How do I change what CTRL+ENTER does in Internet Explorer?


In Internet Explorer, CTRL+ENTER is a very useful shortcut. It adds http://www. before the text in the address bar and .com at the end.

Example: If you want to visit http://www.microsoft.com all I have to do is type microsoft in the Address bar and then press CTRL+ENTER. To change what CTRL+ENTER does, see this excellent tip from Jeffdav's blog.

Example: You can replace .com to .net

Create the following registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\QuickComplete

Create the following registry value in the key above:

QuickComplete (REG_SZ) http://www.%s.net  (Or, co.in, co.uk etc)

Whatever is in the address bar will be inserted where the '%s' is. This example would complete 'microsoft' to 'http://www.microsoft.whatever'.

Source: How do I change what CTRL+ENTER does in IE?


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