Monday, December 5, 2011

Mozilla Firefox keyboard and mouse shortcuts

The Mozilla Firefox browser is the most popular browser other than the Windows Internet Explorer. It is an open source browser with worldwide usage and popularity. There are many functions in Mozilla Firefox that can be easily accessible through keyboard shortcuts. Here is a list of Mozilla Firefox keyboard and mouse shortcuts.

1. Navigation

Command                                      Shortcut
Back                                              Alt + Left Arrow or
Forward                                        Alt + Right Arrow or
                                                      Shift + Backspace
Home                                            Alt + Home
Open File                                       Ctrl + O
Reload                                           F5 or
                                                      Ctrl + R
Reload (override cache)                 Ctrl + F5 or
                                                      Ctrl + Shift + R
Stop                                               Esc

2. Current Page

Command                                       Shortcut
Go to Bottom of Page                     End
Go to Top of Page                          Home
Move to Next Frame                      F6
Move to Previous Frame                Shift + F6
Print                                               Ctrl + P
Save Page As                                 Ctrl + S
Zoom In                                         Ctrl + +
Zoom Out                                      Ctrl + -
Zoom Reset                                   Ctrl + 0

3. Editing

Command                                     Shortcut
Copy                                            Ctrl + C
Cut                                               Ctrl + X
Delete                                           Del
Paste                                            Ctrl + V
Redo                                            Ctrl + Y
Select All                                      Ctrl + A
Undo                                            Ctrl + Z

4. Search

Command                                      Shortcut
Find                                               Ctrl + F
Find Again                                      F3 or
                                                      Ctrl + G
Find Previous                                 Shift + F3
                                                      Ctrl + Shift + G
Close the Find or Quick Find bar    Esc
Select Address bar
or Manage Search Engines             Alt + Up Arrow
                                                      Alt + Down Arrow

5. Windows & Tabs

Command                                      Shortcut
Close Tab                                      Ctrl + W or
                                                     Ctrl + F4     - except for App Tabs
Close Window                               Ctrl + Shift + W or
                                                     Alt + F4
Move Tab in focus Left                   Ctrl + Left Arrow or
                                                     Ctrl + Up Arrow
Move Tab in focus Right                 Ctrl + Right Arrow
                                                      Ctrl + Down Arrow
Move Tab in focus to start              Ctrl + Home
Move Tab in focus to end               Ctrl + End
New Tab                                        Ctrl + T
New Window                                Ctrl + N
Next Tab                                        Ctrl + Tab
                                                     Ctrl + Page Down
Open Address in New Tab             Alt + Enter     - from Location Bar or Search Bar
Previous Tab                                  Ctrl + Shift + Tab
                                                      Ctrl + Page Up
Undo Close Tab                             Ctrl + Shift + T
Undo Close Window                      Ctrl + Shift + N
Select Tab 1 to 8                            Ctrl + 1to8
Select Last Tab                               Ctrl + 9
Tab Groups View                           Ctrl + Shift + E
Close Tab Groups View                  Esc
Next Tab Group                             Ctrl +     `     - only for some keyboard layouts
Previous Tab Group                        Ctrl + Shift + `     - only for some keyboard layouts

6. History

Command                                      Shortcut
History sidebar                               Ctrl + H
Library window (History)               Ctrl + Shift + H


Command                                      Shortcut
Bookmark All Tabs                        Ctrl + Shift + D
Bookmark This Page                      Ctrl + D
Bookmarks sidebar                        Ctrl + B
                                                      Ctrl + I
Library window (Bookmarks)        Ctrl + Shift + B

8. Tools

Command                                      Shortcut
Downloads                                    Ctrl + J
Add-ons                                        Ctrl + Shift + A
Web Console                                Ctrl + Shift + K
Inspect                                          Ctrl + Shift + I
Scratchpad                                    Shift + F4
Page Source                                  Ctrl + U
Error Console                                Ctrl + Shift + J
Toggle Private Browsing                 Ctrl + Shift + P
Clear Recent History                      Ctrl + Shift + Del

9. Miscellaneous

Command                                      Shortcut
Complete .com Address                 Ctrl + Enter
Complete .net Address                   Shift + Enter
Complete .org Address                   Ctrl + Shift + Enter
Delete Selected Autocomplete        Entry    Del
Toggle Full Screen                          F11
Toggle Menu Bar (when hidden)     Alt

Show/Hide Add-on Bar                 Ctrl + /
Caret Browsing                              F7
Select Location Bar                       Alt + D
                                                     Ctrl + L

10.Media shortcuts (Ogg and WebM Videos Only)

Command                                      Shortcut
Toggle Play / Pause                        Space bar
Decrease volume                            Down Arrow
Increase volume                             Up Arrow
Mute audio                                    Ctrl + Down Arrow
Unmute audio                                 Ctrl + Up Arrow
Seek back 15 seconds                    Left Arrow
Seek back 10 %                            Ctrl + Left Arrow
Seek forward 15 seconds               Right Arrow
Seek forward 10 %                        Ctrl + Right Arrow
Seek to the beginning                      Home
Seek to the end                              End

11. Mouse shortcuts

A list of the most common mouse shortcuts in Mozilla Firefox.
Command                                     Shortcut
Back                                             Shift+Scroll Down
Forward                                        Shift+Scroll up
Zoom In                                        Ctrl+Scroll up
Zoom Out                                     Ctrl+Scroll down
Close Tab                                      Middle-click on Tab
Open link in new Tab                     Middle-click on Link
New Tab                                       Double-Click on Tab Bar
Open in Background Tab               Ctrl+Left-click link
                                                     Middle-click link
Open in Foreground Tab                Ctrl+Shift+Left-click
Open in New Window                   Shift+Left-click link
Copy Tab or Bookmark                 Ctrl+Drag tab
Reload (override cache)                 Shift+Reload button
Save Page As                                Alt+Left-click
Scroll line by line                            Alt+Scroll




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