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Window Management Shortcut Keys, Visual C# 2005 Scheme 

The following shortcut key combinations can be used to move, close, or navigate within tool and document windows.

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Command Name Shortcut Keys Description

View.FullScreen

SHIFT + ALT + ENTER

Toggles Full Screen mode on and off.

View.NavigateBackward

CTRL + MINUS (-)

Goes back to the previous document or window in the navigation history.

View.NavigateForward

CTRL + EQUALS (=)

Moves forward to the document or window next in the navigation history.

Window.ActivateDocumentWindow

ESC

Closes a menu or dialog box, cancels an operation in progress, or puts focus in the current document window.

Window.CloseDocumentWindow

CTRL + F4

Closes the current MDI child window.

Window.CloseToolWindow

SHIFT + ESC

Closes the current tool window.

Window.MoveToNavigationBar

CTRL + F2

Moves the pointer to the drop-down bar located at the top of the code editor when the editor is in Code view or Server Code view.

Window.NextDocumentWindow

CTRL + F6

Cycles through the MDI child windows one window at a time.

Window.NextDocumentWindowNav

CTRL + TAB

Displays the IDE Navigator, with the first document window selected.

Window.NextPane

ALT + F6

Moves to the next tool window.

Window.NextTab

CTRL + PAGE DOWN

Moves to the next tab in the document or window.

Window.NextToolWindowNav

ALT + F7

Displays the IDE Navigator, with the first tool window selected.

Window.PreviousDocumentWindow

CTRL + SHIFT + F6

Moves to the previous document in the editor or designer.

Window.PreviousDocumentWindowNav

CTRL + SHIFT + TAB

Displays the IDE Navigator, with the previous document window selected.

Window.PreviousPane

SHIFT + ALT + F6

Moves to the previously selected window.

Window.PreviousSplitPane

SHIFT + F6

Moves to the previous pane of a document in split-pane view.

Window.PreviousTab

CTRL + PAGE UP

Moves to the previous tab in the document or window.

Window.PreviousToolWindowNav

SHIFT + ALT + F7

Displays the IDE Navigator with the previous tool window selected.

Window.ShowEzMDIFileList

CTRL + ALT + DOWN ARROW

Displays a pop-up listing all open documents only.

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