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"Save As" Feature in Microsoft Edge

Q: "Save As" Feature in Microsoft Edge

It blows my mind (small explosion, I admit) that Microsoft Edge didn't come with a "Save As" feature when downloading something from the internet allowing us to change the name of the file as well as the location in which it is being saved. And I was hoping that with updates it would be added. However, I still don't see the feature, even after this November update.

Does anyone know if this will ever be added? I have been using Edge since it came out, but if this kind of boneheadedness continues, I will be switching back to IE.

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A: "Save As" Feature in Microsoft Edge

I agree it is a backward step - I loved the ability to change the filename and the location where I wanted to store it. I'm hoping this will get fixed but in the meantime if you only want to change the location away from the default there is a tutorial showing you how to do this with a small registry change:

How to Change Default Downloads Folder in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

http://www.tenforums.com/browsers-email/32231-save-feature-microsoft-edge.html
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Hello everyone, I'm new on here so I apologize if someone has brought this up, but does Microsoft have any plans to update Edge to where it can "Save as" or simply "Open" a file rather than just downloading everything to the Downloads folder? I wonder why they left it out; seems like a basic function to input. Thanks!

A:Microsoft Edge: "Save as" or "Open" features

It'll come as many have requested this. Wait for updates.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/edge/377253-microsoft-edge-save-open-features.html
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Hello

how can I delete "saved password" and "form data" of microsoft
edge manually ?!

after too much search in google ....

I trid to delete some value of the following registry address
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wek yb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\

also I tried to delete some files in the following folder
%LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\

and finally I could not find the way ...!!!

please help !

A:delete "saved password" and "form data" from microsoft edge manually

Hi,
Welcome to the forums, go to settings (... dots from top right), click view Advanced settings and "Manage Saved Passwords".
HTH.

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W-10 Build 14271
Edge 31.14271.1000.0
Probably in front of my nose.

Edge Settings.
After I change the "Open with" settings, I can't find a "Save".

I click the "Open with" to "A specific page or pages", change the Drop-down to "Custom", X out "about:start", in the "Enter a web address" space, I enter "www.google.com.
From there I'm lost. I don't see any "apply", "Save" or anything to keep the changed settings.

I quit Edge and open it up again and it opens back with the default MSN, etc.

Please tell me they goofed and there isn't a Save settings.

Pete

A:Save Edge Settings "Open with" changes

Originally Posted by cfourkays


W-10 Build 14271
Edge 31.14271.1000.0
Probably in front of my nose.

Edge Settings.
After I change the "Open with" settings, I can't find a "Save".

I click the "Open with" to "A specific page or pages", change the Drop-down to "Custom", X out "about:start", in the "Enter a web address" space, I enter "www.google.com.
From there I'm lost. I don't see any "apply", "Save" or anything to keep the changed settings.

I quit Edge and open it up again and it opens back with the default MSN, etc.

Please tell me they goofed and there isn't a Save settings.

Pete



Click on the + icon,



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Also, search the tutorial section; @Brink, and others, usually cover everything!

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Hi,

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Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

Hi,
As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?
Thanks!


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Windows update settings is in the settings tab on the start menu. look for Update and Security
 

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A:Microsoft Office 2003 "Save as" dialogue box issue

Hello John, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The "Save as" available file extension options will vary per program. By default, there should be a drop down menu available where the "All Files (*.*)" is to select from what is available for it though. Since there isn't, you might consider a repair install.



Hope this helps,
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A:Data backup and storage to CD-RW's using "Drag & Drop" or "Save as..."

The most versatile program for that is "Nero"
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A:cannot "save as," "browse," or "open."

Welcome to the forum.

1. Which version of Windows, to include SP?

2. Did the problem begin after installing / removing hardware / software, to include updates to AV & Windows?
2a. When was Windows last updated?
2b. Is your computer set to obtain Windows updates automatically?

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You're welcomed.

RF123
 

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First of all :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:

Secondly the search feature is your friend...

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic2323.html
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/save-as-in-ie-only-allows-me-to-save-as-a-bmp-untitled-file.16605/
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Any suggestions?

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jhc
 

A:Word2003 "save" or "save as" causes reboot in XP

Hi, and welcome to tsg

does it do it when its saving to the disk just on the file command - you may have a disk or memory error

in the event viewer do you see anything which mayhelp
control panel> admin tools>event viewer

otherwise it may be worth unclicking the reboot on error

control panel > system>advanced >startuo and recover > box for reboot - and then repost the full error message
but first post the event logs info
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/word2003-save-or-save-as-causes-reboot-in-xp.248323/
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A:Solved: How do I change default hard drive when doing a "Save as""?

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-how-do-i-change-default-hard-drive-when-doing-a-save-as.912279/
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A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-explorer-duration-column-no-seconds-just-hours-and-minutes.693037/
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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-explorer-duration-column-no-seconds-just-hours-and-minutes-253928.html
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A:"Upload" or "save as" gliche

Hello and welcome to TSF

What security programs do you have installed?

