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  • Blog Post: Emacs Emulation

    Menu: Tools -> Options -> Environment -> Keyboard Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 11/19/2010 Code: vstipEdit0079 For those not familiar with the term, according to Wikipedia, Emacs can be defined as: "[.] a class of feature-rich text editors , usually characterized by their extensibility. Emacs...
  • Blog Post: Navigating Property Tabs in the Project Properties

    Keyboard: CTRL + PgUp; CTRL + PgDn Command: Window.PreviousTab; Window.NextTab Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 11/16/2010 Code: vstipProj0023 When you are in your project's properties, you may have wondered if you can navigate among the Property Tabs: Well, it turns out that you can! Just use CTRL + PgUp...
  • Blog Post: Properties Window Keyboard Shortcuts

    Keyboard: F4; ALT + ENTER; (see tables below) Menu: View -> Properties; View -> Property Pages Command: View.PropertiesWindow; View.PropertyPages Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 10/21/2010 Code: vstipTool0111 The Properties window allows you to "view and change the design-time properties and events...
  • Blog Post: Using Smart Tags from the Keyboard

    Keyboard: CTRL + . (period) Command: View.ShowSmartTag Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 10/16/2010 Code: vstipEdit0076 You have probably seen the smart tag indicator before. It's a bluish bar that shows up in your code when you use certain items: Most people just put their mouse over the blue line and...
  • Blog Post: Using the Find/Command Box Keyboard Shortcuts

    Keyboard: CTRL + D (find); CTRL + G (go to line); CTRL + SHIFT + G (go to line); F9 Command: Edit.GoToFindCombo; Edit.GoTo; Edit.OpenFile; Debug.ToggleBreakpoint Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 9/26/2010 Code: vstipFind0019 Make sure to check out the Windows Phone Developer Portal ! We have...
  • Blog Post: Keyboard Shortcuts: Reset All Your Shortcuts

    Menu: Tools -> Options -> Environment -> Keyboard Command: Tools.CustomizeKeyboard Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 8/5/2010 Code: vstipTool0064 If you ever mess up your keyboard shortcuts and just want to reset all the shortcuts back to their default settings you can use the nuclear option...
  • Blog Post: Keyboard Shortcuts: Creating New Shortcuts

    Menu: Tools -> Options -> Keyboard Command: Tools.CustomizeKeyboard Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 8/4/2010 Code: vstipTool0063 So you want to create a new keyboard shortcut but don't know how to do it? Let's walkthrough an example to show you how! First, go to Tools -> Options -> Keyboard...
  • Blog Post: Keyboard Shortcuts: Additional Mapping Schemes

    Menu: Tools -> Options -> Keyboard Command: Tools.CustomizeKeyboard Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 8/3/2010 Code: vstipTool0062 One of the most important places you can go in Visual Studio is the Tools -> Options -> Keyboard area: In vstipTool0061 we looked at how to find shortcut keys for...
  • Blog Post: Find Keyboard Shortcuts

    Menu: Tools -> Options -> Keyboard Command: Tools.CustomizeKeyboard Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 8/2/2010 Code: vstipTool0061 Ever just want to see what keyboard shortcuts there are for something? Let's say, for example, that you want to see if View -> Code has any keyboard shortcuts. A quick...
  • Blog Post: Keyboard Access to a Tool Window Toolbar

    Keyboard: SHIFT + ALT Versions: 2008,2010 Published: 6/28/2010 Code: vstipTool0042 Sometimes, when you have an active tool window, you just want access to the toolbar at the top without having to reach over and use your mouse: A little known fact is that you do this very easily for any active tool window...
  • Blog Post: Moving Tool Windows Around with Your Keyboard

    Keyboard: ALT + - (dock menu); ALT + SPACE (system menu for floating tool windows) Menu: Window -> [Float, Dock, etc.] (dock menu) Command: Window.ShowDockMenu Versions: 2010 Published: 6/27/2010 Code: vstipTool0041 With the rewrite of the IDE for VS2010 there are some changes in how you control the...
  • Blog Post: Keyboard Shortcut Posters for Visual Studio 2010

    Versions:  2010 Published:  5/24/2010 Code:  vstipEdit0059     The most awesome Lisa Feigenbaum did a post a while back on getting the keyboard shortcut posters.  I thought it would make a great tip for you folks.  You can get the posters from here: http://www.microsoft...
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