Effectively switch tabs and browsers

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Aside from using the mouse, what keyboard shortcuts are used to switch from one browser tab to another?

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Effectively switch tabs and browsers

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Switching one tab to another using shortcut keys is very useful. It will help you to browse and switch to one tab to another easily. I have shortcut keys listed below. I hope that it will help you and find the answer that you are looking for. I also include additional shortcut keys that I think it will be useful for browsing.

These are the list of shortcut keys on how to switch from one browser tab to another.This are the list of shortcut keys on how to switch from one browser tab to another.

 

Mozilla Firefox

 

 Shortcut Keys

 

 CTRL + Tab

 It will switch to the next tab.

 CTRL + Shift + Tab 

 It will switch to the previous tab.

 CTRL + (1-9)

 It will switch to your 1st, 2nd, 3rd to 9th tab.

 CTRL + 0

 It will switch to the 10th tab.

 

 

 

Google Chrome

 

Shortcut Keys

 

 CTRL + Tab or CTRL + Page Down

 Allow you to switch to the next tab.

 CTRL + Shift + Tab or CTRL + Page Down

 Allow you to switch to the previous tab.

 CTRL + (1-9)

 Allow you to switch to the specific tab number.

 

Internet Explorer 

 

Shortcut Keys

 

 CTRL + Tab or CTRL + Shift + Tab

 To switch from current tab to the next tab.

 CTRL + (1-9)

 To switch to the specific tab number.

 

Additional Shortcut Keys

 

Mozilla Firefox

 

Shortcut Keys

 

 CTRL + N

 To open a new window.

 CTRL + T

 To open a new tab.

 CTRL + W

 To close the current window or tab.

CTRL + R

To refresh the webpage.

 Esc

 To stop the webpage from loading.

 Alt + Arrow left

 To go back to the previous web page.

 Alt + Arrow Right

 Go forward to the webpage that you visit.

 Alt + Home

 To go to the Homepage of your browser.

 

Google Chrome

 

Shortcut Keys

 

 CTRL + F4

 It will close the current tab.

 CTRL + Shift + T

 It will allow you to reopen the last tab that you closed.

 CTRL + W

 It will close the current tab or pop up window.

 Alt + Home

 It will go to homepage of your browser.

 CTRL + J

 It will open the download tab.

 CTRL + H

 It will open the browsing history.

 CTRL + T

 It will open a new tab in your browser.

 CTRL + B

 It will toggle bookmarks display.

 CTRL + D

 It will bookmark the current page.

 CTRL + F

 It will open the ‘find in page’ dialog box.

 CTRL + O

 It will open a file in the browser.

 CTRL + P

 It will print the current page.

 CTRL + W

 To view the source code.

 CTRL + F5

 It will reload the current page, overriding the cache.

 

Answered By 0 points N/A #87347

Effectively switch tabs and browsers

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Hey!

Your question is very important because shortcuts with in the browser are very useful when sometimes input devices like mouse or etc. don't work.

Mozilla Firefox has many shortcuts but to switch between the tab ctrl+tab key is used. This key will also work on browsers like Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. You can also use following short cut keys to work on Mozilla

1) Alt + home =GOTO HOME PAGE

2) Alt + leftarrow =Back a page

3) Backspace =Back a page

4) Alt + rightarrow = Forward a page

5) F5 = Refresh a page.

6) F11 = For full screen mode.

7) Esc = Stop downloading a webpage.

8) Ctrl + (- or +) = To zoom the page.

9) Ctrl + Enter = quickly complete an address.

10) Shift + Enter  =Complete a .net instead of a .com address.

11) Spacebar = Moves down a page at a time.

These are some shortcuts that a user requires while browsing.

Hope you have got the perfect solution for your question.

Thank you. 

Answered By 0 points N/A #87348

Effectively switch tabs and browsers

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Hi,

If its about switching from one browser tab to another tab only, all you have to do is press and hold the CTRL key, preferably the one at the bottom left of the keyboard, then tap the TAB key.

To return to your previous tab, press and hold the CTRL and the SHIFT keys, then tap the TAB key.

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Effectively switch tabs and browsers

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Open links in a new tab in the background CTRL while clicking the link.

Open links in a new tab in the foreground CTRL+SHIFT while clicking the link.

Open a new tab in the foreground CTRL+T or double-click an empty space on the tab row.

Open a copy the current tab in a new tab in Internet Explorer 8 CTRL+K

Switch between tabs CTRL+TAB to move forward or CTRL+SHIFT+TAB to move backward and CTRL+1-2-3-4-5 to switch from one to another

Close the current tab (or the current window when there are no open tabs) CTRL+W or ALT+F4

Open a new tab in the foreground from the Address bar ALT+ENTER

Switch to a specific tab number CTRL+n (where n is a number between 1 and 8)

Switch to the last tab CTRL+9

Close all tabs except for the one you're viewing CTRL+ALT+F4

Open Quick Tabs (thumbnail view) CTRL+Q

Source Tabbed browsing in Internet Explorer 8

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