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The following are tips compiled for your enjoyment.   The commands are nice to know and the Add-ons, you'll find,  you cannot live without them.

 

Resize Text Size IE :

Page forward and back IE :

Page scroll using mouse wheel button IE :

Select visited web site addresses IE :

Presentation Mode IE :

Stop flashing images IE :

Print Part of a Web Page IE :

Quick jump to Web Site IE :

Here is the list of shourtcut keys for Internet explorer.

Add-ons, Add-ons and Add-ons

 

 


 

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

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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.

 


 

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

 


 

 

Here is the list of shourtcut keys for Internet explorer.

  • CTRL+A: Select all
  • CTRL+C: Copy
  • CTRL+X: Cut
  • 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.
  • IE7 and IE8 – Ctrl + T or Ctrl + W Open last tab

Add-ons, Add-ons and Add-ons

ieSpell – ieSpell is a free Internet Explorer browser extension that spell checks text input boxes on a webpage.

McAfee Site Advisor (only IE 5.5 – 6.0) – slim and easy-to-use security addon, features include:

  • protects you from adware, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
  • advises you about the safety of websites using a colored button in your browser
  • places website safety ratings next to each search result

IE7Pro

(only IE 7) –Includes powerful tab manager, AD or Flash blocking utility, Crash recovery, Proxy switcher, Web accelerator, User Agent switcher, Webpage capturer, Greasemonkey scripts support, Firefox style inline search, spell checker and some more.

Open Last Closed Tab - This add-on can resurrect any tab you've opened and closed during your current browsing session -- including those tabs you shut down accidentally.  IE7 and IE8 – Ctrl + T or Ctrl + W Opens last tab

LastPassYour Your LastPass master password is the only password you'll ever need.

 

 


 

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