Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut to open Developer Tools on on Google Chrome on a Mac?
Ctrl-Shift-J does it on Linux and Windows.
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I think most Keyboard Shortcuts are listed in menus, when applicable.
Also...you can often define your own custom keyboard shortcuts in OS X by going to System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse > Keyboard Shortcuts, then Adding a new shortcut that matches the name of the menu item you want to access. See full instructions at OSXDaily.com.
If needed, this OSXDaily.com article has a good rundown on which symbols match which modifier keys. Also, I always remember the ALT/Option key because it's symbol shows an 'alternate' path: ⌥
F12 you can map that to Developer Tools, which is what I did.
icon → System Preferences... → Keyboard → Shortcuts (tab button)
Of course you can put in whatever you want there instead of
For people who want to use the shortcut to F12 (like in every other browser and/or os), you can use the answer of paulj, but in the Shortcuts tab, you first need to click in the left list at App Shortcuts.
Then you get the + button to add Google Chrome:
Hint: If you use another language, the dev tools has also another name.
For example in german I have to use Entwicklertools. You can find the correct name if you look in Chrome: