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Can anyone recommend a Firefox extension that will close the Find Bar when the user clicks anywhere on the page?

Recommendations for gratis or commercial extensions are welcome.

Smaller and simpler extensions are preferred, but all answers are encouraged.

  • It's probably easier to just hit Esc. – user2428118 May 16 '16 at 12:33
  • @user2428118 Thanks. I'm looking for a quick method that uses the pointing device. – RockPaperLizard May 16 '16 at 12:35
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Firefox has a built-in function for that called “Quick Find”. Simply hit / when the browser focus is on any part of the web page that does not allow text input.

The downside of this method is that you can't use the Previous/Next buttons that are present on the full “Find” bar.

Alternatively, you can use the full find bar and hit Esc when done.

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