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Code Window General Use Keys

Last modified: December 06, 2011

Applies to: Office 2013 | VBA

Use these key combinations in the Code window:

Press

To

F1

Get context-sensitive Help on functions, statements, methods, properties, or events.

F2

Display the Object Browser.

F9

Set or remove a breakpoint.

CTRL+SHIFT+F9

Clear all breakpoints.

F5

Run a Sub/UserForm or macro.

F8

Execute code one line at a time (single step).

SHIFT+F8

Execute code one procedure at a time (procedure step).

CTRL+BREAK

Stop running a Visual Basic application.

HOME

Move the cursor to the beginning of text in a line.

END

Move the cursor to the end of text in a line.

Double-click on the split bar

Delete the split bar.

SHIFT+F10

View shortcut menu.

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.

CTRL+J

Turn on ListProperties/Methods.

CTRL+SHIFT+J

Turn on List Constants.

CTRL+I

Turn on Quick Info.

CTRL+SHIFT+I

Turn on Parameter Info.

CTRL+SPACEBAR

Turn on Complete Word.

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