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 searchWindows key
Cut text, files, and moreCtrl + X
Copy text and other elements to the clipboardCtrl + C
Paste the clipboard’s contentsCtrl + V
Select allCtrl + A
Undo your last actionCtrl + Z
Redo the last undone actionCtrl + Y
SaveCtrl + S
OpenCtrl + O
PrintCtrl + P
Close current windowAlt + F4
Close current tabCtrl + W
SearchCtrl + F
Get help in most appsF11
Cancel current taskEsc
Enter fullscreenF11
Switch between open programsAlt + Tab
Move a window to another monitorWin + Shift + Left/Right
Focus on the System TrayWin + B
Maximum current windowWin + Up
Restore or minimize current windowWin + Down
Open programs on the TaskbarWin + 1 – 10
Cycle through Taskbar appsWin + T
Change projection settingsWin + P
Open Run menuWin + R
Open System PropertiesWin + Pause
Show desktopWin + D
Minimize all windowsWin + M
Minimize all windows but the active oneWin + Home
Lock your PCWin + L
Open Ease of Access CenterWin + Up
Open Windows Security ScreenCtrl + Alt + Del
Open Task ManagerCtrl + Shift + Esc
Switch keyboard layouts (when applicable)Ctrl + Shift
Open shortcut menu for the current programAlt + Spacebar
Perform various commands depending on the appAlt + Underlined letter
Take a screenshot of the active windowAlt + Print Screen
Global Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Open Charms barWin + C
Show Modern App Command BarWin + Z
Open Action CenterWin + A
Open the Task ViewWin + Tab
Create new virtual desktopWin + Ctrl + D
Close current virtual desktopWin + Ctrl + F4
Switch between virtual desktopsWin + Ctrl + Left/Right
Open Cortana in listening modeWin + C
Open Windows InkWin + W
Open emoji panelWin + Period
Snap open window to one side of the screenWin + Left/Right
Open Game Bar (when applicable)Win + G
Lock device orientation (for tablets)Win + O
Open device connect panelWin + K
Open search barWin + S
Open SettingsWin + I
Open Power User MenuWin + X
Peek through windows to desktopWin + Comma
Global Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8/10 Only
Open new tabCtrl + T
Reopen recently closed tabCtrl + Shift + T
Go back one pageAlt + Left arrow
Go forward one pageAlt + Right arrow
RefreshF5
Open homepageAlt + Home
Zoom in or outCtrl + Plus/Minus
Reset zoom to defaultCtrl + 0
Focus cursor on the address barCtrl + L
Add “www.” and “.com” to text in the address bar and open the websiteCtrl + Enter
Open historyCtrl + H
Open downloadsCtrl + J
Bookmark pageCtrl + D
Cycle through open tabsCtrl + Tab
Go up one folder levelAlt + Up
Browser Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Open new File Explorer windowWin + E
Rename an item in File ExplorerF2
Open Properties for a File Explorer itemAlt + Enter
Delete selected itemCtrl + D
Permanently delete an itemShift + Del
Focus cursor on address barAlt + D
Create new folderCtrl + Shift + N
Toggle preview panelAlt + P
File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Move cursor to the next/previous wordCtrl + Right/Left
Move cursor to the next/previous paragraphCtrl + Up/Down
Delete an entire word behind the cursorCtrl + Backspace
Delete an entire word in front of the cursorCtrl + Del
Select blocks of textCtrl + Shift + Arrow key
Jump to the start of the text fieldCtrl + Home
Jump to the end of the text fieldCtrl + End
Text Editing Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows
Open Start menu search barWindows
Open Cortana search bar in text modeWindows + S or Windows + Q
Select result belowDown Arrow
Select result aboveUp Arrow
Select option to the rightRight Arrow
Select option to the leftLeft Arrow
Open selected itemEnter
Close search menuEsc
Basic Windows 10 and Cortana Search
Search within AppsApp:
Search within DocumentsDocuments:
Search within VideosVideos:
Search within FoldersFolders:
Search within MusicMusic:
Search within SettingsSettings:
Search within PhotosPhotos:
