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Microsoft Windows Keyboard Shortcuts, Commands, and Tips

Whether you’re a Windows rookie or professional, we’ve put together this article to help you get the most from the world’s most popular operating system. This article will help you navigate Windows quicker, browse the internet more efficiently, and even delve deeper through the likes of Command-Line prompts. This bundle contains:

  • Windows keyboard shortcuts
  • Windows search tips
  • CMD commands
  • Windows Run commands
  • Edge keyboard shortcuts
  • Firefox keyboard shortcuts
Microsoft Windows Keyboard Shortcuts, Commands, and Tips

Microsoft Windows Keyboard Shortcuts, Commands, and Tips

Read this article so you can keep them handy to use your Windows computer more effectively.

Table of contents

Windows keyboard shortcuts
Windows search tips
CMD commands
Windows Run commands
Edge keyboard shortcuts
Firefox keyboard shortcuts

Windows keyboard shortcuts

Open the Start Menu; start typing to search Windows key
Cut text, files, and more Ctrl + X
Copy text and other elements to the clipboard Ctrl + C
Paste the clipboard’s contents Ctrl + V
Select all Ctrl + A
Undo your last action Ctrl + Z
Redo the last undone action Ctrl + Y
Save Ctrl + S
Open Ctrl + O
Print Ctrl + P
Close current window Alt + F4
Close current tab Ctrl + W
Search Ctrl + F
Get help in most apps F11
Cancel current task Esc
Enter fullscreen F11
Switch between open programs Alt + Tab
Move a window to another monitor Win + Shift + Left/Right
Focus on the System Tray Win + B
Maximum current window Win + Up
Restore or minimize current window Win + Down
Open programs on the Taskbar Win + 1 – 10
Cycle through Taskbar apps Win + T
Change projection settings Win + P
Open Run menu Win + R
Open System Properties Win + Pause
Show desktop Win + D
Minimize all windows Win + M
Minimize all windows but the active one Win + Home
Lock your PC Win + L
Open Ease of Access Center Win + Up
Open Windows Security Screen Ctrl + Alt + Del
Open Task Manager Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Switch keyboard layouts (when applicable) Ctrl + Shift
Open shortcut menu for the current program Alt + Spacebar
Perform various commands depending on the app Alt + Underlined letter
Take a screenshot of the active window Alt + Print Screen
Global Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Open Charms bar Win + C
Show Modern App Command Bar Win + Z
Open Action Center Win + A
Open the Task View Win + Tab
Create new virtual desktop Win + Ctrl + D
Close current virtual desktop Win + Ctrl + F4
Switch between virtual desktops Win + Ctrl + Left/Right
Open Cortana in listening mode Win + C
Open Windows Ink Win + W
Open emoji panel Win + Period
Snap open window to one side of the screen Win + Left/Right
Open Game Bar (when applicable) Win + G
Lock device orientation (for tablets) Win + O
Open device connect panel Win + K
Open search bar Win + S
Open Settings Win + I
Open Power User Menu Win + X
Peek through windows to desktop Win + Comma
Global Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8/10 Only
Open new tab Ctrl + T
Reopen recently closed tab Ctrl + Shift + T
Go back one page Alt + Left arrow
Go forward one page Alt + Right arrow
Refresh F5
Open homepage Alt + Home
Zoom in or out Ctrl + Plus/Minus
Reset zoom to default Ctrl + 0
Focus cursor on the address bar Ctrl + L
Add “www.” and “.com” to text in the address bar and open the website Ctrl + Enter
Open history Ctrl + H
Open downloads Ctrl + J
Bookmark page Ctrl + D
Cycle through open tabs Ctrl + Tab
Go up one folder level Alt + Up
Browser Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Open new File Explorer window Win + E
Rename an item in File Explorer F2
Open Properties for a File Explorer item Alt + Enter
Delete selected item Ctrl + D
Permanently delete an item Shift + Del
Focus cursor on address bar Alt + D
Create new folder Ctrl + Shift + N
Toggle preview panel Alt + P
File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Move cursor to the next/previous word Ctrl + Right/Left
Move cursor to the next/previous paragraph Ctrl + Up/Down
