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★ Where Is That Oracle Virtual Book?Oracle Database 10g Docuemtation Advanced Search

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 12:00:42 +0000

The advanced search in Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2) documentation library gives you the option to format search results into a virtual book. This is a nice little feature that formats your search results as a single combined table of contents, making it easier to scan through similar topics from different books. For example […]

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★ AskTom Search Engine Plugin RevivedAskTom search engine brokenAskTom search engine plugin

Mon, 28 Apr 2008 18:49:10 +0000

I went to AskTom to add the site’s search engine to my Firefox’s Search Bar but too bad the search engine link was broken: So, I went ahead and created a new AskTom search engine plugin. If you are browsing this page in Firefox 2 or above or IE7 or above, click here to install […]

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★ Add Any Search Engine to Your Browser, The Easy Way

Tue, 28 Aug 2007 10:00:13 +0000

Whether you use Firefox or Internet Explorer, you probably know about this handy search box usually located at the top right corner of your browser window. This search box puts search engines at your fingertips and makes them easily available to you whenever you need them. I have recorded a short three and a half […]

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★ Oracle Bookmarklets, Search Plugins and New Features Updated

Tue, 14 Aug 2007 09:00:54 +0000

The following now support Oracle Database 11g Release 1: Oracle Bookmarklets, The Easiest Way to Search Documentation and More See How Easily You Can Search Oracle Moreover, the index of What’s New since Oracle Database 9i Release 1 now includes 11g Release 1. (Thanks Yas) © Eddie Awad's Blog, 2007. | Permalink | Add a […]

★ Here is A Different And Handy Way to Search in Your Browserfirefox_search.jpgright-click.jpgoracle-blogs.jpgright-click2.jpg

Tue, 03 Jul 2007 15:45:16 +0000

Whether you use Firefox or Internet Explorer, you probably know about this handy search box usually located at the top right corner of your browser window. And if you are a long time reader of my blog, you probably know about the handy Oracle related search plugins that allow you to search Oracle documentation, sites, […]

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★ See How Easily You Can Search Oracleiesb.pngiesb-ad.pngiesb-ad2.pngiesb-ad3.pngffsb.pngffsb-ad.pngffsb-ad2.pngffsb-ad3.png

Tue, 21 Nov 2006 16:18:42 +0000

Since the introduction of the first Oracle search plugins for Firefox, a few things have changed: Mozilla upgraded Firefox to version 2. Microsoft upgraded Internet Explorer to version 7. And Google released the Custom Search Engine. So, what does this have to do with search plugins? Read on and you will know: What’s new in […]

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★ Oracle OpenWorld 2006 – The Arrival (Video)

Mon, 23 Oct 2006 00:41:48 +0000

I’m in San Francisco now. Here is a short video about my short trip from Portland. I’m planning on posting a few more Oracle OpenWorld videos during the next few days (in other words, I’ll be video blogging). © Eddie Awad's Blog, 2006. | Permalink | Add a comment | Topic: Oracle, Plugins | Tags: […]

★ Search Oracle Documentation Google Style

Thu, 20 Jul 2006 07:01:32 +0000

Last month, Oracle removed the authentication requirement from its documentation libraries. Since then, OTN membership is no longer required for accessing the Oracle documentation. Yesterday, Justin announced that a new way for searching the documentation has just gone live. For example, to see the new Oracle Docs search in action, here is the search result […]

★ Oracle Metalink Firefox search plugin

Thu, 06 Oct 2005 11:55:10 +0000

Similar to my other two Firefox search plugins (found here and here), I have now created a plugin to search Metalink (as promised). You can download it from here. Note that you need to login to Metalink in order to get results. Once logged in – and as long as you do not exit your […]

★ Oracle docs virtual book Firefox plugin

Mon, 26 Sep 2005 12:05:21 +0000

Even though the “Format results into a virtual book” has always been an option for displaying Oracle documentation search results, I have never paid attention to it until Tom Kyte mentioned it in his latest podcast. After trying out this option a couple of times, I noticed that it could easily be converted to a […]