Obsolete Visual C++ 6.0 Key Commands

Changes to Visual Studio have required changes to shortcut keys. For a list of keys that have been reassigned, see Changes to Visual C++ 6.0 Key Commands.

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The following Visual C++ 6.0 key combinations are no longer available in Visual Studio.

Visual C++ 6.0 key combination

Visual C++ 6.0 command and scope

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Alt + 3

ActivateWatchWindow (View)

No longer has a keyboard shortcut. See How to: Watch an Expression in the Debugger for more information.

You can view the QuickWatch dialog box using SHIFT + F9.

Alt + F2

Bookmarks (Editing)

To move to the next bookmark, type F2.

To move to the previous bookmark, type SHIFT + F2.

To insert a bookmark, type CTRL + SHIFT + L.

To clear bookmarks, type CTRL + SHIFT + F2.

To set or remove a bookmark on the selected line, type CTRL + F2.

Ctrl + K

ConditionalDown

This keyboard shortcut is no longer available.

Ctrl + Shift + J

ConditionalUpExtend

This keyboard shortcut is no longer available.

Alt + Shift + F11

DebugMemoryPrevFormat (Debugging)

This keyboard shortcut is no longer available.

To change to a different format, right-click the Memory window and select a format from the shortcut menu.

Ctrl + 7

InsertAcceleratorTable (Inserting)

In the Accelerator Editor, type INSERT.

Ctrl + 5

InsertBitmap (Inserting)

Use the New File or Add New Item dialog box.

Ctrl + 8

InsertStringTable (Inserting)

Use the Add Resource dialog box.

Ctrl + 6

InsertToolbar (Inserting)

Use the Add Resource dialog box.

Ctrl + 9

InsertVersionInfo (Inserting)

Use the Add Resource dialog box.

Ctrl + Shift + B

LayoutArrangeButtonsBottom (Layout)

In the Dialog Editor, use CTRL + B (Format.ButtonBottom)

Alt + F7

ProjectSettings (Project)

Use the Options dialog box to set options for your project.

Ctrl + Shift + F8

SelectColumn

No longer supported. See Changing and Selecting Text.

Ctrl + G

SelectDialogGuideType

No longer supported. See Changing and Selecting Text.

Ctrl + F8

SelectLine (Editing)

No longer supported. See Changing and Selecting Text.

Alt + Shift + L

SentenceCut (Editing)

No longer supported. See Changing and Selecting Text.

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