TECH TIPS


August 2017: Different actions you can take while browsing the Internet




Automatically complete a URL

Automatically enter the www. and .com into most major browsers URL or address bars by typing the name of the page and pressing CTRL + ENTER on the keyboard. For example, if you type: wougnet and then press CTRL + ENTER you will automatically be sent to www.wougnet.com.

Send a web page to a friend

When visiting a web page you may come across something you like, for those pages that don’t have an e-mail option following the below simple steps can allow you to send a link to a friend.

Internet Explorer users

Send a friend the web page you are viewing by clicking File, Send, and “Page by E-mail”. If you do not see the File menu press the Alt key.

Firefox users

Right-click on the page you want to send to your friend and in the menu click Send link.

Opera users

Right-click on the page you want to send to your friend and in the menu click Send link by Mail.

Netscape users

Send a friend the web page you are viewing by clicking File, and “Send Page”.

Open link in new Window or Tab

Open in a new Window

To open a link in a new browser Window, hold the Shift key on then click the link or right-click the link and select Open link in New Window.

Open in a new Tab

To open a link in a new tab, click the link by pressing down your middle mouse key, or right-click the link and select Open link in New Tab.

Note: These methods work in all of the major Internet browsers available for Microsoft Windows.

Print only sections of a page

Save on your printer ink by selectively printing in Windows programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer (and other browser), WordPad, Outlook, etc. To do this highlight portions of text you want to print and click the Print icon or option in the File menu. In the printer dialog window (like the one shown below) under Page Range choose the option Selection.

Summerized by Tech-Support Team from http://www.computerhope.com/tips/alltips.htm

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