Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Ctrl+H: History window (Firefox, Internet Explorer)

Posted in Internet Explorer, Firefox by estephen on April 17th, 2008

Ever think to yourself, “What was that web site I visited yesterday? Something about shoes?”

In your browser, press Ctrl+H. A side panel appears, showing a history of sites you’ve visited.

In Firefox, the cursor appears in a Search box by default, so type in “shoes” and press Enter, and you’ll find sites with that word in the title or URL.

There’s also a View button. Press Alt+W, then Spacebar, and you can organize your browser history window by site, date, most visited, or most recently visited instead of the default that shows a combination of date and site.

When you’re done with the history sidebar, press Ctrl+H to toggle it off.

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  1. mahesh said,

    on March 25th, 2014 at 3:57 am

    It works for winXP but not for win7 so tell me shortcut for view history in win7 as cntrl+H not works here………..

  2. Renata said,

    on March 26th, 2015 at 6:51 pm

    Good Day Friend, I am commenting from Coffs Harbour Australia. We have had a lot of bushfires the last week and I’ve only just been able to log onto the interwebs Thanks for the interesting article. It helped me a lot with my college college task. God Bless the internet !

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