Safari 6 (OS X Mountain Lion): Safari shortcuts

Safari shortcuts

You can see many of the shortcuts for Safari next to the commands in the Safari menus. Here are some additional shortcuts.

Action Shortcut

Webpages

 

Search the web

Command (⌘)-Option-F

Scroll up, down, left, or right

Arrow keys

Scroll in larger increments

Press Option while you press an arrow key

Scroll down a screen

Page Down key

Space bar

Scroll up a screen

Page Up key

Shift–Space bar

Open a page in a new tab

Press Command (⌘) while you click a link or bookmark

Open a page in a new tab, and bring the tab to the front

Press Command (⌘)-Shift while you click a link or bookmark

Bring the next tab to the front

Control-Tab or Command (⌘)-Shift-[

Bring the previous tab to the front

Control-Shift-Tab or Command (⌘)-Shift-]

Show all tabs

Command (⌘)-Shift-\

Close all tabs except for one

Press Option while you click the close button (X) on the tab you want to leave open

Open in tabs all the bookmarks in a collection in the bookmarks bar

Press Command (⌘) and click the collection in the bookmarks bar

See a list of recent pages by name

Hold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears

See a list of recent pages by web address (URL)

Press the Option key and hold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears

Open a downloaded file

Double-click the icon next to the file in the Downloads window

Reading List

 

Add a page to the Reading List

Open the page, and then press Command (⌘)-Shift-D

Quickly add a link to your Reading List

Shift-click a link to the article you want to add

Open your Reading List

Click the Reading List icon (eyeglasses) or press Command (⌘)-Shift-L

Bookmarks

 

Add a bookmark to the bookmarks bar

Drag the page icon from the address and search field to the bookmarks bar

Move a bookmark on the bookmarks bar

Drag the bookmark left or right

Remove a bookmark from the bookmarks bar

Drag the bookmark off the top of the bar

Bookmarks list

 

Open the Bookmarks list

Command (⌘)-Option-B

Select the next bookmark or folder in a collection

Up Arrow or Down Arrow key

Open a folder in a collection

Right Arrow key

Close a folder in a collection

Left Arrow key

Open a folder in a collection and all the folders it contains

Option-Right Arrow key

Close a folder in a collection and all the folders it contains

Option-Left Arrow key

Change the name or address of a bookmark

Select the bookmark and press Return or Enter

Finish editing a bookmark

Press the Return or Enter key

Delete a bookmark in the bookmarks list

Select the bookmark and press Delete

Last Modified: Aug 14, 2012
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