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Shortcut Keys: Code Editor [AX 2012]

Updated: October 26, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Use shortcut keys to help make the code editor easier and faster to use.

NoteNote

The shortcut keys described in this Help topic refer to the U.S. keyboard layout. Other keyboard layouts might not exactly correspond to the keys on a U.S. keyboard.

Command

Shortcut key

Remove all breakpoints.

CTRL+SHIFT+F9

Insert or remove a breakpoint.

F9

Enable or disable a breakpoint.

CTRL+F9

Open the Breakpoints dialog.

SHIFT+F9

Command

Shortcut key

Open the Scripts menu.

Scripts icon

Open Help.

F1

Show method parameter help.

CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR

Execute the current job.

F5

Compile.

F7

Compile and close a method.

F8

Stop method execution (break).

CTRL+BREAK

Insert a file.

CTRL+ALT+H

Command

Shortcut key

Delete from the cursor to the end of the line.

Use SHIFT+END to select to end of line and then DELETE

Delete word to the right of the cursor.

CTRL+DELETE

Delete the word to the left of the cursor.

CTRL+BACKSPACE

Delete the current line.

CTRL+X (with cursor in line, no selection)

Command

Shortcut key

Insert script.

<SCRIPT NAME>

Insert document header.

///

Comment selection.

CTRL+E, C

Uncomment selection.

CTRL+E, U

Convert selection to lowercase.

CTRL+SHIFT+U

Convert selection to uppercase.

CTRL+U

Display all methods and properties for a selected class.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Copy selection.

CTRL+C (with text selected)

Copy line.

CTRL+C (with cursor in line, no selection

Command

Shortcut key

Open the Find dialog.

CTRL+F

Open the Replace dialog.

CTRL+R

Start incremental search..

CTRL+I

Move to next incremental search match in method.

CTRL+I

Reverse the incremental search direction.

CTRL+Shift+I

Remove a character from the incremental search string.

BACKSPACE

Stop the incremental search.

ESC

Command

Shortcut key

Go to a specific line.

CTRL+G

Go to the next page.

PAGE UP

Go to the previous page.

PAGE DOWN

Go to the top of the code.

CTRL+HOME

Go to the bottom of the code.

CTRL+END

Go to the start of line.

HOME

Go to the end of line.

END

Move one word to the left.

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

Move one word to the right.

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

Go to the method definition.

F12

Go to the next error message.

F4

Command

Shortcut key

Look up a label.

CTRL+ALT+SPACEBAR

Show label text.

CTRL+L

Look up a definition.

F12

Show the syntax of a method or property.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Command

Shortcut key

Save the selected text to a separate file.

ALT+S

Close the current TAB, discarding all changes since the last save.

F6

Close and save the current code editor window.

F8

Close the current window.

CTRL+F4

Command

Shortcut key

Select all.

CTRL+A

Cancel a selection.

ESC

Select columns.

ALT+MOUSE SELECT

Select a line.

ALT+L

Select one word to the left.

CTRL+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW

Select one word to the right.

CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW

Select text from the cursor to the start of the line.

SHIFT+HOME

Select text from the cursor to the end of the line.

SHIFT+END

Select the previous page.

SHIFT+PAGE UP

Select the next page.

SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

Select text from the cursor to the top of the code.

CTRL+SHIFT+HOME

Select text from the cursor to the bottom of the code.

CTRL+SHIFT+END

Indent the selected text.

TAB

Remove indentation.

SHIFT+TAB

Select area/column/block

ALT+MOUSE SELECT

Cancel selection

ESC

Show white space

CTRL+SHIFT+S

Command

Shortcut key

Undo the last action.

CTRL+Z (previous ten actions)

Redo the last action after an Undo.

CTRL+Y (previous ten actions)


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