Internet Explorer keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys).
There are numerous keyboard shortcuts available to make your web browsing more time effective in the Internet Explorer environment.
Some of the more useful ones include quickly adding a page to your favorites and viewing your web history, both of which are included in our list of keyboard shortcuts below.
These are achieved by holding down the CONTROL (CTRL) key and pressing the assigned key
To Select all items on a webpage use CTRL and A.
To Copy a selected item to the clipboard use CTRL and C.
To Paste an item from the clipboard into a document use CTRL and V.
To Add the current page/document to your favorites use CTRL and D.
To Open the IE search utility use CTRL and E.
To Open the FIND box to search the current document use CTRL and F.
To Open the History utility use CTRL and H.
To Open the Favorites utility use CTRL and I.
To Go to a new location/document use CTRL and L. Also CTRL and O.
To Open a new Explorer window use CTRL and N.
To Print the current page/document use CTRL and P.
To Refresh the current page/document use CTRL and R. Also you can use the F5 key.
To Save the current document/page use CTRL and S.
To Close the current Explorer window use CTRL and W.
These are achieved by holding down and pressing a combination of keys
To go to your default homepage use ALT and the HOME key.
To go forward one page (equivalent to the FORWARD button) use ALT and the right arrow key.
To go back one page (equivalent to the BACK button) use ALT and the left arrow key.