Use mouse shortcuts to perform common tasks in Firefox

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This is a list of the most common mouse shortcuts in Mozilla Firefox.

Command Shortcut
Back Opt + Scroll downAlt + Scroll down
Forward Opt + Scroll up Alt + Scroll up
Zoom In Ctrl + Scroll up
Zoom Out Ctrl + Scroll down
Close Tab Middle-click on Tab
Open link in new Tab Middle-click on Link
New Tab Middle-click on Tab Bar
Open in Background Tab* Ctrlcommand + Left-click link
Middle-click link
Open in Foreground Tab* Ctrlcommand + Shift + Left-click
Shift + Middle-click
Open in New Window Shift + Left-click link
Duplicate Current Tab Middle-click on Reload button
Ctrl + Click on Reload button
Duplicate Tab or Bookmark CtrlOpt + Drag tab or bookmark
Reload (override cache) Shift + Reload button
Save Link AltOpt + Left-click on link
(only works when browser.altClickSave in the configuration editor is set to true, which is not the default)

Drag link to Downloads button
Scroll Right Shift + Turn mouse wheel down
Scroll Left Shift + Turn mouse wheel up
Start Scroll Mode Middle-click on page
Scroll in Scroll Mode Move mouse
Stop Scroll Mode Click
Middle-click
Turn mouse wheel


* The Open Foreground and Background Tab shortcuts will be switched if the When I open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately setting is enabled in the General settings panel.

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