10 Common Keyboards Shortcuts for

Microsoft Edge

10 Shortcuts for Microsoft Edge

Edge is the name of the nifty browser that Microsoft presented together with Windows 10. Microsoft Edge includes a number of new and handy features, among them Web Note that allows users to write, type and draw directly on web pages. The small e symbol as a desktop icon and keyboard combination – familiar from Internet Explorer – has remained unchanged. We have compiled 10 keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer that make surfing the net that little bit easier. 

#1 - Open a New Tab

T as in tab. The keyboard combination Ctrl + T is a child’s play method to open a new browser window. Let the search begin!

#2 - Add Current Site to Favorites

You like what you are reading? Press Ctrl + D to add a page to your favorites.

#3 - Open Favorites Pane

Saving pages as favorites is wonderfully practical and puts an end to protracted Google searches. The keyboard combination Ctrl + I opens the favorites pane without requiring a laborious switch between the keyboard and the mouse. It’s an even faster way to find old and new favorite pages.

#4 - Refresh Page

Seeing the Arcade Fire live is one of your longest held wishes? You need nimble fingers on the ticket portal, as the concerts are sold out in minutes. Press F5 to refresh the page and make sure you’re right there when the tickets go on sale. By the way, the combination Ctrl + R does exactly the same job and makes sure that Internet pages are entirely up-to-date.

#5 - View Downloads

You downloaded the IKEA catalogue last week already? The keyboard combination Ctrl + J shows your most recent downloads at a glance.

#6 - Find on Page

You don’t need to read the whole page to find one piece of information in a longer text. Press Ctrl + F to open a window in an instant and type in the keywords you want to find.

#7 - Move to the Beginning of a Document

How nice that the technical article on cloud computing is particularly long and rich in information. But scrolling to the beginning of a document can cost both time and nerves. Pressing the home key (Pos1 on German keyboards) brings you back to the beginning of a document that bit faster.

#8 - Open Link in a New Tab and Switch to this Tab

Pressing the keyboard combination Ctrl + Shift at the same time as left-clicking on the mouse will open a link in a new window and show it as the current tab.

#9 - Switch to a Specific Tab Number

Are you suffering from the too-many-tabs-syndrome? The keyboard combination Ctrl + 1, 2, 3, …, 8 lets you switch elegantly from one page to the next. The tabs are numbered from left to right.

#10 - Print the Current Page

The rare species still exists: The 'can I have it on paper-osaurus' . The keyboard combination Ctrl + P is precisely what they need to print out documents and webpages.

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