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Does anyone know how to open address bar searches in new tabs in Internet Explorer 9?

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Enter the address or search term into the address bar then press:

Alt + Enter

This will open the search results or the address in a new tab. It works in Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9, Firefox and Google Chrome. In Opera it is Ctrl + Enter.

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I don't know if you can, but one pretty easy shortcut is to press ctrl, then quickly do T, then E. That opens a new tab then immediately puts you in the search bar, ready to type. Once you get used to it, it's pretty fast.

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+1 for ctrl-e, thats pretty helpful – djeeg Mar 18 '11 at 4:46
thanks, it works in firefox too, I just found out. – CreeDorofl Mar 18 '11 at 4:49

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