Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

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If you use Firefox as your primary browser, it’s worth learning some of the Firefox keyboard shortcuts to make your everyday browsing sessions more convenient. These shortcuts help you navigate pages, edit the text, access various browser features, and so on.

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Here are some of the popular Firefox keyboard shortcuts you can learn to get the most out of this free browser.

WindowsmacOSLinuxFunction
Navigation
Alt + Left ArrowCommand + Left ArrowAlt + Left ArrowGo back
Alt + Right ArrowCommand + Right ArrowAlt + Right ArrowGo forward
Alt + HomeOption + HomeAlt + HomeGo to Home
Ctrl + OCommand + OCtrl + OOpen a file
F5, Ctrl + RF5, Command + RF5, Ctrl + RRefresh
Ctrl + F5, Ctrl + Shift + RCommand + Shift + RCtrl + F5, Ctrl + Shift + RHard refresh
EscEsc, Command + . (dot)EscStop an action
On Page
TabTabTabGo to next item
Shift + TabShift + TabShift + TabGo to previous item
Page Down, SpacebarPage Down, fn + Down ArrowPage Down, SpacebarGo one screen down
Page Up, Shift + SpacebarPage Up, fn + Up ArrowPage Up, Shift + SpacebarGo one screen up
End, Ctrl + Down ArrowEnd, Command + Down ArrowEnd, Ctrl + Down ArrowScroll to the end of the page
Home, Ctrl + Up ArrowHome, Command + Up ArrowHome, Ctrl + Up ArrowScroll to the top of the page
Ctrl + PCommand + PCtrl + PPrint
Ctrl + SCommand + SCtrl + SSave webpage as
Ctrl + +Command + +Ctrl + +Zoom in
Ctrl + –Command + –Ctrl + –Zoom out
Ctrl + 0Command + 0Ctrl + 0Reset zoom
Edit
Ctrl + CCommand + CCtrl + CCopy
Ctrl + XCommand + XCtrl + XCut
DelDeleteDelDelete
HomeHomeHomeGo to the beginning of a line
EndEndEndGo to the end of a line
Ctrl + VCommand + VCtrl + VPaste
Ctrl + Shift + VCommand + Shift + VCtrl + Shift + VPaste without formatting
Ctrl + Y, Ctrl + Shift + ZCommand + Shift + ZCtrl + Y, Ctrl + Shift + ZRedo action
Ctrl + ACommand + ACtrl + ASelect all
Ctrl + ZCommand + ZCtrl + ZUndo action
Find
Ctrl + FCommand + FCtrl + FFind on current page
F3, Ctrl + GF3, Command + GF3, Ctrl + GFind again
EscEscEscClose the find bar
Ctrl + K, Ctrl + ECommand + KCtrl + K, Ctrl + JEnter the address bar
Browser tabs & Windows
Ctrl + W, Ctrl + F4Command + WCtrl + W, Ctrl + F4Close a tab
Ctrl + Shift + W, Alt + F4Command + Shift + WCtrl + Shift + W, Alt + F4Close a window
Ctrl + TabControl + TabCtrl + TabSwitch open tabs
Ctrl + Shift + QCommand + QCtrl + QQuit
Ctrl + 1 to 8Command + 1 to 8Alt + 1 to 8Go to specific tab number
Ctrl + MControl + MCtrl + MEnable/disable audio
Ctrl + TCommand + TCtrl + TOpen a new tab
Ctrl + NCommand + NCtrl + NOpen a new window
Ctrl + Shift + PCommand + Shift + PCtrl + Shift + POpen a private window
Ctrl + Shift + TabControl + Shift + TabCtrl + Shift + TabView all tabs
Ctrl + Shift + TCommand + Shift + TCtrl + Shift + TUndo close tab
Ctrl + Shift + NCommand + Shift + NCtrl + Shift + NUndo close window
History
Ctrl + HCommand + Shift + HCtrl + HView history sidebar
Ctrl + Shift + HN/ACtrl + Shift + HLibrary window
Ctrl + Shift + DelCommand + Shift + DeleteCtrl + Shift + DelDelete recent history
Bookmarks
Ctrl + Shift + DCommand + Shift + DN/ABookmark all tabs
Ctrl + DCommand + DCtrl + DBookmark current page
Ctrl + BCommand + BCtrl + BBookmark sidebar
Ctrl + Shift + BCommand + Shift + BCtrl + Shift + BEnable/disable the bookmarks bar
Tools
Ctrl + JCommand + JCtrl + Shift + YView downloads
Ctrl + Shift + ACommand + Shift + ACtrl + Shift + AAccess add-ons
F12, Ctrl + Shift + IF12, Command + Alt + IF12, Ctrl + Shift + IToggle developer tools
Ctrl + Shift + SCommand + Shift + SCtrl + Shift + SCapture a screenshot
Shift + F5Shift + F5Shift + F5Profiler
Ctrl + UCommand + UCtrl + UView page source
Ctrl + ICommand + ICtrl + IView page info
Viewing PDFs
N, J, Right ArrowN, J, Right ArrowN, J, Right ArrowNext page
P, K, Left ArrowP, K, Left ArrowP, K, Left ArrowPrevious page
Ctrl + +Command + +Ctrl + +Zoom in
Ctrl + –Command + –Ctrl + –Zoom out
Ctrl + 0Command + 0Ctrl + 0Auto zoom
RRRRotate PDF clockwise
Shift + RShift + RShift + RRotate PDF anti-clockwise
Media
SpacebarSpacebarSpacebarPlay/pause media
Down ArrowDown ArrowDown ArrowDecrease volume
Up ArrowUp ArrowUp ArrowIncrease volume
Ctrl + Down ArrowCommand + Down ArrowCtrl + Down ArrowMute
Ctrl + Up ArrowCommand + Up ArrowCtrl + Up ArrowUnmute
Left ArrowLeft ArrowLeft ArrowGo 15 seconds back
Right ArrowRight ArrowRight ArrowGo 15 seconds forward
HomeHomeHomeGo to the beginning
EndEndEndGo to the end
Other
Ctrl + EnterControl + EnterCtrl + EnterComplete .com in the site address
F11Command + Shift + FF11Enable/disable full-screen
Alt, F10N/AAlt, F10Enable/disable menu bar
F9Command + Option + RCtrl + Alt + REnable/disable reader mode
F6, Alt + D, Ctrl + LF6, Command + LF6, Alt + D, Ctrl + LActivate the address bar
Esc, Alt, F10EscEsc, Alt, F10Exit a menu
Shift + F10N/AShift + F10Open/close context menu

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