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Windows 7: IE9 Favorites Access

16 Jul 2011   #1
James Colbert

 
 
IE9 Favorites Access

My biggest (albeit minor) complaint with IE9 is that 'locking' the Favorites window to its position on the left side of the browser has become somewhat tedious. Most know, but in IE8, the 'star' was on the tool bar above the left side browser, making it easy to click the star, click the 'lock' arrow and drag links from the address bar to whatever Favorites folder was desired.

Now, one must click on the right side, click the lock arrow and then move the mouse to the left side to access. Much less efficient, IMO.

Is anyone aware of a shortcut that makes this process easier? I know Alt+C will make the window appear, but ideally, I'd like to move the Star icon back to the left side.

Thanks for any insights

James


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16 Jul 2011   #2
TCG

 
 

The best I could do for you here would be the direct hotkey combination which is control + shift + i

According to other articles out there, pressing the arrow to move it to the left is in fact supposed to pin it there and retain that position. I can't seem to make that work on my IE9 here.
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16 Jul 2011   #3
James Colbert

 
 

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The best I could do for you here would be the direct hotkey combination which is control + shift + i
Thanks for the hotkey, TCG. That certainly makes it easier, and will get used. Additionally, if anyone knows a way to move the favorites star icon back to the IE8 position, I'd be appreciative. Both methods would be beneficial here.

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pressing the arrow to move it to the left is in fact supposed to pin it there and retain that position. I can't seem to make that work on my IE9 here.
That works as advertised here.
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