How to Use Smart Copy in Microsoft Edge

How to Use Smart Copy in Microsoft Edge

Normally you will not always get what you copy when you paste in a web browser. The formatting may be lost. This can apply to text, images, and tables on the web page. Microsoft Edge now supports a new Smart Copy feature which formatting intact when you copy some text from a website and paste it into other programs like a text editor. Continue reading "How to Use Smart Copy in Microsoft Edge"

Disable Sponsored Top Sites in Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

How to Disable Sponsored Top Sites in Mozilla Firefox

Some users of Mozilla Firefox noticed that the browser is listing sponsored links in the address bar and on the new tab page. Links are marked as sponsored by Mozilla, and appear to a small group of users.

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Download PDF Files Instead of Opening in Google Chrome

How to Download PDF Files Instead of Opening in Google Chrome

When you click a link to a PDF file in Google Chrome, the browser will open the document in its built-in reader. Many users find this convenient as they do not need third-party applications to open PDF content. However, some users may prefer an external application as it often offers more functionality.
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How to Create Link to Text Fragment in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge includes a useful feature that allow making a link to any text portion of a web page. It is done via the ScrollToTextFragment web standard. It produces anchored links without having an existing anchor in HTML of the target web page. Continue reading "How to Create Link to Text Fragment in Microsoft Edge"

Enable Rich Address Bar Autocompletion in Google Chrome

How to Enable Rich Address Bar Autocompletion in Google Chrome

Starting with release of Google Chrome 85, you can enable rich address bar suggestions for the URLs you type and select. These rich suggestion have a few implementations, and include a second row of information, e.g. a website title. Continue reading "Enable Rich Address Bar Autocompletion in Google Chrome"

Internal Page URLs in Microsoft Edge

The list of Internal Page URLs in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Modern web browsers include a number of internal pages, which provide additional information, extra options, and allow testing various browser features. Microsoft Edge Chromium, the new browser from Redmond, shares such internal URLs with Google Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and other Chromium-based projects, and also adds a few more. Continue reading "Internal Page URLs in Microsoft Edge"

Disable Captive Portal in Firefox and Connection to detectportal.firefox.com

Here's why is Firefox making connections to detectportal.firefox.com on start

Some Firefox users noticed that the browser establishes connections to the detectportal.firefox.com web site. Here's why and how to prevent it from that behavior. Continue reading "Disable Captive Portal in Firefox and Connection to detectportal.firefox.com"

Always Show Address Bar on New Tab Page in Edge

It is possible to make Edge always show the address bar when a new tab or the start page opened. With a Registry tweak you can make Microsoft Edge always show the address bar by default. Here is how it can be done.
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Prevent Installing Extensions in Microsoft Edge

This post explains how to enable or disable Edge extensions support using the Local Group Policy Editor, command prompt, or the registry. This can be useful if you need to prevent users from running extensions on Microsoft Edge.

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