The following shortcut key combinations can be used to move, close, or navigate within tool and document windows.
When you select Visual C# Development Settings in the Import and Export Settings Wizard, the Visual C# 2005 keyboard mapping scheme is applied. Visual C# 2005 is the current keyboard mapping scheme. This is the keyboard mapping scheme that is applied to the integrated development environment (IDE) at initial startup. For more information, see How to: Change Select Settings.
To switch to the Visual C# keyboard mapping scheme
On the Tools menu, click Options.
Expand Environment, and then click Keyboard.
Select Visual C# 2005 from the Apply the following application keyboard mapping scheme drop-down list.
SHIFT + ALT + ENTER
Toggles Full Screen mode on and off.
CTRL + MINUS (-)
Goes back to the previous document or window in the navigation history.
CTRL + EQUALS (=)
Moves forward to the document or window next in the navigation history.
Closes a menu or dialog box, cancels an operation in progress, or puts focus in the current document window.
CTRL + F4
Closes the current tab.
SHIFT + ESC
Closes the current tool window.
CTRL + F2
Moves the cursor to the drop-down bar located at the top of the code editor when the editor is in Code view or Server Code view.
CTRL + F6
Cycles through the MDI child windows one window at a time.
CTRL + TAB
Displays the IDE Navigator, with the first document window selected.
ALT + F6
Moves to the next tool window.
CTRL + PAGE DOWN
Moves to the next tab in the document or window.
ALT + F7
Displays the IDE Navigator, with the first tool window selected.
CTRL + SHIFT + F6
Moves to the previous document in the editor or designer.
CTRL + SHIFT + TAB
Displays the IDE Navigator, with the previous document window selected.
SHIFT + ALT + F6
Moves to the previously selected window.
SHIFT + F6
Moves to the previous pane of a document in split-pane view.
CTRL + PAGE UP
Moves to the previous tab in the document or window.
SHIFT + ALT + F7
Displays the IDE Navigator with the previous tool window selected.
CTRL + ALT + DOWN ARROW
Displays a pop-up listing all open documents only.