Monday, September 17, 2012

Visual Studio 2010 Shortcuts

Visual Studio 2010 Shortcuts  

1. Manage Visual Studio
Ctrl+s Save current file
Ctrl+Shift+s Save all files
Ctrl+Shift+n Create new project
Ctrl+o Open file
Ctrl+Shift+o Open project
Ctrl+Shift+a Add item to project
Esc Close menu or dialog
Ctrl+p Print
Shift+Alt+Enter Toggle full screen mode
Ctrl+f4 Close current tab
Ctrl+f6/Ctrl+Shift+f6 Go to next / go to previous window
Ctrl+Tab, then Arrow keys Press and hold Ctrl+Tab, then using arrow keys gives a small task manager with all open files and views

For keystrokes with two keys such as Ctrl+k+k, keep holding the Ctrl key until releasing the last key.
Ctrl+k+k Toogle bookmark
Ctrl+k+n Goto next bookmark
Ctrl+k+p Goto previous bookmark
Ctrl+Shift+k+n Goto next bookmark in folder
Ctrl+Shift+k+p Goto previous bookmark in folder
Ctrl+k+w Put focus on bookmark window
Esc Leave bookmark window and focus on editor
Ctrl+k+h Toggle code shortcut at current line*
Ctrl + K + L Clear all bookmarks
*if somebody figures out additional shortut keys on how to use code shortcuts, please edit this page and add.

3. Code Editor
Find, Replace, and Goto
Ctrl+f Find and replace dialog box
f3/Shift+f3 Find next / find previous
Ctrl+h Display Replace options on the quick tab
Shift+f12 Find all references for selected symbol
Ctrl+Shift+f Find in files
Alt+F3, s Stop current find in files operation
Ctrl+F3/Ctrl+Shift+f3 Find next / find previous in selected text
Alt+F12 Find symbol
Ctrl+d Put cursor in find/command box of the toolbar. Use ctrl+/ in Visual C#
Ctrl+i/Ctrl+Shift+i Incremental search / reverse incremental search
Shift+Alt+f12 Quick find symbol
Ctrl+, Display Navigate-To dialog box
Ctrl+g Goto line number
Ctrl+] Go to matching brace in source file
Undo, Redo, Copy, Paste
Ctrl+x, Ctrl+x, Ctrl+v Cut, copy, paste
Ctrl+Shift+v Pastes an item from the Clipboard ring
Ctrl+z Undo
Ctrl+y Redo (or Shift+Alt+Backspace, or Ctrl+Shift+Z)
Select Text
Shift+Arrow Keys Extend selection one character/one line
Ctrl+Shift+End/ Ctrl+Shift+Home Extend selection to end / to beginning of document
Ctrl+Shift+] Extend selection to nexst brace
Shift+End/ Shift+Home Extend selection to end / to beginning of line
Shift+Page Down/ Shift+Page Up Extends selection down one page / up one page
Ctrl+w Select current word
Esc Cancel Selection
Ctrl+Shift+Page Down/ Page Up Moves cursor and extend selection to the last line / first line in view.
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow right/ arrow left Extend selection one word to the right / one word to the left
Ctrl+a Select All
4. Coding
Collapse Items
Ctrl+m+m Collapse / un-collapse current preset area (e.g. method)
Ctrl+m+h Collpase / hide current selection
Ctrl+m+o Collapse declaration bodies
Ctrl+m+a Collapse all
Ctrl+m+x Uncollapse all
Ctrl+m, ctrl+t Collapse Html tag
Edit Code
Ctrl+l Delete current line or selection of lines to and add to clipboard
Ctrl+Shift+l Delete current line or selection of lines
Ctrl+Delete Delete word to right of cursor
Ctrl+Backspace Delete word to left of cursor
Ctrl+Enter Enter blank line above cursor
Ctrl+Shift+Enter Enter blank line below cursor
Ctrl+Shift+u Make uppercase
Ctrl+u Make lowercase (reverse upercase)
Ctrl+k+c Comment selected text
Ctrl+k+u Uncomment selected text
Ctrl+k+\ Remove white space and tabs in selection or around current cursor position
Ctrl+k+d Format document to code formatting settings
Ctrl+k+f Format selection to code formatting settings
Ctrl+Shift+space Display parameter required for selected method
Ctrl+Shift+8 Visualize whitespace (or press Ctrl+r, then Ctrl+w)
Ctrl+k+d Format document to code formatting settings
Ctrl+k+f Format selection to code formatting settings
Ctrl+Shift+t Transpose word to right of cursor; makes b=a out of a=b if cursor was in front of a
Ctrl+t Transpose character left and right of cursor; cursor between ab would make ba
Shift+Alt+t Transpose line: Move line below cursor up and current line down.
IntelliSense and Code Helper
Ctrl+Space Autocomplete word from completion list (or alt+right arrow)
Ctrl+Shift+Space Show parameter info
Ctrl+f12 Display symbol definition
f12 Display symbol declaration
Ctrl+j Open IntelliSense completion list

5. Build and Debug
f7 Build solution (or Ctrl+shift+b)
Ctrl+Alt+f7 Rebuild solution
Ctrl+break Cancel build process
Ctrl+\+e Show error list
f9 Toggle breakpoint
Ctrl+b Insert new function breakpoint
f5 Start debugging
f11 Debug / step into
f10 Debug / step over
Shift+f11 Debug / step out
Ctrl+f10 Debug / run to cursor
Ctrl+Alt+q Show Quickwatch window
Ctrl+Shift+f10 Set current statement to be the next executed
Alt+* (on numeric keyboard) Show nexst statement
Ctrl+Alt+e Show Exception dialog box
Ctrl+f11 Toggle between disassembly and user code view
Shift+f5 Stop Debugging
Ctrl+f5 Bypass debugger
Ctrl+Alt+p Show attach to process window
Ctrl+Alt+break Break all executing threads                                
6. Tool Windows
Ctrl+/      Put cursor in the find/command box in toolbar
Ctrl+k+b      Open code snippet manager window
Alt+f11      Open macro IDE window
Ctrl+k+w      Open bookmark window
Ctrl+Alt+k      Open call hierarchy window
Ctrl+Shift+c      Open class view window
Ctrl+Alt+a      Open Command window
Ctrl+Shift+o      Open Output window
Ctrl+Shift+e      Open Resource view window
Ctrl+Shift+s      Open Server explorer window
Ctrl+Shift+l      Open Solution explorer window
Shift+Esc      Close Find & Replace Window

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