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#1 patbox

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Posted 08 March 2009 - 06:35 PM

Close an active tab : CTRL + W

Re-open the last closed tab: CTRL + Shift + T

Switsch to tab 1 : CTRL + 1 (works for tab 2 till 9 as well)

Switch to previous tab: CTRL + SHIFT + TAB

Move the cursor to the address bar: ALT + D
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Posted 14 March 2009 - 08:36 PM

alt + D is good I did not know this one thx

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Posted 15 March 2009 - 09:56 AM

here's another one

New Tab: CTRL + T

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Posted 15 March 2009 - 06:12 PM

Move the cursor to the address bar: ALT + D

F6 will also do this, in FF, IE, Opera, and Windows Explorer.

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Posted 16 March 2009 - 11:25 AM

Move the cursor to the address bar: ALT + D

F6 will also do this, in FF, IE, Opera, and Windows Explorer.


Interesing:

F3 - Find
F5 - Reload
F11 - Full Screen

F7 does something strange... what's that?

Anybody has an idea how I could define shortcuts myself? E.g. when I press ALT-B it automatically load bleeping computer.
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Posted 16 March 2009 - 11:35 AM

There are a couple of usefull tips that i didn't know here :thumbsup:
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#7 Andrew

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Posted 16 March 2009 - 06:20 PM

Anybody has an idea how I could define shortcuts myself? E.g. when I press ALT-B it automatically load bleeping computer.

Firefox Addon: Keyconfig
Bleeping Computer Custom Search Engine: BleepingComputer.xml

How to add the Bleeping Computer custom search engine to Firefox's Search Bar:

1. Save the above linked file (bleepingcomputer.xml, you may need to right-click and Save As) to C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins (replace "C:" if Firefox is installed on another drive).
2. Restart Firefox. Bleeping Computer should appear in the list of available Search Engines.

(Note: The Bleeping Computer custom search only searches the forums and is compatible with any browser that supports OpenSearch including Firefox 2+ and Internet Explorer 7+)

Edit: Fixed link to bleepingcomputer.xml

Edited by Amazing Andrew, 24 March 2009 - 05:23 PM.


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Posted 17 April 2009 - 08:15 AM

I knew a few of these but, for the most part these helped! Thanks

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Posted 22 April 2009 - 07:21 AM

For me the the most useful is "Re-open the last closed tab: CTRL + Shift + T", because I sometimes close tabs by mistake, and there is no other way to get it back but "CTRL + Shift + T".
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Posted 04 May 2009 - 02:44 PM

Move the cursor to the address bar: ALT + D

F6 will also do this, in FF, IE, Opera, and Windows Explorer.



Didn't move the cursor to the addy bar on mine (Vista x64), just highlighted the addy bar. Cursor stayed where it was. This normal?
I've found a lot of things different about Vx64.

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 03:27 PM

Move the cursor to the address bar: ALT + D

F6 will also do this, in FF, IE, Opera, and Windows Explorer.



Didn't move the cursor to the addy bar on mine (Vista x64), just highlighted the addy bar. Cursor stayed where it was. This normal?
I've found a lot of things different about Vx64.

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By cursor, do you mean the mouse pointer or the little vertical line that tells you where you're typing?

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 08:46 PM

LOL, the mouse cursor sorta stays where it is. The F6 just highlights the address bar and lets you type the page you want to.
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Posted 06 May 2009 - 12:57 PM

LOL, the mouse cursor sorta stays where it is. The F6 just highlights the address bar and lets you type the page you want to.

Yup, that's what I meant! :thumbsup:

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Posted 22 May 2009 - 01:43 AM

Another shortcut that basically all the web browsers do it.

Ctrl + F - To search for a word or phrase

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Posted 22 May 2009 - 01:50 AM

Another shortcut that basically all the web browsers do it.

Ctrl + F - To search for a word or phrase

Edit: Found some other useful shortcuts

Ctrl + S - To save the active web page
Ctrl + H - To open the history on the left hand side
Ctrl + R - To refresh the active page
Ctrl + P - To print the active page
Ctrl + D - To bookmark a page
Ctrl + J - To open the downloads window
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