Ctrl+F silently fails at text displayed via CSS content property and ignores subsequent matches

Issue #15479230 • Assigned to Travis L.


Harald B.
Jan 16, 2018
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer
Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce


HTML (or https://jsfiddle.net/nh7btpdd/):

[data-content]:before {
<p data-content="test"></p>

Repro Steps:

  1. Press Ctrl+F
  2. Type “test”

Expected Results:

Like in other browsers, the first “test” is ignored and the second “test” is found and highlighted.

Actual Results:

The second “test” is not found. It seems that the search silently fails at the first word and ignores all subsequent matches.


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Comments and activity

  • Hello,

    Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We are pleased to report this feature is fixed in Edge and will be available in an upcoming insider build.

    Best Wishes,
    The MS Edge Team

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Travis L.”

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