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Window Management Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations to move, close, or navigate among tool and document windows.

Command name Shortcut keys Description
View.NavigateBackward CTRL + NUM * Goes back to the previous document or window in the navigation history.
Window.ActivateDocumentWindow ESC Closes a menu or dialog box, cancels an operation in progress, or places focus in the current document window.
Window.CloseDocumentWindow CTRL + F4 Closes the current MDI child window.
Window.CloseToolWindow SHIFT + ESC Closes the current tool window.
Window.Dockable ALT + F6 Makes the current tool window dockable.
Window.NextDocumentWindow CTRL + F6
Cycle through the MDI child windows one window at a time.
Window.NextPane F6 Moves to the next tool window.
Window.NextTab CTRL + PAGE DOWN Moves to the next tab in the document or window.
Window.PreviousDocumentWindow CTRL + SHIFT + F6
Moves to the previous document in the editor or designer.
Window.PreviousPane SHIFT + F6 Moves to the previously selected window.
Window.PreviousTab CTRL + PAGE UP Moves to the previous tab in the document or window.

See Also

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