Saturday, September 06, 2008

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Window and tab shortcuts

Ctrl+N Open a new window
Ctrl+Shift+N Open a new window in incognito mode
Press Ctrl, and click a link Open link in a new tab
Press Shift, and click a link Open link in a new window
Alt+F4 Close current window
Ctrl+T Open a new tab
Ctrl+Shift+T Reopen the last tab you've closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.
Drag link to tab Open link in specified tab
Drag link to space between tabs Open link in a new tab in the specified position on the tab strip
Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 Switch to the tab at the specified position number. The number you press represents a position on the tab strip.
Ctrl+9 Switch to the last tab
Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown Switch to the next tab
Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp Switch to the previous tab
Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4 Close current tab or pop-up
Alt+Home Open your homepage
Ctrl+O, then select file Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome


Address bar shortcuts

Do one of the following actions in the address bar:

Type a search term Perform a search using your default search engine
Type the part of the web address that's between 'www.' and '.com', then press Ctrl+Enter Add www.and .com to your input in the address bar and open the web address
Type a search engine keyword or URL, press Tab, then type a search term Perform a search using the search engine associated with the keyword or the URL. Google Chrome prompts you to press Tab if it recognizes the search engine you're trying to use.
F6 or Ctrl+L or Alt+D Highlight content in the web address area
Type a web address, then press Alt+Enter Open your web address in a new tab


Shortcuts to open Google Chrome features

Ctrl+B Toggle bookmarks bar on and off
Ctrl+H View the History page
Ctrl+J View the Downloads page
Shift+Escape View the Task manager


Webpage shortcuts

Ctrl+P Print your current page
F5 Reload current page
Esc Stop page loading
Ctrl+F5 or Shift+F5 Reload current page, ignoring cached content
Press Alt, and click a link Download link
Ctrl+F Open find-in-page box
Ctrl+G or F3 Find next match for your input in the find-in-page box
Ctrl+Shift+G or Shift+F3 Find previous match for your input in the find-in-page box
Ctrl+U View source
Drag link to bookmarks bar Bookmark the link
Ctrl+D Bookmark your current webpage
Ctrl++ Make text larger
Ctrl+- Make text smaller
Ctrl+0 Return to normal text size


Text shortcuts

Highlight content, then press Ctrl+C Copy content to the clipboard
Place your cursor in a text field, then press Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert Paste current content from the clipboard
Place your cursor in a text field, then press Ctrl+Shift+V Paste current content from the clipboard without formatting
Highlight content in a text field, then press Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete Delete the content and copy it to the clipboard


More Shortcuts

Backspace, or press Alt and the left arrow togetherGo to the previous page in your browsing history for the tab

Shift+Backspace, or press Alt and the right arrow togetherGo to the next page in your browsing history for the tab

Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E Places a '?' in the address bar. Type a search term after the '?' to perform a search using your default search engine.

Place your cursor in the address bar, then press Ctrl  and the left arrow together  Jump to the previous word in the address bar

Place your cursor in the address bar, then press Ctrl and the right arrow togetherJump to the next word in the address bar

Place your cursor in the address bar, then press Ctrl+BackspaceDelete the previous word in the address bar

Space bar Scroll down the web pageHome             Go to the top of the pageEnd             Go to the bottom of the page



2 comments:

Doug said...

Any idea how to turn a keyboard shortcut OFF in Chrome. Ctrl-Shift-G in Delphi gets me a GUID and Chrome has taken that over. Tres inconvenient.

Edward Sumerfield said...

Same problem for Eclipse IDE. ctrl-shift-g kicks off a search. I need that. Hate stopping chrome just to get work done.