Navegando pela Internet sem utilizar o mouse

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navegarNavegar na Internet com o mouse, for sure, é hábito de todos: clicar, arrastar, clicar novamente, Select, and much more. But what if this appearance similar to a peripheral rodent resolves stop working? This tip will show you how to use your Keyboard to browse the Internet, and believe: is not a bixo seven heads.

First, You should be aware about what's your Browser (program that you use to open the sites ). We will quote two common examples, that are Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

-Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer there is a feature called Caret browsing, that is very useful in these cases. He plays a cursor “blink” on page, that allows you to select text and links as if you were editing a text in Word (for example). Like this, You can switch between the links of pages with just the keyboard's directional arrows.

To activate the feature, abra o Navegador e aperte a tecla F7. Uma janela pequena irá aparecer com uma confirmação. Click Yes.

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You can also leave this feature active at all times using the browser. To do this, Open the Tools Menu > Internet Options. Go to the tab Advanced and select the option “Enable caret browsing for new Windows and tabs“. Press Enter or click Ok.

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-Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox browser also has a similar feature, called Keyboard Cursor. Usually, This feature is already active in Firefox. However, If it is not enabled, We'll show you how to enable it (What is very simple).

Press the key F7 on your keyboard. A small window will open, and just to let you click Yes so that the feature be activated immediately.

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And if, by chance, you want to leave the feature enabled always, you just have to access the Tools Menu > Options. Click the tab Advanced and leave the option “Use arrow keys to scroll through the pages“. Hit Enter or click Ok.

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Note: When pressing the F7 key on your keyboard, in both cases, You will see a small confirmation window. If you selected the option “Do not display this message again“, It will not appear the next time it is activated the feature.

In addition to these resources, We underneath a list of shortcuts for use with the browser:

Control + NO: Opens a new browser window;

Alt + Home: Opens the home page (home page) from the browser;

Home: takes you to the beginning of the page displayed in the browser;

End: takes you to the bottom of the page displayed in the browser;

Alt + arrow to the left: Back to previous page;

Alt + Rightwards Arrow: Advance to the next page;

Esc: Stops the loading of a page;

Control + (F): Opens the Search option, through which it is possible to find words and phrases on the page;

Control + (H): shows the navigation history;

Control + (B): allows you to organize your Favorites;

Control + (D): Adds the page to your Favorites;

ALT + (D): selects the address bar to fill;

Control + Enter: Adds “www.” and “.with” the text in the address bar;

Control + THE: Opens a box to fill out an address;

Control + P: prints the page;

Control + R: Refresh the page;

F1: Opens the help for your browser;

F3: Opens the tool browser search;

F4: “Opens” the address bar;

F5: Refreshes the Page;

F6: selects the address bar to fill;

Tab: advances the cursor/selection between the elements of a page, including the address bar, links, form spaces etc;

Ctrl + W: Close your browser.

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