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Project Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations to add new items to a project, build a project, or open files or projects.

Command name Shortcut keys Description
Build.BuildSolution SHIFT + F8 Builds the solution.
Build.Cancel CTRL + BREAK Cancel the build in progress.
Build.Compile CTRL + F8 Creates an object file containing machine code, linker directives, sections, external references, and function/data names for the selected file.
Build.RebuildSolution ALT + F8 Rebuilds the solution
Project.AddResource CTRL + R Add resource to current project.
File.NewFile CTRL + N Displays the New File dialog box where you can select a new file to add to the current project.
File.NewProject CTRL + SHIFT + N Displays the New Project dialog box where you can create projects and add them to the current solution.
File.OpenFile CTRL + O
CTRL + F12
Displays the Open File dialog box where you can select to open an existing file.
File.OpenProject CTRL + SHIFT + O Displays the Open Project dialog box where you can add existing projects to your solution.

See Also

Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Keys | get.MyProfile, Visual Studio Home Page | Keyboard, Environment, Options Dialog Box | Shortcut Keys

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