search tool updated May 2000
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Conventional searching can be done with a
standard site search forms such as this
, but the eHand site has been redesigned around an incredibly more simple
and flexible device - the e-Hand search tool, which you should
begin using now. This free tool will allow you to run a site search,
Medline search or other search - instantly, automatically - using
words or phrases you have highlighted on any page - on this or
any other web site! Highlight the text, click search, and away you
go. No typing. No typing errors. No looking for the search engine URL.
couldn't be more simple.
How do you start? Two steps.
PC: Right-click and hold the
link as appropriate for your browser (Netscape vs Internet Explorer), then
drag and drop it to your browser's bookmark bar (Netscape calls these "Personal
Bookmarks", Explorer calls these "Links")
Mac: Click on the Netscape
hypertext, . When the search page opens, add this page to your bookmarks.
If you want to see a mini-movie of the
process for the PC, click here for the demo Netscape
movie or Explorer movie.
Use it for an instant search!
Highlight any text on your screen with your mouse, then click on the e-Hand
Search bookmark. This will open a search window pre-loaded with the text
you just selected. Choose your engine, click and you're there!
The e-Hand Search Tool is based on the
bookmarklet utility, using tiny
a bookmark. Nothing to download, nothing to install. If you try it and
don't like it, delete the bookmark and it's gone. Welcome to the future
Charles Eaton MD