Search within your Outlook email inboxMail:
Search within PeoplePeople:
Narrow Down Local Cortana Search
Search the internetWeb:
Get weather information“Paris weather”
Get time zone information“Sydney time”
Find word definitionsDefine: “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 modeWindows + C
Open Cortana in voice command modeSay “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 ExplorerWindows + E
Place cursor in the search barCtrl + F or Ctrl + E or F3
Place cursor in the address barCtrl + L or Alt + D
Select result aboveUp arrow
Select result belowDown arrow
Select result to the rightRight arrow
Select result to the leftLeft arrow
Open selected fileEnter
Return to previous pageBackspace or Alt + Left arrow
Go to next pageAlt + Right arrow
Return to the folder that the current file or folder is inAlt + Up arrow
Clear search or address barEsc
Basic File Explorer Search
Limit your search to the desktopstore:desktop
Limit your search to Filesstore:files
Limit your search to Outlookstore:outlook
Limit your search to Outlook Expressstore:oe
Search for a files with a specific extension*.file_extension
Search all file typeskind:everything
Search communication fileskind:comminucations
Search contactskind:contacts
Search emailskind:email
Search instant messaging conversationskind:im
Search meetingskind:meetings
Search taskskind:tasks
Search noteskind:notes
Search documentskind:documents
Search text documentskind:text
Search spreadsheet fileskind:spreadsheets
Search presentation fileskind:presentations
Search music fileskind:music
Search picture fileskind:pics
Search video fileskind:videos
Search folderskind:folders
Search favoriteskind:favorites
Search program fileskind:programs
Search for items with a specific datedate:today, date:tomorrow, date:yesterday
Search for items by modification datemodified:last week
Search for items by sizesize:>40, size:<40
File Explorer Advanced Query Syntax Search
Results with keyword 1 but not keyword 2Keyword 1 NOT Keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 or keyword 2Keyword 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 associationsASSOC
Displays or changes file attributesATTRIB
Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checkingBREAK
Used to copy critical files to the system partition and to create a new system BCD storeBCDBOOT
Sets properties in boot database to control boot loadingBCDEDIT
Shows or changes access control lists (ACLs) of filesCACLS
Calls a batch program from anotherCALL
Shows the name of or changes to a current directoryCD
Displays or sets the active code page numberCHCP
Displays the name of or changes to the current directoryCHDIR
Checks a disk and displays a status reportCHKDSK
Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot timeCHKNTFS
file command that allows users to select from a set of optionsCHOICE
Displays or alters the encryption of directories (files) on NTFS partitionsCIPHER
Redirects output off another command to the Windows clipboardCLIP
Clears the screenCLS
Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreterCMD
Creates, lists, and deletes stored user names and passwords or credentialsCMDKEY
Sets the default console colorsCOLOR
Compares the contents of two files or sets of files byte-by-byteCOMP
Displays or alters the compression of files on NTSF partitionsCOMPACT
Converts FAT volumes to NTFS. You cannot convert the current driveCONVERT
Copies one of more files to another locationCOPY
Displays or sets the dateDATE
Disk defragment accessoryDEFRAG
Deletes one or more filesDEL
Displays a list of files and sub-directories in a directoryDIR
Compares the contents of two floppy disksDISKCOMP
Copies the contents of one floppy disk to anotherDISKCOPY
Displays or configures Disk Partition propertiesDISKPART
Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macrosCOSKEY
