Accelerator Keys for the Image Editor
Below are the accelerator keys for the Image editor commands that are bound to keys by default. To change accelerator keys, click Options on the Tools menu, and then choose Keyboard under the Environment folder. For more information, see How to: Work with Keyboard Shortcuts.
The options available in dialog boxes, and the names and locations of menu commands you see, might differ from what is described in Help depending on your active settings or edition. To change your settings, choose Import and Export Settings on the Tools menu. For more information, see Visual Studio Settings.
CTRL + A
Draws using an airbrush with the selected size and color.
CTRL + B
Draws using a brush with the selected shape, size, and color.
CTRL + SHIFT + U
Creates a copy of the current selection and outlines it. If the background color is contained in the current selection, it will be excluded if you have transparent selected.
CTRL + J
Makes the current selection either opaque or transparent.
CTRL + P
Draws an ellipse with the selected line width and color.
CTRL + SHIFT + I
Erases a portion of the image (with the current background color).
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + P
Draws a filled ellipse.
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + R
Draws a filled rectangle.
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + W
Draws a filled round rectangle.
CTRL + F
Fills an area.
CTRL + H
Flips the image or selection horizontally.
SHIFT+ ALT + H
Flips the image or selection vertically.
CTRL + =
Increases the brush size by one pixel in each direction. To decrease the brush size, see Image.SmallerBrush in this table.
CTRL + L
Draws a straight line with the selected shape, size, and color.
CTRL + M
Activates the Magnify tool, which allows you to magnify specific sections of your image.
CTRL + SHIFT + M
Toggles between the current magnification and 1:1 magnification.
Launches the New <Device> Image Type dialog box with which you can create an image for a different image type.
CTRL + ]
- or -
CTRL + RIGHT ARROW
Changes the drawing foreground color to the next palette color.
CTRL + SHIFT + ]
- or -
SHIFT + CTRL + RIGHT ARROW
Changes the drawing background color to the next palette color.
SHIFT + ALT + P
Draws a filled ellipse with an outline.
SHIFT + ATL + R
Draws a filled rectangle with an outline
SHIFT + ALT + W
Draws a filled round rectangle with an outline.
CTRL + I
Draws using a single-pixel pencil.
CTRL + [
- or -
CTRL + LEFT ARROW
Changes the drawing foreground color to the previous palette color.
CTRL + SHIFT + [
- or -
SHIFT + CTRL + LEFT ARROW
Changes the drawing background color to the previous palette color.
SHIFT + ALT + S
Selects a rectangular portion of the image to move, copy, or edit.
ATL + R
Draws a rectangle with the selected line width and color.
CTRL + SHIFT + H
Rotates the image or selection 90 degrees.
ALT + W
Draws a round rectangle with the selected line width and color.
CTRL + ALT + S
Toggles the pixel grid (selects or clears the Pixel grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + S
Toggles the tile grid (selects or clears the Tile grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).
CTRL + . (period)
Reduces the Brush size to one pixel. (See also Image.LargerBrush and Image.SmallerBrush in this table.)
CTRL + - (minus)
Reduces the brush size by one pixel in each direction. To expand the brush size again, see Image.LargerBrush in this table.
CTRL + T
Opens the Text Tool dialog box.
CTRL + U
Draws using the current selection as a brush.
CTRL + SHIFT + . (period)
- or -
CTRL + UP ARROW
Increases the magnification for the current view.
CTRL + , (comma)
- or -
CTRL + DOWN ARROW
Reduces the magnification of the current view.
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