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This article describes the Microsoft Internet Explorer PowerToys.
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.
Using Image Toggler you can enable or disable displaying images inInternet Explorer. To toggle images off or on, click Toggle Images on theLinks Bar.
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.
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.
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.
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.