Updated: 05/01/2023 by Computer Hope
Ctrl+9 keyboard shortcut.

Alternatively known as Control+9, ^9, and C-9, Ctrl+9 is a keyboard shortcut to switch to the ninth tab in an Internet browser or other programs with tab support.

How to use the Ctrl+9 keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Ctrl key, and while continuing to hold, press 9.


For this shortcut, you need to use 9 above the top row keys, not on the numeric keypad.

Ctrl+9 in Microsoft Excel

In Microsoft Excel 2019, pressing Ctrl+9 hides the currently-selected rows.

Ctrl+9 in an Internet browser

With all major Internet browsers (e.g., Chrome, Edge, Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox), pressing Ctrl+9 switches to the ninth or last tab.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

Ctrl, Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms