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Global Keys

Last modified: December 06, 2011

Applies to: Office 2013 | VBA

Use these key combinations in all Visual Basic windows:

Press

To

F5

Run a Sub/UserForm or macro.

F8

Execute code one line at a time.

SHIFT+F8

Execute statements one line at a time without stepping into procedure calls.

CTRL+BREAK

Stop running a Visual Basic application.

CTRL+G

Displays the Immediate window.

CTRL+TAB

Switch between windows.

ALT+F5

Runs the error handler code or returns the error to the calling procedure. Does not affect the setting for error trapping on the General tab of the Options dialog box.

ALT+F8

Steps into the error handler or returns the error to the calling procedure. Does not affect the setting for error trapping on the General tab of the Options dialog box.

Use these key combinations in all Windows-based applications:

Press

To

F1

Open Help.

ALT+F6

Toggle between the last two active windows.

ALT+F4

(Visual Basic) Close the active window; if all windows are closed, close Visual Basic.

CTRL+C or F3

Copy the selection to the Clipboard.

CTRL+X

Cut the selection to the Clipboard.

CTRL+V

Paste the Clipboard selection.

CTRL+Z

Undo the last edit.

SHIFT+F10

View shortcut menu.

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