IE Keyboard Shortcut for "Open link in new tab" is Ctrl+Click. Which key is "click"?

The help file for Internet Explorer states that the keyboard shortcut for "Open links in a new tab in the background" is "Ctrl+Click", yet last I looked "click" is not a key, it is a mouse activity. How does a non-mouse user (blind, physical disability) perform "Ctrl+Click", or rather, how does a non-mouse user Open links in a new tab in the background?
 

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Last updated October 11, 2018 Views 18,540 Applies to:
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To open links in new tab using keyboard, try the below steps:
1. Select the link which you want to open in new tab using the tab key on the keyboard.

2. Once the link is selected, press the Ctrl and Enter keys simultaneously, this should open the link in new tab.

For more information on keyboard shortcut,click on the following link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/Windows7/Keyboard-shortcuts

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Swati K- Microsoft Support Engineer

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