Introduction: Keyboard Shortcuts for Internet Explorer!!

This Instructable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for internet explorer

Step 1: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1

1. Ctrl + T

  • Open a New Tab

2. Alt + Home

  • Got to Home Page

3. Alt + C

  • View Favorites, Feeds and History

4. Ctrl + D

  • Add a Favorite

5. Ctrl + P

  • Open Print

6. F11 or Fn + F11

  • Fullscreen

- If you press F11 or Fn + F11 once more it will go back to normal

7. Ctrl + S

  • Open Save As

8. Ctrl + F

  • Open Find on this page

9. F7 or Fn + F7

  • Turn Caret Browsing on/off

10. Ctrl + +

  • Zoom In

11. Ctrl + -

  • Zoom Out

12. Ctrl + 0

  • Set to Default Zoom (100%)

Step 2: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 2

13. Ctrl + Shift + Del

  • Delete Browsing History

- Preserve Favorites website data

- Temporary Internet files and website files

- Cookies and website data

- History

- Download History

- Form data

- Passwords

- Tracking Protection, ActiveX Filtering and Do Not Track

14. Ctrl + Shift + P

  • Open InPrivate Browsing

- Same as an Incognito Window in Chrome or a Private Window in Firefox

- Allows you to visit a website and have it not show up in your browsing history

15. Ctrl + J

  • View Downloads

16. F12 or Fn + F12

  • Open Developer Tools

- Dom Explorer

- Console

- Debugger

- Network

- UI Responsiveness

- Profiler

- Memory

- Emulation

Step 3: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 3

17. Ctrl + 1

  • Open DOM Explorer

- Must be in Developer Tools

18. Ctrl + 2

  • Open Console

- Must be in Developer Tools

19. Ctrl + 3

  • OpenDebugger

- Must be in Developer Tools

20. Ctrl + 4

  • Open Network

- Must be in Developer Tools

21. Ctrl + 5

  • Open UI Responsiveness

- Must be in Developer Tools

22. Ctrl + 6

  • Open Profiler

- Must be in Developer Tools

23. Ctrl + 7

  • Open Memory

- Must be in Developer Tools

24. Ctrl + 8

  • Open Emulation

- Must be in Developer Tools

25. F1 or Fn + F1

  • Open Developer Tools Help

- Must be in Developer Tools

26. Ctrl + P

  • Unpin

- This will move the Developer Tools from the bottom of the webpage to it's own window

- Once you press F12 or Fn + F12 again the Developer Tools will open in it's own window

- If you press Ctrl + P one more time it will Pin the Developer Tools to the bottom of the webpage

- Must be in Developer Tools to Unpin or Pin

Step 4: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 4

27. Alt + Left Arrow

  • Go Back to the Previous Webpage

28. Alt + Right Arrow

  • Go Forward again

29. F5 or Fn + F5

  • Refresh/Reload current webpage

30. Ctrl + W

  • Close Current Tab

- If you only have one Tab opened when you press Ctrl + W it will ex out of Internet Explorer all together

Comments

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HowTo101 (author)2015-05-30

Yea, there are a lot of keyboard shortcuts and they differ depending on the program you are using, I'm actually working on some more Keyboard Shortcut Articles right now. Thanks and your welcome :)

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sizzle74 (author)2015-05-30

Jus 2 days ago i was trying to "remember" the couple of shortcut keys i knew. i had no idea there were so many more! great job on this, VERY HELPFUL!!!!!!

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