Shortcuts Visual Studio for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Visual Studio for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 75 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

Manage Visual Studio

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+S Save current file
Ctrl+Shift+S Save all files
Ctrl+Shift+N Create new project
Ctrl+O Open file
Ctrl+Shift+O Open project
Ctrl+Shift+A Add item to project
Esc Close menu or dialog
Ctrl+P Print
Shift+Alt+Enter Toggle full screen mode
Ctrl+F4 Close current tab
Ctrl+F6/Ctrl+Shift+F6 Go to next / go to previous window
Ctrl+Tab, then Arrow keys Press and hold Ctrl+Tab, then using arrow keys gives a small task manager with all open files and views
Ctrl-[/ Ctrl+S Find current document in Solution Explorer
Ctrl+1 Diagram
Ctrl+2 Criteria
Ctrl+3 SQL
Ctrl+4 Results
F2/Ctrl+R/R Rename


Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
For keystrokes with two keys such as Ctrl+k+k, keep holding the Ctrl key until releasing the last key. Ctrl+K+K
Toogle bookmark Ctrl+K+N
Goto next bookmark Ctrl+K+P
Goto previous bookmark Ctrl+Shift+K+N
Goto next bookmark in folder Ctrl+Shift+K+P
Goto previous bookmark in folder Ctrl+K+W
Put focus on bookmark window Esc
Leave bookmark window and focus on editor Ctrl+K+H
Toggle code shortcut at current line* Ctrl+K+L
Clear all bookmarks Ctrl+\+T
Show Task List (including code shortcuts) *if somebody figures out additional shortut keys on how to use code shortcuts, please edit this page and add.


Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
T A new public class block
C+W Console.WriteLine
C+R CrossAppDomainDelegate
A+B AccessViolationException
E+X Exception class
S+V+M Static Void Main block
P+U Parallel
P+R Public Int Property
S Stackalloc

Build and Debug

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F6 Build solution (or Ctrl+shift+b)
Ctrl+Alt+F7 Rebuild solution
Ctrl+Break Cancel build process
Ctrl+\+E Show error list
F9 Toggle breakpoint
Ctrl+B Insert new function breakpoint
F5 Start debugging
F11 Debug / step into
F10 Debug / step over
Shift+F11 Debug / step out
Ctrl+F10 Debug / run to cursor
Ctrl+Alt+Q Show Quickwatch window
Ctrl+Shift+F10 Set current statement to be the next executed
Alt+* (on numeric keyboard) Show nexst statement
Ctrl+Alt+E Show Exception dialog box
Ctrl+F11 Toggle between disassembly and user code view
Shift+F5 Stop Debugging
Ctrl+F5 Bypass debugger
Ctrl+Alt+P Show attach to process window
Ctrl+Alt+break Break all executing threads

Tool Windows

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+/ Put cursor in the find/command box in toolbar
Ctrl+K+B Open code snippet manager window
Alt+F11 Open macro IDE window
Ctrl+K+W Open bookmark window
Ctrl+Alt+K Open call hierarchy window
Ctrl+Shift+C Open class view window
Ctrl+Alt+A Open Command window
Ctrl+Shift+O Open Output window
Ctrl+Shift+E Open Resource view window
Ctrl+Alt+S Open Server explorer window
Ctrl+Shift+L Open Solution explorer window
Shift+Esc Close Find & Replace Window

For HTML Pages

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F7 Toggle between Design and Code behind pages
Shift+F7 Toggle between Design and HTML Source
Ctrl+Page Down / Page Up Cycle between design, split and source
Ctrl+Shift+F9 Delete all breakpoints
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Date of change: 25.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program