Setting AT&T Yahoo! Browser Options

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Tab and Start Group Options

You can change the tab and start group options for the Browser to suit your preferences.

 

Here's How

  1. Open the Browser Options window. (Remind me how.)

  2. To begin making changes to your tab settings, select the Tabs category.

    Select Tabs

    The Tabbed Browsing options appear. This pane allows you to specify how you want to display the tab bar and new tabs.

  3. In the Tabbed Browsing Options section, check the box next to each option you want to enable:

    Tabbed Browsing Options

    • Load new tabs from the current page in the background – Check this option to display new tabs "behind" the currently displayed tab.
    • Hide the tab bar when only one tab is open – When you check this option, the New Tab link still appears, so you can add a tab if you want. If you do add a tab, the tab bar reappears.
    • Open link in new tab when middle mouse button is clicked – Check this option to configure your middle mouse button (if you have one) to open each link you click with that button on its own tab.
    • Open shortcuts in new tabs – Check this option to open each shortcut you click on its own tab.
    • Open sidebar links in new tabs – Check this option to open each Sidebar link you click on its own tab.

  4. In the Tab Bar Location section, select your preference for the location of the tab bar.

    Tab Bar Location

  5. To begin making changes to your start group settings, select the Start Group category.

    Select Start Group

    The Start Group options appear. This pane allows you to specify the web page(s) you want to open when you sign in to AT&T Yahoo!. The order in which the pages appear on this list is the left-to-right order in which they appear on tabs in your Browser.

  6. To add web pages to your start group, click the Add button.

    Click the Add button to add web pages to your start group.

    The Add Start Page window appears.

  7. Enter the URL of the web page you want to add to your start group, and then click the OK button.

    The Add Start Page window

    The URL you entered appears on the list of start group pages.

    Example of a new start page added

  8. Add more web pages (up to six) to your start group, if desired.

  9. To remove a web page from your start group, select it, and click the Remove button.

    Select a page and click Remove

    A message prompts you to confirm that you want to remove the selected page.

  10. To change the web address for a start page on your list, select it, and click the Change button.

    Select a page and click Change

    The Change Start Page window appears.

    The Change Start Page window

  11. Edit the web address, and then click the OK button.

    The page's web address is updated on the list.

  12. To move a start page up or down in the list, click the Move Up or Move Down buttons.

  13. When you finish arranging your start pages, click the OK button.

    The next time you open the Browser, all of the web pages in your start group open on separate tabs.

    The start group items appear on separate tabsZoom image icon

  14. When you finish specifying your preferences, click the OK button.

    Click OK

    You return to the Browser.

 

What's Next

Start using the Browser!

 

Words to Know

  • Sign in: enter your Member ID and password to identify yourself to the network and to gain access to your personal information.
  • Start group: a group of web pages that each appears on a separate tab whenever you start up the AT&T Yahoo! Browser.
  • Tab bar: a row of one or more tabs across the top of the browser window, each of which can display a different web page.
  • Tabs: browser elements that each displays the content of one web page.
  • URL: Universal Resource Locator–specifies the location of a file or web page, such as http://att.yahoo.com.

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