This feature is especially useful when there are a large amount of links on a page, or when searching.
In 2003, AOL signed a seven-year contract with Microsoft to use the Trident layout engine in their products and as such AOL Explorer uses this engine.
AOL is also the owner of Netscape Communications Corporation which had previously published the now defunct Netscape series of browsers.
AOL Desktop is a complete AOL Internet package for your Mac. AOL is reaffirming its commitment to Mac users with the first beta release of a brand new, all-in-one Web software, now available for download: AOL Desktop for Mac.Sure it ran alright, but it was still in need of an overhaul after many pit stops.The new AIM is like a brand new supercar that has some of the old features and a whole lot more integrated into one sleek ride.You can start a conversation with an existing contact a couple different ways:- Type name or username of a contact into the search field. A conversation window will open.- Using AIM.com, click on the compose button on top of the conversation list to open a new conversation window.- Using AIM for Desktop, click on the compose button on the bottom left of the conversation list to open a new conversation window.- Click on your friend’s name in the “Recent Chats” or “Contacts” section.
If your friend is already in your contact list you can look for her or him in the search field above your recent chats.Microsoft has implemented a similar feature in their Internet Explorer 7 browser, called "Quick Tabs".