If you do not like reading long
manuals and you are already familiar with the Internet, this is
probably the only chapter you need to read to get started.
Launch the program.
Type in or paste an IP address,
hostname, or domain name. An example of an IP address query is
A domain name
Click the Query
button or press the Enter key.
The program will try to automatically detect whether you entered an
IP address, hostname, or domain and make the respective query. You
can also explicitly tell the program which query type should be
Make an IP address or hostname
query by clicking Query
=>As IP address /
Hostname or press the
Enter key while holding down the Shift and Ctrl keys
Make a domain query by
=> As Domain
or press the Enter key while
holding down the Ctrl key (Ctrl+Enter).
Query the input text as both IP
address/hostname and domain by clicking As IP / Hostname and
Domain or press the
Enter key while holding down the Shift and Alt keys
The default query type and
respective hotkey combinations can be customized in
(Settings => Options