Delete an entire word behind the cursor Ctrl + Backspace
Delete an entire word in front of the cursor Ctrl + Del
Select blocks of text Ctrl + Shift + Arrow key
Jump to the start of the text field Ctrl + Home
Jump to the end of the text field Ctrl + End
Text Editing Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Open Start menu search bar Windows
Open Cortana search bar in text mode Windows + S or Windows + Q
Select result below Down Arrow
Select result above Up Arrow
Select option to the right Right Arrow
Select option to the left Left Arrow
Open selected item Enter
Close search menu Esc
Basic Windows 10 and Cortana Search
Search within Apps App:
Search within Documents Documents:
Search within Videos Videos:
Search within Folders Folders:
Search within Music Music:
Search within Settings Settings:
Search within Photos Photos:
Search within your Outlook email inbox Mail:
Search within People People:
Narrow Down Local Cortana Search
Search the internet Web:
Get weather information “Paris weather”
Get time zone information “Sydney time”
Find word definitions Define: “technology”
Get stock market information “Facebook stock”
Find facts about public figures “Donald Trump age”
Convert currencies “50usd to eur”
Convert measuring units “5in to mm”
Convert temperatures “74f to c”
Perform math calculations “86/2*10”
Track flight status “DAL1439”
Find current sports scores “red sox score”
Find local restaurants “food near me”
Cortana Web Search Tools
Open Cortana in voice command mode Windows + C
Open Cortana in voice command mode Say “Hey Cortana”
Find a specific file “Find document (file name)”
Find photos from a specific time “Find photos from January 2018”
Open a specific app “Open (app name)”
Search the internet for a specific term “Search the web for Lenovo laptops”
Find facts on the internet “What’s the tallest mountain in the world?”
Search the internet for local restaurants “Find restaurants near me”
Find time zone information “What’s the time in Paris?”
Display the latest news headlines “Show me the latest news”
Find local weather information “What’s the weather?”
Find local movie showtimes “Find showtimes near me”
Perform math calculations “What’s 2+2?”
Perform measurement conversions “What’s 13 pounds in ounces?”
Cortana Voice Command Search
Open File Explorer Windows + E
Place cursor in the search bar Ctrl + F or Ctrl + E or F3
Place cursor in the address bar Ctrl + L or Alt + D
Select result above Up arrow
Select result below Down arrow
Select result to the right Right arrow
Select result to the left Left arrow
Open selected file Enter
Return to previous page Backspace or Alt + Left arrow
Go to next page Alt + Right arrow
Return to the folder that the current file or folder is in Alt + Up arrow
Clear search or address bar Esc
Basic File Explorer Search
Limit your search to the desktop store:desktop
Limit your search to Files store:files
Limit your search to Outlook store:outlook
Limit your search to Outlook Express store:oe
Search for a files with a specific extension *.file_extension
Search all file types kind:everything
Search communication files kind:comminucations
Search contacts kind:contacts
Search emails kind:email
Search instant messaging conversations kind:im
Search meetings kind:meetings
Search tasks kind:tasks
Search notes kind:notes
Search documents kind:documents
Search text documents kind:text
Search spreadsheet files kind:spreadsheets
Search presentation files kind:presentations
Search music files kind:music
Search picture files kind:pics
Search video files kind:videos
Search folders kind:folders
Search favorites kind:favorites
Search program files kind:programs
Search for items with a specific date date:today, date:tomorrow, date:yesterday
Search for items by modification date modified:last week
Search for items by size size:>40, size:<40
File Explorer Advanced Query Syntax Search
Results with keyword 1 but not keyword 2 Keyword 1 NOT Keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 or keyword 2 Keyword 1 OR Keyword 2
Results with the exact phrase “keyword 1” “Keyword 1”
Results with keyword 1 and keyword 2 in any order (Keyword 1 keyword 2)
File Explorer Search Using Boolean Operators

