For quite some time now, I've been aware that Control+F is a reliable ally in times of urgency. But what exactly is Ctrl+F, you may ask? If you're in the dark about it, don't worry, you're not alone. Surprisingly, many people are still unfamiliar with Ctrl+F and its functions.
So, let's delve into the wonderful world of the sassy Ctrl+F shortcut, which will soon become your best friend forever. While Mac users refer to it as Command+F (although newer Mac keyboards now have a Control key), the Ctrl+F shortcut can be found in your browser or operating system, allowing you to quickly find specific words or phrases. It's useful when browsing websites, working on Word or Google documents, or even reading a PDF. You can also access the "Find" option under the "Edit" menu of your browser or app.
But what does this have to do with Paragon and friendship, you may ask?
I'm well aware of how daunting it can be to scan a computer screen for information in Paragon. You may be searching for a specific field on a listing form to update it quickly, or you may be reviewing a complete detail and struggling to determine if the property has an HOA.
Here's where Ctrl+F comes in. When you're in any screen in Paragon, simply hold down the control key and press F simultaneously. A window will pop up, asking if you're looking for a specific word or phrase.
Keep reading for a step-by-step guide.
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.