Moving to Another Page
You move to a new page by
typing its URL--its location (address) on the Web.
and Unix, open the File menu and choose Open Page. Then click the Navigator
Shortcut: Click the Location
(or Netsite) field, type the URL, and press Enter.
On Mac OS, open the File
menu and choose Open, then Location in Navigator.
2.Type the new URL,
then click Open.
Don't know a URL? You can
type part of a URL, such as "apple" (for www.apple.com); or type a general
word, such as "gifts" or "flowers." Navigator guesses what page you want
to view, or displays a page with a choice of links related to the word
To move by clicking a
pointer until it changes to a pointing finger. This happens whenever the
pointer is over a link.
To move to related pages:
2.Click the link
once. While the network locates the page the link points to, status messages
appear at the bottom of the window.
Click "What's Related"
and choose from the list.
If you change your mind and
don't want to view a page, click Stop.
Searching Within a Page
To find text within the
page you are currently viewing:
1.From the Edit menu,
choose Find in Page. If the page you are viewing contains frames, you may
need to click within a frame first.
2.Type the text you
want to find.
3.Select the "Match
case" checkbox (Case Sensitive on Mac OS and Unix) if capital letters should
4.On Windows, select
Up or Down to search from the beginning or end of the page. If there is
a current selection, the search begins at the selection and does not wrap
around to the beginning of the page. On Mac OS and Unix, click Find Backwards
to start the search from the end of the page.
5.Click Find Next
(Find on Mac OS) to begin the search.
To find the same word or
Click Find Next
again (Windows only), or open the Edit menu and choose Find Again.
To browse through folders
from the Address bar, type the drive and folder name, and then click the
Go button—for example:
C: or C:\My Documents
To link to Web pages you
To return to the last page
you viewed, click the Back button.
To view a page you viewed
before clicking the Back button, click the Forward button.
To see a list of the last
few pages you visited, click the small down arrow beside the Back or Forward
To link to a specific
To return to the page that
appears each time you start Internet Explorer, click the Home button.
To select a Web page from
your list of favorites, click the Favorites button.
To select a Web page from
the list of those you visited recently, click the History button. The History
list also displays previously viewed files and folders on your computer.
Finding the information
you want on the Internet
You can find information
on the Web in a variety of ways:
Click the Search button on
the toolbar to gain access to a number of search providers. Type a word
or phrase in the Search box. Type go, find, or ? followed by a word or
phrase in the Address bar. Internet Explorer starts a search using its
predetermined search provider.
After you go to a Web page,
you can search for specific text on that page by clicking the Edit menu,
and then clicking Find (on this page).
If a Web address doesn't
work, Internet Explorer asks if you want to search for similar Web addresses.
You can change this setting so that Internet Explorer searches automatically
without prompting. For more information, click Related Topics below.