Browsing the Internet Using Internet Explorer 7


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Browsing the Internet Using Internet Explorer 7

  1. 2. Chapter Objectives <ul><li>Navigate the Internet using URLs and hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>Use search engines to locate information </li></ul><ul><li>Download Web pages and images </li></ul>
  2. 3. Launching Internet Explorer Double-click the Internet Explorer icon on the Windows desktop
  3. 4. The Internet Explorer Window Navigation bar Status bar Title bar Address bar Instant search box Tool bar Tabbed browsing- insert new tabs to display multiple pages
  4. 5. Browsing the Internet Using URLs Click in Internet Explorer’s address bar, type the desired URL, and press the Enter key URL stands for the Universal Resource Locator, the location of a specific page on a specific computer The URL indicates to look for the yose page on the computer
  5. 6. Navigating Using Hyperlinks <ul><li>another page in the same location, or </li></ul>Same location Different location Clicking a hyperlink in a web page connects to <ul><li>another spot in the same page, </li></ul><ul><li>a page in another location </li></ul>Back, Forward buttons allow quick display of previous web pages
  6. 7. … Hyperlinks/2 A hyperlink may be text underlined in a different color , an image, or and icon. Position the mouse pointer on the hyperlink so that the mouse pointer changes to a hand , then click with the left mouse button.
  7. 8. Searching for Specific Web Sites Search engine – a software program that searches for a word or phrase typed in by the user and returns a list of hyperlinks <ul><li>Live Search - Instant Search box in the Internet Explorer 7 toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Search engine sites –,,, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Search option within a site – many sites have their own searches; example: </li></ul>Consider using more than one; results may be different among search engines When you don’t know the URL, use a search engine to find web pages
  8. 9. Advanced Searches for Specific Sites Narrowing a search … use the Advanced Search Option in the search engine
  9. 10. Downloading from the Internet Save images and Web pages as files on your computer for viewing, printing, or insertion into other files. Please observe copyright laws. 1. Display the web page <ul><li>2. Click the Page button in the Internet Explorer Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save As… </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the Save As Webpage dialog box (filename, location) </li></ul>Downloading and Saving a Web Page
  10. 11. Downloading from the Internet Please observe copyright laws. 1. Display the web page <ul><li>2. Right-click the desired image in the web page </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save Picture As… </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the Save As Picture dialog box (filename, location) </li></ul>Downloading and Saving an image