Displays current device driver status and propertiesDRIVERQUERY
Displays messages, or turns commands echoing on or offECHO
Ends localization of environment changes in a batch fileENDLOCAL
Deletes one of more filesERASE
Quits and closes the command shellEXIT
Expands compressed filesEXPAND
Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences between themFC
Searches for a text string in a file or filesFIND
Searches for strings in filesFINDSTR
Runs a specified command for each item in a setFOR
Selects files in a folder for batch processingFORFILES
Formats a disc for use with WindowsFORMAT
Displays or configures the file system propertiesFSUTIL
Displays or modifies file types used in file extensions associationsFTYPE
Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a batch programGOTO
Displays Group Policy Information for machine or userGOTOGPRESULT
Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics modeGRAFTABL
Provides help information for Windows commandsHELP
Display, modify, backup, or restore ACLs for files and directoriesICACLS
Performs conditional processing in batch programsIF
Displays all current TCP/IP network configuration valuesIPCONFIG
Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a diskLABEL
Creates a directoryMD
Creates a directoryMKDIR
Creates Symbolic Links and Hard LinksMKLINK
Configures a system deviceMODE
Displays output one screen at a timeMORE
Moves one or more files from one directory to another directoryMOVE
Returns a list of currently open ports and related IP addressesNETSTAT
Queries, displays, or disconnects open files or files opened by network usersOPENFILES
Displays or sets a search path for executable filesPATH
Advanced version of ping, used if there are multiple routers between your PC and the device you’re testingPATHPING
Suspends processing of a batch filePAUSE
Sends a series of test packets to the specified addressPING
Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHDPOPD
Manages and tracks energy utilization and power consumptionPOWERCFG
Prints a text filePRINT
Changes the Windows command promptPROMPT
Saves the current directory then changes itPUSHD
Removes a directoryRD
Configures the custom Windows recovery imageRECIMG
Recovers readable information from a bad or defective diskRECOVER
Designates comments (remarks) in batch filesREM
Renames a file or filesREN
Renames a file or filesRENAME
Replaces filesREPLACE
Removes a directoryRMDIR
Advanced utility to copy files and directory treesROBOCOPY
Displays, sets, or removes environment variables for current sessionSET
Begins localization of environment changes in a batch fileSETLOCAL
Sets environment variablesSETX
Finds corrupt/missing files, replaces them with cached copiesSFC
Displays or configures services (background processes)SC
Schedules commands and programs to run on a computerSCHTASKS
Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch filesSHIFT
Allows proper local or remote shutdown of machineSHUTDOWN
Sorts inputSORT
Starts a separate window to run a specified programs or commandSTART
Associates a path with a drive letterSUBST
Displays machine specific properties and configurationSYSTEMINFO
Allows an administrator to take ownership of a fileTAKEOWN
Displays all currently running tasks including servicesTASKLIST
Kill running process or applicationsTASKKILL
Displays or sets the system timeTIME
Pauses the command processor for the specified number of secondsTIMEOUT
Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE sessionTITLE
Returns information about each step in the route between your PC and the targetTRACERT
Graphically displays the directory structure of a drove or pathTREE
Displays the contents of a text fileTYPE
Displays the Windows versionVER
Tells Windows whether or verify that your files are written correctly to a diskVERIFY
Displays a disk volume label and serial numberVOL
