search: show position of match in record/file

Would it be possible that searches recover not just the entry with the match, but the exact position (e.g., text highlighted) of the match? I am thinking about both the abstract of a journal article and, more interestingly, the associated pdf of the whole article/book.

I understand that, with pdfs, Zotero stores the index, but the vieweing, etc, of the file is dispatched to an external editor so maybe this just cannot be done.
  • Zotero can't highlight things in PDFs, but the search system already has the excerpt currently—it just doesn't display it anywhere, and it's not entirely clear where it would.

    For other fields such as abstracts it doesn't currently get an excerpt, so that would be the first step. But then there'd be some potentially complicated UI issues as well.
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