Use Ctrl + Enter or Shift + Enter to Complete URL
It’s a hassle to type the http://, the www and the .com. Here’s your shortcut method. On browsers, such as IE7 and Firefox, hitting Ctrl + Enter will automatically fill in the www. and the .com part of the URL, and the Shift + Enter – Auto-complete the .net address Let’s see an example:
Lets take an example of AvoidErrors.net, Just type in avoiderrors into the address bar in your browser:
Now hit Shift + Enter together:
You saved yourself 15 keystrokes!
More Keystroke combinations:
- Ctrl + Enter – Auto-complete *.com address
- Shift + Enter – Auto-complete *.net address
- Ctrl + Shift + Enter – Auto-complete *.org address
If you add Alt to any of those key combinations, it will auto-complete and open the new address in a new tab as well. Alt+Ctrl+Enter will auto-complete a *.com address in a new tab, for instance.