Volume Shadow Copy Service administration toolVSSADMIN
Displays the locations of files that match a search patternWHERE
Displays WMI information inside interactive command shellWMIC
Copies files and directory treesXCOPY
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 Explorerexplorer
Open C: Drivec:
Registry Editorregedit
Windows Services (local)services.msc
Task Managertaskmgr
System Configuration Utilitymsconfig
Remote Desktop (Microsoft Terminal Services Client)mstsc
Log Off Windows (without confirmation)logoff
Shuts Down Windows (Save all your work first)shutdown
Command Promptcmd
Notepadnotepad
On Screen keyboardosk
Open Default Mail Applicationmailto:
Open entered URL in default browserWebsite adsress
Windows Run Commands for Common Windows Tools
Calculatorcalc
Check Diskchkdsk
Character Mapcharmap
Clean Manager – Disk Cleanup Utilitycleanmgr
Clipboard Viewer (not available after Windows XP)clipbrd
Command Promptcmd
Compare Filescomp
Color Managementcolorcpl
ClearType Text tunercttune
DirectX Troubleshooterdxdiag
Private Characters Editoreudcedit
Fontsfonts
Bluetooth Transfer Wizardfsquirt
MS-DOS FTPftp
Internet Exploreriexplorer
Game Controllersjoy.cpl
Volume Serial Number for C:label
Windows Magnifiermagnify
Edgemicrosoft-edge:/
Migration WIzard – Files and Settings Transfer Toolmigwiz
Math Input Panelmip
Malicious Software Removal Toolmrt
Windows Installer Detailsmsiexec
System Informationmsinfo32
Paintmspaint
Narratornarrator
Powershellpowershell
Create a shared folder Wizardshrpubw
File Signature Verification Toolsigverif
Volume Controlsndvol
Snipping Toolssnippingtool
Sticky Notesstikynot
Narrator Settingsutilman
Driver Verifier Utilityverifier
Contactswas
Windows Firewall with Advanced Securitywf.msc
Windows Fax and Scanwfs
Scannerwiaacmgr
Windows Version (Check your Windows version)winver
Windows Media Playerwmplayer
WordPadwrite
XPS Viewerxpsrchvw
Wordwinword
Word Safe ModeWord /safe
Windows Run Commands for Other Windows Tools & Utilities
Application Wizard (Program and Features)appwiz.cpl
Control Panelcontrol
Administrative Toolscontrol admintools
Personalization – Color and Appearancecontrol color
Display Properties (Personalization)control desktop
Folders Propertiescontrol folders
Keyboard Propertiescontrol keyboard
Mouse Propertiescontrol mouse
Network Propertiescontrol netconnections
Printers Folderscontrol printers
Scheduled Taskscontrol schedtasks
Windows Updatecontrol update
Manage current User Accountcontrol userpasswords
Manage all User Accountscontrol userpasswords2
Display – Screen Resolutiondesk.cpl
Device Managerdevmgmt.msc
Windows Firewallfirewall.cpl
Internet Properties (Internet Control Panel)inetcpl.cpl
Regional Settings (International)intl.cpl
Sound Properties (Multimedia System Settings)mmsys.cpl
Network Propertiesncpa.cpl
To create User Accountnetplwiz
Power Configurationpowercfg.cpl
System Propertiessysdm.cpl
Date and Time Propertiestimedate.cpl
Ease of Access Utility Managerutilman
Security Center (Windows Security Center UI)wscui.cpl
Windows Run Commands for Control Panel Commands
Computer Management including System Tools, Storage, Services and Applicationscompmgmt.msc
Defrag Commanddefrag
Component Services (Detailed Component Configuration)dcomcnfg
Device Managementdevmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Managerdiskmgmt.msc
Diskpart Commanddiskpart
Event Viewereventvwr.msc
Shared Folders (File Sharing Management)fsmgmt.msc
Group Policy Editorgpedit.msc
Local User and Groupslusrmgr.msc
Performance Monitorpermon.msc
File Encryptionrekeywiz
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 barCtrl + L or F4 or Alt + D
Start a Bing search, using current clipboard contentCtrl + Shift + L
Highlight a search query in the address barCtrl + E
find on pageCtrl + F or F3
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Search
Open home pageAlt + Home
Go backBackspace or Alt + Arrow Left
