Project Shortcut Keys, General Development Settings

The following shortcut key combinations can be used to add new items to a project, build a project, or open files or projects.

Command Name

Shortcut Keys

Description

Build.BuildSolution

CTRL + SHIFT + B

Builds the solution.

Build.Cancel

CTRL + BREAK

Stops the current build.

Build.Compile

CTRL + F7

Creates an object file containing machine code, linker directives, sections, external references, and function/data names for the selected file.

File.NewFile

CTRL + N

Displays the New File dialog box where you can select a new file to add to the current project.

File.NewProject

CTRL + SHIFT + N

Displays the New Project dialog box.

File.OpenFile

CTRL + O

Displays the Open File dialog box.

File.OpenProject

CTRL + SHIFT + O

Displays the Open Project dialog box where you can add existing projects to your solution.

Project.Override

CTRL + ALT + INSERT

Allows you to override base class methods in a derived class. Available for C#.

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