Opera 9.5 Alpha "Keyboard Shortcuts"

Here are the changes in Keyboard Shortcuts between Opera 9.23 and Opera 9.50 Alpha 1 “Kestrel”. Note: Mac users should read Command for Ctrl and Option for Alt for cross-platform shortcuts. Contents Newly Added Shortcuts Changed Shortcuts Removed Shortcuts Single-Key Shortcuts All Changes Ordered by Category Newly Added Shortcuts Function Opera 9.50 Shortcut Open Bookmarks […]

Here are the changes in Keyboard Shortcuts between Opera 9.23 and Opera 9.50 Alpha 1 “Kestrel”. Note: Mac users should read Command for Ctrl and Option for Alt for cross-platform shortcuts.

Contents

  1. Newly Added Shortcuts
  2. Changed Shortcuts
  3. Removed Shortcuts
  4. Single-Key Shortcuts
  5. All Changes Ordered by Category

Newly Added Shortcuts

FunctionOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Open Bookmarks PanelCtrl+B
Open History PanelCtrl+H
Focus Address FieldAlt+D
Switch to Previous Tab on Tab BarMac: Command+{
Switch to Next Tab on Tab BarMac: Command+}

Changed Shortcuts

FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Display Context MenuWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+MWindows & UNIX: Shift+F10
Hide OperaWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+HWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H
Convert hex to unicodeAlt+XCtrl+Shift+X
Paste and GoCtrl+BCtrl+Shift+V
Print PreviewShift+PCtrl+Shift+P
View Page SourceCtrl+F3Ctrl+U
View Source of FrameAlt+F3Ctrl+Shift+U
Validate SourceCtrl+Alt+VCtrl+Alt+Shift+U
Restore Zoom to 100%6Ctrl+0
Zoom out by 10%9Ctrl+Minus
Zoom in by 10%0Ctrl+Plus
Duplicate TabCtrl+Alt+Shift+NCtrl+Shift+T
Undo Closing TabCtrl+Alt+ZCtrl+Alt+Shift+Z
Focus Search FieldShift+F8Ctrl+E
Manage BookmarksCtrl+Alt+BCtrl+Shift+B
TransfersCtrl+Alt+TCtrl+J
HistoryCtrl+Alt+HCtrl+Shift+H
LinksCtrl+Alt+L
Ctrl+J
Ctrl+Shift+L
Write New MessageCtrl+EWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+M
Mac: Option+Command+M
List Available Chat RoomsCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Shift+J

Removed Shortcuts

FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Alternative
Edit Item PropertiesWindows: Ctrl+IWindows: use Alt+Enter
Save Page with ImagesCtrl+Alt+Suse file type selection in 'Save as' dialog, will be remembered for session
Close OperaWindows: Ctrl+QWindows: use File menu
Undo Recent ChangesCtrl+Shift+Yuse Ctrl+Z
Clear AllCtrl+Uuse Edit menu or edit field context menu
Paste and Go in Background TabCtrl+Shift+B-
Reload All Open PagesCtrl+F5
Ctrl+Alt+R
-
Stop LoadingWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+.Windows & UNIX: use Esc
Speak Selected TextVuse selected text context menu
BackZ
Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+Left
Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+[
Mac: Option+Left
Windows & UNIX: use Alt+Left or Backspace
Mac: use Command+[ or Command+Left or Backspace
RewindShift+Zuse page context menu
ForwardXuse 'Forward or Fast Forward' shortcuts
Fast ForwardShift+Xuse Space or page context menu
Forward or Fast ForwardWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Right
Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+]
Mac: Option+Right
Windows & UNIX: use Alt+Right or Shift+Backspace
Mac: use Command+] or Command+Right or Shift+Backspace
Show Backward HistoryAlt+Z-
Show Forward HistoryAlt+X-
Site Navigation HomeCtrl+Shift+Space-
Site Navigation SearchCtrl+Shift+F-
Site Navigation PreviousCtrl+Shift+Left-
Site Navigation NextCtrl+Shift+Right-
Site Navigation UpCtrl+Shift+Backspace-
Load and Display All ImagesIuse View > Images menu
Toggle Loading of ImagesShift+Iuse View > Images menu
Toggle between Author Mode and User ModeShift+Guse View > Style menu
Small ScreenWindows & UNIX: Shift+F11
Mac: Option+Shift+F11
use View menu
Validate Source in the BackgroundCtrl+Alt+Shift+V-
Zoom out by 100%7
Ctrl+Minus
use View > Zoom menu
Zoom in by 100%8
Ctrl+Plus
use View > Zoom menu
Cycle through Links in PageA and Quse Ctrl+Down and Ctrl+Up
Cycle through Headers in PageS and W-
Cycle through Elements in PageD and E-
Cycle through Frames in Page3 and Shift+3use spatial navigation[1]
Copy Selected Link AddressCtrl+Alt+Cuse link context menu
New TabCtrl+Shift+Nuse Ctrl+T
New WindowCtrl+Alt+Nuse Ctrl+N
Close All Open TabsCtrl+Alt+Wuse Window menu
Close All Open Tabs Except ActiveCtrl+Alt+Shift+Wuse Window menu
Cycle to Next TabAlt+PageDownWindows & UNIX: use Ctrl+Tab
Mac: use Option+Tab
Cycle to Previous TabAlt+PageUpWindows & UNIX: use Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Mac: use Option+Shift+Tab
Switch to Previous Tab on Tab Bar1Windows & UNIX: use Ctrl+Shift+F6
Mac: use Command+{
Switch to Next Tab on Tab Bar2Windows & UNIX: use Ctrl+F6
Mac: use Command+}
Cascade TabsShift+F5use Window menu
Tile Tabs VerticallyShift+F6use Window menu
Tile Tab HorizontallyAlt+F6use Window menu
Minimize Tab4use Alt+Minus system menu
Restore/Maximize Tab5use Alt+Minus system menu
Restore All TabsCtrl+Shift+F3use Window menu
Minimize All TabsCtrl+Shift+F4use Window menu
Maximize All TabsCtrl+Shift+F5use Window menu
Toggle Scroll BarsCtrl+F7-
Toggle Address BarCtrl+F8use View > Toolbars
Address Bar History Drop-downHuse F8 followed by Down
Manager PagesWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+number
Mac: Control+Shift+number
use Panels or Tools menu
Join Chat RoomCtrl+Shift+Juse Chat menu

