Managing IE8 Accelerators?

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Pilgrim
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Managing IE8 Accelerators?

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Is there a way to add an Accelerator, e.g., "Search with Bing" from the All Accelerators menu to the initial (main) Accelerators Menu? I only have 4 items listed in the "Manage Accelerators" section of "Tools/Manage Add-ons" and none of which are any that appear in the All Accelerators menu, which seems rather odd, although this is another issue.

Here's a screenshot of my main Accelerators menu with the items I currently have enabled. I want to add one or more from the All Accelerators menu list to this menu.
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Re: Managing IE8 Accelerators?

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The "main" Accelerator menu will display the default Accelerator in each category. You can specify the default Accelerator for a category in Manage Add-Ons.

In your example, you have three categories:
- Map (from Accelerators)
- Search (from Search Providers)
- Translate (from Accelerators)

You won't see the other items from these categories in the "main" Accelerator menu. If you add an Accelerator belonging to another category, for example Blog, and designate it as default, it'll appear in the "main" menu.
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Re: Managing IE8 Accelerators?

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Thanks.... So, it appears that I cannot do what I would like to do, e.g., add "Search with Bing" to the main menu while retaining my current "Search with Google". No big deal, just an extra click of the mouse, but I can't help the desire for convenience. :grin:
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Who knows - perhaps in Internet Explorer 9...
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