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Article ID: 2525576 - Last Review: May 26, 2014 - Revision: 3.2

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How can I quickly open certain functions of a webpage in Windows Internet Explorer 9 by using keyboard shortcuts?

Resolution

Note: Now you can download and install Internet Explorer 9 (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/products/ie/home) for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.

The most important shortcuts for Internet Explorer 9

By using the following keyboard shortcuts, you can surf faster and more convenient and access to certain features of the loaded webpages with Internet Explorer 9.

The following list is a complete list of Internet Explorer 9

Note: Press the keys at the same time if there are more than one keys. Pease note that the international keyboard notation is used in this article.


Refresh the page

Press [F5] to refresh the current webpage..

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Restore previously loaded page in the active window.

Press [ALT] and [Left arrow] to go back to the previously loaded page in the active window.

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Open home page

Press [ALT] and [Home] to open your home page.

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Navigate within a page

Press [Tab] to forward through the navigation points or the links within a webpage.

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Scroll down on apage

Press [Page Down] to scroll to the bottom on one side.

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Scroll to the top on a page

Press [Page Up] to scroll to the top on one side.

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Search within a Web page

Press [CTRL] and [F] to display the search function and to search for specific terms within the active page.

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Representation of web content increase or decrease

Press [CTRL] and [+], to increase zoom (+10%) . Press [CTRL] and [-]decrease zoom (-10%).

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Open Favorites list

Press [CTRL] and [I], to open the list of your favourites.

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Add the current page to Favorites

Press t[CTRL] and [D], to add the current page to your favorites.

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Applies to
  • Windows Internet Explorer 9
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
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