Frustrated using your defective or dead mouse? Well, leave your worries now because here I am sharing a utility tip that will help you to open links on the webpages without using a mouse.
You can simply open URLs on any web page by just typing the hyperlink text with help of chrome extension or by just using “/” slash symbol in Firefox browser. Below I’m sharing We will share both of the methods to open web page links.
For Google Chrome users; there is an extension that helps to open links on any web page by typing some of the characters shown on the hyperlink (display text of the links).
However, if you are using Mozilla Firefox, the browser doesn’t require any add-ons to open web page links and for the Internet Explorer browser, you can try to open a link by pressing Tab key from your keyboard.
Open Links in Google Chrome
As I said, chrome needs an extension, called DeadMouse (available on Chrome Web store) to open links on web pages by just using the keyboard.
Once you finished installing the DeadMouse extension on your chrome browser, the browser app will be ready to use instantly. No need to restart the web browser.
You just need to type some characters of the links that you want to open and the matching links on that particular web page will start to wiggle. Now simply hit the enter button or press Shift followed by entering (Shift+Enter) to open desire webpage in a new tab.
If you find more than one hyperlinks on the same web page that shows up your searched text, then you can go to your destination link by just pressing Tab button (you may use Shift followed by Tab key to move in the reverse direction). To cancel the search mode, just press Esc key that is available in the top left corner of the keyboard.
Open Links in Mozilla Firefox
For Firefox, you do not need to add any add-on on your Firefox browser to open web page links.
Simply press slash key that shows “/” symbol, then type the hyperlink text. The matching link will be highlighted. To open that highlighted link, just hit the Enter button to open that particular link in new tab.
Open Links in Internet Explorer
For Internet Explorer, just press Tab key until your desire link highlights. Once your link highlight, you can hit Enter to open that link.
Well, this post can be little handy for you to open links by typing if your computer mouse goes dead and you have to do some urgent work online.