Navigation


The shortcuts found in Table B-1 help you surf the Web more easily using the keyboard.

Table B-1: Navigation Keyboard Shortcuts
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Action

Windows

Mac

Back

Alt+ or (when the page (is selected) Backspace

Forward

Alt+ or (when the page is selected) Shift+Backspace

Open the home page

Alt+Home

Option+Home

Focus the next element (for example, a text box or a link; see the end of this appendix for an explanation of focus)

Tab

Tab

Focus the previous element

Shift+Tab

Shift+Tab

Open the focused link (see the end of this appendix)

Enter

Return

Open the focused link in a new tab

Ctrl+Enter

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Open the focused link in New tab and select the new tab

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

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Open the focused link in new window

Shift+Enter

Shift+Return

Open the Web page contextual menu

Contextual menu key (if your keyboard has one)

None

Reload

Ctrl+R or F5

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Reload the latest version and ignore Firefox's archived copy (see the section on caches in Chapter 14)

Ctrl+Shift+R or Ctrl+F5

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Scroll down one line

Scroll up one line

Scroll down one page

Page Down

Page Down

Scroll up one page

Page Up

Page Up

Scroll to the bottom of the page

End

End

Scroll to the top of the page

Home

Home

Select the Location Bar

Ctrl+L or Alt+D

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Select the next frame on a page (advanced; works only on framed pages)

F6

F6

Select the previous frame on a page (advanced; works only on framed pages)

Shift+F6

Shift+F6

Stop

Esc

Esc




Firefox For Dummies
Firefox For Dummies
ISBN: 0471748994
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 157
Authors: Blake Ross

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