How do I make Vivaldi use <alt>D to go to the address bar, the way all my other browsers do?
jimwelch4 last edited by
I have been using browsers since Mosaic. In all the browsers I have used, <alt>d takes you to the address bar. Yes, I can click on the address bar, but I prefer using the keyboard shortcut; I find it to be faster.
Vivaldi is the ONLY browser I use or have used that does not do this.
When I try to assign the <alt>d to go to the address bar, it says it has already been assigned, yet I do not see it in the list of assigned shortcut keys.
I do NOT want to use another keyboard shortcut to get to the address bar. I have been doing this for so long that my fingers know to do it without thought.
Vivaldi is a good browser, but I use it least of all the browsers I have; I use Firefox, IE, and Chrome more than Vivaldi. This issue is a deal breaker for me; if I can't make my copy of Vivaldi use <alt>d for the address bar, then I will have to find another web browser that WILL allow me to do this.
@jimwelch4 Simply go to Menu/Tools/Settings/Keyboard/Page/Focus Address Field and add it.
iAN CooG last edited by
When I try to assign the <alt>d to go to the address bar, it says it has already been assigned,
It also says clearly, at least here, where it's assigned, here it says:
Shortcut Alt+D is already assigned to "Create Bookmark" command.
Without having to search it by eyes only, I use the Search box in upper left corner, type Create Bookmark, it finds by itself the keyboard short cut where I can remove the Alt+D assignment by placing the cursor after it, press backspace, there, the Alt+D shortcut is now free to use somewhere else. Now search again Focus Address, in the field press Alt+D. Done.
@jimwelch4 Type Alt+D in the search field to see the command that it is already assigned to.
@ian-coog @jimwelch4 I should have read the user's entire comment. Alt+D is not and has never been a shortcut for "Add Bookmark" in any Windows version of Vivaldi that I have ever installed. That shortcut is not assigned at all (Ctrl+D is "Add Bookmark). Perhaps it is on Mac. User posted in "Vivaldi Browser for Windows" so perhaps I assume incorrectly that user was working in Windows. My bad.
And, BTW, if one presses F2 or goes to Menu/Tools/Quick Commands, it opens the "Quick Commands" dialog which, if you scroll down it, you find a keyboards shortcuts cheat sheet, which lists all assigned shortcuts.
iAN CooG last edited by
Alt+D is not and has never been a shortcut for "Add Bookmark"
I have added it because it's more immediate than ctrl-d for me
@ian-coog Understood. One wonders how it became a shortcut for the user.
Morg42 last edited by
@ayespy On Mac it's Cmd-D (similar to Ctrl-D on Win).
@morg42 That's what I would have suspected, since for most uses, Cmd=Ctrl.