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List of Opera Shortcuts
Published  07/17/2011 | Keyboard Shortcuts | Unrated
List of Opera Shortcuts

Mouse Gestures

Opera lets you navigate Web pages with just a flick of your mouse with mouse gestures. Here’s what you can do with them.

Navigation Gestures
Action Gesture

Go to previous page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Flip back: hold right
button, click left button
OR Hold right button,
move mouse left
Go to next page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Flip forward: hold left
button, click right buttonOR Hold right button,
move mouse right
Go to parent directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move up
then left
Fast Forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move
right then up OR Hold
right button and Shift,
move right
Rewind . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move
left then down OR Hold
right button and Shift,
move left
Go to home page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click on blank page
Reload page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move up
then down
Stop loading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move up
Page Gestures
Action Gesture
Browse in new tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move
down OR double-click in
workspace or on tab bar
Duplicate tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move
down then up
Restore or maximize tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move up
then right
Minimize tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, move
down then left
Close tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hold right button, move
down then right OR hold
right button, move right
left right
Link Gestures
Action How to do it
Open link in new tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Move mouse pointer to
link and hold right button, move down
Open link in new background tab . . . . . .Move mouse pointer to
link and hold right button,
move down then up

Mouse Wheel Gestures
Action How to do it

Scroll up and down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Roll mouse wheel up
and down
Zoom in and out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold Ctrl key, roll mouse
wheel
Restore default zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold Ctrl key, click mouse
wheel
Move back and forth in tab history . . . . . .Hold Shift key, roll mouse
wheel
Cycle through open tabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hold right button, roll
mouse wheel
Panning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Click mouse wheel,
move mouse

General Shortcuts

Open a new tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [T]
Close a tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [W]
Cycle between tabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Tab]
Scroll One line up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Up Arrow]
Scroll One line down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Down Arrow]
Scroll One character to the left . . . . . . . . .[Left Arrow]
Scroll One character to the right . . . . . . . .[Right Arrow]
Scroll One screen up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Space] or
[Page Up]
Scroll One screen down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Space] or [Page Down]
Scroll One screen to the left . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Page Up]
Scroll One screen to the right . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Page Down]
Go to top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Home]
Go to bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[End]
Next link up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Up Arrow]
Next link down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shift + [Down Arrow]
Next link to the left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shift + [Left Arrow]
Next link to the right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shift + [Right Arrow]
Activate link . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Enter]
Activate link in new tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Enter]
Previous page in history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Left Arrow] or
[Alt] + [Left Arrow]
Next page in history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Right Arrow] or
[Alt] + [Right Arrow]
Reload the current page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[F5] or [Ctrl] + [R]
Find text in page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [F] or [.] or [/]
Find next instance of text . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [G]
Find previous instance of text . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [G]
Find text in links in page . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[,]
Use entire screen for viewing page . . . . . .[F11]
Zoom in 10% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[+] or [Ctrl] + [+]
Zoom out 10% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[-] or Ctrl + [-]
Restore zoom to 100% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [0]
Open file . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [O]
Save copy of page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [S]
Print preview (toggle) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [P]
Print page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [P]
Close Opera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Q]

E-mail Shortcuts

Check e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [K]
Write new message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [M]
Attach file . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + O
Send composed message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Enter] or
[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [S]
Go to next e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[J]
Go to previous e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Go to next unread e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[H] or [Shift] + [J]
Go to previous unread e-mail . . . . . . . . . . .[Y] or [Shift] + [U]
Scroll up in mail body
(even when focus in mail list) . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [Up Arrow]
Scroll down in mail body
(even when focus in mail list) . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [Down Arrow]
Toggle view: message list/message body/
list and body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Expand current thread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Left Arrow]
Close current thread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Right Arrow]
Expand all threads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Left Arrow]
Close all threads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Right Arrow]
Mark selected e-mail as read . . . . . . . . . . . .[K]
Mark selected e-mail as read, and go to
next unread e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[G]
Mark selected e-mail as read, and go to
previous unread e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[T]
Mark selected e-mail as unread . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [K]
Mark all e-mail in active view as read . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [A]
Reply to message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[R]
Reply to all recipients of message,
including sender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [R]
Forward e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[F]
Redirect e-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[D]

Single-key Shortcuts
These are our favourites. Once you’ve got these shortcuts memorised,
using Opera becomes so much easier. To enable single-key shortcuts, got to Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Shortcuts and select Enable single-key Shortcuts.


Switch to Previous Tab on Tab Bar . . . . . .[1]
Switch to Next Tab on Tab Bar . . . . . . . . . .[2]
Cycle through Frames in Page . . . . . . . . . .[3] and [Shift] + [3]
Minimize tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[4]
Restore/Maximize tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[5]
Restore Zoom to 100% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[6]
Zoom out by 100% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[7]
Zoom in by 100% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[8]
Zoom out by 10% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[9]
Zoom in by 10% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[0]
Cycle through Links in Page . . . . . . . . . . . .[A] and [Q]
Cycle through Headers in Page . . . . . . . . .[S] and [W]
Cycle through Elements in Page . . . . . . . .[D] and [E]
Toggle between Author Mode and
User Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [G]
Address Bar History Drop-down . . . . . . . . .[H]
Load and Display All Images . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Toggle Loading of Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [I]
Speak Selected Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[V]
Forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[X]
Fast Forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [X]
Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Z]
Rewind . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Z]

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