Bug: Search (CTRL+F) broken

Description of the issue:

Search broken when do a next page

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

1 Go to any page, (Example, Startpage.com) and enter a browser search (Say Trump) hit enter
2) search (Ctrl+f) ex for “Trump”. I got 49 hits on page.
3) Click “Next Page”
4) Ctrl+F “Trump” still in screen but no hits!

If delete trump and update retype trump in search box, will get hits (I got 41)

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

Expected result:
Should find search results without retyping

Reproduces how often:

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Version 0.63.55 Chromium: 74.0.3729.131 (Official Build) (64-bit)
Additional Information:

Thank you for reaching out. Testing on my end I can’t seem to reproduce the behavior. Or there’s a miscommunication on how the Find function operates. Observe the recording below:

Note that the first search (after cmd/ctrl+f)requires that I enter search terms, and hit Enter to run the operation. After going to the next page, the Find box disappears. Hitting cmd/ctrl+f again displays the box with my previous search term still filled in the text box.

This is where the potential for confusion is – find must be run explicitly on a per-page basis (this behavior is the same in most chromium-based browsers). So once on the second page, even though there is text loaded in the Find box, the operation itself hasn’t been run yet.

Solution: on the second page, after pressing cmd/ctrl+f, hit Enter.

Shouldn’t the down triangle or up triangle act as an enter? That’s the way it acts in Firefox. Anyhow, I just tried it in Chrome and it acts same as Brave. Therefore, I guess it is not a bug then.
Sorry, would be nice if the up or down triangles acted like a enter-next though.

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They do but only after the operation runs. Once you see the numbers appear, the arrows do as well:


I was thinking the Up/Down would act as an enter and be the trigger for the operation run too.

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