Linux – Firefox Shortcut Keys

Firefox shortcut Keys

Linux – Firefox Shortcut Keys

Firefox Shortcut Keys for Linux

Alt+D/Ctrl+L – Jump to address bar
Ctrl+Enter – Complete a .com address in address bar: adds “http” prefix and “.com” suffix to entry, then loads the page. Add alt to combination to load page in background tab.
Shift+Enter – Complete a .net address in address bar: adds “http” prefix and “.net” suffix to entry, then loads the page. Add alt to combination to load page in background tab.
Ctrl+Shift+Enter – Complete a .org address in address bar: adds “http” prefix and “.org” suffix to entry, then loads the page. Add alt to combination to load page in background tab.
Arrow Up/arrow down in address bar – Open URL history in address bar and navigate. Press enter to launch selected webpage
delete in address bar history – Delete current entry from address bar history

Ctrl+K – Jumps to search bar if installed (ctrl+e used to do so as well, but seems to be discontinued)
Alt+Arrow Up/arrow down in search bar – Toggle search engines
Arrow Down/arrow up in search bar – Choose from previous searches. Press enter to choose selected search term
Delete in previous searches – Delete previous search entry
Alt+Home – Jump to homepage
Alt+Arrow Left/Arrow Right – One page backward / one page forward
Ctrl+T – Open new tab in same window
Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Page Down – Jump to next browser tab
Ctrl+Shift+Tab/Ctrl+Page Up – Jump to previous browser tab
Ctrl+1…8 – Jump to browser tab 1 – 8
Ctrl+9 – Jump to the rightmost tab regardless on how many tabs are open
Ctrl+W/Ctrl+Q – Close current browser tab
Ctrl+Shift+T – Undo close browser tab
Alt+d, then press tab twice (or three times) – Get “focus” on webpage for in-page keyboard navigation. Note the dotted frame around the page
Arrow Down/Arrow Up – Scroll webpages up or down one line
Page Down/Page Up – Scroll webpages up or down one page. space/shift+spacedoes the same.
Home/End – Jump to beginning / end of webpage
Tab/Shift+Tab – Jump to next / jump to previous link
Enter – Open selected link in current tab
Shift+Ctrl+Enter – Open selected link in new foreground tab
Ctrl+Enter – Open selected link in new background tab
Shift+Enter – Open selected link in new window
Alt+Enter – Download selected link
Ctrl+[+]/Ctrl+- – Increase or decrease text size
Ctrl+0 (zero) – Default text size
F5/Ctrl+R – Reload page
Ctrl+F5/Ctrl+R – Reload page with cache override
Esc – Stop loading page
F6/Shift+F6 – Jump forwards / jump backwards between tab bar and page. To reach addressbar, press f6 until reaching the tab (see dotted line around tab) and press tab
Shift+F10 – Open context menu of a hyperlink. Press arrow up or down or initial letter to select command
F7 – Turn caret mode on or off (navigation with keyboard)
Ctrl+A – Select all, useful to copy and paste text out of webpages
Ctrl+C – Copy selected text
Ctrl+P – Print
Alt+f, then v – Print preview
Ctrl+U – Show page source
Ctrl+S – Save page as
Ctrl+F/[/] – Open “quick find” window and searches phrase as you type
‘ (apostrophe) – Open “quick find” (links only) window
Ctrl+G/ enter or f3 – Find next occurrence of search term.
Ctrl+Shift+G/Shift+F3 – Find previous occurrence of search term.
Esc – Close search window
Ctrl+B/Ctrl+I – Show or hide bookmark sidebar
Ctrl+Shift+B – Organize bookmarks
Ctrl+D – Add bookmark
Ctrl+Shift+D – Bookmark all tabs. In the “create in” menu, use alt+down to choose bookmark destination
Alt+b, then press a-z / number – Open bookmark menu and press first letter of a bookmark name to load them. More than one entry with the same letter, requires to repeatedly pressing the letter and hit enter
Ctrl+J – Open or close download window
Ctrl+H – Show or hide browsing history
Ctrl+Shift+Delete – Clear private data (menu)
Ctrl+O – Open file
Ctrl+L – Open Location
Alt+F – Open file menu
Alt+E – Open edit menu
Alt+V – Open view menu
Alt+S – Open history menu
Alt+B – Open bookmark menu
Alt+T – Open tools menu
Alt+H – Open help menu
Ctrl+/ – Show / hide Add-On Bar (holding add-ons)
Ctrl+N/Alt+F+N – Opens new browser window
Ctrl+Shift+W/Alt+F4 – Close browser window
Alt+Space – Opens the title bar menu (default Windows feature)
Alt+Space+Enter – Restore Window (default Windows feature)
Alt+Space+X – Maximize Window (default Windows feature)
Alt+Space+N – Minimize Window (default Windows feature)
F11 – Turn full page view on or off (default Windows feature)
Tab/Shift+Tab – Jump to next or previous form element
Space – Activate or deactivate radio buttons and check boxes
Alt+Arrow Down – Select from a drop-down menu
Ctrl+c, ctrl+x and ctrl+V – Copy, cut or paste selected text (when working in forms)
Arrow Up/Arrow Down – Select previously used form entries
Shift+Delete – Delete previously used form entries
Ctrl+Shift+I – Open or close webpage Inspector
Ctrl+Shift+J – Open Java Error Console. Press escape to close
F1 – Firefox (online) help

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