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http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/windows-cannot-be-activated-due-to-error-message-feature-id-not-registered-how-to-solve.4070789/
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Looking around, it appears it cannot be added. See the "answer" here:

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Beyond my ability.

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A:How to implement "print All text in Black" feature in rendering plug in

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/718631-want-understand-rendering-plugin-unidrv.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-implement-print-all-text-in-black-feature-in-rendering-plug-in.722114/
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A:Windows Live Mail "Delete and block" Feature Seemingly Broken

Perhaps, this issue is a function of Microsoft's hotmail.com service versus a glitch in the Windows Live Mail software.

The "Delete and block" link has added e-mail addresses to the Blocked Senders list in the distant past.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-live-mail-delete-and-block-feature-seemingly-broken-428929.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-trusted-sites-feature-doesnt-work.249139/
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Hello John, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Here you go.

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I assume you mean the taskbar thumbs.

It requires a registry edit if you are confident enough to mess with registry settings.

Open regedit.exe and navigate to

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
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TaskbarNoThumbnail

set its value to 1 to turn off thumbnail previews. Reset to 0 to re-enable thumb nail previews.

A registry (.reg) file to turn off thumbs should look like this




Quote:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"TaskbarNoThumbnail"=dword:00000001



And to turn them back on




Quote:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"TaskbarNoThumbnail"=dword:00000000




Regards Elmer B. Fuddled

OOOPS!! I suppose I should have really mentioned I only use these registry edits when I'm busy in Photoshop.

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A:Can Windows 7 Explorer "Filter By" feature be disabled?

Why don't you just run Windows XP? A whole lot easier then trying to change a new system to an old system...Or do this...Use the side closer to the label and not the arrow. There is a large target area for resizing on the right side of the line.

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/231473-can-windows-7-explorer-filter-feature-disabled.html
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A:Windows Explorer Navigational drop "feature"

James,
Don't quite understand the problem because I've been unable to duplicate the problem.

Suggest you set the Folder options shown in the attached snapshot.
I more suspect your problem is caused by other software running in the background. If you are running more than one anti-virus software then 100% remove all except for one of them.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/82017-windows-explorer-navigational-drop-feature.html
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right-click on the Start orb, select "Properties".
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OK

Power Button - Start Menu

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Nvidia comes out with new drivers about monthly. You might have downloaded a new driver. The option should be there still, but it may be in another place or they might reword "clone" as something else.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cannot-find-clone-feature-on-video-card.462058/
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With the removable hard drive inserted and visible in file explorer, post a screenshot of disk management:
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Hi JD,
 
It seems the Windows Explorer background color cannot be changed in Windows 7. However, you can see if third party software such as
XYPLORER can achieve this.
 
Please Note: The third-party product discussed here is manufactured by a company that is independent of Microsoft. We make no warranty, implied or otherwise,
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Regards,
Linda
 

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/24b46d93-37d0-4325-8671-c9b3e479ec8c/how-to-change-quotwindows-explorerquot-dafault-white-backgroup-color-without-losing-the-aero?forum=w7itproui
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What type of file are you trying to set to Default for what program?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/open-with-feature-is-causing-problems.1163947/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/word-97s-protect-document-feature.99823/
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When I left click on a file in say the centre column then it stays in the centre when the pop up window with "Open" "Open with" and "Properties" at the bottom opens. If I left click on a file it just highlights it. If I double click on the file then, of course, it opens in my chosen program. I confirm I am in List view whilst doing this.
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/279754-question-regarding-scroll-click-feature.html
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A:Is there a taskbar "Auto Open" feature?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rachelm920


Lately, I have been quite annoyed by Windows 7. Whenever I click to open an attachment from an e-mail, my taskbar flashes but the program doesn't open above my e-mail software. It makes it look like it didn't work, unless I'm paying close attention to see it flash. I've tried searching these forums and the Internet for this problem but I couldn't find anything. I have WIN7 Professional 64bit. I am quite an advanced user, so I know what I'm doing. I'd like to get this fixed on my machine as well as some others around me...


Hi rachelm920, welcome to 7F!

It would help if you told us what email program you work with, what browser, and if you know what file extensions are associated with the attachments you are trying to open..

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A:What are all the PCL/PJL commands for implementing "Watermark" feature

Hi Prashu9,

You might find this article of interest.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-are-all-the-pcl-pjl-commands-for-implementing-watermark-feature.737800/
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A:How to disable "Open, Save and Save As" prompt

Each time I tried to any document (ex. DOC or PDF file), IE will popup the follow prompt: "What do you want to do with ..." 

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FYI


Robert Aldwinckle
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A:Solved: Access 2003 - To start the app w/o "Security Warning" and "Microsoft Access"

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I unlocked the taskbar, moved it to another edge, and moved it back. Once that was done it reset.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f57/columns-feature-in-word-96805.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-clipboard-cut-feature.411362/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/search-feature-in-xp-missing.835532/
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