Microsoft Visual Studio Function Key Shortcuts

By Xah Lee. Date: .

there are 69 keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Visual Studio involving function keys.

  1. Build.Compile Ctrl+F7
  2. Build.RunCodeAnalysisonSolution Alt+F11
  3. Debug.ApplyCodeChanges Alt+F10
  4. Debug.DeleteAllBreakpoints Ctrl+Shift+F9
  5. Debug.DiagnosticsHub.Launch Alt+F2
  6. Debug.EnableBreakpoint Ctrl+F9
  7. Debug.GoToPreviousCallorIntelliTraceEvent Ctrl+Shift+F11
  8. Debug.Graphics.StartDiagnostics Alt+F5
  9. Debug.QuickWatch Shift+F9
  10. Debug.Restart Ctrl+Shift+F5
  11. Debug.RunToCursor Ctrl+F10
  12. Debug.SetNextStatement Ctrl+Shift+F10
  13. Debug.StartWindowsPhoneApplicationAnalysis Alt+F1
  14. Debug.StartWithoutDebugging Ctrl+F5
  15. Debug.StepIntoCurrentProcess Ctrl+Alt+F11
  16. Debug.StepIntoSpecific Shift+Alt+F11
  17. Debug.StepOut Shift+F11
  18. Debug.StepOutCurrentProcess Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F11
  19. Debug.StepOverCurrentProcess Ctrl+Alt+F10
  20. Debug.StopDebugging Shift+F5
  21. Debug.StopPerformanceAnalysis Shift+Alt+F2
  22. Debug.ToggleDisassembly Ctrl+F11
  23. DebuggerContextMenus.BreakpointsWindow.Delete Alt+F9, D
  24. DebuggerContextMenus.BreakpointsWindow.GoToDisassembly Alt+F9, A
  25. DebuggerContextMenus.BreakpointsWindow.GoToSourceCode Alt+F9, S
  26. DiagnosticsHub.StopCollection Ctrl+Alt+F2
  27. Edit.FindAllReferences Shift+F12
  28. Edit.FindNextSelected Ctrl+F3
  29. Edit.FindPrevious Shift+F3
  30. Edit.FindPreviousSelected Ctrl+Shift+F3
  31. Edit.GoToDeclaration Ctrl+F12
  32. Edit.GoToPrevLocation Shift+F8
  33. Edit.QuickFindSymbol Shift+Alt+F12
  34. Edit.StopSearch Alt+F3, S
  35. EditorContextMenus.CodeWindow.Breakpoint.BreakpointEditlabels Alt+F9, L
  36. EditorContextMenus.CodeWindow.Execute Ctrl+Alt+F5
  37. File.Exit Alt+F4
  38. Help.AddandRemoveHelpContent Ctrl+Alt+F1
  39. Help.ViewHelp Ctrl+F1
  40. Help.WindowHelp Shift+F1
  41. Tools.ForceGC Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F12, Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F12
  42. View.FindSymbolResults Ctrl+Alt+F12
  43. View.NextError Ctrl+Shift+F12
  44. View.PropertyPages Shift+F4
  45. View.ShowSmartTag Shift+Alt+F10
  46. View.ViewDesigner Shift+F7
  47. Window.CloseDocumentWindow Ctrl+F4
  48. Window.MovetoNavigationBar Ctrl+F2
  49. Window.NextDocumentWindow Ctrl+F6
  50. Window.NextPane Alt+F6
  51. Window.NextToolWindowNav Alt+F7
  52. Window.PreviousDocumentWindow Ctrl+Shift+F6
  53. Window.PreviousPane Shift+Alt+F6
  54. Window.PreviousSplitPane Shift+F6
  55. Window.PreviousToolWindowNav Shift+Alt+F7
  56. Diff.PreviousDifference Shift+F8
  57. View.ShowSmartTag Shift+Alt+F10
  58. View.ViewMarkup Shift+F7
  59. View.ViewDesigner Shift+F7
  60. SQL.ExecuteWithDebugger Alt+F5
  61. Edit.PeekDefinition Alt+F12
  62. Format.AlignCenters Shift+F9
  63. Format.CenterHorizontal Ctrl+Shift+F9
  64. Format.CenterVertical Ctrl+F9
  65. Format.SizetoContent Shift+F7
  66. WorkflowDesigner.NavigateThroughDesigner Ctrl+Alt+F6
  67. Run project code Ctrl+F9
  68. XML.StartXSLTDebugging Alt+F5
  69. XML.StartXSLTWithoutDebugging Ctrl+Alt+F5

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