Chrome OS Keyboard shortcuts

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  1. marinaa

    marinaa Banned

    Jun 25, 2012
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    Here I have put together a list of all the Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts, if any shortcuts are missing feel free to post them. I hope these will help you guys out!


    Ctrl+N - Open a new window

    Ctrl+Shift+N - Open a new window in incognito mode

    Ctrl+T - Open a new tab

    Ctrl+O- Open a file in the browser

    Ctrl+Shift+Q - Sign out of your Google Account on Chrome OS

    Ctrl+W - Close the current tab

    Ctrl+Shift+W - Close the current window

    Ctrl+Shift+T - Reopen the last tab you've closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.

    Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 - Go to the tab at the specified position in the window

    Ctrl+9 - Go to the last tab in the window

    Alt+1 through Alt+9 - Go to the window at the specified position

    Alt+9 - Go to the last window open

    Ctrl+Tab - Go to the next tab in the window

    Ctrl+Shift+Tab- Go to the previous tab in the window

    Alt+Tab - Go to the next window you have open

    Alt+Shift+Tab - Go to the previous window you have open

    Click and hold the Back or Forward arrow in the browser toolbar - See your browsing history for the tab

    Backspace, or press Alt and the left arrow - Go to previous page in your browsing history.

    Shift+Backspace, or press Alt and the right arrow - Go to the next page in your browsing history.

    Press Ctrl and click a link - Open the link in a new tab in the background

    Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link - Open the link in a new tab and switch to the newly opened tab

    Press Shift and click a link - Open the link in a new window

    Drag a link to a tab - Open the link in the tab

    Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip - Open the link in a new tab

    Type a URL in the address bar, then press Alt+Enter - Open the URL in a new tab

    Press Esc while dragging a tab - Return the tab to its original position

    #1 marinaa, Jun 25, 2012
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 14, 2012

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