Text Selection Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Option
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Text Selection Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations in text editors to select text in an open document.

Command name Shortcut keys Description
Edit.CharLeftExtend SHIFT + LEFT ARROW Moves the cursor to the left one character, extending the selection.
Edit.CharRightExtend SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW Moves the cursor to the right one character, extending the selection.
Edit.DocumentEndExtend CTRL + SHIFT + END Selects the text from the insertion point to the last line of the document.
Edit.DocumentStartExtend CTRL + SHIFT + HOME Selects the text from the insertion point to the first line of the document.
Edit.GotoBraceExtend CTRL + SHIFT + ]
CTRL + SHIFT + M
Moves the insertion point to the next brace, extending the selection.
Edit.LineDownExtend SHIFT + DOWN ARROW Extends text selection down one line, starting at the location of the insertion point.
Edit.LineEndExtend SHIFT + END Selects text from the insertion point to the end of the current line.
Edit.LineStartExtend SHIFT + HOME Selects text from the insertion point to the start of the line.
Edit.LineUpExtend SHIFT + UP ARROW Selects text up, line by line, starting from the location of the insertion point.
Edit.PageDownExtend SHIFT + PAGE DOWN Extends selection down one page.
Edit.PageUpExtend SHIFT + PAGE UP Extends selection up one page
Edit.WordNextExtend CTRL + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW Extends the selection one word to the right.
Edit.WordPreviousExtend CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW Extends the selection one word to the left.

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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