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15 views

Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
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1answer
50 views

Domain name with a dot and Ctrl+Enter

When I write superuser in Firefox address bar then pressing the Ctrl+Enter keys, Firefox goes to the superuser.com. But when I write for example math.stackexchange that has a dot in its domain name ...
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19 views

Keyboard shorcut for navigating Youtube search results

I use TAB and arrows keys to navigate Google search results. Is there something similar for Youtube results.
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1answer
127 views

Google Desktop's Ctrl,Ctrl feature on windows?

One thing I like about Google Desktop is you can configure it so that when you press Ctrl,Ctrl, it will bring up a dialog that looks like this: The dialog will have focus and I can type in there, ...
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2answers
53 views

Keyboard shortcut to exit browser address bar

What's the inverse of Ctrl+L in a browser? Say, you are typing the address but suddenly change your mind. Or maybe you forgot something on the current page and want to go back to it. How to do it, ...
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1answer
55 views

How do you add non-IE browsing to Windows 7's Run history?

Back when I used Internet Explorer, Microsoft kindly logged the browsing history for me (until index.dat filled up, that is). Anyway, since my days of using IE by default, I have missed the ...
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56 views

Determine command name in vimperator

I would like to customise vimperator using the .vimperatorrc file. For now I am doing things like :cmap <C-g> <Esc> so that C-g cancels inputing a command, just as does. However, I ...
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201 views

How do I setup a shortcut for “change default download folder”?

In OS X, I want to setup a keyboard shortcut to change my default Google Chrome download location instead of digging through the settings every time. How can I do this?
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1answer
122 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut for allowing pop-ups in popular web-browsers?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for allowing pop-ups in popular web-browsers? I'm a Mac user of Chrome and Firefox, but I'm sure Windows users would be interested in answers as well.
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2answers
688 views

Assign keyboard shortcut to pause music in website

I use saavn.com for listening to bollywood music. It's a great service but they don't have native mac app so I can't control it using keyboard media keys. There must be a way to use keyboard media ...
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caret navigation (getting a text cursor) in Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome on OSX. Is there a way, within the browser, to get a text cursor that will allow me to navigate through text, selecting and copying text using only the keyboard? I've looked at ...
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2answers
749 views

Prevent Chrome from adding 'www.' and '.com' to 'localhost' on omnibox Alt+Enter

When I type in 'localhost/path/to/file' and hit Alt+Enter to open it in a new tab, Chrome seems to change it to 'www.localhost.com/path/to/file', which obviously fails to resolve. Is there any way to ...
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1answer
444 views

General Browser shortcut to move cursor to primary search field on any webpage?

Question: When a webpage has finished loading: Is there a shortcut to make the cursor jump to the "primary" search form? Background: Many webpages have a search input form for writing text to search ...
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369 views

Back/Forward Firefox navigation with arrow keys except in input

I've mapped my left/right arrow keyboard keys in Firefox to navigate back/forward in the browser history (old Opera habit). This works perfectly except when I'm entering data into input fields. I ...
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1answer
125 views

Keyboard shortcut to location bar without selecting all text

At Keyboard shortcut to quickly jump to the URL address field in Firefox James Burton asked about the keyboard shortcut for jumping to the location bar. This is very handy; however very often I don't ...
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361 views

Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
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1answer
405 views

How to quickly open an user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
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3answers
694 views

Is there a keyboard shortcut to exit out of the scope of a flash application on a web browser?

On youtube, for example, if you pause a youtube video, keyboard commands like ctrl+t or ctrl+w don't work. Is there a keyboard shortcut that will return the focus to the web browser and not the flash ...
2
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1answer
97 views

Keyboard shortcut to jump to the home of a website

I'm wondering if there exists a keyboard shortcut in Firefox (or other web browsers) that can trigger the jump from a page of a website to the home of the website. The example below may make my ...
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2answers
2k views

How to use surf browser

I stumbled upon the surf browser which is light weight. But i could not find the shortcut keys for the same (Going back, open multiple tabs if possible). I could not find shortcuts page in the ...
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1answer
281 views

Enable brower shortcuts in a browser pdf

So I have recently tried to start learning shortcuts for certain commands and I have gotten pretty proficient and reliant on the shortcuts that I do know. Now, when I am unable to use my shortcuts, it ...
2
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1answer
338 views

Go back to previous links while using tab

Lately I've been trying to use my keyboard as much as possible to increase efficiency. I know that you can use tab to go through the various links in the browser or even in any window opened in ...
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1answer
346 views

