UI Spy Keyboard Shortcuts

This following table includes information about UI Spy keyboard shortcuts.

To do this

Use this keyboard shortcut

Open the File menu

Alt+F

Open the Edit menu

Alt+E

  • Copy selected text to the Clipboard

Ctrl+C

  • Paste selected text from the Clipboard

Ctrl+V

  • Change settings for highlighter rectangle or hover time

Ctrl+S

Open the View menu

Alt+V

  • Refresh the tree view in the View pane

F5 or Ctrl+Shift+R

  • Open the Control View pane

Ctrl+Shift+4

  • Open the Raw View pane

Ctrl+Shift+5

  • Open the Custom View pane

Ctrl+Shift+8

  • Open the Content View pane

Ctrl+Shift+7

  • Open the Control Patterns dialog box

Ctrl+Shift+3

  • Open the Properties pane

Ctrl+Shift+6

  • Open the Output pane

Ctrl+Shift+2

  • Open the Query dialog box

Ctrl+Shift+1

Open the Events menu

Alt+T

  • Start reporting UI Automation events

Ctrl+Shift+S

  • Stop reporting UI Automation events

Ctrl+Shift+T

Open the Navigation menu

Alt+N

  • Select the parent node of the currently focused node

Shift+F6

  • Select the first child node of the currently focused node

Shift+F7

  • Select the next sibling node of the currently focused node

Shift+F8

  • Select the previous sibling node

Shift+F5

  • Open the Mode menu

Alt+M

  • Select Focus Tracking mode

Ctrl+Shift+F

  • Select Hover mode

Ctrl+Shift+H

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