Tuesday, March 31, 2009

22 Useful Google Chrome Shortcuts

Google Chrome is fast and minimalistic Browser, using the similar concept of the oversimplified interface and strong functionality. For many people, however, this browser is too basic, lacking useful features and convenience of operation of its rivals. The list of shortcuts below will help you to access browser features faster and more efficient.

Useful Google Chrome Shortcut Keys:

CTRL + SHIFT + N: Automatically opens up a Chrome ‘incognito’ window, which allows you to surf on a PC without leaving behind any digital footprints.
SHIFT + Escape: Allows for fast access to Chrome’s task Manager Utility to stop the browser processes that have gone bad.
CTRL + SHIFT + T: Will open recently closed browser tabs.

Window and Tab Shortcuts:

Ctrl+N - Open a new window
Ctrl+Shift+N - Open a new window in incognito mode
Press Ctrl, and click a link - Open link in a new tab
Press Shift, and click a link - Open link in a new window
Alt+F4 - Close current window
Ctrl+T - Open a new tab
Ctrl+Shift+T - Reopen the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed.
Drag link to tab - Open link in specified tab
Drag link to space between tabs - Open link in a new tab in the specified position on the tab strip
Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 - Switch to the tab at the specified position number. The number you press represents a position on the tab strip.
Ctrl+9 - Switch to the last tab
Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown - Switch to the next tab
Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp - Switch to the previous tab
Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4 - Close current tab or pop-up
Alt+Home - Open your homepage
Ctrl+O, then select file - Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome

Shortcuts to Open Google Chrome Features:

Ctrl+B - Toggle bookmarks bar on and off
Ctrl+H - View the History page
Ctrl+J - View the Downloads page


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