Monday, May 07, 2007

Firefox Tips: The Best Keyboard Shortcuts

There's a long list of keyboard shortcuts for doing stuff in Firefox, from making it sing and dance to building a nice ham sandwich, but there are only a few that I find useful. I've combed through the list and picked out the ones I consider the best.
  • Add Bookmark - Ctrl+D
  • View Bookmarks - Ctrl+B
  • Close Tab - Ctrl+W
  • Re-Open Tab - Ctrl+Shift+T
  • Close Window - Ctrl+Shift+W
  • Decrease/Increase Text Size - Ctrl+-/+
  • View Downloads - Ctrl+J
  • Find in This Page - Ctrl+F
  • View History - Ctrl+H
  • Home Page - Alt+Home
  • New Tab - Ctrl+T
  • Next Tab - Ctrl+Tab
  • New Window - Ctrl+N
  • View Page Source - Ctrl+U
  • Previous Tab - Ctrl+Shift+Tab
  • Reload - Ctrl+R
  • Reload (override cache) - Ctrl+Shift+R
  • Restore Text Size - Ctrl+O
  • Select Tab (1-9) - Ctrl+(1 to 9)
A good list to keep handy. And remember: Practice makes perfect.

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