Category: Chrome

What is default text (font) size on Chrome?

Self-tutoring about the Chrome browser: the tutor measures its default font size in pixels. I opened the Chrome settings and found its font set to “medium”. I then made a quick page with two divs: one set at 20em, then

Web browsers: Chrome: the “reopen tab” key combination

Self-tutoring: I often close tabs by mistake. The tutor mentions a solution when it happens. On Chrome, in Windows, it’s my experience that Ctrl+Shift+t will reopen the last tab you closed, and that it will reopen where it last was.

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Home computer use: shortcut key combinations: refreshing the page in the browser, Windows

More self-tutoring: the tutor mentions a shortcut to refresh the page in a browser. Ctrl+F5 is meant to refresh the page in the browser. As I understand, the reload is from the server rather than from the cache. Source:

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Web browsers, home computer use: setting the cursor in the search bar w/o using the mouse

Self-tutoring about home computer use: the tutor shares a keyboard shortcut to the search bar. Ctrl+L is meant to return the cursor to the search bar. Source: Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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Chrome: Developer tools (view page source): ==$0

The tutor talks about ==$zer0 in Chrome’s Developer tools. Looking at a page source in Google Chrome, I saw the entry ==$0. It wasn’t manifesting on the page itself; I wondered if it was a type of HTML comment. Apparently,

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Web design: jQuery css() and JavaScript style: boundary testing

The tutor discusses what he noticed while experimenting with jQuery css() and JavaScript style. JavaScript has a style function that allows you to access style attributes of an element. For example, to get an element’s color: var e1_color=document.getElementById(“e1”).style.color; However, as