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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.

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

Visual C++ 6.0 key combination Visual C++ 6.0 command and scope Comment
Alt + 3 ActivateWatchWindow (View) No longer has a keyboard shortcut. See Watch Window 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.

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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