Use a text cursor to navigate and select text

You can navigate web pages, select text and click links with your keyboard instead of your mouse. This setting is called caret browsing.

Turn on caret browsing

  1. On your computer, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Select More Organise and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom of the Settings page, click Advanced and then Accessibility.
  4. Turn on Navigate pages with a text cursor.
Tip: You can also turn on caret browsing with the keyboard shortcut F7.
  • On Chromebook, the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl + Search + 7, or Ctrl + Launcher + 7.
Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu
Search Help Centre
true
237
false
false