We’ve mentioned previously how convenient the new custom dashboard widget creation feature in Safari is but have a few additional tips on ways that you can get more out of using the browser.
One Click – Tabbed Browsing
One of the greatest things about Safari is how easy it is to open multiple tabs of websites you’re interested in visiting. I personally will open links from articles I’m reading in new tabs so that I’m not pulled away from the article until I finished reading it. After finishing, I then can click through the open tabs and review the links that the article references.
Safari makes this quick and easy. With a mighty mouse, or any mouse with a scroll wheel button, you can open links in new tabs by clicking them with the center scroll wheel. This can also be accomplished by cmd+click any link. A new tab will open and load the link but the focus of the browser stays on the article you’re currently reading.
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS – OPEN BOOKMARKS
Safari also provides a great and easy way to open your bookmarks. To open the any of the bookmarks on your bookmark bar press cmd+ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0. Command+1 will open the bookmark furthest to the left and so on moving along the number lines.
If you want to open these in new tabs, be sure to press cmd+t to open a new tab and then cmd+1 to open the first bookmark in the new tab.
Be sure to check back for more hints and tips in Safari Hints and Tips Part 2
KEYBOARD SHORTCUT SUMMARY:
- command+click = Open link in new tab
- command+t and command +1 = Open Bookmark 1 in New Tab
- command+1 = bookmark 1
- command+2 = bookmark 2
- command+3 = bookmark 3
- command+4 = bookmark 4
- command+5 = bookmark 5
- command+6 = bookmark 6
- command+7 = bookmark 7
- command+8 = bookmark 8
- command+9 = bookmark 9
- command+0 = bookmark 10
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