Aug 242010
 

Mozilla Firefox is my favorite web browser among IE and Chrome because of its functionality and plugins. Today I would like to give you some simple Firefox How To for Firefox users to manage their browser faster and efficiently.

Some of the following Shortcut keys can be applied on Internet Explore as well. I will put a remark if the shortcut keys are compatible for other browsers such as Internet Explorer 6, 7 and Google Chrome.

firefox keyboard shortcut tips

Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

1)      Do you experience some moments when you are not able to read tiny words or pictures on the website and why you torturing your own eyes? Actually you can use shortcut keys (CTRL +) to zoom in the web pages. This method is good for older people who has eyesight problem to see tiny text. I have tested this keyboard shortcut on different browsers that I have.

Browser Result
Mozilla Firefox Working
Google Chrome Working
Internet Explorer 7 Working
Internet Explorer 6 Not Working

2)      Using the same concept, press (CTRL –) to zoom out the web pages. This method is good for webmasters if you want to print screen the whole web page content in single page. Then you can use (CTRL 0) to return to the normal view again.

Browser Result
Mozilla Firefox Working
Google Chrome Working
Internet Explorer 7 Working
Internet Explorer 6 Not Working

3)      Basic keyboard shortcuts that you might want to know:

Keyboard Shortcuts Brief info Result (Working only)
CTRL + L Move cursor to location bar IE6,7, firefox, Chrome
CTRL + K Move cursor to search box Firefox, Chrome
CTRL + R Refresh the page IE6,7, firefox, Chrome
Space bar Scroll down page IE6,7, firefox, Chrome
Shift + Space bar Scroll up page IE6,7, firefox, Chrome

Conclusion:

The Firefox keyboard shortcuts are really convenient to internet users who regularly read web pages. It can save a lot of time to do these tasks and at the same time enhance your experience online.

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  4 Responses to “Useful Firefox ShortCut | Firefox Help Tips | Firefox How To”

  1. Thanks for sharing the keyboard shortcuts for Firefox.

  2. I already use some of it =)

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