Here's our Internet Explorer Tip for.. August 2, 1997
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Edit your Quicklinks
By default, IE includes five Quicklink buttons that point to some handy Web sites. But if you'd like to customize these to point to sites of your own, no problem. To modify the site a Select the Options command from the View menu. In the dialog box that opens, click the Navigation tab. Open the drop-down Page menu and select a Quicklink button to change. Enter a new "Name" and "Address". Click OK when you're finished.

But wait, there's more. Did you know you can set the buttons to run programs on your hard disk? For example, let's say you find it useful to copy text from a Web site and paste it into Notepad. Select the Quicklink button you want to modify and type in "Notepad" in the "Name" dialog box. Next, type in the path to Notepad in the "Address" dialog box, (e.g. \Windows\notepad.exe). Click OK. Now you can click the Quicklink to open Notepad from within IE. (You'll get a dialog box asking whether you want to open or save the file. Click "Open it" to continue, then click "Yes".)