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Article ID: 306832 - Last Review: July 2, 2010 - Revision: 3.0

 
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SUMMARY

This article lists the keyboard shortcut keys for Internet Explorer 5.5.

MORE INFORMATION

You can use shortcut keys to view and explore Web pages, preview pages before you print them, use the Address box, work with favorites, and edit.

How to View and Explore Web Pages With Shortcut Keys

To view and explore Web pages with shortcut keys:
To do this                                Press this key
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Display Internet Explorer Help or to      F1
display context Help about an item in 
a dialog box

Toggle between full-screen and other      F11
views in the browser

Move forward through the items on a       TAB 
Web page, the Address box, or the 
Links box

Move through the items on a Web page,     SHIFT+TAB
the Address box, or the Links box

Go to your Home page                      ALT+HOME

Go to the next page                       ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Go to the previous page                   ALT+LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE

Display a shortcut menu for a link        SHIFT+F10

Move forward between frames               CTRL+TAB or F6

Move back between frames                  SHIFT+CTRL+TAB

Scroll toward the beginning of a          UP ARROW
document 

Scroll toward the end of a document       DOWN ARROW

Scroll toward the beginning of a          PAGE UP
document in larger increments

Scroll toward the end of a document       PAGE DOWN
in larger increments

Move to the beginning of a document       HOME

Move to the end of a document             END

Find on this page                         CTRL+F

Refresh the current Web page              F5 or CTRL+R

Refresh the current Web page, even if     CTRL+F5
the time stamp for the Web version and 
your locally stored version are the same  

Stop downloading a page                   ESC

Go to a new location                      CTRL+O or CTRL+L

Open a new window                         CTRL+N

Close the current window                  CTRL+W

Save the current page                     CTRL+S

Print the current page or active frame    CTRL+P

Activate a selected link                  ENTER

Open the Search box                       CTRL+E

Open the Favorites box                    CTRL+I

Open the History box                      CTRL+H

In the History or Favorites boxes,        CTRL+click
open multiple folders
					

How to Print Preview With Shortcut Keys

To Print Preview Web pages with shortcut keys:
To do this                                Press this key
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Set printing options and print the page   ALT+P

Change paper, headers and footers,        ALT+U
orientation, and margins for this page

Display the first page to be printed      ALT+HOME

Display the previous page to be printed   ALT+LEFT ARROW

Type the number of the page that you      ALT+A
want displayed

Display the next page to be printed       ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Display the last page to be printed       ALT+END

Zoom out                                  ALT+MINUS

Zoom in                                   ALT+PLUS

Display a list of zoom percentages        ALT+Z

Close Print Preview                       ALT+C

					

How to Use the Address Box With Shortcut Keys

To use the Address box with shortcut keys:
To do this                                Press this key
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Select the text in the Address box        ALT+D

Display a list of addresses that you      F4
have typed

When in the Address box, move the cursor  CTRL+LEFT ARROW
left to the next logical break in the 
address (period or slash)

When in the Address box, move the cursor  CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
right to the next logical break in the 
address (period or slash)

Add "www." to the beginning and ".com"    CTRL+ENTER
to the end of the text that you type in 
the Address box

Move forward through the list of          UP ARROW
AutoComplete matches

Move back through the list of             DOWN ARROW
AutoComplete matches
					

How to Work With Favorites By Using Shortcut Keys

To work with Favorites by using shortcut keys:
To do this                                Press this key
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Add the current page to your favorites    CTRL+D

Open the Organize Favorites dialog box    CTRL+B

Move selected item up in the Favorites    ALT+UP ARROW
list in the Organize Favorites 
dialog box

Move selected item down in the            ALT+DOWN ARROW
Favorites list in the Organize Favorites 
dialog box
					

How to Edit With Shortcut Keys

To edit with shortcut keys:
To do this                                Press this key
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Remove the selected items and copy them   CTRL+X
to the Clipboard

Copy the selected items to the Clipboard  CTRL+C

Insert the contents of the Clipboard at   CTRL+V
the selected location

Select all items on the current Web page  CTRL+A
					
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