Tabbed Browsing

The shortcuts found in Table B-2 let you open, select, and close tabs from the keyboard.

Table B-2: Keyboard Shortcuts for Tabbed Browsing




Open the address in a new tab



Open the focused link in new tab (see Figure B-1)


image from book+Enter

Open a new tab


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Select the next tab

Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Page Down

image from book+Tab or image from book+Page Down

Select the previous tab

Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+Page Up

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Select a specific tab (see Figure B-1)

Ctrl+[1 to 9][*]

Close the selected tab

Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4

image from book+W or image from book+F4

[*]The number corresponds to the tab you want to select. The leftmost tab is 1, its neighbor is 2, and so on. There is no keyboard shortcut for accessing the 10th tab or higher.

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Figure B-1: Firefox's new tabbed browsing has much to offer.

To select an open tab, hold Ctrl (or image from book on Macintosh) and then press the number corresponding to the tab you want to select. Tabs are numbered in order — the leftmost tab is 1, its neighbor is 2, and so forth.

Firefox For Dummies
Firefox For Dummies
ISBN: 0471748994
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 157
Authors: Blake Ross © 2008-2017.
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