Visual C# Development Environment
Image Editor Shortcut Keys, Visual C# Scheme

The following table includes shortcut keys for the Image editor commands that are bound to keys by default. To change shortcut keys, click Options on the Tools menu, expand Environment, and then click Keyboard. For more information, see How to: Work with Shortcut Key Combinations.

NoteNote:

When you select Visual C# Development Settings in the Import and Export Settings Wizard, the Visual C# 2005 keyboard mapping scheme is applied. Visual C# 2005 is the current keyboard mapping scheme. This is the keyboard mapping scheme that is applied to the integrated development environment (IDE) at initial startup. For more information, see How to: Change Select Settings.

To switch to the Visual C# keyboard mapping scheme

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. Expand Environment, and then click Keyboard.

  3. Select Visual C# 2005 from the Apply the following application keyboard mapping scheme drop-down list.

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 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 part 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

Switches to the Magnify tool, which lets 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

Opens 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 part 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.

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