Caret Browsing is a feature in Internet Explorer and Edge browser, with the help of which, you can using the navigating keys on the keyboard, select text & move it around within a webpage. You can select and copy snippets of text as short as a single character by using only the keyboard. Other content types such as tables or images can also be selected and copied.
Enable Caret Browsing in Edge or Internet Explorer
To turn on Caret Browsing in Internet Explorer or Edge, press F7.
It can be enabled on a per-tab basis or for all tabs and windows.
Moving the cursor within the text of a webpage is like moving the cursor within the text of a Microsoft Word document.
To select text, hold the Shift key & press the arrow keys.
Instead of using a mouse to select text and move around within a webpage, you can use standard navigation keys on your keyboard:
Home, End, Page Up, Page Down & the arrow keys.
This feature is named after the caret, or cursor, that appears when you edit a document.
In Microsoft Edge, under Advanced Settings section you can opt to use Caret browsing.
If you wish to enable Caret browsing on startup of Internet Explorer, you can tweak the setting with our Ultimate Windows Tweaker.
Firefox & Chrome user may wanto to learn how to enable Caret Browsing in Firefox and Chrome.
This post will show you how to turn on Caret Browsing Support In Internet Explorer using Regedit or Gpedit.