Internet Explorer Context Menu Items
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Here are various helpful commands you can add to your Internet Explorer
Download manual install files: ie-context-menu.zip.
Open in Wayback Machine
Lets you find archived copies of a link or the current page
in the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine.
- To find archived copies of a link, right click on the link
and select Open in Wayback Machine.
- To find archived copies of the current page, right click on a blank space
on the page and select Open in Wayback Machine.
Open Google Cached Text
Goes straight to the text-only copy of a page or link in Google's cache.
To see the cached text for a link, right click on the link
and select Open Google Cached Text.
To see the cached text of the current page, right click on a blank space
on the page and select Open Google Cached Text.
Decode MySpace Links
Decodes the special msplinks.com links on MySpace profiles.
MySpace currently encodes all links on a profile using a special
msplinks.com address with a code on the end. MySpace uses this
method to block certain links.
To open just one link on a MySpace profile, right click the link and select
Open MySpace Link. The special link is decoded and opened.
To decode all the links on a MySpace profile, right click on a blank space on the
page and select Decode MySpace Links. All links on the page are now decoded.
You can hover over the links to see them in the status bar and click on them
to open them normally.
Shows a plain text view of the current page without any formatting or links.
To view the current page in plain text, right click on a blank space
on the page and select View Text.
Lets you open an image from the current page in a new window by itself.
- To examine an image, right click on it
and select Open Image.
Open Google Image Result
Lets you go directly to the image file from a Google Image search results page.
- Go to images.google.com and search for an image.
- On the search results page, right click one of the search result images
and select Open Google Image Result. The image result is opened in a new window by itself.
Open MySpace Image
Lets you go directly to the large version of a MySpace user's image.
- To view the large version of a MySpace user's image, right click
on the image and select Open MySpace Image. You can do this anywhere you see a
user image in MySpace, even if you're not logged in.
Lets you delete a portion of the current page from view. Useful if there's an annoying or
oversized item that is messing up the rest of the page.
- To delete a portion of the page, drag the mouse to make a highlighted
selection area, then right click the selection and choose Delete.
- To restore the page, right click a blank space on the page
and choose Refresh.
Note: The Delete command requires the highlighted selection to be "balanced."
For example, if the selection starts outside of a table and ends inside of
the table, Delete will have no effect.