Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

firefox keyboard shortcuts

Navigation

CommandShortcut
BackAlt + ←
ForwardAlt + →
HomeAlt + Home
Open FileCtrl + O
ReloadF5
Ctrl + R
Reload (override cache)Ctrl + F5
Ctrl + Shift + R
StopEsc

Current Page

CommandShortcut
Focus Next Link or Input FieldTab
Focus Previous Link or Input FieldShift + Tab
Go Down a ScreenPage Down
Space bar
Go Up a ScreenPage Up
Shift + Space bar
Go to Bottom of PageEnd
Ctrl + ↓
Go to Top of PageHome
Ctrl + ↑
Move to Next Frame, Pop-UpF6
Move to Previous Frame, Pop-UpShift + F6
PrintCtrl + P
Save Focused LinkAlt + Enter
-when browser.altClickSave is set to true (as in the Configuration Editor), which is not the default.
Save Page AsCtrl + S
Zoom InCtrl + +
Zoom OutCtrl + –
Zoom ResetCtrl + 0

Editing

CommandShortcut
CopyCtrl + C
CutCtrl + X
DeleteDel
Delete Word to the LeftCtrl + Backspace
Delete Word to the RightCtrl + Del
Go one Word to the LeftCtrl + ←
Go one Word to the RightCtrl + →
Go to Beginning of LineHome
Ctrl + ↑
Go to End of LineEnd
Ctrl + ↓
Go to Beginning of TextCtrl + Home
Go to End of TextCtrl + End
PasteCtrl + V
Paste (as plain text)Ctrl + Shift + V
RedoCtrl + Y
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Select AllCtrl + A
UndoCtrl + Z

Search

CommandShortcut
Find in This PageCtrl + F
Find AgainF3
Ctrl + G
Find PreviousShift + F3
Ctrl + Shift + G
Quick Find within link-text only
Quick Find/
Close the Find or Quick Find barEsc
– when the Find or Quick Find bar is focused
Switch Search EngineAlt + ↓
Alt + ↑
– after you have written something in the address bar
Focus Address bar for Web Search (writes “? ” there)Ctrl + K
Ctrl + E
– if search bar is not shown
Focus Search barCtrl + K
Ctrl + E
– if search bar is shown
Change the Default Search EngineCtrl + ↓
Ctrl + ↑
– in the Search bar or the Search field of the New Tab page.
View menu to switch, add or manage search enginesAlt + ↓
Alt + ↑
F4
– when the Search bar is focused

Windows & Tabs

CommandShortcut
Close TabCtrl + W
Ctrl + F4
– except for Pinned Tabs
Close WindowCtrl + Shift + W
Alt + F4
Cycle through Tabs in Recently Used OrderCtrl + Tab
-if enabled in Options
ExitCtrl + Shift + Q
Go one Tab to the LeftCtrl + Page Up
Ctrl + Shift + Tab*
* see below
Go one Tab to the RightCtrl + Page Down
Ctrl + Tab*
* if the setting Ctrl+Tab cycles through tabs in recently used order is disabled in Options
Go to Tab 1 to 8Ctrl + 1 to 8
Go to Last TabCtrl + 9
Move Tab LeftCtrl + Shift + Page Up
Move Tab RightCtrl + Shift + Page Down
Move Tab to startCtrl + Shift + Home
– requires the currently selected tab to be “in focus” for instance, by hitting Alt + D to focus the address bar, and then Shift + Tab until you reach the browser tab bar.
Move Tab to endCtrl + Shift + End
– requires the currently selected tab to be “in focus” for instance, by hitting Alt + D to focus the address bar, and then Shift + Tab until you reach the browser tab bar.
Mute/Unmute AudioCtrl + M
New TabCtrl + T
New WindowCtrl + N
New Private WindowCtrl + Shift + P
Open Address or Search in New Background TabAlt + Shift + Enter
– from address bar
Open Address or Search in New Foreground TabAlt + Enter
– from address bar or Search bar
Open Address or Search in New WindowShift + Enter
– from address bar or the Search field on the New Tab page
Open Search in New Background TabCtrl + Enter
– from the Search field on the New Tab page.
(see note, below)
Open Search in New Foreground TabCtrl + Shift + Enter
– from the Search field on the New Tab page.
Note: The Foreground and Background Tab shortcuts are switched if the setting When you open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately is enabled in Options
Open Focused Bookmark or Link in Current TabEnter
Open Focused Bookmark in New Foreground TabCtrl + Enter
Open Focused Bookmark in New Background TabCtrl + Shift + Enter
Open Focused Link in New Background TabCtrl + Enter
(see note, below)
Open Focused Link in New Foreground TabCtrl + Shift + Enter
Note: The Foreground and Background Tab shortcuts are switched if the setting When you open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately is enabled in Options
Open Focused Bookmark or Link in New WindowShift + Enter
Show All TabsCtrl + Shift + Tab
– if the setting Ctrl+Tab cycles through tabs in recently used order is enabled in Options
Undo Close TabCtrl + Shift + T
Undo Close WindowCtrl + Shift + N
Moves the URL left or right (if cursor is in the address bar)Ctrl + Shift + X