Go forwardAlt + Arrow Right
Scroll page upPage Up or Shift + Space
Scroll page downPage Down or Space
Scroll to top of pageCtrl + Home
Scroll to bottom of pageCtrl + End
Switch to the next tabCtrl + Tab
Switch to the previous tabCtrl + Shift + Tab
Switch to a specific tab numberCtrl + 1, 2, 3, …, 8
Switch to the last tabCtrl + 9
Open Favorites paneCtrl + I
Open Reading List paneCtrl + M
Open History paneCtrl + H
Open Downloads paneCtrl + J
Toggle caret browsingF7
Open link in new tabClick MMB or MMW
Open link in new windowShift + Click MMb or MMW
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigation
Open new windowCtrl + N
Open new InPrivate browsing windowCtrl + Shift + P
Open new tabCtrl + T
Replicate tab and switch to newly created tabCtrl + K
Replicate tab and keep current tab activeCtrl + Shift + K
Open link in new tabCtrl + click
Open link in new tab and switch to the tabCtrl + Shift + click
Open link in new windowAlt + Shift + click
Move current tab to a new windowCtrl + Shift + N
Close current tabCtrl + W
Open a previously closed tabCtrl + Shift + T
Move Edge window with arrow keys/mouse/touchpadAlt + Spacebar + M
Resize window with arrow keys/mouse/touchpadAlt + Spacebar + S
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Tabs
Add current site to Favorites or Reading ListCtrl + D
Toggle visibility of Favorites BarCtrl + Shift + B
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Bookmarks
Stop loading the page or Close sidebar (if open; e.g.: Bookmarks)Esc
Refresh pageCtrl + R or F5
Toggle reading viewCtrl + Shift + R
Zoom in (25%)Ctrl + Plus
Zoom out (25%)Ctrl + Minus
Reset zoom levelCtrl + 0
Print current pageCtrl + P
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for View/Print
Quit applicationAlt + F4
Open More paneAlt + X
Open Developer Tools paneF12 or Ctrl + Shift + I
HelpF1
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for General Shortcuts
Toggle table of contentsAlt + T
Toggle list of bookmarksCtrl + B
Add or remove bookmarkCtrl + Shift + D
Toggle OptionsCtrl + Shift + O
Toggle reading barCtrl + Shift + Y
Open Books in the HubCtrl + Shift + U
Start read aloudCtrl + Shift + G
Enter or exit full-screen readingF11
Go to next pageLeft arrow or Up arrow or Page Up
Go to previous pageRight arrow or Down arrow or Page Down
Go to beginning of bookHome
Go to end of bookEnd
Search bookCtrl + 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 panelAlt + A
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Using Edge as an eBook Reader
Toggle between “fit to width” and “fit to page” layoutCtrl + Shift + A
Toggle between one-page and two-page layoutsF8
Microsoft Edge on Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Reading Fixed Layout Books
Go to specific page numberCtrl + G
Toggle table of contentsAlt + T
Search documentCtrl + F
Zoom in/zoom outCtrl + Plus (+) or Ctrl + Minus (-)
Toggle between “fit to width” and “fit to page” layoutCtrl + Shift + A
Toggle between one-page and two-page layoutsF8
Rotate PDFF9
Enter or exit full-screen readingF11
Start Read AloudCtrl + Shift + G
Add notes to PDF booksCtrl + Shift + M
Save a copy of the PDF documentCtrl + 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 PageAlt + Home
Open Home Page in New TabCtrl + Home button
Back one PageAlt + Left Arrow
Ctrl + [
Backspace
Previous Page in New TabCtrl + Back button
Forward one PageAlt + Right Arrow
Ctrl + ]
Shift + Backspace
Next Page in New TabCtrl + Forward button
Open Link/BookmarkEnter
Open Link/Bookmark in new Background TabCtrl + Enter
Ctrl + Left-click
Middle-click
Open Link/Bookmark in new Foreground tabCtrl + Shift + Left-click
Shift + Middle-click
Open Link/Bookmark in New WindowShift + Enter
Shift + Left-click
Save Link Target AsAlt + Enter
Open FileCtrl + O
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Navigation
Open New TabCtrl + T
