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Open links with ctrl + enter

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Greetings!

I would like to be able to open selected links via the search tool with CTRL + Enter, like it is possible on most browsers. Basically, I do CTRL + F, select a text which brings me to a link I was looking for, and do instantly CTRL + Enter to open this link. Currently, this shortcut only toggles the ability to see all matched texts and doesn't open the link.

Do you know if it's possible? Thank you!

Greetings! I would like to be able to open selected links via the search tool with CTRL + Enter, like it is possible on most browsers. Basically, I do CTRL + F, select a text which brings me to a link I was looking for, and do instantly CTRL + Enter to open this link. Currently, this shortcut only toggles the ability to see all matched texts and doesn't open the link. Do you know if it's possible? Thank you!

Réiteach roghnaithe

There are all these little things we get used to. :-)

I don't know whether anyone has submitted an idea for review or filed a formal bug for this.

The "Ideas" site is at https://connect.mozilla.org/ and it is the "Idea" submissions (not the Discussion threads) that are part of the feature evaluation flow.

The bug tracking system is at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/.

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You can use Alt+Enter or Ctrl+Shift+Enter to open a link in a new tab.

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Ctrl+Enter is reserved for URL canonization on all platforms.

Some reading in this bug report.

  • 237027 - Use ctrl-enter for URL canonization on all platform, and offer an opt-out ( browser.urlbar.ctrlCanonizesURLs ) for Windows/Linux users where it interferes with opening URLs in (background) tabs

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James a écrit

See also https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly

I already found this page. I can see "Open Focused Link in New Background (Foreground) Tab", but the shortcut doesn't work.

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Ah, I found something! It seems that when the search bar is up, its shortcuts override the normal shortcuts. When I tried to search for something, removed the search bar and THEN I type Ctrl + Enter, it works. Is it possible to change that?

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I see what you're saying: the link with the highlighted match doesn't have the focus -- the focus is still in the Find bar. And Firefox sends the keyboard input to the element with focus.

Since you are working with the keyboard, you can tap the Esc key to close the Find bar and Firefox will move the focus to the link. If you then need to continue to another link, Firefox allows using F3 or Ctrl+G to navigate to the next match without opening the Find bar.

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To be honest, I recently moved from Google Chrome to Firefox, and I'm used to quickly navigate between tabs, links, pages etc... I know I can get used to it over time, having to tap Esc before Ctrl + Enter, but if there is a way for making Firefox understand I'm looking for the link with Ctrl + Enter instead of doing a shortcut I don't find needed, I would appreciate.

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

There are all these little things we get used to. :-)

I don't know whether anyone has submitted an idea for review or filed a formal bug for this.

The "Ideas" site is at https://connect.mozilla.org/ and it is the "Idea" submissions (not the Discussion threads) that are part of the feature evaluation flow.

The bug tracking system is at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/.

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Alright, it seems that it would be the best solution in my current case. Thank you for your suggestion, I will post the idea for Mozilla and see what they think about it.