Why Firefox? http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/ <ul><li>Integrated Google Search: Type the query in search bar or se...
Keyword Shortcuts <ul><li>Browsing:- </li></ul><ul><li>Add Bookmark: Ctrl + D </li></ul><ul><li>Find Again: F3 OR Ctrl + G...
Extensions For students http://update.mozilla.org/extensions/ <ul><li>Indic Input Extension: Type in any Indian Language <...
Tips <ul><li>When firefox encounters a popup, it places an icon in the status bar. If you want to see what's in the popup ...
Search Bar You can create your own plug-in that can be used in the Search bar instead of Google.  Save the following code ...
Search from Address bar <ul><li>You can directly type the search word in the address bar after typing the keyword. For e.g...
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  1. 1. Why Firefox? http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/ <ul><li>Integrated Google Search: Type the query in search bar or select a word and right click to search. </li></ul><ul><li>Fast: </li></ul><ul><li>Tabbed Browsing: Save a set of frequently visited sites and open all of them when you start your browser! </li></ul><ul><li>Block Popup: No need of installing IE 6.0 + Google toolbar to stop annoying pop ups. </li></ul><ul><li>Print: You can now set header, footer, page orientation (Landscape/ portrait), shrink to fit page width option, check print preview and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Find as you type. </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Reader: Supports In-built RSS/atom reader so you don't need one more software. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Keyword Shortcuts <ul><li>Browsing:- </li></ul><ul><li>Add Bookmark: Ctrl + D </li></ul><ul><li>Find Again: F3 OR Ctrl + G </li></ul><ul><li>New Tab: Ctrl + T Or double click on Tab Bar Or right click a link and choose new tab Or Ctrl + Click the link. </li></ul><ul><li>Next Tab: Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PageDown </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Tab: Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PageUp </li></ul><ul><li>Select Tab: Ctrl + (1 to 9) </li></ul><ul><li>Select search Bar: Ctrl + K </li></ul><ul><li>Search results in new tab Alt + Enter </li></ul><ul><li>Change search engine Ctrl+Up/down </li></ul><ul><li>Delete autocomplete entry Shift + Del </li></ul><ul><li>Font Size:- </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease font: Ctrl + - </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Font: Ctrl + + </li></ul><ul><li>Restore Font: Ctrl + 0 </li></ul><ul><li>SideBar:- </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads: Ctrl + Y </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarks: Ctrl + B </li></ul><ul><li>History: Ctrl + H </li></ul><ul><li>Page Info Ctrl + J </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Reader Panel: Alt + R (If installed) </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Reader Sage: Alt + S (If installed) </li></ul><ul><li>Quicknote Ctrl + F7 (If installed) </li></ul><ul><li>Lookahead Alt = (If installed) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Extensions For students http://update.mozilla.org/extensions/ <ul><li>Indic Input Extension: Type in any Indian Language </li></ul><ul><li>Girgit: Transliterate from one Indian script to another for e.g. Hindi to Gujarati </li></ul><ul><li>Clustybar: To find dictionary meaning and encyclopedia entry for a word simply hitting the right click! </li></ul><ul><li>http://clickspeak.clcworld.net/ CLiCk, Speak provides point-and-click screen reading, which can be helpful for partially-sighted users or sighted users who have written language difficulties (such as dyslexia). </li></ul><ul><li>SQLite Manager : to learn SQL </li></ul><ul><li>QuickNote: A note taking extension with advanced features. </li></ul><ul><li>Nuke Anything enhanced : Adds a &quot;Remove this object&quot; entry to the right-click context menu. </li></ul><ul><li>ChatZilla: lets you connect to IRC server. </li></ul><ul><li>FireFTP: Client for firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Web Developer toolbar: for web masters </li></ul><ul><li>Scribe : Open and save form entries as files. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tips <ul><li>When firefox encounters a popup, it places an icon in the status bar. If you want to see what's in the popup that was blocked, double click the icon and choose &quot;Unblock Site&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Display Text: Goto Tools – Options – Content You can set the minimum font size a web page can have. From “Fonts and Colors” – Advanced… - Minimum font size option. You can also deselect the “Load images automatically” so that images will not be loaded and the page will load faster and you save bandwidth. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want the standard font and text in full width then choose View – Page Style – No Style </li></ul><ul><li>To bookmark all tabs in one click, choose Bookmarks – Bookmark all tabs… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Search Bar You can create your own plug-in that can be used in the Search bar instead of Google. Save the following code with an extension .src (for e.g. quick.src) in the following directory. C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxsearchplugins <search     name=&quot;furl&quot;    description=&quot;Furl Search&quot;    method=&quot;GET&quot;    action=&quot;http://furl.net/search&quot;> <input name=&quot;act&quot; value=&quot;sitesearch&quot;> <input name=&quot;keyword&quot; user> </search>
  6. 6. Search from Address bar <ul><li>You can directly type the search word in the address bar after typing the keyword. For e.g. maps delhi in this case should display maps of delhi. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit your favorite site, for e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// mapsofindia.com </li></ul><ul><li>Right click in the search bar and choose “Add a keyword for this search...” </li></ul><ul><li>Type the keyword in the following dialog box </li></ul>

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