Keyboard shortcuts - Perform common Firefox tasks quickly

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This is a list of keyboard shortcuts in Mozilla Firefox. If you have enabled Emacs-style text editing shortcuts in GNOME, they will also work in Firefox. When an Emacs text editing shortcut conflicts with the default shortcuts (as occurs with Ctrl+K), the Emacs shortcut will take preference if focus is inside a text box (which would include the location bar and search bar). In such cases you should use the alternate keyboard shortcut if one is listed below.

Firefox does not provide any method of customizing keyboard shortcuts.

Navigation

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Back Altcommand+Left Arrow
BackspaceCtrlcommand+[
Delete
Forward Altcommand+Right Arrow
Shift+BackspaceCtrlcommand+]
Shift+Delete
Home AltOpt+Home
Open File Ctrlcommand+O
Reload F5
Ctrlcommand+R
Reload (override cache) Ctrl+F5
Ctrlcommand+Shift+R
Stop command+.
Esc

Current Page

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Go to Bottom of Page End
Go to Top of Page Home
Move to Next Frame F6
Move to Previous Frame Shift+F6
Page Info Ctrlcommand+I
Page Source Ctrlcommand+U
Print Ctrlcommand+P
Save Page As Ctrlcommand+S
Zoom In Ctrlcommand++
Zoom Out Ctrlcommand+-
Zoom Reset Ctrlcommand+0

Editing

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Copy Ctrlcommand+C
Cut Ctrlcommand+X
Delete Delete
Paste Ctrlcommand+V
Redo Ctrlcommand+YShift+Z
Select All Ctrlcommand+A
Undo Ctrlcommand+Z

Search

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Find Ctrlcommand+F
Find Again F3
Ctrlcommand+G
Find As You Type Link '
Find As You Type Text /
Find Previous Shift+F3
Search the Web on Firefox Ctrlcommand+K
Ctrl+EJ

Windows & Tabs

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Close Tab Ctrlcommand+W
Ctrl+F4
Close Window Ctrlcommand+Shift+W
Alt+F4
Move Tab in focus Left Ctrlcommand+Left Arrow
Ctrlcommand+Up Arrow
Move Tab in focus Right Ctrlcommand+Right Arrow
Ctrlcommand+Down Arrow
Move Tab in focus to start Ctrlcommand+Home
Move Tab in focus to end Ctrlcommand+End
New Tab Ctrlcommand+T
New Window Ctrlcommand+N
Next Tab Ctrl+Tab
command+Opt+Right Arrow
command+}
Ctrl+Page Down
Open Address in New Tab
AltOpt+EnterReturn - from Location Bar or Search Bar
Previous Tab CtrlCtrl+Shift+Tab
command+Opt+Left Arrow
command+{

Ctrl+Page Up
Undo Close Tab Ctrlcommand+Shift+T
Undo Close Window Ctrlcommand+Shift+N
Select Tab (1 to 8) CtrlAltcommand+(1 to 8)
Select Last Tab CtrlAltcommand+9

Tools

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Bookmark All Tabs Ctrlcommand+Shift+D
Bookmark This Page Ctrlcommand+D
Bookmarks in Firefox Ctrlcommand+B
Ctrl+I
Library window Ctrlcommand+Shift+BO
Caret Browsing F7
Downloads Ctrlcommand+JShift+Y
History Ctrl+Hcommand+Shift+H
Toggle Private Browsing - Use Firefox without saving history Ctrlcommand+Shift+P
Delete browsing, search and download history on Firefox Ctrlcommand+Shift+Del
Error Console Ctrlcommand+Shift+J

Miscelaneous

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Complete .com Address Ctrlcommand+EnterReturn
Complete .net Address Shift+EnterReturn
Complete .org Address Ctrlcommand+Shift+EnterReturn
Delete Selected Autocomplete Entry Shift+Del
Toggle Full Screen (Firefox 3.6) command+Shift+FF11
Help F1command+?
Toggle Menu Toolbar (when hidden) ALT
F10
Select Location Bar Alt+D
F6
Ctrlcommand+L
Select or Manage Search Engines
AltOpt+Up Arrow
AltOpt+Down Arrow
F4
- when Search Bar is focussed

Media shortcuts (OGG/Theora Videos Only)

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
Toggle Play / Pause Space
Decrease volume Arrow down
Increase volume Arrow up
Mute audio Ctrl+Down Arrowcommand+Down Arrow
Unmute audio Ctrl+Arrow upcommand+Up Arrow
Seek back 15 seconds Left Arrow
Seek back 10 % Ctrl+Left Arrowcommand+Left Arrow
Seek forward 15 seconds Right Arrow
Seek forward 10 % Ctrl+Right Arrowcommand+Right Arrow
Seek to the beginning Home
Seek to the end End

Menu shortcuts

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
File menu Alt+F
Edit menu Alt+E
View menu Alt+V
History menu Alt+S
Library window (history) Ctrl+Shift+H
Bookmark menu Alt+B
Tools menu Alt+T
Help menu Alt+H
Find previous Ctrl+Shift+G
Add-ons manager Ctrl+Shift+A (Fx 4)
Show/hide Add-on bar Ctrl+/ (Fx 4)
Web console Ctrl+Shift+K (Fx 4)

For MAC

Command_________________ Shortcut___________
History sidebar Command+Shift+H
Bookmarks sidebar Command+B
Find previous Command+Shift+G
Add-ons manager Command+Shift+A (fx4)
Show/hide Add-on Bar Command+/ (fx4)
Web console Command+Shift+K (fx4)