CMD commands

Displays or modifies file extension associations ASSOC
Displays or changes file attributes ATTRIB
Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking BREAK
Used to copy critical files to the system partition and to create a new system BCD store BCDBOOT
Sets properties in boot database to control boot loading BCDEDIT
Shows or changes access control lists (ACLs) of files CACLS
Calls a batch program from another CALL
Shows the name of or changes to a current directory CD
Displays or sets the active code page number CHCP
Displays the name of or changes to the current directory CHDIR
Checks a disk and displays a status report CHKDSK
Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot time CHKNTFS
file command that allows users to select from a set of options CHOICE
Displays or alters the encryption of directories (files) on NTFS partitions CIPHER
Redirects output off another command to the Windows clipboard CLIP
Clears the screen CLS
Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter CMD
Creates, lists, and deletes stored user names and passwords or credentials CMDKEY
Sets the default console colors COLOR
Compares the contents of two files or sets of files byte-by-byte COMP
Displays or alters the compression of files on NTSF partitions COMPACT
Converts FAT volumes to NTFS. You cannot convert the current drive CONVERT
Copies one of more files to another location COPY
Displays or sets the date DATE
Disk defragment accessory DEFRAG
Deletes one or more files DEL
Displays a list of files and sub-directories in a directory DIR
Compares the contents of two floppy disks DISKCOMP
Copies the contents of one floppy disk to another DISKCOPY
Displays or configures Disk Partition properties DISKPART
Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros COSKEY
Displays current device driver status and properties DRIVERQUERY
Displays messages, or turns commands echoing on or off ECHO
Ends localization of environment changes in a batch file ENDLOCAL
Deletes one of more files ERASE
Quits and closes the command shell EXIT
Expands compressed files EXPAND
Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences between them FC
Searches for a text string in a file or files FIND
Searches for strings in files FINDSTR
Runs a specified command for each item in a set FOR
Selects files in a folder for batch processing FORFILES
Formats a disc for use with Windows FORMAT
Displays or configures the file system properties FSUTIL
Displays or modifies file types used in file extensions associations FTYPE
Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a batch program GOTO
Displays Group Policy Information for machine or user GOTOGPRESULT
Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode GRAFTABL
Provides help information for Windows commands HELP
Display, modify, backup, or restore ACLs for files and directories ICACLS
Performs conditional processing in batch programs IF
Displays all current TCP/IP network configuration values IPCONFIG
Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk LABEL
Creates a directory MD
Creates a directory MKDIR
Creates Symbolic Links and Hard Links MKLINK
Configures a system device MODE
Displays output one screen at a time MORE
Moves one or more files from one directory to another directory MOVE
Returns a list of currently open ports and related IP addresses NETSTAT
Queries, displays, or disconnects open files or files opened by network users OPENFILES
Displays or sets a search path for executable files PATH
Advanced version of ping, used if there are multiple routers between your PC and the device you’re testing PATHPING
Suspends processing of a batch file PAUSE
Sends a series of test packets to the specified address PING
Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD POPD
Manages and tracks energy utilization and power consumption POWERCFG
Prints a text file PRINT
Changes the Windows command prompt PROMPT
Saves the current directory then changes it PUSHD
Removes a directory RD
Configures the custom Windows recovery image RECIMG
Recovers readable information from a bad or defective disk RECOVER
Designates comments (remarks) in batch files REM
Renames a file or files REN
Renames a file or files RENAME
Replaces files REPLACE
Removes a directory RMDIR
Advanced utility to copy files and directory trees ROBOCOPY
Displays, sets, or removes environment variables for current session SET
Begins localization of environment changes in a batch file SETLOCAL
Sets environment variables SETX
Finds corrupt/missing files, replaces them with cached copies SFC
Displays or configures services (background processes) SC
Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer SCHTASKS
Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch files SHIFT
Allows proper local or remote shutdown of machine SHUTDOWN
Sorts input SORT
Starts a separate window to run a specified programs or command START
Associates a path with a drive letter SUBST
Displays machine specific properties and configuration SYSTEMINFO
Allows an administrator to take ownership of a file TAKEOWN
Displays all currently running tasks including services TASKLIST
Kill running process or applications TASKKILL
Displays or sets the system time TIME
Pauses the command processor for the specified number of seconds TIMEOUT
Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE session TITLE
Returns information about each step in the route between your PC and the target TRACERT
Graphically displays the directory structure of a drove or path TREE
Displays the contents of a text file TYPE
Displays the Windows version VER
Tells Windows whether or verify that your files are written correctly to a disk VERIFY
Displays a disk volume label and serial number VOL
Volume Shadow Copy Service administration tool VSSADMIN
Displays the locations of files that match a search pattern WHERE
Displays WMI information inside interactive command shell WMIC
Copies files and directory trees XCOPY
Windows CMD commands

