Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keyboard strokes and clicks that you can use to perform specific actions. Knowing some of the shortcuts listed below can help save you time.
You can also press Ctrl+Alt+? whenever you're signed in on your Chromebook to see a map of these shortcuts directly on the screen.
|Ctrl+Shift+B||Toggle the display of the bookmarks bar. Bookmarks appear on the New Tab page if the bar is hidden.|
|Alt+Shift+M||Open the Files app|
|Ctrl+.||Display hidden files in the Files app|
|Ctrl+H||Open the History page|
|Ctrl+J||Open the Downloads page|
|Shift+Esc||Open the Task Manager|
|Ctrl+Alt+/||Open the list of available keyboard shortcuts|
|Ctrl+?||Go to the Help Center|
|Ctrl+||Configure monitor display|
|Shift+Alt+S||Place focus on the status area, where your account picture appears. Use the actions listed for Shift+Alt+T to move the focus.|
|Shift+Alt+T||Place focus on the browser toolbar
|Ctrl + or Ctrl +||Switches focus to the next keyboard-accessible pane. Panes include:
|Alt+Shift+B||Place focus on the bookmarks bar. Use the actions listed for Shift+Alt+T to move the focus.|
|Alt+E or Alt+F||Open the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar|
|Ctrl+Alt+Z||Enable or disable accessibility features if you're not signed in with a Google Account. If you're signed in, you can configure the accessibility feature on the Settings page.|
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