10/24/2016

Some useful keyboard shortcut for Firefox

Some useful keyboard shortcut for Firefox
The shortcut is a quick way to use the application reduce your mouse usage.

Bookmark the tab
Bookmark the current open tab by press ctrl+d in windows and command – d in Mac. Bookmark the all open tabs by press the ctrl+shift+d in windows and command+shift+d in Mac.

Open link in new tab
Open the link in the new tab with press Ctrl, click the link to open the link in the new tab background. In Mac press command – link to open the tab in the background. Press shift + link to open the link in the new window. For both windows and Mac.
Press ctrl+shift+link to open the link in new tab and take you to newly open tab in windows in Mac press command + shift + link to open link in new tab and take you to newly open tab on Mac.

Jump to next and previous tab
Press command – option – right arrow to jump one tab right. Press command – option –left to jump one tab left. On windows press ctrl+tab to move tab right press ctrl+shift+tab to move one tab left.

Also Read: How to take the screen shot of entire web page in Firefox

Jump to specified tab
You can jump to specified tab by pressing command – number to move the specified tab from 1 to 9 number keys. If you want to move to tab 3 press command 3 to jump to third tab. On windows press Ctrl + number key to jump to that particular tab. One move to tab in single digit numbers.

Open the closed tab
How to open the closed tab in the Firefox using shortcut keys. Press command + shift + t to open the closed tabs. On windows press Ctrl + shift + t to open the closed tabs.

Open the new tab
Press command + t to open the new tab in the Firefox. On windows press Ctrl + t to open the new tab.

Close the current tab or window
Press command – w to close the current tab. Press command – shift –w to close Firefox window. On windows press Ctrl + w to close the current tab. Press Ctrl + shift + w to close the Firefox window.

Minimize Firefox
Press command – m to minimize the your Firefox windows. On Windows press ALT – spacebar – n to Minimize the Firefox.

Open private browser window
Press command – shift – P to open the private window. On windows press Ctrl + shift + P to open the private browser window.

Also Read: How to group the tabs in Chrome and Firefox Browser.

Clear history
Press command – shift –delete to clear the Firefox history. You must select the time range to delete the browser history. On windows press Ctrl + shift + delete to clear the browser history.

Forward and backward
Yu can go forward in the current tab by simply hit the delete button for back press shift + delete to move forward. On windows press backspace key to forward press shift + backspace to move backward.

Page up and down
Page up and down use space bar to move down press shift – spacebar to go up both windows and Mac. On windows you can also use the page up and page down.

Top and Bottom
On windows press home to top and end to bottom. On Mac press command up arrow to top press command down to the bottom.

Stop page load and reload
Page take too long, time to load, press press escape key in both windows and Mac. Reload the page by pressing command – r in Mac and Ctrl + r in the windows.

Zoom Windows
Press command + sign to zoom in and press command - sign to zoom out in windows press Ctrl + zoom Ctrl – to zoom out.

See all Download
View all the download, press command j in Mac and Ctrl j in windows.

Mute the voice tab
If you want to mute the audio in the tab by click the speaker icon to mute the audio in the tab.


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