Text Selection Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Option
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Text Selection Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Option

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

Note   To see a list of shortcut keys that have changed or are no longer supported in Visual C++ .NET, see Obsolete Visual C++ 6.0 Key Commands and Changes to Visual C++ 6.0 Key Commands.
Command name Shortcut keys Description
Edit.CharLeftExtend SHIFT + LEFT ARROW Moves the cursor to the left one character, extending the selection.
Edit.CharLeftExtendColumn SHIFT + ALT + LEFT ARROW Moves the cursor to the left one character, extending the column selection.
Edit.CharRightExtend SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW Moves the cursor to the right one character, extending the selection.
Edit.CharRightExtendColumn SHIFT + ALT + RIGHT ARROW Moves the cursor to the right one character, extending the column 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 + ] 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.LineDownExtendColumn SHIFT + ALT + DOWN ARROW Moves the cursor down one line, extending the column selection.
Edit.LineEndExtend SHIFT + END Selects text from the insertion point to the end of the current line.
Edit.LineEndExtendColumn SHIFT + ALT + END Moves the insertion point to the end of the line, extending the column selection.
Edit.LineStartExtend SHIFT + HOME Selects text from the insertion point to the start of the line.
Edit.LineStartExtendColumn SHIFT + ALT + HOME Moves the insertion point to the start of the line, extending the column selection.
Edit.LineUpExtend SHIFT + DOWN ARROW

SHIFT + UP ARROW

Selects text up line by line starting from the location of the insertion point.
Edit.LineUpExtendColumn SHIFT + ALT + UP ARROW Moves the cursor up one line, extending the column selection.
Edit.PageDownExtend SHIFT + PAGE DOWN Extends selection down one page.
Edit.PageUpExtend SHIFT + PAGE UP Extends selection up one page.
Edit.SelectAll CTRL + A Selects everything in the current document.
Edit.SelectCurrentWord CTRL + W Selects the word containing the insertion point or the word to the right of the insertion point.
Edit.SelectToLastGoBack CTRL + = Select from the current location in the editor back to the previous location in the editor.
Edit.ViewBottomExtend CTRL + SHIFT + PAGE DOWN Moves the cursor to the last line in view, extending the selection.
Edit.ViewTopExtend CTRL + SHIFT + PAGE UP Extends the selection to the top of the current window.
Edit.WordNextExtend CTRL + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW Extends the selection one word to the right.
Edit.WordNextExtendColumn CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + RIGHT ARROW Moves the cursor to the right one word, extending the column selection.
Edit.WordPreviousExtend CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW Extends the selection one word to the left.
Edit.WordPreviousExtendColumn CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + LEFT ARROW Moves the cursor to the left one word, extending the column selection.

See Also

Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Keys | get.MyProfile, Visual Studio Home Page | Keyboard, Environment, Options Dialog Box | Shortcut Keys

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