In Google Chrome there are a shortcut to open a blank new window (Control N) and a shortcut to open a link in a new window (shift-click). How can I have Chrome open the current page in a new window with a shortcut?(better would be side by side, but maybe I'm asking too much)

Some other browsers provide such a shortcut.

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    Possible duplicate of Is there a shortcut key to duplicate a tab in Google Chrome? – jiggunjer Feb 3 '16 at 1:35
  • please SuperUser, you asked me if was asking about a duplicate tab, but that was not my question. i'm asking how to duplicate it at another Window. There is a big difference. I've just added "(not a new tab)" at the title but please take out the introduction because I'm not asking regaring tabs. thanks – AMDG Feb 4 '16 at 0:31
  • To get them side by side, assuming you have a shortcut to open the page: 1) press the windows+left arrow, 2) open duplicate single page window 3) press windows+right. The two chrome windows are now side by side. A good extension could do all of that in one shortcut instead of 3. – jiggunjer Feb 5 '16 at 6:54
  • your question is not clear, you said you're looking for a way to open the current page in a new window but from your comments I assume you're looking for a way to Duplicate Current Session Including all opened tabs to a new chrome window. am I right? – Maher Fattouh Feb 5 '16 at 18:38
  • not necessarily to "Duplicate current session" including all opened tabs but if that is ALSO would be great – AMDG Feb 7 '16 at 14:16

Alt + D then Shift + Enter

Alt + D to select the URL. Shift + Enter to open the URL in a new window.

  • Welcome to Super User. This opens the URL in the same tab, at least in my quick Windows/Chrome test. Can you verify? – bertieb Nov 13 '18 at 18:24
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    Yes, I can verify on windows10 chrome. If I remember correctly this works on windows 7 as well. Make sure you're not holding "alt" when you perform the command "shift + enter" – SGventra Nov 13 '18 at 22:30
  • Verifying for Windows 7 and Windows 10. – Mikal Madsen Dec 28 '18 at 18:30
  • This works on a Chromebook: the URL is opened in a new window. – Andrew M. Jun 1 at 18:52

There is no built-in Chrome shortcut for your desired behavior. However, there is a Chrome Plugin that does what you want.

  • I downloaded, enabled it, but it is not working. where can I find help for that? – AMDG Jan 22 '16 at 18:20
  • On this page: [ chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tab-to-windowpopup-keyboa/… ] -> Click the support tab. You can read previous requests there and post a new request if it isn't working for you. – Mekki MacAulay Jan 22 '16 at 19:00
  • Alternatively, you can view/post an issue on the developer's Github page here: [ github.com/acarabott/tabToWindow/issues ] – Mekki MacAulay Jan 22 '16 at 19:01
  • it is still not entirely clear if @AMDG wants a duplicate in a new window or just pop out his current tab. If it's the latter you can also just drag and drop the tab out of the bar. – jiggunjer Feb 4 '16 at 3:54
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    "Drag the tab out of the bar" is a mouse action, not a keyboard shortcut. – Mekki MacAulay Feb 4 '16 at 14:07

you CAN do it. I selected all the tabs (hold shift) then I dragged them out of the window. This created a new window with the tabs I wanted


Use This Extension Awesome Duplicate Tab Button

I tried it and it's very simple and direct.

  • as mentioned elsewhere, drag and drop isn't a keyboard shortcut. The chrome api supports creating new windows from an existing tabId. It would take about 4 lines of javascript to implement. I would upload it to the google web store, but I don't feel like paying 5$USD for the 'privilege' . – jiggunjer Feb 5 '16 at 6:48

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