a Web Page
a look at the Navigator browser window. (You can move the mouse pointer
over the various parts of your own browser as you look at them, and a description
will pop up.)
Offers menus containing commands for working with the program.
Shows the title of the web page you're currently viewing.
Contains buttons to help you navigate from page to page. Following are
the functions of those buttons:
||Takes you back
to the last page you visited.
||If you've gone
backward, takes you forward to the next page.
||Gets a new,
fresh copy of a web page from its server on the Net.
||Sends you to
your home page.
||Opens the Netscape
Net Search page.
||Takes you to
my.netscape.com, where you can create a customized page.
||If the Automatically
Load Images preference is turned off, this button will load images. If
you don't see this button on your toolbar, the Automatically
Load Images preference is turned on.
web page you're viewing.
||Opens a window
containing security information about the page you're viewing.
||Stops the current
page from loading.
Location bar: Includes the Location field, where you type the web
address of a page you want to see, and the What's Related button (find
out more about What's Related in the "Smart Browsing" section). PC users
will also see the bookmarks menu here, rather than as part of the menu
Personal toolbar: A place for accessing and filing the bookmarks
you want to use most often.
Status bar: When a page is loading, download information, such as
how much data has been received, appears in the status bar. The status
bar also contains a security icon, which you can click to get security
information about a page.
Component toolbar: Contains a button for each Communicator component.
(If you're using a stand-alone version of Navigator, you won't have a Component
Try It: Use the Navigation Buttons
Type the URL www.jellybelly.com in the Location field.
Press the Enter (Return) key.
Watch the big N logo and/or the status bar to see when the page has finished
downloading. (When it's finished, the comets stop streaming and the word
Done appears on the status bar.)
Click the Back button to return to the Netscape Netcenter home page.
Click the Forward button to return to the Jelly Belly home page.
Click the Home button to return to your home page (it doesn't matter what
Click the Search button to go to Netscape Net Search.
Click the Printer button to print the Net Search page (if you're connected
to a printer).
Click the Security button to get information about the security of the
Net Search page.
Close the Security window.
You can move the Navigation, Location, and Personal toolbars around at the
top of the Navigator window. Plus, you can shrink or hide those toolbars
if you want to see more page, less toolbar.
The information above
was excerpted from Netscape's
Tutorial for New Users, there's more good information there.
Visit them and see.
To move a toolbar,
click its left edge and drag it above or below another toolbar.
To collapse or expand
a toolbar, click the expander arrow at the left edge of the toolbar. (It
looks like a blue triangle.)
To view or hide a
toolbar, select View, toolbar from the Communicator menu bar, where
toolbar is the name of the toolbar you want to view or hide.
Some Other Netscape Related Links:
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This page was last edited on June 17, 2001.
URL = http://teachertech.rice.edu/Materials/GT2001/East/toolbar.html
These pages were developed through GirlTECH,
a teacher-training program sponsored by the Center
for Excellence in Education (CEEE) with support from the National
Science Foundation through EOT-PACI.
Copyright © Michael Sirois, GirlTECH, June 2001.
last edited, ms 6-17-2001, 19:26.