A common workflow on a Windows or Linux PC is to right click on a link in (say) Chrome, then hit "L" to copy the URL to the clipboard.

How can I achieve this on MacOS? I don't want to have to use the mouse to select the relevant menu item.

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Context menus can be navigated in Safari with keyboard shortcuts. E.g pressing C - Enter will jump to copy link.

  • hmm. Extra keypress ;-) Doesn't seme to work in Chrome anyway. Thanks.
    – J22
    Commented Aug 13, 2011 at 10:54
  • It works for me in Chrome (beta channel) under Lion. It works in all Cocoa apps. I have to admit though, the implementation is a bit hit and miss and not every command has a keystroke.
    – dan8394
    Commented Aug 13, 2011 at 11:07
  • It is basically incremental search with timeout. Also works in Finder files list, menu bar items.
    – hym3242
    Commented 2 days ago

This free app


Might help.

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