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Ivan's picture

Go forward and backward with scrollwheel in Firefox

By now, you know that by pressing Apple (Cmd) and scrolling with the scroll wheel on your mouse you can change the font size in your browser. You also know that by pressing CTRL and scrolling you can Zoom in and out your screen.

So, what does Alt (Option) and scrolling does than? Yes, you guessed right. It moves you back and force in your navigation history. Pretty cool if you need to go back several pages quickly.

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Scabby's picture
127 pencils

Cool. I wish Safari did that.

kaiyohtee's picture
57 pencils

To go back and forth in windows it is SHIFT + ALT + SCROLL WHEEL.

Ivan's picture

Good to know...

archmedia's picture
587 pencils

just shift does it for me, no need for the ALT.. :)

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kaiyohtee's picture
57 pencils

even better! thanks.

joecab's picture
97 pencils

...because I need CTRL + CMD/Apple+ scroll to change font size in Firefox, and ALT/Option + scroll does nothing.

kaiyohtee's picture
57 pencils

Can't you just use CMD + +/- to alter font size in FF OS X?

geoff's picture
118 pencils

The zooming is performed by OSX not Firefox. It works with all applications.

geoff's picture
118 pencils

Nevermind - I can't read apparently ;)

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