Shortcut keys for Mozilla Firefox

Shortcut keys for Mozilla Firefox
Shortcut keys for Mozilla Firefox
1. Address Bar
Alt+D/Ctrl+L/F6Jump to address bar
Ctrl+EnterComplete a .com address in address bar: adds “http” prefix and “.com” suffix to entry, then loads the page. Add alt to combination to load page in background tab.
Shift+EnterComplete a .net address in address bar: adds “http” prefix and “.net” suffix to entry, then loads the page. Add alt to combination to load page in background tab.
Ctrl+Shift+EnterComplete a .org address in address bar: adds “http” prefix and “.org” suffix to entry, then loads the page. Add alt to combination to load page in background tab.
Arrow Up/arrow down in address barOpen URL history in address bar and navigate. Press enter to launch selected webpage
delete in address bar historyDelete current entry from address bar history
2. Search Bar
Ctrl+KJumps to search bar if installed (ctrl+e used to do so as well, but seems to be discontinued)
Alt+Arrow Up/arrow down in search barToggle search engines
Arrow Down/arrow up in search barChoose from previous searches. Press enter to choose selected search term
Delete in previous searchesDelete previous search entry
3. Navigation
Alt+HomeJump to homepage
Alt+Arrow Left/Arrow RightOne page backward / one page forward
Ctrl+TOpen new tab in same window
Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Page DownJump to next browser tab
Ctrl+Shift+Tab/Ctrl+Page UpJump to previous browser tab
Ctrl+1…8Jump to browser tab 1 – 8
Ctrl+9Jump to the rightmost tab regardless on how many tabs are open
Ctrl+WClose current browser tab
Ctrl+Shift+TUndo close current browser tab
4. Inside Webpages
Alt+D, then press Tab twice (or three times)Get “focus” on webpage for in-page keyboard navigation. Note the dotted frame around the page
Arrow Down/Arrow UpScroll webpages up or down one line
Page Down/Page UpScroll webpages up or down one page. space/shift+space does the same.
Home/EndJump to beginning / end of webpage
Tab/Shift+TabJump to next / jump to previous link
EnterOpen selected link in current tab
Shift+Ctrl+EnterOpen selected link in new foreground tab
Ctrl+EnterOpen selected link in new background tab
Shift+EnterOpen selected link in new window
Alt+EnterDownload selected link
Ctrl+[+]/Ctrl+-Increase or decrease text size
Ctrl+0 (zero)Default text size
F5/Ctrl+RReload page
Ctrl+F5/Ctrl+RReload page with cache override
EscStop loading page
F6/Shift+F6Jump forwards / jump backwards between tab bar and page. To reach addressbar, press f6 until reaching the tab (see dotted line around tab) and press tab
Shift+F10Open context menu of a hyperlink. Press arrow up or down or initial letter to select command
F7Turn caret mode on or off (navigation with keyboard)
Ctrl+ASelect all, useful to copy and paste text out of webpages
Ctrl+CCopy selected text
Ctrl+PPrint
Alt+f, then vPrint preview
Ctrl+UShow page source
Ctrl+SSave page as
5. Search
Ctrl+F/[/]Open “quick find” window and searches phrase as you type
‘ (apostrophe)Open “quick find” (links only) window
Ctrl+G/ enter or f3Find next occurrence of search term.
Ctrl+Shift+G/Shift+F3Find previous occurrence of search term.
EscClose search window
6. Bookmarks
Ctrl+B/Ctrl+IShow or hide bookmark sidebar
Ctrl+Shift+BOrganize bookmarks
Ctrl+DAdd bookmark
Ctrl+Shift+DBookmark all tabs. In the “create in” menu, use alt+down to choose bookmark destination
Alt+b, then press a-z / numberOpen bookmark menu and press first letter of a bookmark name to load them. More than one entry with the same letter, requires to repeatedly pressing the letter and hit enter
7. Firefox Features
Ctrl+JOpen or close download window
Ctrl+HShow or hide browsing history
Ctrl+Shift+DeleteClear private data (menu)
Ctrl+OOpen file
Ctrl+LOpen Location
Alt+FOpen file menu
Alt+EOpen edit menu
Alt+VOpen view menu
Alt+SOpen history menu
Alt+BOpen bookmark menu
Alt+TOpen tools menu
Alt+HOpen help menu
Ctrl+/Show / hide Add-On Bar (holding add-ons)
8. Firefox Windows
Ctrl+N/Alt+F+NOpens new browser window
Ctrl+Shift+W/Alt+F4Close browser window
Alt+SpaceOpens the title bar menu (default Windows feature)
Alt+Space+EnterRestore Window (default Windows feature)
Alt+Space+XMaximize Window (default Windows feature)
Alt+Space+NMinimize Window (default Windows feature)
F11Turn full page view on or off (default Windows feature)
9. Forms
Tab/Shift+TabJump to next or previous form element
SpaceActivate or deactivate radio buttons and check boxes
Alt+Arrow DownSelect from a drop-down menu
Ctrl+c, ctrl+x and ctrl+VCopy, cut or paste selected text (when working in forms)
Arrow Up/Arrow DownSelect previously used form entries
Shift+DeleteDelete previously used form entries
10. The Rest
Ctrl+Shift+IOpen or close webpage Inspector
Ctrl+Shift+JOpen Java Error Console. Press escape to close
F1Firefox (online) help

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