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Using the highlight command


You are a Splunk user looking to identify key information in search results, without filtering out events in your search. For example, you'd like to query events in your web index to identify which of the events were generated by a particular browser, but you don't want to use a traditional search by keyword that will filter out all other browsers.


This video shows you how to use the highlight command to identify key information in search results, without filtering them.

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