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The Greatest Keyboard Shortcut Ever

Hugh Pickens DOT Com (2995471) writes | about a year ago

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Hugh Pickens DOT Com (2995471) writes "Ryan Vogt writes in the Mercury News that Shakespeare described death as "the undiscovere'd country, from whose bourn no traveller returns." Did you know there is a the miraculous way to resusitate tabs sent to the "undiscovere'd country," a sort of Ctrl-Z for the entire Internet, that means "no more called-out cusswords, no more wishing the back button had you covered when, aiming to click on a tab, you accidentally hit the little X on the tab's starboard." For Macs: Command [plus] shift [plus] t reopens the last tab. For PCs: Ctrl [plus] Shift [plus] T. "Try it right now. Close this tab and bring it back. I dare ya." Melia Robinson's trick works in Firefox and Internet Explorer, too, so clumsy mousing won't send the the E*Trade tab you mistakenly closed all cued up to sell those 10,000 shares of stock or your long political post on your uncle's Facebook page on a one-way trip to the undiscovere'd country in those browsers, either."

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Keyboard shortcuts (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year ago | (#44673331)

You submitted a keyboard shortcut? And if you hit alt+enter instead of just enter when searching, it opens another tab. Ctrl+T opens a tab and of course CTRL+SHIFT+T reopens a closed tab. CTRL+F4 closes a tab. CTRL+TAB changes a tab, and CTRL+SHIFT+TAB changes backwards. F5 refreshes, but SHIFT+F5 re-downloads the elements. ALT+HOME goes to your home page and F11 goes full screen. F6 will put you in the address bar. F3 and CTRL+F do the same thing.

yikes (1)

Tumbleweed (3706) | about a year ago | (#44673445)

It's interesting when clueless people finally notice something obvious and think they're the second coming as a result.

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