Quickly Copy the Current Web Address

If you want to copy the current web browser URL, don’t use your cursor to select it. Instead, use Command+L and the address will be instantly selected. Then Command+C to copy. This tends to be much quicker and cleaner than selecting with the cursor because many URLs are so long.

Comments: 3 Responses to “Quickly Copy the Current Web Address”

    nick
    4 weeks ago

    hi Gary, when I press Command+L while I’m on a web page, it takes me to Launchpad, is this something that needs to be first set up in the Keyboard Shortcut Preferences? Actually I find that by just clicking within the browser address box the whole URL is automatically selected anyways. thx – Nick

    4 weeks ago

    Nick: By default there normally isn’t a keyboard shortcut for LaunchPad. But you can create one. Maybe you did that? Check in System Preferences, Keyboard, Shortcuts, LaunchPad & Dock.

    nick
    4 weeks ago

    Gary: of course I should have checked that before commenting here…yes that was the shortcut assigned to LaunchPad, I unchecked it andCommand+L now selects the address. thx

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