Obsolete for Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later. For earlier versions, opens a Web page in the client's default HTML editor.
- Obsolete. Specifies a URL. You must specify an absolute path.
Available as of Internet Explorer 4.0 or later.
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP SP2 and later. For security reasons, the view-source protocol is no longer supported. To view the source code for a URL on a Windows XP SP2-based computer, choose the Source command on the View menu.
The following example shows a link that will open a file for viewing.<A HREF="view-source:HTTP://www.microsoft.com/default.asp"> Click to view source. </A>