Windows Run commands

Windows has thousands of options tucked away in its settings and menus. Hidden in this complex interface is the Run dialog—often the quickest way to reach a setting or a Windows feature.

Use the following commands in the Run dialog to open anything on your PC and make your life easier!

(Hit Win + R to bring up the Run dialog quickly.)

Windows Explorer explorer
Open C: Drive c:
Registry Editor regedit
Windows Services (local) services.msc
Task Manager taskmgr
System Configuration Utility msconfig
Remote Desktop (Microsoft Terminal Services Client) mstsc
Log Off Windows (without confirmation) logoff
Shuts Down Windows (Save all your work first) shutdown
Command Prompt cmd
Notepad notepad
On Screen keyboard osk
Open Default Mail Application mailto:
Open entered URL in default browser Website adsress
Windows Run Commands for Common Windows Tools
Calculator calc
Check Disk chkdsk
Character Map charmap
Clean Manager – Disk Cleanup Utility cleanmgr
Clipboard Viewer (not available after Windows XP) clipbrd
Command Prompt cmd
Compare Files comp
Color Management colorcpl
ClearType Text tuner cttune
DirectX Troubleshooter dxdiag
Private Characters Editor eudcedit
Fonts fonts
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard fsquirt
Internet Explorer iexplorer
Game Controllers joy.cpl
Volume Serial Number for C: label
Windows Magnifier magnify
Edge microsoft-edge:/
Migration WIzard – Files and Settings Transfer Tool migwiz
Math Input Panel mip
Malicious Software Removal Tool mrt
Windows Installer Details msiexec
System Information msinfo32
Paint mspaint
Narrator narrator
Powershell powershell
Create a shared folder Wizard shrpubw
File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
Volume Control sndvol
Snipping Tools snippingtool
Sticky Notes stikynot
Narrator Settings utilman
Driver Verifier Utility verifier
Contacts was
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security wf.msc
Windows Fax and Scan wfs
Scanner wiaacmgr
Windows Version (Check your Windows version) winver
Windows Media Player wmplayer
WordPad write
XPS Viewer xpsrchvw
Word winword
Word Safe Mode Word /safe
Windows Run Commands for Other Windows Tools & Utilities
Application Wizard (Program and Features) appwiz.cpl
Control Panel control
Administrative Tools control admintools
Personalization – Color and Appearance control color
Display Properties (Personalization) control desktop
Folders Properties control folders
Keyboard Properties control keyboard
Mouse Properties control mouse
Network Properties control netconnections
Printers Folders control printers
Scheduled Tasks control schedtasks
Windows Update control update
Manage current User Account control userpasswords
Manage all User Accounts control userpasswords2
Display – Screen Resolution desk.cpl
Device Manager devmgmt.msc
Windows Firewall firewall.cpl
Internet Properties (Internet Control Panel) inetcpl.cpl
Regional Settings (International) intl.cpl
Sound Properties (Multimedia System Settings) mmsys.cpl
Network Properties ncpa.cpl
To create User Account netplwiz
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
System Properties sysdm.cpl
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl
Ease of Access Utility Manager utilman
Security Center (Windows Security Center UI) wscui.cpl
Windows Run Commands for Control Panel Commands
Computer Management including System Tools, Storage, Services and Applications compmgmt.msc
Defrag Command defrag
Component Services (Detailed Component Configuration) dcomcnfg
Device Management devmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Manager diskmgmt.msc
Diskpart Command diskpart
Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
Shared Folders (File Sharing Management) fsmgmt.msc
Group Policy Editor gpedit.msc
Local User and Groups lusrmgr.msc
Performance Monitor permon.msc
File Encryption rekeywiz
Windows Run Commands for Windows Administrative Tools
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot) sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Settings) sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Scan Cache Size to Size x) sfc /cachesize=x
Windows Run Commands for System File Checker Utility
Program Data %AllUsersProfile%
Program Files %ProgramFiles%
System Drive %SystemDrive%
System Root %SystemRoot%
Temporary Folder %Temp%
User Profile %UserProfile%
Windows Directory %WinDir%
Windows Run Commands for Common Environment Variables