Keystroke to set focus on a particular browser - for Linux

I am doing web development, and I found that I always lose focus on the browser that I am doing development on. I always open other browser windows at the same time for searching, writing, etc. So ...
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1answer
276 views

Prevent Home / End keys to behave as Back / Forward in browsers on Mac OSX Lion

This drives me crazy. The worst is when I type in a text box on a web page, and since I'm used to a PC keyboard, hit Home when editing and the browser goes back and everything is lost. This happens ...
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2answers
3k views

Any keyboard shortcut for “Back” in Chromium browser?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for "Back" in Chromium browser? I thought the Backspace key usually works, but it doesn't. On Ubuntu 11.10.
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1answer
68 views

How to get keyboard control back after playing video in browser

After watching a video in a browser window (e.g. a youtube clip), my standard browser keyboard shortcuts don't work until I mouse-click somewhere else on the page. Is there a way to do this without ...
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1answer
1k views

Shortcut keys disabled on Chrome menu

Why are all the shortcut keys on my main menu in Chrome disabled? I'm doing extensive debugging, and instead of the convenience of Ctrl + Shift + J for the JavaScript console I always have to go ...
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1answer
97 views

Select only the path component of url (similar to command + L)

Is there a way to select only the path component of an url, similar to how command + L select the entire url? domain.com/[my/awesome/path] I want to select only the section in brackets.
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1answer
479 views

What is the Shortcut Key for the Firefox Orange Button?

What is the Shortcut Key for the orange button at the upper left portion of the Firefox 4 window? I tried ALT+F, but this only brings up the hidden "File" menu.
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3answers
358 views

Easy text re-wrapping

I'm looking for a tool that allows me to easily re-wrap text, i.e. a tool that removes line breaks, but not empty lines, from a text selection or text field, and that works on Chrome and on Windows. ...
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3answers
66 views

Firefox addon to display all shortucts

Is there a firefox addon that would display all shortcuts on a web page and also browser shortcuts. for eg: c is the keyboard shortcut for gmail compose. So either on a particular key combination or ...
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1answer
104 views

Is there no keyboard interface for Firefox and Safari “drop-down” windows?

I switched to using OS X over a year ago and not being able to do some things with the keyboard, having to use the TouchPad on my MacBook Pro is just irritating. Like a tiny splinter in my finger ...
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3answers
802 views

A way to refresh Firefox in the background?

I'm happily typing HTML in Notepad++ on my Windows machine with 2 monitors, one has Notepad++ and the other has Firefox. After I finished typing the HTML I would like to see the updated result in ...
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1answer
1k views

How to setup keyboard shortcuts to bookmarklets in firefox?

i'm using the wonderful bookmarklet Readability by Arc90, and it's been useful to the point where i almost always load it on pages i intend to read. I'm using firefox 3.5 and/or 3.6 (depends if i'm ...
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4answers
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windows hotkey combination to start the browser?

Is there a win hotkey combination to start your browser? I know that win + E will start windows explorer, but I have found nothing to start the browser in windows 7? If there isn't such a key is ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select any word and search the default search engine using the selected word(s) as the keyword

I want to search google or whatever the default search engine is set in the browser, by selecting a few words in the web page. Can I do this with a simple shortcut, instead of copy pasting the word in ...
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3answers
441 views

Advanced Web Browsing: hitting next with keyboard (single keystroke)

I have a website for class that is literally 1000's of pages long, with a next button at the bottom like this: Prev 1 2 3 4 Next With the following code, if that helps: <a ...
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7answers
17k views

Is there a shortcut for switching between 2 open tabs back & forth?

I was wondering, is it possible to switch between two open tabs using a single shortcut, i.e. if x+y is the shortcut, then pressing it switches between two adjacent tabs. Much like Alt+Tab in Windows. ...
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732 views

Browsers with good keyboard support

What browsers have good keyboard support? That means you don't have to use the mouse so much. Or what is a good setup for browser + keyboard interaction. I know the basic keyboard shortcuts (tab ...
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4answers
14k views

Back button of Adobe PDF Reader after clicking a hyperlink whose target is on the same document

PDF documents have hyperlinks to the contents on the same document (analogous to "#section" hrefs for an HTML document). Where's the back button to go back to the page I was on (where I clicked the ...
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2answers
554 views

How to access browser shortcuts after using a Flash object?

After using a flash control, browser shortcut keys are no longer available. To reproduce this: Access a page with a flash object in your favorite browser This is an example: ...
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3answers
2k views

Make Cmd+1..9 to switch tabs in Safari?

Is there a way to make Cmd+1 switch to the first tab, Cmd+2 to switch to the second and so on..? I'd much rather not use SIMBL..