
    Did you try it in Internet Explorer? Are you using Preview for Developers?
    10-14-2014 06:49 PM
  4. someone2639's Avatar
    Did you try it in Internet Explorer? Are you using Preview for Developers?
    Preview, yes. IE, not yet.

    Edit: It works now
    aschaps likes this.
    10-15-2014 06:17 AM
  5. ajcletus500's Avatar
    So I discovered, by accident, a feature that I was previously aware of. Did everyone, but me, know that you can highlight a word or phrase, hit the search button, and WP8.1 will instantly populate the search field and search? Mind blowingly useful to me. I've been doing copy and paste forever. Not sure if this feature was in 8.0, but I'm surprised it isn't mentioned anywhere.

    UPDATE: So far it only works in Internet Explorer. No One Note or Mail.
    works for me
    aschaps likes this.
    10-15-2014 06:27 AM
  6. aschaps's Avatar
    My 10th post, because there's an asinine post quota before you can links.
    10-15-2014 01:56 PM
  7. Suicide Stacey's Avatar
    You hero....had no idea about this feature...well done 😊
    aschaps likes this.
    10-15-2014 05:03 PM

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