HTML Quick Edit Bar - easiest web editing around
|Update: This IE
toolbar has been updated to include some of the features that I had been
wishing for when I first reviewed it. The toolbar now includes font type
and color, a link button, text alignments, ordered lists, and a side bar
html element tree. Inserting images is done from the right click
menu. Before I installed the new version, I uninstalled the previous
version. The uninstall and the new install both went well. The program is
very small and so far it's been trouble free. I'm sure the easy access to
this tool will encourage me to use it more as time goes by.
(old review) Are you a beginner at editing web pages? If so, this may be your ticket to fly. The people at Microsoft have included a basic web editor built right into Internet Explorer (IE). Not many of us have ever seen it or knowingly used it because enabling it in IE requires a registry hack. The author of this freeware toolbar has taken this and built around it to make it easy to use for all. After installing this toolbar, you'll have a nice little toolbar in IE that you can click on to edit any web page and save it to your hard drive or ftp to your web host. If you want to start with a blank slate, just open up notepad and save an empty text file to your desktop as an html file (file extension of .htm or .html). Next open up the file with IE then pick the Shatran HTML Quick Edit button and you can create new web pages. You can insert images by right clicking in an empty area and choosing "Insert Image". You can create text hyperlinks by highlighting text and right clicking on it and choosing "Edit Hyperlink". You can create picture hyperlinks by highlighting an image and right clicking just to the left or right of the image and choosing "Edit Hyperlink". To save it just choose "File" > "Save" or "File" > "Save As" from IE's file menu. Saving a page off the internet is tricky and I'm not sure I've got the hang of it yet. It might be better to save an internet web page before you click on HTML Quick Edit, then edit the html file that you saved. The only real things I miss in this editor are font control and table creation tools.
Website - Freeware
Quote from the website - HTML Quick Edit Bar - is a freeware toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer that allows you to edit the current HTML page within the browser itself (change the font color, size and face, text alignment, etc.). Once edited, HTML Quick Edit Bar allows you to upload the modified page to your web site via FTP. Another feature allows you to examine and manipulate the HTML tree (which will appear in the left pane of the browser) of the current document. Using this tree, you can change and remove HTML tags and their attributes. Dragging a special cursor over the page's HTML elements, enables you to observe the place of these elements in the tree. HTML Quick Edit Bar can be useful for anyone who uses Microsoft Internet Explorer, as it allows you to modify and examine HTML documents "on the fly" when browsing.