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Global Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations in various places within the integrated development environment (IDE).

NoteNote:

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Command name

Shortcut keys

Description

Edit.Copy

CTRL + INSERT CTRL + C

Copies the currently selected item to the system clipboard.

Edit.Cut

SHIFT + DELETE CTRL + X

Removes the currently selected item and places it on the system clipboard.

Edit.CycleClipboardRing

CTRL + SHIFT + V CTRL + SHIFT + INSERT

Removes the currently selected item and places it on the system clipboard.

Edit.ListMembers

CTRL + ALT + T

Lists members of current class for statement completion when editing code.

Edit.GotoNextLocation

F8

Moves the cursor to the next item, such as a task in the Task List window or a search match in the Find Results window. Each time you press F8, you move to the next item in the list.

Edit.GotoPreviousLocation

SHIFT + F8

Moves the cursor to the previous item in the Task List window or Find Results window.

Edit.GoToReference

SHIFT + F12

Displays the reference of the selection in the code.

Edit.Paste

CTRL + V SHIFT + INSERT

Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.

Edit.Redo

CTRL + Y CTRL + SHIFT + Z SHIFT + ALT + BACKSPACE

Restores the previously undone action.

Edit.SelectionCancel

ESC

Closes a menu or dialog box, cancels an operation in progress, or places focus in the current document window.

Edit.Undo

CTRL + Z ALT + BACKSPACE

Reverses the last editing action.

File.Print

CTRL + P

Displays the Print dialog box, where you can choose printer settings.

File.SaveAll

CTRL + SHIFT + S

Saves all documents in the current solution and any files in the external files project.

File.SaveSelectedItems

CTRL + S

Saves the selected items in the current project.

Tools.GoToCommandLine

CTRL + /

Places the caret in the Find/Command box on the Standard toolbar.

View.NextTask

F4 CTRL + SHIFT + F12

Moves to the next task in the Task List window.

View.PopBrowseContext

CTRL + NUM *

Bookmarks your latest Go To definition or reference search.

View.PreviousTask

SHIFT + F4

Moves to the previous task in the Task List window.

View.ViewCode

CTRL + ALT + 0

Displays the selected item in Code view of the editor.

View.ViewDesigner

SHIFT + F7

Displays the selected item in Design view of the editor.

View.WebNavigateBack

ALT + LEFT ARROW

Displays the previous page in the viewing history. Only available in the Web Browser window.

View.WebNavigateForward

ALT + RIGHT ARROW

Displays the next page in the viewing history. Only available in the Web Browser window.

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