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Visual Studio shortcuts 2020 complete list for Windows and Mac + PDF

Visual Studio shortcuts 2020 complete list for Windows and Mac + PDF

As a developer, you want to work as fast and efficiently as possible. One way to reach that goal is to memorize the shortcuts of all the necessary actions you take inside your go-to software. Since you have come this far then you might have already realized that there are a lot of shortcuts available. To make it simpler for you, we collected all the shortcuts available and placed them inside this blog. 

If you want to have all the Visual Studio shortcuts on your computer without going through our website, then you can download the PDF formats for Windows and Mac here.

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Popular Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Undo Ctrl + Z ⌘ + Z
Redo Shift + Ctrl + Z Shift + ⌘ + Z
Cut Ctrl + X ⌘ + X
Copy Ctrl + C ⌘ + C
Paste Ctrl + V ⌘ + V
Select All Ctrl + A ⌘ + A
Save all Documents in project Ctrl + Shift + S Shift + ⌘ + S
Rename Ctrl + R ⌘ + R
Go to all Ctrl + T
Go to recent files Ctrl + T + R
Go to Line Ctrl+G. ⌘ + L
Go To File Shift + ⌘ + D
Format Document  Ctrl + K + D Ctrl + I
Zoom In Ctrl + Shift + > ⌘ + +, ⌘ + =
Zoom out Ctrl + Shift + < ⌘ + -, ⌘ + _
Find in the editor Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Quick Find Ctrl + F ⌘ + f
Quick Find Next Result Enter ⌘ + G, F3
Quick Find Previous Result Shift + Enter Shift + ⌘ + G, Shift + F3
Find in Files Ctrl + Shift + F Shift + ⌘ + F
Dismiss Find Esc Esc
     
Debugging Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Start Debugging F5 ⌘ + Return
Stop Debuggng Shift + F5 Shift + ⌘ + Return
Restart Debugging Ctrl + Shift + F5
Start/restart without Debugging Ctrl+F5 ⌥ + ⌘ + Enter
Pause Debugging ⌥ + ⌘ + P
Build All Ctrl + Shift + B ⌘ + B
Rebuild All Ctrl + ⌘ + B
View breakpoints ⌥ + ⌘ + B
Step Over F10 Shift + ⌘ + O
Step Into  F11 Shift + ⌘ + I
Step Out Shift + F11 Shift + ⌘ + U
Run to cursor  Ctrl + F10 ⌘ + F10
Set and toggle breakpoint F9 ⌘ + \
Disable breakpoint  Ctrl + F9 Options + ⌘ + /
Remove all breakpoints Ctrl+Shift+F9 ⌥ + ⌘ + \
Immediate window Ctrl + Alt + I
Immediate window command mode Type ">"
Immediate window - clear buffer Type "cls"
Immediate window - print value  Type "?varname"
Replace in the editor Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Replace Ctrl + H Options + ⌘ + F
Replace Next Alt + R
Replace All Alt + A
Replace in Files  Ctrl + Shift + H
Folding Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Toggle Fold Shift + ⌥ + ⌘ + Left
Toggle All Fold Shift + ⌥ + ⌘ + Up
Window Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Activate 1 / 9 ⌘1/9
Close window Ctrl + F4
Hide Visual Studio Alt + Space + N ⌘ + H
Minimize  Windows + Down ⌘ + M
Next Document Ctrl + F6 ⌘ + F6
Previous Document Ctrl + Shift + F6 Shift + ⌘ + F6
Switch to Next Document Ctrl + Tab Ctrl + Tab
Switch To Previous Document Ctrl + Shift + Tab Ctrl + Shift + Tab
File Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Close All Alt + Shift + F4 Shift + ⌘ + W
Close File Alt + F4 ⌘ + W
Close Workspace Alt + W + L ⌥ + ⌘ + W
New File Ctrl + N ⌘ + N
New Solution Ctrl + Shift + N Shift + ⌘ + N
Open Ctrl + O ⌘ + O
Print Ctrl + P ⌘ + P
Quit Alt + Shift + F4 ⌘ + Q
Revert Ctrl + Z ⌘ + U
Save Ctrl + S ⌘ + S
Save All Ctrl + Shift + S Shift + ⌘ + S
Project Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Add Files Shift + F2 ⌥ + ⌘ + A
Add Existing item Shift + Alt + A
Build Ctrl + B ⌘ + K
Clean Shift + ⌘ + K
Rebuild Alt + B + R Ctrl + ⌘ + K
Rebuild all Shift + Alt + B + R Ctrl + ⌘ + B
Stop Ctrl + Break Shift + ⌘ + Enter
Help Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Api Documentation Ctrl + F1 Shift + ⌘ + M
Unity API Reference CTRL+ALT+M, Shift + ⌘ + '
Carets Shortcut Windows Shortcut Mac OSX
Insert next matching caret Shift + Alt + . Shift + ⌥ + .
Insert carets at all matching Shift + Alt + ; Shift + ⌥ + ;
Remove last caret Shift + Alt + , Shift + ⌥ + ,
Insert caret at pointer Ctrl + Alt + Click Ctrl + ⌥
Move Last Caret Down  Shift + Alt + / ⌥ + Shift + /