Close Tab (close Window if only one tab)Ctrl + W
Ctrl + F4
Undo Close TabCtrl + Shift + T
Copy TabCtrl + Drag
One Tab to the LeftCtrl + PageUp
Ctrl + Shift + Tab
One Tab to the RightCtrl + PageDown
Ctrl + Tab
Select Tab [1 to 8]Ctrl + 1…8
Select Last TabCtrl + 9
Open New WindowCtrl + N
Close WindowCtrl + Shift + W
Alt + F4
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Windows and Tabs Shortcuts
CopyCtrl + C
CutCtrl + X
DeleteDelete
Focus on Next Link or FieldTab
PasteCtrl + V
Paste (as plain text)Ctrl + Shift + V
RedoCtrl + Shift + Z
Select AllCtrl + A
UndoCtrl + Z
Focus Previous Link or FieldShift + Tab
Go Down a ScreenFn + Page Down
or Press Spacebar
Go Up a ScreenFn + Page Up
or Press Shift + Spacebar
Go to Bottom of PageEnd
Ctrl + Arrow Down
Go to Top of PageHome
Ctrl + Arrow Up
Move to Next FrameF6
Move to Previous FrameShift + F6
PrintCtrl + P
Save Focused LinkAlt + Enter
Save Page AsCtrl + S
Zoom InCtrl + +
Zoom OutCtrl + –
Zoom ResetCtrl + 0
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Current Page
Select Search BarCtrl + K
Ctrl + E
Select Next Search EngineCtrl + Down arrow
Select Previous Search EngineCtrl + Up arrow
Open List of Search EnginesAlt + Down arrow
Alt + Up arrow
F4
Open Search Results in New TabAlt + Enter
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Search
Find in This PageCtrl + F
Find AgainCtrl + G
F3
Find PreviousCtrl + Shift + G
Quick Find Text/
Quick Find Link
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Search in Page
Bookmark All Tabs Into a FolderCtrl + Shift + D
Bookmark This PageCtrl + D
Bookmark sidebarCtrl + B
Library window (Bookmarks)Ctrl + Shift + B
Show List of All BookmarksPress Spacebar – In Empty Search Field in Bookmarks Library Window or Sidebar
Copy BookmarkCtrl + Drag
History sidebarCtrl + Shift + H
Download HistoryCtrl + J
Clear Recent HistoryCtrl + Shift + Delete
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Bookmarks and Browsing History
Play/Pause (toggle)Spacebar
Decrease VolumeDown arrow
Increase VolumeUp arrow
MuteCtrl + Down arrow
UnmuteCtrl + Up arrow
Back to BeginningHome
Back 10%Ctrl + Left arrow
Back 15 secondsLeft arrow
Forward 15 secondsRight arrow
Forward 10%Ctrl + Right arrow
Forward to EndEnd
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Media Controls
DownloadsCtrl + J
Add-onsCtrl + Shift + A
Toggle Developer ToolsF12
Web ConsoleCtrl + Alt + K
InspectorCtrl + Alt + C
DebuggerCtrl + Alt + S
Style EditorShift + F7
ProfilerShift + F5
NetworkCtrl + Alt + E
Developer ToolbarShift + F2
Responsive Design ViewCtrl + Alt + M
ScratchpadShift + F4
Page SourceCtrl + U
Browser ConsoleCtrl + Shift + J
Page InfoCtrl + I
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – Tools
Next PageN or J or Right arrow
Previous PageP or K or Left arrow
Zoom InCtrl + +
Zoom OutCtrl + –
Automatic ZoomCtrl + 0
Rotate The PDF ClockwiseR
Rotate The PDF CounterclockwiseShift + R
Switch To Presentation ModeCtrl + Alt + P
Choose Text Selection ToolS
Choose Hand ToolH
Focus The Page Number Input BoxCtrl + Alt + G
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – PDF Shortcuts
Complete .com addressCtrl + Enter
Delete selected autocomplete entryShift + Delete
Toggle full screenCtrl + Shift + F
Toggle reader modeCtrl + Alt + R
Caret browsingF7
Select location barCtrl + L
Go to Search Field in LibraryCtrl + F
Stop autoscroll modeEsc
Cancel drag-and-drop operationEsc
Clear Search Field in Library or sidebarEsc
Close a menuEsc
Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows – General Browser Operations

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, passionate about technology, Windows, and everything that has a power button, I spent most of the time to develop new skills and learning more about the tech world because I derive great satisfaction from helping readers eliminate technological headaches that plague their day-to-day lives.