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The shortcut to open the Developer tools is Ctrl Shift J, but I'm used to F12 from Firebug...

Is there a way to change this shortcut to F12?

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F12 for developer tools now seems to be a default shortcut. –  Brad Koch Oct 16 '12 at 15:38

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There's an extension for remapping shortcuts that might be useful: https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/mgjjeipcdnnjhgodgjpfkffcejoljijf. Haven't tried it yet though.

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Very nice addon. I couldn't find an option to change the ctrl shift j though.... –  BrunoLM Nov 11 '10 at 11:56
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This question is no longer relevant since Chrome added the F12 shortcut.

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Not true if you don't want ctrl-shift-j to work. I'm experiencing that now with a different shortcut. –  Michael Mior Dec 19 '12 at 22:01

If you are on the Mac, you can always use the keyboard prefpane to change an hotkey. Just open Keyboard and go to hotkeys. There you can redefine any hotkey in any program you want.

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To establish whether this answer is useful, first leave a comment asking which OS is in use. –  Paul Feb 24 '13 at 11:55
i disagree. this answer can help mac users that have the same problem. –  JCasso Jul 3 '13 at 6:09
I found this helpful! I'm glad we didn't clarify whether the OP was a PC user because I might not have found this otherwise. Getting meta here but this answer does not add significant noise to the signal and is useful for any organic Mac traffic that stumbles here. –  Koobz Mar 26 at 9:47

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