On Fri, 16 May 2008 14:01:01 +0100 (BST), Stuart Foulstone wrote:
> But that's not because lots of people don't know how to use the address bar,  
> its
> because MOST PEOPLE find it easier to type partial URL's into Google rather 
> than typing
> the whole URL into the address bar - plus if you make a slight error you get 
> prompted
> for the correction rather than just told it doesn't exist.
> Experienced IT literate people do this too.

Personally, for an address like http://www.example.com/ I just type
the "example" bit, hold down the Ctrl key, and press enter. Works
in most browsers.

But then, I have worked with computers daily for almost 50 years.

(This last comment to counter the "age" arguments.)


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