Everyone talks about it, but I have no idea what it is. Could someone explain what is it?

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Like when you were typing the question, it's the little blinking | symbol. Hit F7 to turn it on, it'll let you more easily copy text with the keyboard, if that's your thing.

  • Well I never knew that... useful.
    – pelms
    Oct 21, 2009 at 21:20

Caret Browsing lets you use standard navigation keys on your keyboard e.g. Home, End, Page Up, Page Down, and the arrow keys to move around within a webpage (just like you would move around in a word document), instead of using the mouse.

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    Also helps with selecting text.
    – Joey
    Oct 21, 2009 at 22:51

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