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Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

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The Keyboard Shortcut Master List

Before you set off into the Internet Explorer sunset, it’s worth admitting that surfing the Web is one of the things most people do most with their PCs. And as long as you’re going to spend so much time in this single program, it’s worth mastering its keyboard shortcuts. Once you’ve learned a few, you save yourself time and fumbling.

Here it is, then: the complete master list of every Internet Explorer keyboard shortcut known to Microsoft. Clip and save.

Viewing

 

Full Screen mode (on/off)

F11

Cycle through links on a page

Tab

Search the text on a page

Ctrl+F

Open the current page in a new window

Ctrl+N

Print this page

Ctrl+P

Select all items on the page

Ctrl+A

Zoom in/out by 10 percent

Ctrl+plus, Ctrl+minus

Zoom to 100%

Ctrl+0

Override pop-up blocker

Ctrl+Alt

Shut up this page’s background sounds

Esc

Bars and menus

 

Highlight the address/search bar

Alt+D

Open URL in the address bar in a new tab

Alt+Enter

View previously typed addresses

F4

Highlight the information bar

Alt+N

Open Home menu

Alt+M

Open Feeds menu

Alt+J

Open Print menu

Alt+R

Open Page menu

Alt+P

Open Tools menu

Alt+O

Open Help menu

Alt+L

Open Favorites menu

Alt+C, Ctrl+I

Open Favorites in pinned mode (won’t auto-close)

Ctrl+Shift+I

Organize Favorites dialog box

Ctrl+B

Open Feeds list

Ctrl+J

Open Feeds in pinned mode

Ctrl+Shift+J

Open History

Ctrl+H

Open History in pinned mode

Ctrl+Shift+H

Add http://www. and .com to the text in address bar

Ctrl+Enter

Add http://www. and .net or .org to the text in address bar

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

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