Safari 6/7 (Mavericks): Safari shortcuts

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Here are shortcuts you can use, in addition to those that appear in Safari menus.

Action Shortcut

Webpages

 

Scroll up, down, left, or right

Press the 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

Scroll to the top-left or bottom-left corner of the page

Command (⌘)–Up Arrow or Home key

Command (⌘)–Down Arrow or End key

Highlight the next item on a webpage

Tab highlights the next text field or pop-up menu. Tab also highlights buttons and other controls if “All controls” is selected in the Shortcuts pane (or Keyboard Shortcuts pane in OS X versions earlier than v10.9) of the Keyboard pane of System Preferences.

Option-Tab highlights the same items as Tab plus all other clickable items.

To swap the behavior of Tab and Option-Tab, turn on “Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage” in the Advanced pane of Safari preferences.

Open a page in a new tab

Command (⌘)–click a link.

Command (⌘)–click a bookmark.

Command (⌘)–Return after typing in the address and search field.

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

Shift–Command (⌘)–click a link.

Shift–Command (⌘)–click a bookmark.

Shift–Command (⌘)–Return after typing in the address and search field.

Bring the next tab to the front

Control-Tab or Shift-Command (⌘)-[

Bring the previous tab to the front

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

Close all tabs except for one

Option-click the close button (X) on the tab you want to leave open.

Open in tabs all the bookmarks in a folder in the Favorites bar

Command (⌘)-click the folder in the Favorites 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.

Go to your homepage

Command (⌘)-Home key

While typing the in the address and search field, restore the current webpage address

Esc

Close Reader

Esc

Exit full-screen view

Esc

Download a linked file

Option-click a link to the file.

Open a downloaded file

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

Reading List

 

Add the current page

Shift-Command (⌘)-D

Add a linked page

Shift-click a link to the page.

Bookmarks

 

Add a bookmark to the Favorites bar

Drag the page icon from the address and search field to the Favorites bar.

Move a bookmark on the Favorites bar

Drag the bookmark left or right.

Remove a bookmark from the Favorites bar

Drag the bookmark off the top of the bar.

Bookmarks sidebar and bookmarks view

 

Select bookmarks and folders in the sidebar

Command (⌘)-click each bookmark and folder.

Shift-Command (⌘)-click to extend the selection.

Select the next bookmark or folder

Up Arrow or Down Arrow key

Open the selected bookmark

Space bar

Open the selected folder

Space bar or Right Arrow key

Close the selected folder

Space bar or Left Arrow key

Open the selected folder and its subfolders in the sidebar

Option-Right Arrow key

Open the selected folder and its subfolders in the sidebar

Option-Left Arrow key

Change the name or address of a bookmark

Select the bookmark, then press Return.

Cancel editing a bookmark name in the sidebar

Esc

Finish editing a bookmark name

Return

Create a folder containing the selected bookmarks and folders in the sidebar

Option-click the New Folder button at the bottom of the window.

Delete a bookmark

Select the bookmark, then press Delete.

Published Date: Jul 28, 2016
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