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Author Topic: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page  (Read 3748 times)

techidave

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mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« on: March 16, 2013, 06:36:11 AM »
Sometimes I get lazy and don't want to reach for the home key on the keyboard.  I would rather use my mouse to go to top page of a site without scrolling with the mouse.  In IE, you can right click the scroll bar and choose top and it will go there.  I do not have that option in Firefox 19.0.

Does this option even exist?

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2013, 06:45:43 AM »
if you have a mouse with back/fwd buttons, then you can use AHK to do what you want.

Code: Autohotkey [Select]
  1. ; Home & End keys
  2. #IfWinActive Mozilla Firefox
  3. XButton1::
  4.   Send, {End}
  5. Return
  6.  
  7. XButton2::
  8.   Send {Home}
  9. Return

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2013, 07:02:24 AM »
Used to have one of those type of mice, but not anymore.

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2013, 07:04:41 AM »
or you could try a mouse gesture add-on.  I use All-In-One Gestures for Firefox.

I use the right button and a few simple gestures to move between tabs, go to top of page, zoom.  

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2013, 07:55:52 AM »
or you could try a mouse gesture add-on.  I use All-In-One Gestures for Firefox.

I use the right button and a few simple gestures to move between tabs, go to top of page, zoom. 

Absolutely agreed.  Browsing without using mouse gestures is no fun at all.

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2013, 09:37:15 AM »
Sometimes I get lazy and don't want to reach for the home key on the keyboard.  I would rather use my mouse to go to top page of a site without scrolling with the mouse.

I am running Waterfox, so my home key does almost nothing. I have never before been wanting to use mouse gestures, but Waterfox is making it a necessity. However, merely looking at All-in-one Gestures made me tired; I want two features, not a hundred and seventeen! Sorry, skwire, I can't take this much fun, when browsing. So instead I went for this:

Quote from: Scroll to Top/Bottom
About this Add-on:
Scroll to Top/Bottom adds toolbar buttons and context menu options for jumping to the top or bottom of the current page.

https://addons.mozil...scroll-to-topbottom/

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013, 02:40:58 PM »
I want two features, not a hundred and seventeen!

I don't use them all.  I blanked them all out and defined just the few that I use.  Namely, back, forward, refresh, new tab, close tab, next tab, previous tab, top of page, bottom of page, and load URL from clipboard.

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2013, 06:25:41 AM »
I use the Fire Gestures addon and I have set the "up" gesture to "scroll to top of webpage"

it is very convenient and ideal for uber-lazy people

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2013, 06:50:42 AM »
haven't been a fan of mouse gestures.  I am trying Scroll to top/bottom.  seems to work ok.

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2013, 08:14:45 AM »
One of the extensions in Firefox I can't live without is "Back to top":
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/back-to-top/
(http://softwarebychuck.com/backtotop/backtotop.html)

One rightclick, and one click to go to top of page. Done!

This is done without almost no mouse movement. Of course you can also use it for going to the end of the document.

There are some options if you want to adjust its behavior.
« Last Edit: March 17, 2013, 08:29:02 AM by DerekHal »

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2013, 08:22:45 AM »
there is the Click-free browsing chrome addon (I know, it's chrome) that pops up navigation buttons (including move to top/bottom) when you move your cursor to the right edge of the webpage and you "click" them just by hovering over them

pretty cool imo, pity there is not any similar for firefox

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Re: mouse shortcut (Firefox) to jump to top of page
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2013, 06:11:40 PM »
"Back to top":
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/back-to-top/
(http://softwarebychuck.com/backtotop/backtotop.html)

-thank you! I used this some years ago but forgot the name and couldn't find it again.
More useful.  :up: