Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. By default, it launches "Notepad" when trying to view the source. However, you can make use of your favorite Text or HTML editor in place of "Notepad". This setting enables you to change the "Source Editor".
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Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit"
Second, go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\] and create a new key "View Source Editor" under "Internet Explorer" key.
Third, create a subkey as "Editor Name" under "View Source Editor".
Fourth, right-click on 'Default' and select 'Modify'.
Finally, set the 'Value Data' as complete path and filename of source editor that you wish to incorporate with Internet Explorer like "C:\Windows\system32\notepad.exe". Once you are done, click on 'OK'.
Other Related Tweaks
Restrict viewing source in Internet Explorer (For Windows 98/Me).
Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. With this setting, you can turn off the function to view the source.
Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).
With this setting, you can customize the window title of Internet Explorer.
Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.
This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.
Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).
This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.
Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For All Users).