[1] Using Spatial Navigation: hold Shift while pressing the arrow keys to select links and form elements in all directions

Single-Key Shortcuts

The "Enable single-key shortcuts" preference in Preferences > Advanced > Shortcuts enables classic single-key shortcuts, such as Z/X to navigate history, 1/2 to switch tabs, and A/Q for page navigation. This setting is disabled by default. The following shortcuts are enabled by this preference:

FunctionSingle-Key Shortcut
Switch to Previous Tab on Tab Bar1
Switch to Next Tab on Tab Bar2
Cycle through Frames in Page3 and Shift+3
Minimize tab4
Restore/Maximize tab5
Restore Zoom to 100%6
Zoom out by 100%7
Zoom in by 100%8
Zoom out by 10%9
Zoom in by 10%0
Cycle through Links in PageA and Q
Cycle through Headers in PageS and W
Cycle through Elements in PageD and E
Toggle between Author Mode and User ModeShift+G
Address Bar History Drop-downH
Load and Display All ImagesI
Toggle Loading of ImagesShift+I
Speak Selected TextV
ForwardX
Fast ForwardShift+X
BackZ
RewindShift+Z

All Changes Ordered by Category

Focus Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Edit Item PropertiesAlt+Enter or Ctrl+IWindows: Alt+Enter
Mac & Unix: Ctrl+I or Alt+Enter
Display Context MenuWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+M
Mac: Command+Shift+M
Windows & UNIX: Shift+F10
Mac: Command+Shift+M
System Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Save Page with ImagesCtrl+Alt+S-
Close OperaCtrl+QWindows: none
Mac & Unix: Ctrl+Q
Hide OperaWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+HWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H
Text Editing keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Undo Recent ChangesCtrl+Z or Ctrl+Shift+YCtrl+Z
Clear AllCtrl+U-
Convert hex to unicodeAlt+XCtrl+Shift+X
Loading Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Paste and GoCtrl+BCtrl+Shift+V
Paste and Go in Background TabCtrl+Shift+B-
Reload All Open PagesCtrl+F5 or Ctrl+Alt+R-
Stop LoadingEsc or Ctrl+.Windows & UNIX: Esc
Mac: Esc or Command+.
Speak Selected TextV-
Navigation
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
BackZ or Alt+Left or Ctrl+Left or or Ctrl+[ or BackspaceWindows & UNIX: Alt+Left or Backspace
Mac: Command+[ or Command+Left or Backspace
RewindShift+Z-
ForwardX-
Fast ForwardShift+X or SpaceSpace (or use page context menu)
Forward or Fast ForwardAlt+Right or Ctrl+Right or Ctrl+] or Shift+BackspaceWindows & UNIX: Alt+Right or Shift+Backspace
Mac: Command+] or Command+Right or Shift+Backspace
Show Backward HistoryAlt+Z-
Show Forward HistoryAlt+X-
Site Navigation
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
HomeCtrl+Shift+Space-
SearchCtrl+Shift+F-
PreviousCtrl+Shift+Left-
NextCtrl+Shift+Right-
UpCtrl+Shift+Backspace-

