Stopping, selecting, and restarting applets

About this task

Applets start running automatically when you open a page, form, or document containing them. However, to select and work with an applet, you must first stop it.

To stop an applet


To stop running one or all applets in a page, form, or document, choose View - Show - Java Applets Running.

To select an applet


  1. If the applet is running, you cannot select it. Choose View - Show - Java Applets Running to stop the applet.
  2. Click directly following the applet.
  3. Use the left arrow key to select the applet.

To restart an applet


When you open the page, form, or document containing an applet, it starts running automatically. To restart an applet after you stopped it, double-click it.