Re-using IE window

Posted on 2007-04-03
Last Modified: 2013-12-08

We have a Powerpoint presentation with links to URLs.

It seems that every time I click on a link, it opens a new browser window on my system. I want it to re-use the same window.  I'm using IE6.

Is this possible and, if so, how?

Thanks in advance.

Question by:skbohler
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war1 earned 250 total points
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In IE6, go to Tools > Options > Advanced tab.  Check "Reuse window for launching shortcuts".

Some links forces you to open in new window, no matter what your settings are.

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Unfortunately, I already have that setting set.

Sounds like I might not have a solution for it then.

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You're looking to open the web page 'inside' the power point presentation?
Yeah, I don't think that's possible...unless I've misunderstood...?
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Well, I would just like Powerpoint to use the same browser window for each URL. Not open new browser windows.
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Sorry, I don't think that's possible...
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skbohler, did we answer your question?  Even if in the negative?

Would you close the question by accepting one of the comments above? Or splitting the points if more than one comments helped you.

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