[PLUG-TALK] quick keyboard "clear address bar" for firefox, chromium?

Bill Barry bill at billbarry.org
Sun Dec 23 13:36:35 PST 2018


On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 9:29 PM Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:

> It is inconvenient and annoying to use mousemoves to clear
> the address bar of a web browser before typing in a new URL.
>
> Is there a quick keyboard-only key combination that clears
> the address bar for firefox (and chromium after I update my
> OS version) and moves the pointer to it, so I can websurf
> with my hands more on the keyboard, less on the mouse (or
> trackpoint, or touchpad)?
>
> Keith
>
>

Ctrl-l
that's control lowercase L
then start typing the new url. It will highlight the old url and when you
begin typing the new url it will erase the old one.

Bill
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