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Answers.com The "alt+left click" feature doesn't work.

by gwrfargo / March 5, 2005 2:25 AM PST

All features of the Answers.com information software
work fine except the "alt-left click on a word" feature. I have tried all the Answers.com troubleshooting sites with no success. I have tried
tweaking IE Security and IE Advanced options. Any
suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance for any help......

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what alt-left click feature? where?
by ChuckT / March 5, 2005 6:29 AM PST

Assuming you are talking about within IE.

As far as I know, any left-click only does what a plain left-click does, and that is it goes to that link point.

Now, if you actually mean a:
shift+left-click then that will open a new window to that link point.
(any)+right-click will show you a menu.

If you are talking about within Word, then an Alt+left-click will go to a Thesaurus of that word you clicked on. Is that what you mean?

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ah so, [b]Answers.com[/b]
by ChuckT / March 6, 2005 3:21 AM PST

Sorry, I did not pick up on the point you were making, that there is a tool that you loaded called Answers.com.

Ah-ha! this appears to be the latest incarnation of the people who have giving us Atomica, then GuruNet, and now "1-Click Answers"

I have used Atomica years ago, and I liked it then, but then it was free. I stopped it when you had to pay for it, as GuruNet (some things were still free, but it wasn't what I liked).

Thanks for the lead; I may try it out again.

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Right Click - Answers
by eddie11013 / March 6, 2005 1:43 AM PST

Thanks for the question, I also have Answers.com, I though it had quit working because it only seemed to work in my Outlook Express mail. While checking their "help" today, I saw that if I "right" click a word and then select answers on the drop down menu that it worked. Only a suggestion.

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