Is is possible to open a link in a new background tab in Google Chrome with a keyboard shortcut?
(I know it's possible with Ctrl+click and middle click, and I know that Shift+Enter opens the link in a new browser window.)
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You could use it the following ways:
Jumb to address bar: STRG + L [Windows/Linux], CMD + L [Mac]
Type in url or search term
Open in new tab: ALT + ENTER [Windows/Linux], CMD + ENTER (+ SHIFT) [Mac]
Here you can find all Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts. Some of them are pretty useful.
Ctrl+Enterto open in a new tab or just
Enterto open in the same tab. You can use
Shift+Enterto open it in a new window.
Type in your search query and then use the shift+ to navigate through the search results. You would see an arrow appear near the links when you move through them. To open a link, hit enter. ctrl+entr would open it in a new tab.
It would be great if there was a keyboard shortcut to open the first link directly in a new tab, something like shift+1. I have not found anything of that sort till now.