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Accelerator Keys for the Image Editor

Below are the accelerator keys for the Image editor commands that are bound to keys by default. To change accelerator keys, click Options on the Tools menu, and then choose Keyboard under the Environment folder.

Note   These shortcut keys apply to the Visual Studio Developer profile. If you selected a different profile on the Visual Studio .NET Start Page or in the Keyboard, Environment, Options dialog box, these shortcut keys will not work. For information on profiles, see My Profile, Start Page.
Command Keys Description
Image.AirBrushTool CTRL + A Draws using an airbrush with the selected size and color.
Image.BrushTool CTRL + B Draws using a brush with the selected shape, size, and color.
Image.CopyAndOutlineSelection CTRL + SHIFT + U Creates a copy of the current selection and outlines it. If the background color is contained in the current selection, it will be excluded if you have transparent selected.
Image.DrawOpaque CTRL + J Makes the current selection either opaque or transparent.
Image.EllipseTool CTRL + P Draws an ellipse with the selected line width and color.
Image.EraserTool CTRL + SHIFT + I Erases a portion of the image (with the current background color).
Image.FilledEllipseTool CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + P Draws a filled ellipse.
Image.FilledRectangleTool CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + R Draws a filled rectangle.
Image.FilledRoundRectangleTool CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + W Draws a filled round rectangle.
Image.FillTool CTRL + F Fills an area.
Image.FlipHorizontal CTRL + H Flips the image or selection horizontally.
Image.FlipVertical SHIFT+ ALT + H Flips the image or selection vertically.
Image.LargerBrush CTRL + = Increases the brush size by one pixel in each direction. To decrease the brush size, see Image.SmallerBrush in this table.
Image.LineTool CTRL + L Draws a straight line with the selected shape, size, and color.
Image.MagnificationTool CTRL + M Activates the Magnify tool, which allows you to magnify specific sections of your image.
Image.Magnify CTRL + SHIFT + M Toggles between the current magnification and 1:1 magnification.
Image.NewImageType INSERT Launches the New <Device> Image Type dialog box with which you can create an image for a different image type.
Image.NextColor CTRL + ]

- or -

CTRL + RIGHT ARROW

Changes the drawing foreground color to the next palette color.
Image.NextRightColor CTRL + SHIFT + ]

- or -

SHIFT + CTRL + RIGHT ARROW

Changes the drawing background color to the next palette color.
Image.OutlinedEllipseTool SHIFT + ALT + P Draws a filled ellipse with an outline.
Image.OutlinedRectangleTool SHIFT + ATL + R Draws a filled rectangle with an outline
Image.OutlinedRoundRectangleTool SHIFT + ALT + W Draws a filled round rectangle with an outline.
Image.PencilTool CTRL + I Draws using a single-pixel pencil.
Image.PreviousColor CTRL + [

- or -

CTRL + LEFT ARROW

Changes the drawing foreground color to the previous palette color.
Image.PreviousRightColor CTRL + SHIFT + [

- or -

SHIFT + CTRL + LEFT ARROW

Changes the drawing background color to the previous palette color.
Image.RectangleSelectionTool SHIFT + ALT + S Selects a rectangular portion of the image to move, copy, or edit.
Image.RectangleTool ATL + R Draws a rectangle with the selected line width and color.
Image.Rotate90Degrees CTRL + SHIFT + H Rotates the image or selection 90 degrees.
Image.RoundedRectangleTool ALT + W Draws a round rectangle with the selected line width and color.
Image.ShowGrid CTRL + ALT + S Toggles the pixel grid (selects or clears the Pixel grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).
Image.ShowTileGrid CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + S Toggles the tile grid (selects or clears the Tile grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).
Image.SmallBrush CTRL + . (period) Reduces the Brush size to one pixel. (See also Image.LargerBrush and Image.SmallerBrush in this table.)
Image.SmallerBrush CTRL + - (minus) Reduces the brush size by one pixel in each direction. To expand the brush size again, see Image.LargerBrush in this table.
Image.TextTool CTRL + T Opens the Text Tool dialog box.
Image.UseSelectionAsBrush CTRL + U Draws using the current selection as a brush.
Image.ZoomIn CTRL + SHIFT + . (period)

- or -

CTRL + UP ARROW

Increases the magnification for the current view.
Image.ZoomOut CTRL + , (comma)

- or -

CTRL + DOWN ARROW

Reduces the magnification of the current view.

For information on adding resources to managed projects, please see Resources in Applications in the .NET Framework Developer's Guide. For information on manually adding resource files to managed projects, accessing resources, displaying static resources, and assigning resources strings to properties, see Walkthrough: Localizing Windows Forms and Walkthrough: Localizing Web Forms.

Requirements

None

See Also

Image Editor | Default Settings Shortcut Keys

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