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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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Understanding Searches

Each of the search tools described thus far, and just about any other you might encounter on the Web, has a text box featured prominently near the top of its main page (see Figure 12.10). That text box is where you will type your search terms. Adjacent to the box, there's always a submit button, almost always labeled “Search.”

Figure 12.10. The text box you see on all search tool pages is where you type a search term.

Typing a search term in a text box and then clicking the submit button to send the term to the search tool is known as submitting a search term. Such searches are sometimes also described as keyword searches ...

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