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Why "Control+F" Will Become Your New Friend in Paragon

Updated: Jul 22, 2021

I've known for a long time that Control+F is a handy pal in times of need. What is Ctrl+F? If you don't know, you aren't alone. Shockingly, many people do not know what Ctrl+F does.

Let's explore the sassy, Ctrl+F shortcut that will soon be your BFF. Also known as Command+F for Mac users (although newer Mac keyboards now include a Control key).

Ctrl+F is the shortcut in your browser or operating system that allows you to find words or phrases quickly. You can use it browsing a website, in a Word or Google document, even in a PDF. You can also select Find under the Edit menu of your browser or app.

What’s this have to do with Paragon and friendship, Tom?

I know how daunting it can be scanning a computer screen for listing information in Paragon. Perhaps you are trying to find a specific field on a listing form to quickly update. Or, you are reviewing a full detail and having a challenging time seeing if the property has an HOA.

While in any screen in Paragon, you simply hold down the control key and F at the same time, and a window pops up asking if there's a word or phrase you need to find.

Continue reading for step-by-step instructions.

Note: Google Chrome was used for the following instructions. Results may vary slightly from browser to browser.

STEP 1: While in Paragon, press CTRL+F on your windows computer. Mac users will press Command+F.

STEP 2: In the Find field, provided by your Internet browser, enter the word or phrase to locate.

STEP 3: In seconds, the Find tool will locate and highlight all instances of your word or phrase.



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