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Text Manipulation Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Option

Text Manipulation Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations in text editors to delete, move, and format text in an open document.

Note   To see a list of shortcut keys that have changed or are no longer supported in Visual C++ .NET, see Obsolete Visual C++ 6.0 Key Commands and Changes to Visual C++ 6.0 Key Commands.
Command name Shortcut keys Description
Edit.BreakLine ENTER
SHIFT + ENTER
Inserts a new line.
Edit.CharTranspose CTRL + T Swaps the characters on either side of the insertion point. For example, AC|BD becomes AB|CD. Available only in text editors.
Edit.ClearBookmarks CTRL + SHIFT + F2
CTRL + K, CTRL + L
Removes all unnamed bookmarks in the current document.
Edit.CollapsetoDefinitions CTRL + M, CTRL + O Automatically determines logical boundaries for creating regions in code, such as procedures, and then hides them.
Edit.CommentSelection CTRL + K, CTRL + C Marks the current line of code as a comment, using the correct comment syntax for the programming language.
Edit.CompleteWord CTRL + SPACE
ALT + RIGHT ARROW
Displays Word Completion based on the current language.
Edit.Delete DELETE Deletes one character to the right of the cursor.
Edit.DeleteBackwards BACKSPACE
SHIFT + BACKSPACE
Deletes one character to the left of the cursor.
Edit.DeleteHorizontalWhiteSpace CTRL + K, CTRL + \ Collapses white space in the selection, or deletes white space adjacent to the cursor if no selection.
Edit.FormatDocument CTRL + K, CTRL + D Applies the indenting and space formatting for the language as specified on the Formatting pane of the language in the Text Editor section of the Options dialog box.
Edit.FormatSelection ALT + F8
CTRL + K, CTRL + F
Correctly indents the selected lines of code based on the surrounding lines of code.
Edit.HideSelection CTRL + M, CTRL + H Hides the selected text. A signal icon marks the location of the hidden text in the file.
Edit.InsertTab TAB Indents the line of text a specified number of spaces, such as five.
Edit.LineCut CTRL + L
SHIFT + ALT + L
Cuts all selected lines, or the current line if nothing has been selected, to the clipboard.
Edit.LineDelete CTRL + SHIFT + L Deletes all selected lines, or the current line if no selection has been made.
Edit.LineOpenAbove CTRL + ENTER Inserts a blank line above the insertion point.
Edit.LineOpenBelow CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER Inserts a blank line below the insertion point.
Edit.LineTranspose SHIFT + ALT + T Moves the line containing the insertion point below the next line.
Edit.MakeLowercase CTRL + U Changes the selected text to lowercase characters.
Edit.MakeUppercase CTRL + SHIFT + U Changes the selected text to uppercase characters.
Edit.OvertypeMode INSERT Toggles between insert and overtype insertion modes. Available only when working in text editors.
Edit.StopHidingCurrent CTRL + M, CTRL + U Removes the outlining information for the currently selected region.
Edit.StopOutlining CTRL + M, CTRL + P Removes all outlining information from the entire document.
Edit.SwapAnchor CTRL + R, CTRL + P Swaps the anchor and end points of the current selection.
Edit.TabLeft SHIFT + TAB Moves selected lines to the left one tab stop.
Edit.ToggleAllOutlining CTRL + M, CTRL + L Toggles all previously marked hidden text sections between hidden and display states.
Edit.ToggleBookmark CTRL + F2
CTRL + K, CTRL + K
Sets or removes a bookmark at the current line.
Edit.ToggleOutliningExpansion CTRL + M, CTRL + M Toggles the currently selected hidden text section between the hidden and display state.
Edit.ToggleTaskListShortcut CTRL + K, CTRL + H Sets or removes a shortcut at the current line.
Edit.ToggleWordWrap CTRL + R, CTRL + R Enables or disables word wrap in an editor.
Edit.UncommentSelection CTRL + K, CTRL + U Removes the comment syntax from the current line of code.
Edit.ViewWhiteSpace CTRL + SHIFT + 8
CTRL + R, CTRL + W
Shows or hides spaces and tab marks.
Edit.WordDeleteToEnd CTRL + DELETE Deletes the word to the right of the insertion point.
Edit.WordDeleteToStart CTRL + BACKSPACE Deletes the word to the left of the insertion point.
Edit.WordTranspose CTRL + SHIFT + T Transposes the words on either side of the insertion point. For example, main int would be changed to read int main.

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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