Google Chrome for Mac address bar keyboard shortcuts

Use keyboard commands for the address bar in Google Chrome for Mac

Use these keyboard shortcuts for the address bar in Google Chrome on the Mac.

Type a search term, then press Enter. Performs a search using your default search engine.
Type a search engine keyword, press Space, type a search term, and press Enter. Performs a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.
Begin typing a search engine URL, press Tab when prompted, type a search term, and press Enter. Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.
Type a URL, then press ⌘-Enter. Opens the URL in a new background tab.
⌘-L Highlights the URL.
⌘-Option-F Places a '?' in the address bar. Type a search term after the question mark to perform a search using your default search engine.
Press Option and the left arrow together. Moves your cursor to the preceding key term in the address bar
Press Option and the right arrow together. Moves your cursor to the next key term in the address bar
Press Shift-Option and the left arrow together. Highlights the preceding key term in the address bar
Press Shift-Option and the right arrow together. Highlights the next key term in the address bar
⌘-Delete Deletes the key term that precedes your cursor in the address bar
Select an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with your keyboard arrows, then press Shift-Fn-Delete. Deletes the entry from your browsing history, if possible.
Press Page Up or Page Down in the addess bar menu. Selects the previous or next entry in the menu.

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