This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

Tool Window Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 6.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations to display specific tool windows.

NoteNote

The appearance of features in the IDE can depend on your active settings or edition, and might differ from those described in Help. To change your settings, choose Import and Export Settings on the Tools menu. For more information, see Visual Studio Settings.

NoteNote

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

Tools.CommandWindowMarkMode

CTRL + SHIFT + M

Places the Command Window in a mode allowing for selection of text within the window.

View.ClassView

CTRL + SHIFT + C

Displays the Class View window.

View.CommandWindow

CTRL + ALT + A

Displays the Command window, which allows you to type commands that manipulate the IDE.

View.DocumentOutline

CTRL + ALT + D

Displays the Document Outline window to view the flat or hierarchical outline of the current document.

View.Favorites

CTRL + ALT + F

Displays Help Favorites, which lists shortcuts to Web pages.

View.Output

ALT + 2

CTRL + ALT + O

Displays the Output window to view status messages at run time.

View.PropertiesWindow

ALT + ENTER

Displays the Properties window, which lists the design-time properties and events for the currently selected item.

View.ResourceView

CTRL + SHIFT + E

Displays the Resource View window.

View.ServerExplorer

CTRL + ALT + S

Displays the Server Explorer windows, which allows you to view and manipulate database servers, event logs, message queues, XML Web services, and many other operating system services.

View.SolutionExplorer

CTRL + ALT + L

Displays Solution Explorer, which lists the projects and files in the current solution.

View.TaskList

CTRL + ALT + K

Displays the Task List window where you customize, categorize, and manage tasks, comments, shortcuts, warnings and error messages.

View.Toolbox

CTRL + ALT + X

Displays the Toolbox, which contains controls and other items that can be included or used with your code.

Show: