Alternatively referred to as Control G and C-g, Ctrl+G is a shortcut key most often used to go to a line or page.
How to use the Ctrl+G shortcut key
On Apple computer keyboards, the Ctrl key is labeled as "control."
Ctrl+G in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera
In Chrome, Firefox, and Opera, pressing Ctrl+G advances to the next result in the find results. For example, if you use Ctrl+F to find text in the browser window, pressing Ctrl+G will advance to the next found result.
You can also press Enter to advance to the next result.
Ctrl+G in Excel and other spreadsheet programs
In Microsoft Excel and most other spreadsheet programs, pressing Ctrl+G opens the Go To window that allows you to go to a specific reference (cell). For example, you could press Ctrl+G, type n8, and press Enter to move to the N8 cell.
Ctrl+G in most text editors and IDEs
In most text editors and IDEs, the Ctrl+G shortcut is used to go to a specific line in the file. For example, you could press Ctrl+G to open the Go To Line window, type 100, and press Enter to go to the 100th line in the file.
Related keyboard shortcuts
Below are links to related keyboard key and keyboard shortcut pages.