In her regular series for Cambridge Network members, software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she describes how to reopen recently closed tabs (Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox)...
Tame your computer - jump to it
Back in 2009 I wrote a tip on how to close a window without clicking in the upper-right corner … simply press CTRL + W.
Ever since then, it’s been one of my favourite shortcuts, but I’ve noticed I’m sometimes a bit trigger-happy and end up closing browser tabs I didn’t mean to close.
So today’s tip is another great shortcut to reopen the last closed tab – and jump to it.
1. Press CTRL + SHIFT + T
If you don’t like keyboard shortcuts or prefer to use your mouse, simply right-click one of the remaining tabs and select Reopen closed tab (Chrome) or Reopen closed window (Internet Explorer) or Undo closed tab (Firefox).
Tip # 264: Find websites you visited in the past
Tip # 265: Switching between multiple browser tabs
Tip # 272: Close a window without clicking in the upper-right corner
Tip # 339: Different ways to close your browser tabs
20 March 2017