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I would like to customize keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome.

For example, I would like to map the keys combination Ctrl+Shift+W to the command "Close Other Tabs", instead of right-clicking on a tab (default command).

Is there any setting in Chrome to set this combination to that command ?
Or is there any plugin/script that can provide this function ?

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Have you tried searching the Chrome Web Store? If not, here's a link to a shortcuts manager extension - chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/shortkeys/… –  VenkatH Nov 1 '12 at 9:19
@VenkatH Thank you for the hint ! Unfortunately, "Close Other Tabs" is not a command supported by the "Shortkeys" extension, so it does not fill my need. –  wil Nov 2 '12 at 1:46

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Looks like this feature is 'on the way' but not in the main release cycle yet. Found an article that describes the feature being implemented in the development build, #22. Or at least partially to allow some features to be shortcut-ed Ref: http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2012/08/create-keyboard-shortcuts-for-chrome.html

That post mentions an experimental API for more types of actions linked to shortcuts which can be found.. here: http://developer.chrome.com/extensions/experimental.commands.html

Of course that's all in the development stage still.

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@wil update: this has been in Chrome for some time, just scroll down in the extensions page and click "Keyboard Shortcuts" –  skeggse Jun 21 '14 at 1:06
@distilledchaos: That link only allows you to set keyboard shortcuts for apps and extensions, not for the browser in general. –  bergie3000 Aug 27 '14 at 18:35

There is a Chrome plugin called Shortcut Manager which can do this.

I just used it to create shortkeys for j and k to scroll up and down. It also has 'close other windows' available to map to a short-key.

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I installed the plugin, unfortunately for some reason it is impossible to set the combination I want "Ctrl+Shift+W" into the input box (when I try to, the pop-up asking me if I want to leave the page appears). –  wil Apr 10 '13 at 2:13
This doesn't seem to override the default functionality. I am trying to add a ALT+ENTER ".com" shortcut for the URL bar (for subdomains) and it still uses the default functionality of doing a search. –  Gaʀʀʏ Jun 21 '14 at 13:22
I configured f and d for scroll down and up to save my right hand ;o) –  YordanGeorgiev Aug 17 '14 at 7:13
I added Ctrl+G to open favorite page , earlier it seemed not working but after restarting chrome it started working. Ctrl+G has default function of searching next in chrome , this extension overrides it. –  Vins Feb 27 at 7:20

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