Netscape Browser Shortcut Keys-{ 50+ Cheatsheets Comes Handy}

Netscape Browser: Netscape browser was created by Netscape communications corporations. Later, it became a subsidiary of AOL (American web portal and online service). As a result, of the first browser war, its shares were lost virtually to Internet Explorer. Usually to navigate easier in the browser there are certain shortcut keys to make the work quickly in a trice. So in this article, we are going to see about the Netscape browser shortcut keys in detail. Let’s get into the article.

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Last updated on Sep 21, 2021.

Netscape Browser Shortcut Keys

General Netscape Browser shortcut keys:

Shortcut keys Used to
Ctrl+C Used to copy.
Ctrl+V This shortcut key is to paste.
Ctrl+X Cut shortcut key.
Ctrl+W To close the tab, use this key.
Page Up To go up one page up.
Page Down Use this key to go down one page.
To go up one line, use this key.
Key to go down one line.
Ctrl+Z Undo key.
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo shortcut key.
Ctrl+F Find shortcut key.
Ctrl+G To find again, use this shortcut key.
Shift+F10 In order to open a context menu, use this key.
To select Main Menu (switches to the first drop-down menu at the top of the window. For Example- “File” in Windows)
Ctrl+T Key to open a New Netscape browser tab.
Ctrl+A To select all, use this key.
F1  For to open help use this key.

Shortcuts for Page navigation:

Shortcut keys Function
Ctrl+H To open the history sidebar, use this key.
Ctrl+R Reload shortcut key.
Ctrl+Shift+R Key to force reload.
Alt+Left Arrow
Back Space
To go back, use this key.
Alt+Right Arrow Use this key to go forward.
Esc Stop loading the shortcut key.
Alt+Home To go home, use this key.
End Use this key to Go to the Bottom of the Page.
Home Use this key to Go to the Top of the Page.
To select all Text in Location Bar, use this key
Enter To open a  selected Link in a Web Page, use this key.
Ctrl+Enter Opens the Selected Link in a New Tab or Window (depending on how your Tabbed Browsing preferences are set)
Ctrl+N To get a new tab.


Key to move to Next/Previous Link or Form Element in a Web Page.
Ctrl+O Open file shortcut key.
Ctrl+W To close the tab, use this key.
Ctrl+S Save as shortcut key.
Shift+Enter To open Link in a New Window (when a link is selected).
Ctrl+P For printing, use this key.
Page Up
To go up one page.
Page Down To go down one page.
Use this key to go up one line.
Use this key to go down one line.
F7 To turn on/off caret mode, this key is used.

Page viewing shortcut key:

Shortcut key Used to
F11 Full-screen toggle shortcut key.
Ctrl+ Key to zoom out text smaller.
Ctrl++ To get text size bigger.
Ctrl+O No zoom shortcut key.
Ctrl+U To view the page source, use this key.

Tabbed Browsing shortcuts:

Shortcut Key Used to
Ctrl+T To get a new Netscape Browser tab, use this key.
Ctrl+Page Down
Use this key to switch to the next tab while using multiple tabs.
Ctrl+Page Up
To switch to the previous tab.
Ctrl+W Use this key to close the tab.

Sidebar shortcuts:

Shortcut key Function
F9 To Open/Close My Sidebar, use this key.
F6 Use this key to move between the Page and the Location Bar.
Shift+F6 To move to My Netscape Browser to My Sidebar.
Ctrl+H Use this key is to open My sidebar History Tab.
Ctrl+B Use this key is to open My sidebar bookmarks History Tab.

Form shortcuts:

Shortcut key Used to
To move to Next/Previous Item in Form, use this key.
Enter Use this key to Submit the Form.
Space Shortcut key to Check/Uncheck Checkbox
Alt+Down Arrow Key to Open a Drop-Down Menu

Bookmark Shortcuts:

Shortcut key Function
Ctrl+B Use this key to open the Bookmarks Sidebar.
Ctrl+D To add a Page to Bookmarks, use this key.


In this article, we have seen the shortcut keys used in the Netscape Browser. If you have any suggestions or queries, let us know in the comment section.

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