Visual C# Development Environment
Global Shortcut Keys, Visual C# Scheme

The following shortcut key combinations can be used in various locations in the integrated development environment (IDE).

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 Name

Shortcut Keys

Description

Diagram.Properties

ALT + ENTER

Switches focus from the diagram to the Properties window.

Edit.Copy

CTRL + C

Copies the selected item to the Clipboard.

Edit.Cut

CTRL + X

Deletes the selected item from the file and copies it to the Clipboard.

Edit.CycleClipboardRing

CTRL + SHIFT + V

Pastes text from the Clipboard ring to the pointer location in the file. Subsequent use of the shortcut key iterates through the items in the Clipboard ring.

Edit.Delete

DELETE

Deletes one character to the right of the cursor.

Edit.OpenFile

CTRL + SHIFT + G

Displays the Open File dialog box where you can select a file to open.

Edit.Paste

CTRL + V

Inserts the Clipboard contents at the cursor.

Edit.Redo

CTRL + Y

Restores the previously undone action.

Edit.Undo

CTRL + Z

Reverses the last editing action.

File.Print

CTRL + P

Displays the Print dialog box where you can select printer settings.

File.SaveAll

CTRL + SHIFT + S

Saves all documents in the current solution and all files in the external files project.

File.SaveSelectedItems

CTRL + S

Saves the selected items in the current project.

Tools.GoToCommandLine

CTRL + /

Puts the pointer in the Find/Command box on the Standard toolbar.

View.Backward

ALT + LEFT ARROW

Displays the previous page in the viewing history. Available only in the Web Browser window.

View.EditLabel

F2

Lets you change the name of the selected item in Solution Explorer.

View.Forward

ALT + RIGHT ARROW

Displays the next page in the viewing history. Available only in the Web Browser window.

View.ViewCode

F7

Displays the selected item in Code view of the editor.

View.ViewDesigner

SHIFT + F7

Displays the selected item in Designer view. Available only in Source view.