Global Shortcut Keys, Visual Basic 6.0 Default Shortcut Option
The following shortcut key combinations can be used in various places within the integrated development environment (IDE).
CTRL + C
CTRL + INSERT
Places a duplicate of the currently selected item on the system Clipboard.
CTRL + X
SHIFT + DELETE
Removes the currently selected item to the system Clipboard.
CTRL + SHIFT + V
CTRL + SHIFT + INSERT
Pastes an item from the Clipboard Ring tab of the Toolbox at the insertion point in the file and automatically selects the pasted item. You can review each item on the Clipboard by repeatedly pressing the shortcut keys.
Deletes one character to the right.
SHIFT + BACKSPACE
Deletes one character to the left.
Moves the cursor to the next item, such as a task in the Task List window or a search match in the Find Results window. Each time you press F12, you move to the next item in the list.
SHIFT + F12
Moves the cursor to the previous item in the Task List window or Find Results window.
CTRL + J
Lists members of the current class for statement completion when editing code.
CTRL + SHIFT + I
Displays a ToolTip that contains information for the current parameter based on the current language.
CTRL + V
SHIFT + INSERT
Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.
CTRL + I
Displays the complete declaration for the identifier nearest the insertion point in a ToolTip.
CTRL + SHIFT + Z
SHIFT + ALT + BACKSPACE
Restores the previously undone action.
Closes a menu or dialog box, cancels an operation in progress, or places focus in the current document window.
ALT + BACKSPACE
CTRL + Z
Reverses the last editing action.
CTRL + D
Displays the Add Existing Item dialog box, which allows you to add an existing file to the current project.
CTRL + SHIFT + A
Displays the Add New Item dialog box, which allows you to add a new file to the current project.
ALT + Q
Exits the integrated development environment.
CTRL + P
Displays the Print dialog box where you can choose printer settings.
CTRL + SHIFT + S
Saves all documents in the current solution and any files in the external files project.
CTRL + S
Saves the selected items in the current project.
CTRL + /
Places the caret in the Find/Command box on the Standard toolbar.
CTRL + SHIFT + F2
Goes back to the previous document or window in the navigation history.
CTRL + SHIFT + -
Moves forward to the next document or window in the navigation history.
ALT + LEFT ARROW
Displays the previous page in the viewing history. Available only in the integrated Web browser.
ALT + RIGHT ARROW
Displays the next page in the viewing history. Available only in the integrated Web browser.