Safari 4: Setting F5 to reload page. Possible?


macrumors 65816
Original poster
Apr 14, 2009
Wilts., UK
Being so used to hitting F5 to reload/refresh a page in browsers (I still use FF under XP at work) I tried using keyboard shortcuts in Prefs to change it in Safari.

Restarted Safari and the View menu showed F5 next to Reload Page instead of Cmd-R - but it didn't work (I also tried Fn-F5 and that didn't either).

Is this possible? If there are reasons for not using the F-keys in this way surely it shouldn't allow you to set them up?

BTW, I'd prefer to have F5 in addition to Cmd-R, is this possible?


macrumors 65816
Jul 14, 2008
I couldn't get it to work. I could do CTRL + F5, but F5 alone wouldn't work for me.
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