Edge keyboard shortcuts

Jump to the address bar Ctrl + L or F4 or Alt + D
Start a Bing search, using current clipboard content Ctrl + Shift + L
Highlight a search query in the address bar Ctrl + E
find on page Ctrl + F or F3
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Search
Open home page Alt + Home
Go back Backspace or Alt + Arrow Left
Go forward Alt + Arrow Right
Scroll page up Page Up or Shift + Space
Scroll page down Page Down or Space
Scroll to top of page Ctrl + Home
Scroll to bottom of page Ctrl + End
Switch to the next tab Ctrl + Tab
Switch to the previous tab Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Switch to a specific tab number Ctrl + 1, 2, 3, …, 8
Switch to the last tab Ctrl + 9
Open Favorites pane Ctrl + I
Open Reading List pane Ctrl + M
Open History pane Ctrl + H
Open Downloads pane Ctrl + J
Toggle caret browsing F7
Open link in new tab Click MMB or MMW
Open link in new window Shift + Click MMb or MMW
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigation
Open new window Ctrl + N
Open new InPrivate browsing window Ctrl + Shift + P
Open new tab Ctrl + T
Replicate tab and switch to newly created tab Ctrl + K
Replicate tab and keep current tab active Ctrl + Shift + K
Open link in new tab Ctrl + click
Open link in new tab and switch to the tab Ctrl + Shift + click
Open link in new window Alt + Shift + click
Move current tab to a new window Ctrl + Shift + N
Close current tab Ctrl + W
Open a previously closed tab Ctrl + Shift + T
Move Edge window with arrow keys/mouse/touchpad Alt + Spacebar + M
Resize window with arrow keys/mouse/touchpad Alt + Spacebar + S
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Tabs
Add current site to Favorites or Reading List Ctrl + D
Toggle visibility of Favorites Bar Ctrl + Shift + B
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Bookmarks
Stop loading the page or Close sidebar (if open; e.g.: Bookmarks) Esc
Refresh page Ctrl + R or F5
Toggle reading view Ctrl + Shift + R
Zoom in (25%) Ctrl + Plus
Zoom out (25%) Ctrl + Minus
Reset zoom level Ctrl + 0
Print current page Ctrl + P
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for View/Print
Quit application Alt + F4
Open More pane Alt + X
Open Developer Tools pane F12 or Ctrl + Shift + I
Help F1
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for General Shortcuts
Toggle table of contents Alt + T
Toggle list of bookmarks Ctrl + B
Add or remove bookmark Ctrl + Shift + D
Toggle Options Ctrl + Shift + O
Toggle reading bar Ctrl + Shift + Y
Open Books in the Hub Ctrl + Shift + U
Start read aloud Ctrl + Shift + G
Enter or exit full-screen reading F11
Go to next page Left arrow or Up arrow or Page Up
Go to previous page Right arrow or Down arrow or Page Down
Go to beginning of book Home
Go to end of book End
Search book Ctrl + F
Save book locally (for books not purchased in the Microsoft Store) Ctrl + Shift + S
Go to page (when the book supports page lists) Ctrl + G
Open Notes panel Alt + A
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Using Edge as an eBook Reader
Toggle between “fit to width” and “fit to page” layout Ctrl + Shift + A
Toggle between one-page and two-page layouts F8
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Reading Fixed Layout Books
Go to specific page number Ctrl + G
Toggle table of contents Alt + T
Search document Ctrl + F
Zoom in/zoom out Ctrl + Plus (+) or Ctrl + Minus (-)
Toggle between “fit to width” and “fit to page” layout Ctrl + Shift + A
Toggle between one-page and two-page layouts F8
Rotate PDF F9
Enter or exit full-screen reading F11
Start Read Aloud Ctrl + Shift + G
Add notes to PDF books Ctrl + Shift + M
Save a copy of the PDF document Ctrl + Shift + S
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Reading PDF Documents
Select element (on DOM Explorer tab) Ctrl + B
Color picker (on DOM Explorer tab) Ctrl + K
Debug just my code (on Debugger tab) Ctrl + J
Start/stop profiling to begin (on Performance, Network, and Memory tabs) Ctrl + E
Export as HAR (on Network tab) Ctrl + S
Import profiling session (on Performance and Memory tabs) Ctrl + O
Export profiling session (on Performance and Memory tabs) Ctrl + S
Clear errors, warnings, information (on Performance tab) Ctrl + L
Continue (on Debugger tab) F5 or F8
Fast Continue (on Debugger tab) Hold F5/F8
Step into (on Debugger tab) F11
Step over (on Debugger tab) F12
Step out (on Debugger tab) Shift + F11
Continue and refresh (on Debugger tab) Ctrl + Shift + F5
DOM element highlighting (on DOM explorer tab) Ctrl + Shift + I
Break on new worker (on Debugger tab) Ctrl + Shift W
Change exception behavior (on Debugger tab) Ctrl + Shift + E
Take heap snapshot (on Memory tab) Ctrl + Shift + T
Reset Emulation settings (on Emulation tab) Ctrl + Shift + L
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Developer Tools

