Saturday, February 18, 2012

Internet Explorer 9 Keyboard Shortcuts

Internet Explorer is a browser developed by Microsoft. It is available along with the Windows operating system and is a free web browser. It was first released in 1995 as an add on package for the Windows 95. It is one of the most widely used internet browser on the web. There has been many versions since its initial release of Internet Explorer 1 and the latest being the Internet Explorer 9 as of now. Although it is primarily a Windows browser, support for other operating systems are also been developed and are available. It supports most of the latest web languages and compliance standards. It is a highly featured web browser with facilities and options for all web browsing needs. It is also a highly secure browser, that provides much needed protection when browsing different web pages. With so many tools and features in it also comes with many shortcut keys.You can use the Internet Explorer shortcut keys to perform lots of different tasks quickly or to work without a mouse.

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Here is a list of all Internet Explorer browser shortcuts

Press the key                                                         Action

Viewing and exploring webpages
Display Help                                                            F1
Toggle between full-screen and regular
views of the browser window                                   F11
Move forward through the items on a webpage,
 the Address bar, or the Favorites bar                         Tab
Move back through the items on a webpage,
 the Address bar, or the Favorites bar                         Shift+Tab
Start Caret Browsing                                                F7
Go to your home page                                              Alt+Home
Go to the next page                                                  Alt+Right Arrow
Go to the previous page                                            Alt+Left Arrow or Backspace
Display a shortcut menu for a link                             Shift+F10
Move forward through frames and browser
Elements                                                                 Ctrl+Tab or F6
Move backward between frames (only works if
 tabbed browsing is turned off)                                  Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Scroll toward the beginning of a document                  Up Arrow
Scroll toward the end of a document                          Down Arrow
Scroll toward the beginning of a document in
 larger increments                                                     Page Up
Scroll toward the end of a document in
larger increments                                                      Page Down
Move to the beginning of a document                         Home
Move to the end of a document                                  End
Find on this page                                                      Ctrl+F
Refresh the current webpage                                     F5       
Refresh the current webpage, even if the time
stamp for the web version and your locally stored
 version are the same                                                Ctrl+F5
Stop downloading a page                                           Esc
Open a new website or page                                      Ctrl+O
Open a new window                                                 Ctrl+N
Open a new InPrivate Browsing window                     Ctrl+Shift+P
Delete browsing history                                             Ctrl+Shift+Delete
Duplicate tab (open current tab in a new tab)               Ctrl+K
Reopen the last tab you closed                                   Ctrl+Shift+T
Close the current window (if you only have
 one tab open)                                                          Ctrl+W
Save the current page                                               Ctrl+S
Print the current page or active frame                        Ctrl+P
Activate a selected link                                              Enter
Open Favorites                                                        Ctrl+I
Open History                                                           Ctrl+H
Open Feeds                                                             Ctrl+J
Open the Page menu                                                 Alt+P
Open the Tools menu                                                Alt+T
Open the Help menu                                                  Alt+H

Working with tabs
Open links in a new tab in the background                   Ctrl+click
Open links in a new tab in the foreground                    Ctrl+Shift+click
Open a new tab in the foreground                               Ctrl+T
Switch between tabs                                                 Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Close current tab (or the current window
 if tabbed browsing is disabled)                                  Ctrl+W
Open a new tab in the foreground from the
 Address bar                                                            Alt+Enter
Switch to a specific tab number                                 Ctrl+n (where n is a number between 1 and 8)
Switch to the last tab                                                Ctrl+9
Close other tabs                                                       Ctrl+Alt+F4
Toggle Quick Tabs (thumbnail view) on or off            Ctrl+Q

Using zoom
Increase zoom (+ 10%)                                            Ctrl+Plus Sign
Decrease zoom (- 10%)                                            Ctrl+Minus Sign
Zoom to 100%                                                         Ctrl+0

Using search
Go to the search box                                                Ctrl+E
Open your search query in a new tab                         Alt+Enter
Open the search provider menu                                 Ctrl+Down Arrow
Search using copied text                                           Ctrl+Shift+L

Using Print Preview
Set printing options and print the page                        Alt+P
Change paper, headers and footers, orientation,
 and margins for this page                                        Alt+U
Display the first page to be printed                            Alt+Home
Display the previous page to be printed                      Alt+Left Arrow
Type the number of the page you want displayed        Alt+A
Display the next page to be printed                            Alt+Right Arrow
Display the last page to be printed                             Alt+End
Specify how you want frames to print (this
option is available only if you're printing a
webpage that uses frames)                                       Alt+F
Close Print Preview                                                 Alt+C

Using the Address bar
Select the text in the Address bar                              Alt+D
Display a list of addresses you've typed                     F4
When in the Address bar, move the cursor left
 to the next logical break in the address (period
or slash)                                                                 Ctrl+Left Arrow
When in the Address bar, move the cursor right to
the next logical break in the address (period
or slash)                                                                 Ctrl+Right Arrow
Add www. to the beginning and .com to the end of
the text typed in the Address bar                                Ctrl+Enter
Move forward through the list of AutoComplete
 Matches                                                                 Up Arrow
Move back through the list of AutoComplete
Matches                                                                  Down Arrow

Opening Internet Explorer toolbar menus
Open the Home menu                                               Alt+M
Open the Print menu                                                Alt+R
Open the RSS menu                                                 Alt+J
Open the Tools menu                                               Alt+O
Open the Safety menu                                              Alt+S
Open the Help menu                                                 Alt+L

Working with feeds, history, and favorites
Add the current page to your favorites (or
subscribe to the feed when in feed preview)                Ctrl+D
Delete browsing history                                            Ctrl+Shift+Del
Open an InPrivate Browsing window                         Ctrl+Shift+P
Open the Organize Favorites dialog box                      Ctrl+B
Move selected item up in the Favorites list
in the Organize Favorites dialog box                           Alt+Up Arrow
Move selected item down in the Favorites list in
 the Organize Favorites dialog box                             Alt+Down Arrow
Open Favorites Center and display your favorites        Alt+C
Open Favorites Center and display your history           Ctrl+H
Pin Favorites Center and display your history              Ctrl+Shift+H
Open and dock the Favorites Center and display
 your feeds                                                              Ctrl+Shift+J
Open the Add to Favorites menu (or open Subscribe
 to feed when in feed preview)                                  Alt+Z
Open the Favorites menu from the menu bar              Alt+A

Remove the selected items and copy them to the
Clipboard                                                                Ctrl+X
Copy the selected items to the Clipboard                     Ctrl+C
Insert the contents of the Clipboard at the
 selected location                                                     Ctrl+V
Select all items on the current webpage                      Ctrl+A
Open Internet Explorer Developer Tools                     F12

Using the Notification bar
Move focus to the Notification bar                             Alt+N
Click the Notification bar                                          Spacebar




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