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Google Chrome


Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Changing tabs - Press ⌘ + Option and the right arrow together to go to the next tab. Press ⌘ + Option and the left arrow together to go to the previous tab. Press Ctrl + Tab to scroll through your tabs. Or ⌘ + a number will take you to that number tab.


Search within website: Just type the URL (eg and hit tab, it will use the site's own search feature (ie not Google). You can even just type the first few characters to get a hit, eg “it<tab>”


Default Printer

Google Chrome has it's own print dialog. It doesn't seem to refer to the Windows default printer, just remembers the last one you selected. If you'd like to force it to use the Windows print dialog, you can use the group policy, or just set the following registry setting:

Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\DisablePrintPreview = 1 (REG_DWORD)

DisablePrintPreview is apparently going to be deprecated one day, but hopefully not before they give us another way to make sure Chrome follows the default printer setting.

DNS Cache

Chrome has it's own internal DNS cache. You can view and flush the cache here:

In Chrome browser, type chrome://net-internals/#dns and then press the Clear host cache button|How to Clear/Flush DNS Cache in Google Chrome? - RedSome

View the SSL Certificate of a Website

Three Dots Menu → More Tools → Developer Tools, then click on the Security Tab. This will give you a Security Overview with a View Certificate Button.

How Do You View SSL Certificate Details in Google Chrome?

google_chrome.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/09 09:56 (external edit)