Using the embedded browser

The embedded browser lets you open and navigate Web pages directly from within IBM® Notes®. The Address bar keeps a history of Web addresses that you type.

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You can enable the embedded Notes browser by clicking File > Preferences, clicking Web Browser, and then checking the Use the browser embedded in this client option.

You can change which Web search engine the embedded browser uses in its search bar by clicking File > Preferences, clicking Search, and then clicking a search engine in the list.

Do any of these tasks:

  • To open the Web browser, click the Open button and then click Web browser.
  • To open a Web page, enter a Web address in the Address bar, and then click the Go button.
  • To open a link from a document, click the link.
  • To open more than one instance of the browser while using the embedded browser, click the Open button and then click Web browser again.
  • To bookmark a Web page, click Create > Bookmark.

From the embedded browser toolbar, do any of these tasks:

  • To go to the previous page, click Back.
  • To go to the next page, click Forward.
  • To stop the Web page from loading, click the Stop button.
  • To reload the Web page, click the Refresh button.
  • To return to the page that is set as your Home page, click the Go home button.
  • To print the Web page that is displayed, click the Print button.
  • To change the page settings for printing the displayed Web page, click the down-arrow next to the Print button and then click Page Setup.
  • To preview how the displayed Web page will look printed, click the down-arrow next to the Print button and then click Print Preview.
Note: If you prefer to use Microsoft® Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox as the Notes browser, you can change this in your Notes preferences.