Friday, June 8, 2007

Useful Internet Explorer Shortcuts

Viewing and exploring Web pages

F1
Display the Internet Explorer Help, or when in a dialog box, display context help on an item

F11
Toggle between Full Screen and regular view of the browser window

TAB
Move forward through the items on a Web page, the Address bar, and the Links bar

SHIFT+TAB

Move back through the items on a Web page, the Address bar, and the Links bar

ALT+HOME
Go to your Home page

ALT+RIGHT ARROW
Go to the next page

ALT+LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE
Go to the previous page

SHIFT+F10
Display a shortcut menu for a link

CTRL+TAB or F6
Move forward between frames

SHIFT+CTRL+TAB
Move back between frames

UP ARROW
Scroll toward the beginning of a document

DOWN ARROW
Scroll toward the end of a document

PAGE UP
Scroll toward the beginning of a document in larger increments

PAGE DOWN
Scroll toward the end of a document in larger increments

HOME
Move to the beginning of a document

END
Move to the end of a document

CTRL+F
Find on this page

F5 or CTRL+R
Refresh the current Web page only if the time stamp for the Web version and your locally stored version are different

CTRL+F5
Refresh the current Web page, even if the time stamp for the Web version and your locally stored version are the same

ESC
Stop downloading a page

CTRL+N
Open a new window

CTRL+W
Close the current window

CTRL+S
Save the current page

CTRL+P
Print the current page or active frame

ENTER
Activate a selected link

CTRL+E
Open Search in Explorer bar

CTRL+I
Open Favorites in Explorer bar

CTRL+H
Open History in Explorer bar

CTRL + click
In History or Favorites bars, open multiple folders



Using the Address bar

ALT+D
Select the text in the Address bar

F4
Display the Address bar history

CTRL+LEFT ARROW
When in the Address bar, move the cursor left to the next logical break (. or /)

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
When in the Address bar, move the cursor right to the next logical break (. or /)

CTRL+ENTER
Add "www." to the beginning and ".com" to the end of the text typed in the Address bar

UP ARROW
Move forward through the list of AutoComplete matches

DOWN ARROW
Move back through the list of AutoComplete matches


Working with favorites


CTRL+D
Add the current page to your favorites

CTRL+B
Open the Organize Favorites dialog box

ALT+UP ARROW
Move selected item up in the Favorites list in the Organize Favorites dialog box

ALT+DOWN ARROW
Move selected item down in the Favorites list in the Organize Favorites dialog box


Editing

CTRL+X
Remove the selected items and copy them to the Clipboard

CTRL+C
Copy the selected items to the Clipboard

CTRL+V
Insert the contents of the Clipboard at the selected location

CTRL+A
Select all items on the current Web page

1 comment:

ganesan said...

This is really usefull for everybody even we all learnt all these things, but at the time of applying we may forget.. once again we refresh the shortcut keys for our day to day usage. Thanks a lot Elango.