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Internet Explorer Accelerator button - Turn On or Off

Turn "Display Accelerator Button on Selection" On or Off in Internet Explorer
Published by Brink
03 May 2009
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Turn "Display Accelerator Button on Selection" On or Off in Internet Explorer

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This tutorial will show you how to have the Accelerator button to display or not when text is selected or highlighted in IE8, IE9, or IE10.


EXAMPLE: Display Accelerator button on selection ON
NOTE: When turned on, you can click on the accelerator blue arrow button displayed when selecting text in Internet Explorer to see and select from any enabled accelerator add-on.
Internet Explorer Accelerator button - Turn On or Off-w7_display.jpg
EXAMPLE: Display Accelerator button on selection OFF
NOTE: When turned off, you can still right click on the selected text in Internet Explorer to see and select from any enabled accelerator add-on.
Internet Explorer Accelerator button - Turn On or Off-w7_no_display.jpg
Here's How:
1. Open Internet Explorer.
A) Click/tap on the Tools Command Bar icon button or Menu Bar item and click on Internet Options.

B) Go to step 3.
OR

2. Open the Control Panel (icons view) .
A) Click/tap on the Internet Options icon.
3. Click/tap on the Advanced tab. (See screenshot below)
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4. To Turn On Display Accelerator Button on Selection
A) Check the Display Accelerator button on selection box, then click/tap on OK. (See screenshot above)
5. To Turn Off Display Accelerator Button on Selection
A) Uncheck the Display Accelerator button on selection box, then click/tap on OK. (See screenshot below step 3)
That's it,
Shawn





10 Apr 2010   #1
sparhawk77

Windows XP SP3
 
 
problem with adding accelerators

I have tried to add accelerators from the IE8 accelerator page. Nothing happens when I click on the Add To Internet Explorer button. I have checked all of my settings and options and nothing jumps out at me as far as errors. Does anyone have any idea what I can do to fix this? Thanks in advance for any help supplied.

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10 Apr 2010   #2
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Your running XP SP3?
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10 Apr 2010   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Sparhawk, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Not sure if it will be the same in XP SP3 or not, but did you do everything that was in this tutorial below instead to add an accelerator?

Internet Explorer - Add or Remove Accelerator Add-ons
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11 Apr 2010   #4
sparhawk77

Windows XP SP3
 
 
Adding accelerators

Thank you for the replies. I do run SP3. I had run through all of the steps a number of times trying to add more of them, but every time I pressed the button to add the accelerator nothing would happen. IE8 started to act quite bizarre so I just went ahead and uninstalled and re-installed it. Now everything is working fine. Thanks again for all of the replies.
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11 Apr 2010   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted Sparhawk. Thank you for posting back with your results.
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