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How to create an icon on your desktop that will open the Visual Thesarus Online Edition

Summary

This article briefly describes all the steps necessary to place a shortcut icon on your desktop that will open the Visual Thesaurus Online Edition.

Applies To

Visual Thesaurus Online Edition

Operating Systems

All

Details

Many of our subscribers like to create a shortcut icons on their desktops that will take them directly to the Visual Thesaurus Online Edition. Here's a quick step-by-step guide:

How To for PC users

  1. Go to the login page. If you have not already logged-in, you will need to log-in using your email address and password. We recommend checking the checkbox next to "remember me on this computer", that way you will not need to log-in in the future when you use the Visual Thesaurus.
  2. Look at the address bar at the top of your browser (the space where you normally type Web addresses in). Notice the small icon at the left side of the address bar. Click your mouse on the icon, and while holding the click, drag the icon onto your desktop.
  3. An icon named "Visual Thesaurus Online Edition" should appear on your desktop. Double-clicking this icon will open the Visual Thesaurus Online Edition. Try it now!

How To for Mac users

  1. Go to the login page. If you have not already logged-in, you will need to log-in using your email address and password. We recommend checking the checkbox next to "remember me on this computer", that way you will not need to log-in in the future when you use the Visual Thesaurus.
  2. Look at the address bar at the top of your browser (the space where you normally type Web addresses in). Notice the small icon at the left side of the address bar. Click your mouse on the icon, and while holding the click, drag the icon onto your desktop.
  3. An icon named "Visual Thesaurus Online Edition" should appear on your desktop. If you'd like to move it to your dock, simply click on it and drag it to the dock, being sure to drop it on the trashcan side of the doc, not the application side. Clicking on this icon will open the Visual Thesaurus Online Edition directly from your dock or desktop.

Article Id: 1690
Last Modified: Oct 21, 2009
Revision: 7

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