Re: Why only certain site show up in drop down dox
From: Jan Il (abuse_at_localhost.com)
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 20:42:09 -0500
"Happy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Thanks........... sheds more of the light on this subject, makes one
> wonder a bit why thing are programmed as they are!
You're very welcome! Wish I knew why myself at times. :-)
Smiles are meant to be shared,
that's why they're so contagious.
> "Jan Il" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Hi Happy :-)
>> Perhaps this may answer your question to some extent:
>> Courtesy of Robert Aldwinckle -
>> Address Bar Why some URLs may not show up in the list
>> That particular feature is an anachronism called TypedURLs.
>> It is a 25 (max) element list which is maintained in the registry.
>> You can display it by pressing F4. IIRC it's actually part somehow
>> of the *old* IE4 AutoComplete.
>> Elements from that list can be included in the AutoSuggest dropdown
>> list (the new AutoComplete for Web Addresses). I think that there is
>> a TweakUI option which clears the list but I'm not sure as I don't use
>> that tool. In XP I have noticed that it also gets cleared when (I
>> History gets cleared using inetcpl.cpl with iexplore.exe not running.
>> That is its only association with History that I know of and I think it
>> is a recent change.
>> Elements only get added to TypedURLs when something is entered
>> in the Address bar *and* there is a successful open of what's typed.
>> We don't know yet if the user is actually entering anything in the
>> Address bar or if when it is entered a successful open is done.
>> If neither of those conditions are true then we would have an
>> explanation for the symptom (blank TypedURLs list).
>> It is not what the user seems to assume, a History of browsing.
>> That's the History Explorer bar (Ctrl-H). So if all that is done
>> is click on links or use the Open dialog (Ctrl-O) nothing would
>> be shown in the TypedURLs list (F4).
>> BTW if you enter anything else without a protocol prefix
>> it may be interpreted as AutoSearch input. Then, if search
>> from the Address bar is enabled and properly configured
>> and the search provider accessible and the search responded to,
>> then the TypedURLs list would be updated but only with the
>> URL used to create the request. YMMV. ;)
>> Also, if you want a particular link site to be added to your Dropdown
>> list, just click the link to open the site, copy the URL in the Address
>> Bar, then close the site. Then paste the copied URL into the Address Bar
>> and click GO, then the URL should be added to the dropdown list.
>> Hope this helps
>> Jan :)
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>>> When I hear the word "storied", I won't delve any further. I take it
>>> that it has been discussed in the past, with no real resolution, best
>>> left alone. I was just curious. Seems useless with only half the entries
>>> "Yves Leclerc" <yleclercNOSPAM@maysys.com> wrote in message
>>>> This is the stored History of the addresses you typed in the Address
>>>> Bar. If your want the see all the pages your went to, including with
>>>> search egines, click on the Histroy ticon in the toolbar.
>>>> "Happy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>>> Does anyone know why only the sites typed directly into the browser
>>>>> bar appear in the drop down box? If you select one from your search
>>>>> engine, or from a link, it doesn't appear.
>>>>> Also, where can you adjust the number that appear in drop-down.