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what ever happened to autofill ?

  1. #1

    what ever happened to autofill ?


    I can't find it in ie 10

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    Hello Ed, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    I believe you may mean AutoComplete in IE10. If so, check to make sure that you have the options you wanted checked at step 4 in the tutorial below.

    Internet Explorer AutoComplete - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3

    not so


    I know what auto complete is. I'm writing about the auto forms fill in function.
    tnx,
    ed
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    Yep, you'll notice that one of the AutoComplete options is for "Forms". You might check to make sure it's checked to see if that was the issue.

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  5. #5

    autofill


    I have the forms checked as you suggest . My system is up to date . Now what .
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    A lot of this also depends on the site as well, and if they allow autocomplete of form history or not.

    This will also not work in an inprivate browsing session.

    If you have any 3rd part programs like CCleaner, it will clear this information as well unless unchecked in the program.
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  7. #7

    don't quite understand that reply


    I do know all my sites that worked under xp no longer work
    tnx
    ed m
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    As a test, place the site in compatibility view in IE10 to see if that may help if it's an issue with the site not working properly in IE10 versus an earlier version of IE.

    Internet Explorer Compatibility View - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Help Forums


    For now, have you also tried other browsers like Chrome or Firefox to see how their version of autofill works?
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    Some sites do require compatibility mode to get "Autofill" working properly ! I've noticed it on both IE10 and IE11.

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    Redmond
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    Windows 8.1 x64


    Indeed - if it worked in XP under IE8, did the same site work in Win7 under IE8? If so, did it work in IE9 and IE10? IE8 to IE10 is a pretty huge jump, and while it's possible this has been tested, it's not documented here in the thread so I don't know when it worked, and when it didn't (version-wise). IE10 seems to be a bit more picky about form fill on https sites versus http too, in my experience.
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