What is the shortcut to hide or show the command bar in Internet Explorer?
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I have an issue with some sites hiding the command bar when they open a new window in Internet Explorer. I recall seeing a shortcut key to hide or show this bar a while back, but cannot for the life of me recall the shortcut key(s). Can anyone assist me with this?


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Answers (3)
  • Oron Joffe

    F11 ‘maximises’ your IE window (that is, it gets rid of the frame and most toolbars) but if the toolbar disappears when you open a particular site, then that is done under JavaScript control and you can’t bring it back by pressing F11.
    If this is a major problem, use Firefox instead and install the ‘NoScript’ add-on which would allow you to disable JavaScript on those sites.

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  • Tina

    Which version of IE are you using?
    Did you try hitting the alt key or F11?

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