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Keyboard Surfing

Description from extension meta

Web browsing with keyboard, no need to use a mouse. Smart cursor-based keyboard navigation and control. Go mouseless today!

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Description from store Keyboard Surfing provides a keyboard-controlled pointer on web pages, to avoid using a mouse for web browsing. Keyboard shortcuts for navigation are arranged like the common arrow keys. No ads, no spyware. The pointer can be moved to nearby links by pressing the up, down, left and right keys. Keyboard Surfing automatically selects nearby links on the page. Three sets of shortcut keys are provided for navigation and control: the numpad set, the left-hand set and the right-hand set. Additional functions include: smooth scrolling, open links in new tab and in new window, close windows and tabs, go to homepage. *NOTE* Chrome has some alarmist messaging around the permissions that Keyboard Surfing needs to run. Don't be alarmed. Keyboard Surfing needs to inspect every page you visit (to find links), therefore it must be able to read all the pages you visit. Keyboard Surfing needs to inject a few elements into web pages (the javascript code, the cursor, the red box and the help screen). Any other parts of the visited page will remain unmodified. Keyboard Surfing does not log, store, or transmit to anyone any of your data or the data about web pages you visit. Keyboard Surfing does not send any data at all. **********NOTE********** - Press 'Pause' key on keyboard to enable or disable this extension. - This extension is available for Chrome and Firefox browsers. Right-handed keyset: i, k up, down j, l left, right u scroll up m scroll down y scroll up half page b scroll down half page h open a link in the current tab or window n open a link in a new tab or window 0 new browser window p show the help page for a list of all keys space smooth scrolling mode Numpad keyset: 8, 5 up, down 4, 6 left, right 7 scroll up 1 scroll down n.Enter open a link in the current tab or window n.plus open a link in a new tab or window 2 go back in history 3 go forward in history n.multiply new browser window decimal show the help page for a list of all keys 0 smooth scroling mode Only the most common commands are listed. For additional commands, consult the built-in help page. Note: Google does not allow extensions to run on built-in Chrome pages.

Latest reviews

  • (2019-07-12) Tor-Haakon Gjone: I love the extension, but vim keys would be awsome !!!
  • (2019-06-25) Elijah Corpus: This needs to work with Chromebooks. It doesn't recognize the Pause key.
  • (2018-10-11) David Bernal: Perfect tool.
  • (2018-09-05) Phương Trần Đức: Great tool
  • (2018-02-08) M D: need to be more customizable(
  • (2017-11-25) Not very intuitive, especially when you don't have a QWERTY, but very cool.
  • (2017-11-18) Terry Canaan: Needs to be able to drag
  • (2017-07-29) kushagra gour: You are a genius! This is so well implemented and it makes navigation so so easy! Thank you :D
  • (2017-01-11) Andrian Andersen: A hidden jewel.
  • (2016-10-07) Mahedi Hasan: I'm recommending this to my friends.
  • (2016-10-07) Affection Addicted: I have added this extension to my "best extensions" list. It is so amazingly easy and intuitive to use.

Latest issues

  • (2019-09-05, v:1.3.23) Prateek Gupta: Mac
    There is no pause key in macbook pro. How to enable/disable the extension?
  • (2018-11-06, v:1.3.23) David Bernal: Disable extension
    This extension doesn't work in some webapps. A key to disable would be very useful
  • (2018-08-05, v:1.3.19) Jose Luis Palma: "Pause" button
    I've got a Mac and the pause key is the one that loads itunes. Is there another "pause" key that I can use? I need to be able to activate/deactivate this extension. Sometimes there are pages with forms in which I cannot type anything when this extension is active. And, when there are no forms, I'd like to navigate the page with this extension.
  • (2018-07-29, v:1.3.19) Youtube Page Scrolling
    On the Youtube site, page scrolling is inhibited so I can not navigate to the rest of the page. If not for that this would have been great for me.
  • (2018-04-03, v:1.3.19) Dmiriy Chigevsky: option to use hjkl navigation
    Please add option to use hjkl as navigation keys
  • (2018-01-04, v:1.3.19) Federico Occhionero: bigger red dot for visual impairment
    Hello, thanks for this powerfull extension. It's very good for people not able to use standard mouse to point and click link. (I'm using it with thegrid2 software.) Is it possibile to have a bigger red dot? To help people with visual impairment.
  • (2017-07-29, v:1.3.19) kushagra gour: page scrolls when typing inside input
    While I am typing inside an input and press the page down key, the page scrolls. It should not while I am typing something
  • (2017-07-29, v:1.3.19) kushagra gour: Contribute to this wonderful project
    Hi Somnia Is this extension open source? I would to contribute to this project to fix some bugs I have noticed and also enhance it. Please let me know.
  • (2017-05-04, v:1.3.19) Tassilo Horn: Nice idea, but...
    ... completely unusable if you don't have a standard QWERTY/QWERTZ keyboard layout. For me as a German Type II Dvorak user, keys like ESDF or IJKL make completely no sense for navigation. If you would allow users to customize the keys, that would be really awesome.

Statistics

Installs
345
Category
Rating
4.3636 (22 votes)
Last update / version
2018-12-17 / 1.3.23

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