Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Browser Tricks

Browser Tricks

1. Quick jump to Web Site IE
Type just the Internet domain name in the URL Address field and hold down ctrl enter keys.
This will fill in www as the machine name and TLD .com

2. Quick jump to Web Site Part II IE
Type go ebay in the URL address field.
This will go to MSN search page site and select the best match.

3. Presentation Mode IE
Select the F11 function key to enter Presentation mode.
Select the F11 function key to toggle back.

4. Resize Text Size IE
Hold down ctrl key and move the wheel on the mouse.
The page text will enlarge or shrink.

5. Page forward and back IE
Hold down shift key and move the wheel on the mouse.
This will page forward or backward through the pages selected.

6. Quick jump to the addresses IE
Select the alt and D keys together.
This will select the URL address field.

7. Page scroll using mouse wheel button IE
Push down on the mouse wheel button and slide the whole mouse up and down.
This will page up and down the screen.

8. Select visited web site addresses IE
Select the F4 function key.
This will show a listing of sites you have visited for selection.

9. Refresh the page IE and Netscape 6
Select the F5 function key.
This will refresh the current page.

10. Quick Search IE
In the address field type find or ? then your topic or keyword
This will go to MSN search engine and search on your topic.

11. Quick Search part II IE
Select the F3 function key.
This will display the left side search column box.

12. Open a New IE Window
Enter Control N
A new IE browser window will appear.

13. Open a New IE Window with One Click
Hold down shift and click on the link.
A new IE browser window will appear.

14. Page forward and back using arrow keys IE
Hold Alt button and use the arrow keys to page foward and back.

15. Stop flashing images IE
Find a site that has flashing images About.com
After the page loads select the Esc button.

16. Get to Your Favorites with Keyboard Shortcut IE
Enter Control-I will bring up your left pane favorites.
Enter Control-I will make it disappear
Enter Control-B to organize your favorites

17. Print Part of a Web Page IE
Select the area you want to print with your mouse.
Select the print option from the menu bar - not the print icon.
Change the print range area to selection

CTRL+A: Select all
CTRL+C: Copy
CTRL+V: Paste
CTRL+F: Find
CTRL+E: Search
CTRL+W: Close window
CTRL+N: New browser window
CTRL+R: Refresh web page
CTRL+O: new location - esc to close
CTRL+D: quickly save a Web page to your Favorites list
CTRL+I: Favorites
CTRL+P: Print the page
CTRL+H: History
CTRL+tab: goto URL Address field
Alt+Spacebar+X: Window Maximize
Alt+Spacebar+R: Window Restore
Alt+Spacebar+N: Window Minimize
Home key: beginning of page
End key: bottom of page
Backspace key: move back a page.
CTRL+LEFT+ARROW quickly move the cursor back between parts of the address.
Previous pages quickly, click the small down arrow to the right of the Back button.

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