Firefox keyboard shortcuts

Open Home Page Alt + Home
Open Home Page in New Tab Ctrl + Home button
Back one Page Alt + Left Arrow
Ctrl + [
Previous Page in New Tab Ctrl + Back button
Forward one Page Alt + Right Arrow
Ctrl + ]
Shift + Backspace
Next Page in New Tab Ctrl + Forward button
Open Link/Bookmark Enter
Open Link/Bookmark in new Background Tab Ctrl + Enter
Ctrl + Left-click
Open Link/Bookmark in new Foreground tab Ctrl + Shift + Left-click
Shift + Middle-click
Open Link/Bookmark in New Window Shift + Enter
Shift + Left-click
Save Link Target As Alt + Enter
Open File Ctrl + O
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Navigation
Open New Tab Ctrl + T
Close Tab (close Window if only one tab) Ctrl + W
Ctrl + F4
Undo Close Tab Ctrl + Shift + T
Copy Tab Ctrl + Drag
One Tab to the Left Ctrl + PageUp
Ctrl + Shift + Tab
One Tab to the Right Ctrl + PageDown
Ctrl + Tab
Select Tab [1 to 8] Ctrl + 1…8
Select Last Tab Ctrl + 9
Open New Window Ctrl + N
Close Window Ctrl + Shift + W
Alt + F4
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Windows and Tabs Shortcuts
Copy Ctrl + C
Cut Ctrl + X
Delete Delete
Focus on Next Link or Field Tab
Paste Ctrl + V
Paste (as plain text) Ctrl + Shift + V
Redo Ctrl + Shift + Z
Select All Ctrl + A
Undo Ctrl + Z
Focus Previous Link or Field Shift + Tab
Go Down a Screen Fn + Page Down
or Press Spacebar
Go Up a Screen Fn + Page Up
or Press Shift + Spacebar
Go to Bottom of Page End
Ctrl + Arrow Down
Go to Top of Page Home
Ctrl + Arrow Up
Move to Next Frame F6
Move to Previous Frame Shift + F6
Print Ctrl + P
Save Focused Link Alt + Enter
Save Page As Ctrl + S
Zoom In Ctrl + +
Zoom Out Ctrl + –
Zoom Reset Ctrl + 0
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Current Page
Select Search Bar Ctrl + K
Ctrl + E
Select Next Search Engine Ctrl + Down arrow
Select Previous Search Engine Ctrl + Up arrow
Open List of Search Engines Alt + Down arrow
Alt + Up arrow
Open Search Results in New Tab Alt + Enter
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Search
Find in This Page Ctrl + F
Find Again Ctrl + G
Find Previous Ctrl + Shift + G
Quick Find Text /
Quick Find Link
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Search in Page
