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I'm looking at faqs : http://stackoverflow.com/faq#searching

and http://stackoverflow.com/search

but I can't find a way to search inside long threads.

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"Find on page" should do for the vast majority of questions. Granted, it won't work for multi-page questions but those are exceedingly rare anyway –  Pëkka Dec 10 '12 at 14:12

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As described in the search help, you can use inquestion:## to search within a given question.

If you're viewing the question you wish to search in, you can use the shortcut inquestion:this, as in this example: inquestion:this "viewing"

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