Internet Explorer Keyboard shortcuts

 

Internet Explorer Keyboard shortcuts

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used to view and explore webpages.

F1Display Help
F11Toggle between full-screen and regular views of the browser window
TabMove forward through the items on a webpage, the Address bar, or the Favorites bar
Shift+TabMove back through the items on a webpage, the Address bar, or the Favorites bar
F7Start Caret Browsing
Alt+HomeGo to your home page
Alt+Right ArrowGo to the next page
Alt+Left Arrow or BackspaceGo to the previous page
Shift+F10Display a shortcut menu for a link

 

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used when working with tabs.

Ctrl+clickOpen links in a new tab in the background
Ctrl+Shift+clickOpen links in a new tab in the foreground
Ctrl+TOpen a new tab in the foreground
Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Shift+TabSwitch between tabs
Ctrl+WClose current tab (or the current window if tabbed browsing is disabled)
Alt+EnterOpen a new tab in the foreground from the Address bar
Ctrl+9Switch to the last tab
Ctrl+Alt+FClose other tabs
Ctrl+QToggle Quick Tabs (thumbnail view) on or off

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used for zooming.

Ctrl+Plus SignIncrease zoom (+ 10%)
Ctrl+Minus SignDecrease zoom (- 10%)
Ctrl+0Zoom to 100%

 

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used for search.

Ctrl+EGo to the search box
Alt+EnterOpen your search query in a new tab
Ctrl+Down ArrowOpen the search provider menu

 

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used on the Address bar.

Alt+DSelect the text in the Address bar
F4Display a list of addresses you’ve typed
Ctrl+Left ArrowWhen in the Address bar, move the cursor left to the next logical break in the address (period or slash)
Ctrl+Right ArrowWhen in the Address bar, move the cursor right to the next logical break in the address (period or slash)
Ctrl+EnterAdd “www.” to the beginning and “.com” to the end of the text typed in the Address bar
Up ArrowMove forward through the list of AutoComplete matches
Down ArrowMove back through the list of AutoComplete matches

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used to open Internet Explorer toolbar and Command bar menus.

Alt+MOpen the Home menu
Alt+ROpen the Print menu
Alt+JOpen the RSS menu
Alt+OOpen the Tools menu
Alt+SOpen the Safety menu

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used when working with feeds, history, and favorites.

Ctrl+DAdd the current page to your favorites (or subscribe to the feed when in feed preview)
Ctrl+Shift+DelDelete browsing history
Ctrl+Shift+POpen an InPrivate Browsing window
Ctrl+BOpen the Organize Favorites dialog box

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used when editing webpages.

Ctrl+XRemove the selected items and copy them to the Clipboard
Ctrl+CCopy the selected items to the Clipboard
Ctrl+VInsert the contents of the Clipboard at the selected location
Ctrl+ASelect all items on the current webpage
F12Open Internet Explorer Developer Tools

Following list describes keyboard shortcuts used when working with the Information bar.

Alt+NMove focus to the Information bar
SpacebarClick the Information bar