Internet Explorer Shortcuts

Viewing and Exploring Webpages

Action Windows
Display Help F1
Toggle Between Full-Screen and Regular Views of the Browser Window F11
Move Forward Through the Items on a Page, the Address Bar, or the Favorites Bar Tab
Move Back Through the Items on a Page, the Address Bar, or the Favorites Bar Shift + Tab
Start Caret Browsing F7
Go to Home Page Alt + Home
Go to the Next Page Alt +
Go to the Previous Page Alt + or Backspace
Display a Shortcut Menu for a Link Shift + F10
Move Forward Through Frames and Browser Elements (Only Works if Tabbed Browsing is Disabled) Ctrl + Tab or F6
Move Backward Among Frames (Only Works if Tabbed Browsing is Disabled) Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Scroll Toward the Beginning of a Document
Scroll Toward the End of a Document
Scroll Toward the Beginning of a Document in Larger Increments Page Up
Scroll Toward the End of a Document in Larger Increments Page Down
Move to the Beginning of a Document Home
Move to the End of a Document End
Find on Current Page Ctrl + F
Refresh the Current Page F5
Refresh the Current Page, Even if the Time Stamp for the Web Version and Locally Stored Version are the Same Ctrl + F5
Stop Downloading Current Page Esc
Open a New Website/Page Ctrl + O
Open a New Window Ctrl + N
Open a New Private Browsing Window Ctrl + Shift + P
Duplicate Tab (Open Current Tab in a New Tab) Ctrl + K
Reopen the Last Closed Tab Ctrl + Shift + T
Close the Current Window (If Only One Tab is Open) Ctrl + W
Save the Current Page Ctrl + S
Print the Current Page or Active Frame Ctrl + P
Activate a Selected Link Enter
Favorites Ctrl + I
History Ctrl + H
Feeds Ctrl + J
Page Menu Alt + P

Working with Tabs

Action Windows
Open Links in a New Tab in the Background Ctrl + click
Open Links in a New Tab in the Foreground Ctrl + Shift + click
Open a New Tab in the Foreground Ctrl + T
Switch Between Tabs Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Close Current Tab (or the Current Window if Tabbed Browsing is Disabled) Ctrl + W
Open a New Tab in the Foreground From the Address Bar Alt + Enter
Switch to a Specific Tab Number (Where n is a Number Between 1 and 8) Ctrl + n
Switch to the Last Tab Ctrl + 9
Close Other Tabs Ctrl + Alt + F4
Toggle Quick Tabs (Thumbnail View) On or Off Ctrl + Q

Using Zoom

Action Windows
Increase Zoom (+10%) Ctrl + +
Decrease Zoom (-10%) Ctrl + -
Zoom to 100% Ctrl + 0

Using Search

Action Windows
Go to the Search Box Ctrl + E
Open Search Query in a New Tab Alt + Enter
Open the Search Provider Menu Ctrl +

Using Print Preview

Action Windows
Set Printing Options and Printing the Current Page Alt + P
Change Paper, Headers and Footers, Orientation, and Margins for the Current Page Alt + U
Display the First Page to be Printed Alt + Home
Display the Previous Page to be Printed Alt +
Type the Number of the Page to be Displayed Alt + A
Display the Next Page to be Printed Alt +
Display the Last Page to be Printed Alt + End
Specify How Frames Should be Printed (Option is Only Available if the Current Page Uses Frames) Alt + F
Close Print Preview Alt + C

Using the Address Bar

Action Windows
Select the Text in the Address Bar Alt + D
Display a List of Addresses F4
When in the Address Bar, Move the Cursor Left to the Next Logical Break in the Address (Period or Slash) Ctrl +
When in the Address Bar, Move the Cursor Right to the Next Logical Break in the Address (Period or Slash) Ctrl +
Add “www.” to the Beginning and “.com” to the End of the Text Typed in the Address Bar Ctrl + Enter
Move Forward Through the List of AutoComplete Matches
Move Back Through the List of AutoComplete Matches

Opening Internet Explorer Toolbar Menus

Action Windows
Home Menu Alt + M
Print Menu Alt + R
RSS Menu Alt + J
Tools Menu Alt + O
Safety Menu Alt + S
Help Menu Alt + L

Working with Feeds, History, and Favorites

Action Windows
Add the Current Page to Favorites (or Subscribe to the Feed When in Feed Preview) Ctrl + D
Delete Browsing History Ctrl + Shift + Del
Private Browsing Window Ctrl + Shift + P
Organize Favorites Dialog Box Ctrl + B
Move Selected Item Up in the Favorites List in the Organize Favorites Dialog Box Alt +
Move Selected Item Down in the Favorites List in the Organize Favorites Dialog Box Alt +
Favorites Center and Display Favorites Alt + C
Favorites Center and Display History Ctrl + H
Favorites Center and Display Feeds Ctrl + J
Open and Dock the Favorites Center and Display Feeds Ctrl + Shift + J
Add to Favorites Menu (or Open Subscribe to Feed when in Feed Preview) Alt + Z
Favorites Menu from the Menu Bar Alt + A
Display all Feeds (when in Feed View) Alt + I
Mark a Feed as Read (when in Feed View) Alt + M
Put the Cursor in Search Box in Feed View Alt + S

Editing

Action Windows
Remove the Selected Items and Copy them to the Clipboard Ctrl + X
Copy the Selected Items to the Clipboard Ctrl + C
Insert the Contents of the Clipboard at the Selected Location Ctrl + V
Select all Items on the Current Page Ctrl + A
Open Internet Explorer Developer Tools F12

Using the Information Bar

Action Windows
Move Focus to the Information Bar Alt + N
Click the Information Bar Spacebar
 
Action Windows
Move Focus to the Information Bar Alt + N
Click the Information Bar Spacebar