Note: The site navigation shortcuts only worked on pages with elements like <link rel="home" href="index.html"/>

Display Modes
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Load and Display All ImagesI-
Toggle Loading of ImagesShift+I-
Toggle between Author Mode and User ModeShift+G-
Print PreviewShift+PCtrl+Shift+P
Small ScreenWindows & UNIX: Shift+F11
Mac: Option+Shift+F11
-
Source
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
View Page SourceCtrl+F3Ctrl+U
View Source of FrameAlt+F3Ctrl+Shift+U
Validate SourceCtrl+Alt+VCtrl+Alt+Shift+U
Validate Source in the BackgroundCtrl+Alt+Shift+V-
Zooming
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Restore Zoom to 100%6 or *Ctrl+0 or *
Zoom out by 100%7 or Ctrl+Minus-
Zoom in by 100%8 or Ctrl+Plus-
Zoom out by 10%9 or MinusCtrl+Minus or Minus
Zoom in by 10%0 or PlusCtrl+Plus or Plus
Link Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Select Previous Link in PageQ or Ctrl+UpCtrl+Up
Select Next Link in PageA or Ctrl+DownCtrl+Down
Copy Selected Link AddressCtrl+Alt+C-
Spatial Navigation Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Cycle through Headers in PageS and W-
Cycle through Elements in PageD and E-
Cycle through Frames in Page3 and Shift+3-
Tab Basic Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
New TabCtrl+T or Ctrl+Shift+NCtrl+T
New WindowCtrl+N or Ctrl+Alt+NCtrl+N
Duplicate TabCtrl+Alt+Shift+NCtrl+Shift+T
Close All Open TabsCtrl+Alt+W-
Close All Open Tabs Except ActiveCtrl+Alt+Shift+W-
Undo Closing TabCtrl+Alt+ZCtrl+Alt+Shift+Z
Tab Switching keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Cycle to Next TabWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Tab or Alt+PageDown
Mac: Option+Tab or Option+PageDown
Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+Tab
Mac: Option+Tab
Cycle to Previous TabWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Alt+PageUp
Mac: Option+Shift+Tab or Option+PageUp
Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Mac: Option+Shift+Tab
Switch to Previous Tab on Tab Bar1 or Ctrl+Shift+F6Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+Shift+F6
Mac: Command+{
Switch to Next Tab on Tab Bar2 or Ctrl+F6Windows & UNIX: Ctrl+F6
Mac: Command+}
Tab Arranging Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Cascade TabsShift+F5-
Tile Tabs VerticallyShift+F6-
Tile Tab HorizontallyAlt+F6-
Minimize Tab4-
Restore/Maximize Tab5-
Restore All TabsCtrl+Shift+F3-
Minimize All TabsCtrl+Shift+F4-
Maximize All TabsCtrl+Shift+F5-
Panel Activation Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Bookmarks PanelCtrl+Shift+2Ctrl+B or Ctrl+Shift+2
History PanelCtrl+Shift+8Ctrl+H or Ctrl+Shift+8
Preferences
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Toggle Scroll BarsCtrl+F7-
Toggle Address BarCtrl+F8-
Address Bar History Drop-downH-
Focus
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Focus Address FieldF8 or Ctrl+LF8 or Ctrl+L or Alt+D
Focus Search FieldShift+F8Ctrl+E
Manager Pages
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
SearchWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+1
Mac: Control+Shift+1
-
Manage BookmarksWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+B or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+2
Mac: Option+Command+B or Control+Shift+2
Ctrl+Shift+B
MailWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+M or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+3
Mac: Option+Command+M or Control+Shift+3
-
ContactsWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+O or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+4
Mac: Option+Command+O or Control+Shift+4
-
ChatWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+5
Mac: Control+Shift+5
-
NotesWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+E or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+6
Mac: Option+Command+E or Control+Shift+6
-
TransfersWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+T or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+7
Mac: Option+Command+T or Control+Shift+7
Ctrl+J
HistoryWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+H or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+8
Mac: Option+Command+H or Control+Shift+8
Ctrl+Shift+H
LinksWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+L or Ctrl+J or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+9
Mac: Option+Command+L or Command+J or Control+Shift+9
Ctrl+Shift+L
WindowsWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+0
Mac: Control+Shift+0
-
Mail Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
Write New MessageCtrl+EWindows & UNIX: Ctrl+M
Mac: Option+Command+M
Chat Keys
FunctionOpera 9.23 ShortcutOpera 9.50 Shortcut
List Available Chat RoomsCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Shift+J
Join Chat RoomCtrl+Shift+J-

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