Does Chrome have a keyboard shortcut to reload an iframe? [closed]

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Problem :

Is there a keyboard shortcut for Google Chrome that lets you reload a frame (iframe) that has focus? The only way I’ve found to do it is via right click.

Pressing F-5 while the frame has focus (e.g. while actively in a form element) reloads the entire parent page or does nothing, depending on where the focus lies within the frame. I’m hoping to avoid that, as I’m debugging a rather massive form that is loaded in an iframe.


  • Version: Chrome 16.0.912.75 (I love those version numbers) Anyway, stable.
  • OS: Windows 7 and XP.

Solution :

No. There’s no shortcut because the browser needs to know what frame to reload. You can right-click inside the iFrame and select Reload frame from the context menu.

There’s also a suggestion to program a mouse gesture for this purpose but it’s for Firefox. You can check out Chrome extensions for mouse gestures.

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