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Dialog Editor Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations only while you work in the Dialog Editor.

Command name Shortcut keys Description
Edit.CheckMnemonics CTRL + M Checks for duplicate mnemonics in the dialog box.
Format.AlignBottoms CTRL + DOWN ARROW Aligns the selected controls horizontally with the bottom-most control selected on the dialog box.
Format.AlignCenters SHIFT + F9 Aligns the selected controls so that they are centered vertically on the dialog box.
Format.AlignLefts CTRL + LEFT ARROW Aligns the selected controls vertically with the left-most control selected on the dialog box.
Format.AlignMiddles F9 Aligns the selected controls so that they are centered horizontally on the dialog box.
Format.AlignRights CTRL + RIGHT ARROW Aligns the selected controls vertically with the right-most control selected on the dialog box.
Format.AlignTops CTRL + UP ARROW Aligns the selected controls horizontally with the top most control selected on the dialog box.
Format.ButtonBottom CTRL + SHIFT + B Aligns selected controls along the bottom edge of the dialog box.
Format.ButtonRight CTRL + B Aligns the selected controls along the right edge of the dialog box.
Format.CenterHorizontally CTRL + SHIFT + F9 Centers the selected controls horizontally on the dialog box.
Format.CenterVertically CTRL + F9 Centers the selected controls vertically on the dialog box.
Format.MakeHorizontalSpacingEqual ALT + LEFT ARROW
ALT + RIGHT ARROW
Spaces controls horizontally equal on the dialog box.
Format.MakeVerticalSpacingEqual ALT + DOWN ARROW
ALT + UP ARROW
Spaces controls vertically equal on the dialog box.
Format.SizetoContent F7 Reduces or increases the size of the selected control to match the content of the control.
Format.TestDialog CTRL + T Displays a testable version of the current dialog box.
View.TabOrder CTRL + D Displays a number beside each control, indicating the order in which the controls are selected when you tab.

See Also

Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Keys | get.MyProfile, Visual Studio Home Page | Keyboard, Environment, Options Dialog Box | Shortcut Keys

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