History

CommandShortcut
History sidebarCtrl + H
Library window (History)Ctrl + Shift + H
Clear Recent HistoryCtrl + Shift + Del

Bookmarks

CommandShortcut
Bookmark All TabsCtrl + Shift + D
Bookmark This PageCtrl + D
Bookmarks sidebarCtrl + B
Show/hide the Bookmarks toolbarCtrl + Shift + B
Show All Bookmarks (Library Window)Ctrl + Shift + O
Show List of All BookmarksSpace
– in Empty Search Field in Bookmarks Library Window or Sidebar.
Focus Next Bookmark/Folder whose name (or sorted property) starts with a given character or character sequenceType the character or quickly type the character sequence.
– in Bookmarks Library, Bookmarks Toolbar, Bookmarks Menu, Bookmarks Sidebar

Tools

CommandShortcut
DownloadsCtrl + J
Add-onsCtrl + Shift + A
Toggle Developer ToolsF12
Ctrl + Shift + I
Web ConsoleCtrl + Shift + K
InspectorCtrl + Shift + C
Take a screenshotCtrl + Shift + S
Note: This is customizable – click menu Fx57menu, open Fx57Addons-icon Add-ons, select Extensions, open up the Sidebar gear menu at top right of page, then choose Manage Extension Shortcuts
Style EditorShift + F7
ProfilerShift + F5
NetworkCtrl + Shift + E
Developer ToolbarShift + F2
Responsive Design ViewCtrl + Shift + M
ScratchpadShift + F4
Page SourceCtrl + U
Browser ConsoleCtrl + Shift + J
Page InfoCtrl + I

PDF Viewer

CommandShortcut
Next pageN or J or →
Previous pageP or K or ←
Zoom inCtrl + +
Zoom outCtrl + –
Automatic ZoomCtrl + 0
Rotate the document clockwiseR
Rotate counterclockwiseShift + R
Switch to Presentation ModeCtrl + Alt + P
Choose Text Selection ToolS
Choose Hand ToolH
Focus the Page Number input boxCtrl + Alt + G

Miscellaneous

CommandShortcut
Complete .com AddressCtrl + Enter
Delete Selected Autocomplete EntryShift + Del
Toggle Full ScreenF11
Toggle Menu Bar activation (showing it temporarily when hidden)Alt or F10
Toggle Reader ModeF9
Caret BrowsingF7
Focus Address BarF6
Alt + D
Ctrl + L
Focus Search Field in LibraryF6
Ctrl + F
Stop Autoscroll ModeEsc
Cancel Drag-and-Drop OperationEsc
Clear Search Field in Library or SidebarEsc
Close a MenuEsc
Alt
F10
Toggle Context MenuShift + F10

Media shortcuts

CommandShortcut
Toggle Play / PauseSpace bar
Decrease volume
Increase volume
Mute audioCtrl + ↓
Unmute audioCtrl + ↑
Seek back 15 seconds
Seek back 10 %Ctrl + ←
Seek forward 15 seconds
Seek forward 10 %Ctrl + →
Seek to the beginningHome
Seek to the endEnd

Selection of Multiple Tabs

CommandShortcut
Select left, right, first or last tab. Deselect all other tabs.Arrow Keys
Home
End
Move the dotted rectangle to left, right, first or last tab.Ctrl + Arrow Keys
Ctrl + Home
Ctrl + End
Select or deselect the tab with the dotted rectangle. The other tabs stay selected or deselected.Ctrl + Space

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