Bookmark All Tabs Into a Folder Ctrl + Shift + D
Bookmark This Page Ctrl + D
Bookmark sidebar Ctrl + B
Library window (Bookmarks) Ctrl + Shift + B
Show List of All Bookmarks Press Spacebar – In Empty Search Field in Bookmarks Library Window or Sidebar
Copy Bookmark Ctrl + Drag
History sidebar Ctrl + Shift + H
Download History Ctrl + J
Clear Recent History Ctrl + Shift + Delete
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Bookmarks and Browsing History
Play/Pause (toggle) Spacebar
Decrease Volume Down arrow
Increase Volume Up arrow
Mute Ctrl + Down arrow
Unmute Ctrl + Up arrow
Back to Beginning Home
Back 10% Ctrl + Left arrow
Back 15 seconds Left arrow
Forward 15 seconds Right arrow
Forward 10% Ctrl + Right arrow
Forward to End End
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Media Controls
Downloads Ctrl + J
Add-ons Ctrl + Shift + A
Toggle Developer Tools F12
Web Console Ctrl + Alt + K
Inspector Ctrl + Alt + C
Debugger Ctrl + Alt + S
Style Editor Shift + F7
Profiler Shift + F5
Network Ctrl + Alt + E
Developer Toolbar Shift + F2
Responsive Design View Ctrl + Alt + M
Scratchpad Shift + F4
Page Source Ctrl + U
Browser Console Ctrl + Shift + J
Page Info Ctrl + I
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Tools
Next Page N or J or Right arrow
Previous Page P or K or Left arrow
Zoom In Ctrl + +
Zoom Out Ctrl + –
Automatic Zoom Ctrl + 0
Rotate The PDF Clockwise R
Rotate The PDF Counterclockwise Shift + R
Switch To Presentation Mode Ctrl + Alt + P
Choose Text Selection Tool S
Choose Hand Tool H
Focus The Page Number Input Box Ctrl + Alt + G
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – PDF Shortcuts
Complete .com address Ctrl + Enter
Delete selected autocomplete entry Shift + Delete
Toggle full screen Ctrl + Shift + F
Toggle reader mode Ctrl + Alt + R
Caret browsing F7
Select location bar Ctrl + L
Go to Search Field in Library Ctrl + F
Stop autoscroll mode Esc
Cancel drag-and-drop operation Esc
Clear Search Field in Library or sidebar Esc
Close a menu Esc
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – General Browser Operations

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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