Explore Top Visual Studio Shortcut Keys in 2020

Visual Studio Shortcut Keys is known as Accelerator Keys or Hot Keys. The whole idea of taking advantage of these Visual Studio Shortcut Keys is to increase productivity and save time. These Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys work for Visual Studio 2015 to the latest Visual studio 2019.

Ctrl + A: Select all text in the current module.
Ctrl + C: Copies the selection to the clipboard.
Ctrl + E: Displays the (File > Export File) dialog box.
Ctrl + F: Displays the (Edit > Find) dialog box.
Ctrl + G: Displays the (View > Immediate window) window.
Ctrl + H: Displays the (Edit > Replace) dialog box.
Ctrl + I: Turn on quick information (Edit > Quick Info).
Ctrl + J: Displays a drop-down of available properties (Edit > List Properties/Methods).
Ctrl + L: Show the call stack (View > Call Stack).
Ctrl + M: Displays the (File > Import File) dialog box.
Ctrl + N: Inserts a new line and positions the cursor at the start of the line.
Ctrl + P: Displays the (File > Print) dialog box.
Ctrl + R: Displays the (View > Project Explorer) window.
Ctrl + S: Saves (File > Save).
Ctrl + T: Displays the Components dialog box listing all the available components.
Ctrl + V: Pastes the current clipboard entry.
Ctrl + X: Cuts the selection to the clipboard.
Ctrl + Y: Redo the last action (Edit > Undo).
Ctrl + Z: Undo the last action (Edit > Undo).
Alt + A: Displays the (Add-ins) menu.
Alt + D: Displays the (Debug) menu.
Alt + E: Displays the (Edit) menu.
Alt + F: Displays the (File) menu.
Alt + H: Displays the (Help) menu.
Alt + I: Displays the (Insert) menu.
Alt + O: Displays the (Format) menu.
Alt + Q: Closes the Visual Basic Editor window and returns to application.
Alt + R: Displays the (Run) menu.
Alt + T: Displays the (Tools) menu.
Alt + V: Displays the (View) menu.
Alt + W: Displays the (Window) menu.
Ctrl + Shift + I: Displays the tooltip showing you parameter information (Edit > Parameter Info).
Ctrl + Shift + J: Displays a drop-down of available constants (Edit > List Constants).
Shift + Insert: Pastes the current clipboard entry.
Tab: Indents the current line of code or completes intellisense.
Shift + Tab: UnIndents the current line of code (outdents).
Enter: Enters a new line into the code module.
Shift + Home: Selects to the start of the line.
Shift + End: Selects to the end of the line.
Shift + Page Up: Selects to the top of the module.
Shift + Page Down: Selects to the bottom of the module.
Shift + Left Arrow: Extends the selection one character to the left.
Shift + Right Arrow: Extends the selection one character to the right.
Shift + Up Arrow: Extends the selection up one line.
Shift + Down Arrow: Extends the selection down one line.
Ctrl + Tab: Moves to the next module or window.
Alt + Tab: Moves to the next application.
Home: Moves to the beginning of the current line.
End: Moves to the end of the current line.
Page Up: Moves one screen upwards.
Page Down: Moves one screen downwards.
Left Arrow: Moves left one character.
Right Arrow: Moves right one character.
Up Arrow: Moves up one line.
Down Arrow: Moves down one line.
Ctrl + Home: Moves to the top of the module.
Ctrl + End: Moves to the bottom of the module.
Ctrl + Page Up: Moves to the top of the current procedure.
Ctrl + Page Down: Moves to the start of the next procedure.
Ctrl + Left Arrow: Moves one word to the left.
Ctrl + Right Arrow: Moves one word to the right.
Ctrl + Up Arrow: Moves to the sub or function directly above.
Ctrl + Down Arrow: Moves to the sub or funciton directly below.
Backspace: Deletes the character to the left of the cursor in the code window.
Ctrl + Break: Stops execution and enters break-mode.
Ctrl + Insert: Copies the selection to the clipboard.
Ctrl + Enter: Enters a new line (or carriage return) into a userform control.
Ctrl + Delete: Delete to the end of the word.
Ctrl + Spacebar: Displays a drop-down of matching properties (Edit > Complete Word).
Ctrl + Backspace: Deletes to the start of the word.
Alt + Spacebar: Activates the Control Box in the top left hand corner of the visual basic editor window.
Alt + Backspace: Undo the last action (Edit > Undo).
Insert: Toggle Insert Mode.
Delete: Delete the character to the right of the cursor in the code window.
F1: Displays help on a keyword or (Help > Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Help).
F2: Displays the (View > Object Browser) window.
F3: Finds the next occurrence of the last word you searched for using (Ctrl + F).
F4: Displays the (View > Properties Window) if it is not displayed.
F5: Runs the current procedure or continues if in Debug Mode.
F6: Switches focus between the two code windows when using (Window > Split).
F7: Displays the (View > Code) window.
F8: Step into code line by line. Can be used to startd debugging subroutines that require no arguments.
F9: Inserts or toggles a breakpoint.
F10: Toggles the activatation of the Menu bar.
Shift + F2: Moves to the definition of the procedure or function (View > Definition).
Shift + F3: Finds the previous occurrence of the last word you searched for using (Ctrl + F).
Shift + F4: Repeats the last Find, the same as (Edit > Find Next).
Shift + F7: Displays the Userform object corresponding to the active userform code module. This can be used in conjunction with the F7 (View > Code) to quickly toggle between the code and the object.
Shift + F8: Step over code line by line, execute one procedure at a time.
Shift + F9: Activates the Quick Watch window adding the current variable.
Shift + F10: Displays the Shortcut menu for the selected item.
Ctrl + F2: Activates the Object Box in the top left corner of the Code window.
Ctrl + F4: Closes the active MDI child window.
Ctrl + F5: Runs the error handler code or returns the error to the calling procedure. Does not affect the setting for error trapping on the General tab of the Options dialog box.
Ctrl + F6: Moves to the next open window. This is exactly the same as (Ctrl + Tab).
Ctrl + F8: Run to the cursor.
Ctrl + F9: Moves the current line of execution to this location. This defines the location for the next command that is executed.
Ctrl + F10: Activate the Menu bar.
Alt + F4: Closes the Visual Basic Editor window and returns to the application.
Alt + F5: Resume execution though the error handler / run error handler.
Alt + F8: Steps into the error handler or returns the error to the calling procedure. Does not affect the setting for error trapping on the General tab of the Options dialog box.
Alt + F11: Toggles between the Visual Basic Editor and the application.
Ctrl + Shift + F2: Moves back to the previous position (View > Last Position).
Ctrl + Shift + F8: Step out of code.
Ctrl + Shift + F9: Clear all breakpoints from the active project.