Tips for Chrome and Other Browsers

By | July 17, 2017
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Tips for Chrome and Other Browsers

All of these tips work in Chrome, most work in other browsers too…

Nothing saves time like great keyboard shortcuts. They save you the time of hunting down the correct dialog box or menu item. The only problem with keyboard shortcuts is…remembering them. The best way to remember them is to use them.

We don’t expect you to remember all of these keyboard shortcuts, but you might want to use the ones you find most useful often, so you will commit them to memory. And you’ll find that many of these shortcuts work in Internet Explorer and Firefox too. To see if they do, just try them…you won’t hurt anything — they’ll either work, they’ll do something different than described below, or they won’t work at all. You will never know until you try!

Ctrl + P – Print the current page
Ctrl + S – Save the current page
Ctrl + O – Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome
F5 – Reload the current page
Esc – Stop page loading

Ctrl + F5 – Reload the current page (ignore cached content)
Ctrl + D – Bookmark the current webpage
Ctrl + Shift + D – Save all open pages as bookmarks in a new folder
Alt + Click on link – Download link
Ctrl + F – Open the search box

F3 – Find the next match for your input in the search box
Shift + F3 – Find the previous match for your input in the search box
F11 – Open page in full screen mode
Ctrl + + – Make the text larger
Ctrl + – – Make the text smaller
Ctrl + 0 – Return text to normal size

Ctrl + Shift + B – Toggle the bookmarks bar
Ctrl + H – View the History page
Ctrl + J – View the Downloads page
Shift + Esc – View the task manager
Ctrl + Shift + Delete – Open the Clear Browsing Data Dialog

F1 – Open the Help Center in a new tab
Ctrl + U – View page source code

2 thoughts on “Tips for Chrome and Other Browsers

  1. Sylvia Roselli

    How can I make a save to folder dropdown to a specific folder of my own choice rather than always having only the option that’s in Win10?

    1. infoave Post author

      I don’t understand your question; do you mean for downloads?


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