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How to Customize Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

It is a know fact how useful the shortcut can be especial when you are trying to browser through different application or the websites. But to be honest a coin always has another side and same is with the computer shortcuts. They at time are so difficult to remember you end up using your mouse. But should their not be a way around and I was determined for the same. Especially some one like me who has keeps browsing, different website on Firefox. So I found something helpful that may be useful for all the readers. Firefox has an add-on called Customizable Shortcut version 0.5.8. from Tim Taubert. It does not requires you to restart the Firefox so once it is installed you are ready to add your own shortcuts to Firefox so that you can run the browser faster than before and without the mouse.

You can follow the following steps to create your own shortcuts. First step is to click on the tools and then go to the option. In order to open it with the shortcut you can use Alt+T and then “o”. This will bring the options menu and then please click on the one that says Shortcuts on the far right hand side. Once you click on it then you can modify any one the mentioned shortcut. Not only will it help you customize the short cut but will also help you speed up your work on the Firefox. But before you download this add-on please make sure you have also upgraded the version of the Firefox as it requires the latest version of the browser.  Once done with the shortcut you can use it but it will also work in case you upgrade the browser in future. Thus resolving the problem of remembering the short cut, as you can set them as per your choice, not only set them but you can change them back to anything else if you want. Any combination of shift, ctrl spacebar or any key you want. For example I have set ctrl+shift for a new tab as it is closer and more convenient for me to use.

Thus concluding with the note that your computer is fast but it can work much faster if it is give the required upgrade it requires from time to time. So we wish you all the best with browning computer with these additional benefits from this new add-on.

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