Top 9 Google Chrome tips - The Secret of Chrome's Address Bar
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#1 Mathematical Calculations and Unit Conversion
Do you always open the calculator just to do some basic math calculations? Just type calculations or equations that would like to be counted in the omnibox and Chrome will directly perform the answer, without the need to press Enter. You can do the same thing with the basic unit conversions, such as distance, weight, temperature, etc. All you need to do is add your unit would like to convert, coupled with the equal sign (=), followed by the unit of the conversion results. For example, just type as 10 miles in km distance to change from miles to km.
#2 How To Turn Chrome Into A Notepad
This trick actually can work in almost any modern browser, but it doesn't hurt we discussed here. If you want to write something like in notepad is empty, simply type it into the address bar:
data:text/html, <html contenteditable>You will get a blank page where you can type the text easily. To better facilitate you can add a bookmark for this page.
#3 Drag & Drop Keywords To Search Multiple Search Engines [Chrome]
If you are not a fan of Copy and Paste or you are not accustomed to using the right click, you can search for information through drag and drop words. You can simply drag the word to search for and then pull it into the address bar.
Then the result will be as shown below.
#4 Search on a specific Website
If you've been around long enough to use Google is certainly familiar with the syntax of the "site:" operator to search on specific websites, such as internet in site: yahoo.com, which means you are looking for computer information only on the website yahoo.com. But you can do so more easily through the Omnibox, simply type the website address and then press the Tab key. then enter the words to search for.
#5 Search in Gmail or Google Drive
Open a specific web application like Gmail or Google's Drive to find something in it requires a few steps click. Certainly much easier if looking for such services from the address bar. This trick is really the improvisation of the trick above. To do this, you will need to do a little setting.
Add a new search engine with name Google Drive or Gmail
The contents of the keywords that are easy to remember, such as "Mail"
On the part of the URL enter:
You can do the same for Google Drive with URL:
http://drive.google.com/?hl=en&tab=bo#search/%sIf you want to find something in your Gmail account or Google your Drive, just type in gmail.com or docs.google.com and press the Tab key to give the command so only looking at mail or the drive specified earlier. You can do the same trick to add an event on Google Calendar.
#6 Open a Link in a particular Tab Position
If you are very concern about where put a specific tab, you can take the URL of the address bar or links, then drag and drop it to a specific location in Your Tab.
#7 The Address Bar as a File Explorer
There are other ways to view the contents of files and folders that are stored on your computer in addition to using File Explorer, namely by Chrome. Previously we have been studying how to create a table of contents files and folders into MS Excel, and this is one of his paces. In the Chrome address bar simply type in one of the drives, such as C:/. You can also drag and drop any file into the address bar to open it in Chrome.
#8 Open the Email in New Tab
Do you want to send an email but don't want to actually open the whole email? Just type mailto: in the address bar and it will open the window of writing a new email in Your email client range.
#9 See safety information sites you visit
Hopefully, the above information can increase your knowledge about the world of the internet. Maybe next time I'll give some more tips and tricks that you don't yet know.