Firefox tips and tricks for habitual Internet users.

Posted: November 5, 2015. At: 10:43 PM. This was 2 years ago. Post ID: 8505
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To open the Firefox developer tools, press Ctrl-Shift-K. This is good if you have Firebug installed, as F12 will open it instead.

To take a full-page screenshot of a web site, press Shift-F2 and then type this command and hit press ENTER.

screenshot --fullpage

This will be saved in the ~/Downloads folder by default.

There is more information about the Firefox command line here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/GCLI.

The wrench icon on the command line bar will open the developer tools. This is a useful shortcut to leave open on the bottom of your Mozilla Firefox window.

Press Alt-D to select all text in the URL bar if you wish to copy the text to the clipboard.

In Firefox, hitting apostrophe ( ‘ ) allows you to type and only search for links.

Control+Shift+T. Reopens your most recently closed tab.

Shift + F10 to simulate a mouse right click from the keyboard. If you have to interact with Windows without a mouse this one is a life saver.

The Ctrl-Shift-P shortcut In Firefox switches to incognito mode.

Use Ctrl-Tab to cycle through open tabs.

Ctrl-Shift-J Open the Browser Console to troubleshoot an unresponsive script error.

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