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Description of the Internet Explorer PowerToys

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This article describes the Microsoft Internet Explorer PowerToys.
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The Internet Explorer PowerToys enhance your use of Internet Explorer.These tools can be obtained from the following Microsoft Web site:The following tools are added to Internet Explorer when you install thePowerToys.

Image Toggler

Using Image Toggler you can enable or disable displaying images inInternet Explorer. To toggle images off or on, click Toggle Images on theLinks Bar.

Links List

Using Links List you can view all the links on a Web page. To view all thelinks on a Web page, right-click the Web page, and then click Link Lists.When you click Link Lists, a new window opens that lists every link on thepage.

Open Frame in New Window

Using Open Frame In New Window you can view a Web page designed to useframes as a non-frame Web page. To view a Web page without frames, right-click the Web page, and then click Open Frame In New Window.

Quick Search

Using Quick Search you can access search engines using search engineabbreviations. The following is a list of the default Quick Searchabbreviations.
   Abbreviation   Search Engine   -----------------------------   av             AltaVista   ex             Excite   hb             HotBot   is             InfoSeek   isu            InfoSeek Ultra   ly             Lycos   mc             MetaCrawler   mg             Magellan   ot             OpenText   wc             WebCrawler   y              Yahoo!				
For example, to search the AltaVista search engine on the word "ActiveX,"type "av ActiveX" (without quotation marks) in the address bar in InternetExplorer.

Text Highlighter

Using Text Highlighter you can highlight text in a document. To highlighttext in a document in Internet Explorer, right-click the selected text, andthen click Hightlight.

Web Search

Using Web Search you can search the Internet for additional Web pages thatcontain selected words from a Web page. To start a Web search, drag themouse pointer to select the text for which you want to search, right-clickthe selected text, and then click Web Search.

Zoom In/Zoom Out

Using Zoom In/Zoom Out you can zoom in and out of any image on a Web page.To zoom in or zoom out of an image in Internet Explorer, right-click theimage, and then click Zoom In or Zoom Out.
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