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Title:
Internet Explorer 5 for Windows.
Author:
Schwartz, Steven A.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Peachpit ; Harlow : Addison-Wesley, 1999.
Physical Description:
308 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780201354447
Format :
Book

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Summary

Few programs are as ubiquitous as Microsoft's Internet Explorer--these days, it's standard equipment on nearly every new PC. The latest version, IE 5, is a powerful, feature-rich program that promises to make your browsing experience more dynamic and interactive. Internet Explorer 5 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide gives you the tools you need to take full advantage of this revved-up browser, whether you're a beginner or an experienced surfer.

Internet Explorer 5 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide covers both the basics and the new features in the same straightforward manner, using step-by-step instructions illustrated with hundreds of helpful screenshots. A great introduction to the program, this book will have beginners browsing on the Internet in no time. And longtime users will find it the quickest and easiest way to step up from IE 4.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Part I The Browserp. 1
Chapter 1 The Active Desktopp. 3
The New Start Menup. 4
The Taskbarp. 9
Windows Explorer Windowsp. 10
Active Desktop Itemsp. 16
Managing Active Desktop Itemsp. 20
Chapter 2 Browser Basicsp. 23
About Browsingp. 24
Launching the Browserp. 25
The Browser Windowp. 26
The Toolbar Buttonsp. 27
More About the Toolbarp. 36
Customizing the Toolbarp. 38
Chapter 3 Navigating the Webp. 41
Entering a URLp. 42
Clicking Linksp. 43
Revisiting a Web Pagep. 44
Navigating within a Pagep. 47
Chapter 4 Working with Favoritesp. 49
Adding Favoritesp. 51
Organizing Favoritesp. 53
Defining and Organizing Linksp. 55
Creating a Web Page Shortcutp. 56
Visiting a Favorite Pagep. 57
Importing and Exporting Favoritesp. 58
Chapter 5 Searching the Webp. 61
Searching with the Search Assistantp. 62
Customizing the Search Assistantp. 64
More Search Methodsp. 65
Using a Search Enginep. 67
Tips for Productive Searchesp. 68
Searching for Text within a Web Pagep. 69
Chapter 6 Offline Browsingp. 71
Going Offline and Onlinep. 72
Viewing Favorites Offlinep. 73
Viewing Pages in the History Folderp. 80
Opening Saved HTML Filesp. 81
Chapter 7 Working with Filesp. 83
Downloading Files from the Webp. 84
Saving Files from the Webp. 86
Opening Files on Your Hard Diskp. 90
Using FTP Sitesp. 91
Chapter 8 Working with Multimediap. 95
Playing Multimedia Filesp. 96
Saving Multimedia Filesp. 99
Chapter 9 Printingp. 101
Installing a Printerp. 102
Print Settingsp. 104
Printing a Web Pagep. 105
Printing a Page with Framesp. 107
Print Options for Pages with Linksp. 108
Chapter 10 Working with Channelsp. 109
Adding Channels with Active Desktopp. 110
Adding Channels as Favoritesp. 111
Viewing Channelsp. 113
Using Channels as Screen Saversp. 116
Chapter 11 Internet Explorer Optionsp. 119
General Optionsp. 121
Security Optionsp. 128
Content Optionsp. 129
Connections Optionsp. 135
Programs Optionsp. 138
Advanced Optionsp. 139
Part II Outlook Express: Email and Newsgroupsp. 143
Chapter 12 Introducing Outlook Expressp. 145
Parts of the Outlook Express Windowp. 147
Configuring for Multiple Usersp. 150
Setting Up Mail and Newsgroup Accountsp. 154
Chapter 13 Using the Address Bookp. 155
Address Book Featuresp. 156
Opening the Address Bookp. 157
Creating New Recordsp. 158
Creating Groupsp. 160
Modifying a Groupp. 161
Setting Display Optionsp. 163
Printing the Address Bookp. 164
Importing and Exporting Contact Informationp. 165
Chapter 14 Composing and Sending Emailp. 169
Composing Emailp. 171
Writing a Messagep. 173
Adding Attachmentsp. 177
The Message Headerp. 179
Other Message Optionsp. 181
Sending Messagesp. 184
Chapter 15 Receiving Mailp. 185
Checking for New Mailp. 186
Reading Messagesp. 188
Managing the Mailp. 192
Working with Attachmentsp. 196
Odds and Endsp. 198
Chapter 16 Setting Mail Optionsp. 201
General Optionsp. 202
Read Optionsp. 204
Send Optionsp. 205
Compose Optionsp. 209
Signatures Optionsp. 211
Spelling Optionsp. 213
Security Optionsp. 214
Connection Optionsp. 215
Maintenance Optionsp. 216
Chapter 17 Newsgroup Essentialsp. 219
About Newsgroupsp. 220
About News Serversp. 221
About Outlook Expressp. 222
Chapter 18 Reading and Managing Articlesp. 223
Adding a News Serverp. 224
Subscribing to Newsgroupsp. 226
Reading Articlesp. 228
Article Selection Tipsp. 229
Creating Custom Viewsp. 231
Attachments and Encoded Articlesp. 233
Managing Articlesp. 235
Chapter 19 Posting to Newsgroupsp. 239
Composing and Posting Articlesp. 240
Addressing the Articlep. 243
Canceling an Articlep. 246
Chapter 20 Working Offlinep. 247
Reading News Offlinep. 248
Downloading New Headersp. 249
Downloading Articlesp. 250
Composing and Posting Messages Offlinep. 252
Chapter 21 Setting News Optionsp. 253
General Optionsp. 254
Read Optionsp. 255
Send Optionsp. 257
Maintenance Optionsp. 258
Chapter 22 Customizing Outlook Expressp. 261
Customizing the Displayp. 262
Customizing the Toolbarp. 265
Adding Foldersp. 267
Automating Email and Article Handlingp. 269
Part III Appendicesp. 271
Appendix A Glossaryp. 273
Appendix B IE5 Keystroke Referencep. 281
Appendix C Email Keystroke Referencep. 281
Appendix D News Keystroke Referencep. 287
Appendix E Installing and Updating IE5p. 291
Installing IE5 from the Internetp. 292
Updating and Adding Components to IE5p. 295
Indexp. 297

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