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Keyboard shortcuts Safari

Web page shortcuts

(when keyboard focus is on page background)

up/down arrow key Scroll page vertically by a small amount (more than click on scroll bar arrow)
left/right arrow key Scroll page horizontally by a small amount (more than click on scroll bar arrow)
option-arrow keys Scroll page by a screenful, minus a small overlap
Command-up/down arrow key Scroll to top-left or bottom-left corner of web page
spacebar Scroll page down by a screenful, minus a small overlap
Delete key Go Back
Shift-Delete key Go Forward

 

Other browser window shortcuts

 

Page Up key/Page Down key Scroll page by a screenful, minus a small overlap
Home key Scroll to top-left corner of web page
Command-Home key Go to the Homepage Command-Shift-H also does this
End key Scroll to bottom-left corner of web page
Esc key If location field selected, restore viewed URL
Cmd-click a link Open link in new window or tab See Tabs preferences for details
Cmd-Shift-click a link Open link in new window or tab See Tabs preferences for details
Option-click a link Download file
Shift-click the Add Bookmark button Add bookmark directly to menu
Cmd-return in address field Open page in new window or tab See Tabs preferences for details
Cmd-Shift-return in address field Open page in new window or tab See Tabs preferences for details
Cmd-return in search field Show search results in new window or tab See Tabs preferences for details
Cmd-Shift-return in search field Show search results in new window or tab See Tabs preferences for details
Press and hold Back or Forward button Pop up a menu showing up to 10 back/forward entries by page title
Option-press and hold Back or Forward button Pop up a menu showing up to 10 back/forward entries by page URL
Cmd-Shift-right-arrow Select Next Tab if no text field has focus
Cmd-Shift-left-arrow Select Previous Tab if no text field has focus
Cmd-} Select Next Tab was menu equivalent before Safari 4
Cmd-{ Select Previous Tab was menu equivalent before Safari 4

 

Bookmarks view shortcuts

Delete key Delete selected bookmarks
Return key Start or finish editing name of selected bookmark
Tab key When editing, move to next editable cell
spacebar Open selected bookmark
Double-click Open selected bookmark
Cmd-Double-click Open selected bookmark in a new window
Option-click New Folder button Put selected items in new folder

 

Activity window shortcuts

Double-click Open item in browser window
Option-double-click Download item

 

Downloads window shortcuts

Option-click status field Toggle between time remaining and download rate
Double-click file icon Open the downloaded file

 

Menu shortcuts

Cmd-A Select All
Cmd-B Was Show/Hide Bookmarks Bar in older Safaris
Cmd-C Copy
Cmd-D Add Bookmark…
Cmd-E Use Selection for Find
Cmd-F Find…
Cmd-G Find Next
Cmd-H Hide Safari
Cmd-I
Cmd-J Jump to Selection
Cmd-K Used to be Block Pop-up Windows, changed because people were hitting it accidentally too often
Cmd-L Open Location…
Cmd-M Minimize
Cmd-N New Window
Cmd-O Open File…
Cmd-P Print…
Cmd-Q Quit Safari
Cmd-R Reload Page
Cmd-S Save As…
Cmd-T New Tab
Cmd-U
Cmd-V Paste
Cmd-W Close Window or Close Tab Close Tab if multiple tabs are showing, otherwise Close Window
Cmd-X Cut
Cmd-Y
Cmd-Z Undo
Cmd-Shift-A AutoFill Form
Cmd-Shift-B Show/Hide Bookmarks Bar Safari-152 and earlier used Cmd-B for this
Cmd-Shift-C
Cmd-Shift-D Add Bookmark to Menu Alternate menu item to Add Bookmark…
Cmd-Shift-E
Cmd-Shift-F Enter/Exit Fullscreen Mode
Cmd-Shift-G Find Previous
Cmd-Shift-H Home Cmd-Home also does this
Cmd-Shift-I
Cmd-Shift-J
Cmd-Shift-K Block Pop-up Windows Used to be Cmd-K, changed because people were hitting it accidentally too often
Cmd-Shift-L
Cmd-Shift-M
Cmd-Shift-N Add Bookmark Folder
Cmd-Shift-O
Cmd-Shift-P Page Setup…
Cmd-Shift-Q
Cmd-Shift-R Toggle Reader
Cmd-Shift-S Save As… Same behavior as Cmd-S, present for UI compatibility
Cmd-Shift-T
Cmd-Shift-U
Cmd-Shift-V
Cmd-Shift-W Close Window only if multiple tabs are showing
Cmd-Shift-X
Cmd-Shift-Y
Cmd-Shift-Z Redo
Cmd-Option-A Activity
Cmd-Option-B Show All Bookmarks
Cmd-Option-C Show Error Console when the Develop menu is enabled
Cmd-Option-D Show/Hide Dock (System-wide)
Cmd-Option-E Empty Cache…
Cmd-Option-F Google Search…
Cmd-Option-G
Cmd-Option-H Hide Others
Cmd-Option-I Show Web Inspector when the Develop menu is enabled
Cmd-Option-J
Cmd-Option-K
Cmd-Option-L Downloads Cmd-Option-D is more natural, but used by the Dock
Cmd-Option-M Minimize All Alternate menu item to Minimize
Cmd-Option-O
Cmd-Option-P
Cmd-Option-Q
Cmd-Option-R Force Repaint in Debug menu
Cmd-Option-S Search Results SnapBack
Cmd-Option-T Special Characters…
Cmd-Option-U View Source Changed in Tiger to match "View Raw Source" in Mail
Cmd-Option-V
Cmd-Option-W Close All Windows when Cmd-W is Close Window (Alternate menu item)
Cmd-Option-X
Cmd-Option-Y
Cmd-Option-Z
Cmd-Option-1 Show Top Sites
Cmd-Option-2 Show All History
Cmd-Option-Shift-P Start Profiling JavaScript when the Develop menu is enabled
Cmd-Option-Shift-V Paste and Match Style keyboard equivalent matches Mail
Cmd-Option-Shift-W Close All Windows when Cmd-Shift-W is Close Window (Alternate menu item)
Cmd-1 to Cmd-9 first 9 bookmarks (not folders) in Bookmarks Toolbar
Cmd-? Safari Help
Cmd-[ Back
Cmd-] Forward
Cmd-. Stop
Cmd-, Preferences…
Cmd-/ Show/Hide Status Bar
Cmd-| Show/Hide Toolbar
Cmd-\ Show Page Load Test Window in Debug menu
Cmd-Option-\ Suspend CSS Animations in Debug menu
Cmd-Option-Shift-\ Resume CSS Animations in Debug menu
Control-Tab Select Next Tab
Control-Shift-Tab Select Previous Tab
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