Master Chrome Techniques
Your Mac is useful, but is exponentially more useful when online. And that's where Chrome comes in. Learn to zoom around your tabs and windows faster than lightening.
Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts:
- ⌘ + t … new tab
- ⌘ + n … new window
- ⌘ + shift + n … new incognito window
- ⌘ + ~ … move between windows of chrome
- ⌘ + r … refresh page
- ⌘ + w … close current tab
- ⌘ + shift + t … re-open closed tabs
- ⌘ + 1, 2, 3 … the corresponding tab above
- control + tab …. move 1 tab forward
- control + shift + tab …. move 1 tab back
- ⌘ + L … highlights current URL in address bar
- delete … go back to previous webpage
- ⌘ + left-click … open link in new background tab (stay focused on current)
- ⌘ + shift + left-click … open link in new foreground tab (focus new on tab)
- Download Chrome
- Make default browser (Chrome should ask you this on install)
- Desktop download location (Done from inside Chrome Settings - Shortcut: ⌘, )
- Practice fast searching
- Change theme to dark (if you want)
- Practice opening new tabs and windows and surfing between them all very quickly with these methods: Control Tab & ⌘ 1,2,3, etc
- Get HoverZoom for zooming in Thumbnails. You have to try it to understand it's usefulness.
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Video Time: 18:25
Start browsing 1 tip at a time. There is a lot to digest here, but internet browsing is a significant part of your Mac experience and you should optimize it as much as possible. Go through your favorite and most used shortcuts first, then expand from there. Check out the list of commands below the video.
Also, you can download Google Chrome here.
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