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Some questions about IE7.

I have installed IE7 and don't seem to be experiencing many problems except for jerky scrolling and an IE7 Script Error in NAV. I can live with both of these.

However can anyone answer the following questions please? I have taken the grand tour but can't seem to find the answers.

1.What does the X (Stop -Esc) do at the end of the address bar?
2.If I open a folder full of favorites and get ten or more tabs, is there anyway I can close more than one tab at a time?
3.When switching between tabs the site address, frequently, is highlighted. Why?
4. Is it my imagination or is the text not as clear as in IE6? I selected clear type fonts at set up.
5.One site (The UK Inland Revenue) will not retain the IE7 icon. It doesn't matter how many times I remove the site from favorites and add it back, the icon vanishes. I suspect that this is a site problem.

Any thoughts please.

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Some answers...... but not all.

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Not sure about the jerky scrolling. I saw a fix for that somewhere in these forums I'm sure, but can't remember where. Check some of the other IE7 posts in this forum, you may strike lucky.

Any more details on the script?

1] What does the X do. If a page is taking a long time to load, or if you don't want it to finish loading, click the X to stop the downloading of the web site.

2] Not sure about the "opening folders full of favorites", but I can't find anyway to group together tabs for closing. However, if you click the tab at the far left, the one that shows 4 little windows, you will see all the tabs grouped together, and each one has a close x box. You ca close each one from there.

3] Switching between tabs highlights addresses. This is by design I imagine. That tab now has focus, so the address is highlighted. I see no real reason for it though.

4] Many people thought the text was clearer in IE7. Obviously not all people then, Happy

5] It may be that the UK site hasn't caught up with IE7 yet. Being a Civil Servant site, that doesn't surprise me.

I hope that little helps.


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Addition to the highlighting feature...

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Switching between tabs or windows you may find the address bar highlighted. Previously the lone reason would be that the URL is selected so you can start typing a new one. Now, however, it serves an additional purpose; to tell you whether or not the site is safe. For instance, if the address bar turns red then the site is suspected of being fraudulent. I believe it should also turn yellow to indicate that the site is secure, as Firefox does. Just a few little touches to help make your browsing experience a safer one.


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And in regards to the jerky scrolling...

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In most cases that boils down to an incompatible with various mouse software, with Logitech being in the center ring. You can check with the manufacturer's website to see if there is an update available, but otherwise you'll have to wait for Microsoft to address it.


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John, many thanks for both your posts.

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I have a VAIO mouse and I can live with the scrolling. Happy Christmas.

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Mark, many thanks for that , as for

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That's very interesting about the script error

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And Norton's response to it. Like you, I find it surprising that they did not appear to know about this.

Merry Christmas to you Judesman, and a Happy New Year.


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Mouse Related Problems

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After updating to IE 7 I had did a simular mouse problem with my MX500 Logitech Mouse's having jerky erratic scrolling.
Found that Logitech have an update "Mouse Ware Version: 9.79.1 build 25 Posted: 04/21/2006 Platform: Windows XP" with which I installed I found it did help somewhat with the related problem. Yet,however found if I entered "Safe Mode" or did a "Restore" I had to reinstall the above Logitech driver.
Please Note! Previsiosly before installing the Logitech update I was having computer freezing and the only way I could tuirnoff/restart my computer was to manually press in the power button

Now I since have overcome the related mouse problems by going out and purchasing and installing a "Microsoft Wireless Laser 5000 Mouse" [for XP Windows Only???] Yes, for you to have the mouse behave you will have do a little customising with the mouse programming setup to have it perfect!
Now no problems at all!
[Using Windows XP with all Updates installed and Internet Explorer 7]

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(NT) Many thanks for that, darbhc.

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