Code Editor Window Shorcut Keys (Quick Reference)

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Miscellaneous
Type:
Modules
Difficulty:
Beginning

Author:Ethan

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Editor Shortcut keys

Text Editor Window Editing Keyboard Shortcuts

Use the following key combinations to edit code in the Text Editor window also referred to as the Code Editor window.

Note You can change or create keyboard shortcuts in Keyboard of the Environment options in the Options dialog box.

_____________To______________________________________________________Press__________

Undo the last editing action (Undo)......................... CTRL+Z or ALT+BACKSPACE

Correctly indent the selected lines of code

based on the surrounding lines of code...................... ALT+F8

Swap the current and previous lines......................... ALT+SHIFT+T

Delete the selection or, if there is no selection,

the character to the left of the cursor..................... BACKSPACE

Find the matching brace..................................... CTRL+]

Delete the word to the left of the insertion point.......... CTRL+BACKSPACE

Copy the selected text to the Clipboard..................... CTRL+C or CTRL+INS

Delete the word to the right of the insertion point......... CTRL+DELETE

Move the cursor to the end of the list...................... CTRL+END

Display the Find window. If there is no current

Find criteria, places the word under your cursor

in the Find box............................................. CTRL+F

Find the next occurrence of the current word or selection... CTRL+F3

Display the Find window where you can replace the

specified text.............................................. CTRL+H

Move the cursor to the beginning of the list................ CTRL+HOME

Display Quick Info.......................................... CTRL+I

Display list of members..................................... CTRL+J

Extend the selection to the matching brace.................. CTRL+SHIFT+]

Extend the selection to the end of the document............. CTRL+SHIFT+END

Find the previous occurrence of the specified text.......... CTRL+SHIFT+F3

Extend the selection to the beginning of the file........... CTRL+SHIFT+HOME

Display Parameter Info...................................... CTRL+SHIFT+I

Extend the selection one word to the left................... CTRL+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW

Extend the selection one word to the right.................. CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW

Swap the current and next words or transposes words

around operators, for example transposes apple = fruit

to fruit = apple........................................... CTRL+SHIFT+T

Change the selected text to uppercase characters............ CTRL+SHIFT+U

Select the current word..................................... CTRL+SHIFT+W

Fill in the rest of the word you are typing

once you have entered enough characters for

the editor to identify the word you want.................... CTRL+SPACEBAR

Swap the characters around the insertion point.............. CTRL+T

Change the selected text to lowercase characters............ CTRL+U

Scroll the text up one line................................. CTRL+UP ARROW

Insert the Clipboard contents at the insertion point........ CTRL+V or SHIFT+INSERT

Cut the selected text to the Clipboard...................... CTRL+X or SHIFT+DELETE

Delete the selected lines and place them on the

Clipboard (Cut)............................................. CTRL+M

Restore the previously undone action (Redo). ............... CTRL+Y or CTRL+SHIFT+Z or ALT+SHIFT+BACKSPACE

Delete the selected text without placing

it on the Clipboard......................................... DELETE

Display next overloaded function when the Parameter

Info window is displayed. Move the cursor down the list,

one entry at a time, when the Member List is displayed...... DOWN ARROW

Display previously overloaded function when the Parameter

Info window is displayed. Move the cursor up the list,

one entry at a time, when the Member List is displayed...... UP ARROW

Display context-sensitive documentation for functions,

statements, methods, properties, or events.................. F1

Display help on the Text Editor window...................... CTRL+F1

Find next occurrence of text specified

in the Find window.......................................... F3

Display or hide a shortcut.................................. Hold down CTRL and press KH

Turn the bookmarks for the current line on and off.......... Hold down CTRL and press KK

Remove all bookmarks........................................ Hold down CTRL and press KL

Move the insertion point to the beginning

of the next bookmark........................................ Hold down CTRL and press KN

Move the insertion point to the beginning

of the previous bookmark.................................... Hold down CTRL and press KP

Change between box selection and stream selection mode...... Hold down CTRL and press RS

Show white space. Display and hide spaces and tab marks..... Hold down CTRL and press RW

Toggle between inserting and replacing text................. INSERT

Extend the selection down one line.......................... SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

Extend the selection up one line............................ SHIFT+UP ARROW

View Sub, Procedure, Function at insert point............... SHIFT+F2

Find previous occurrence of the text specified

in the Find window.......................................... SHIFT+F3

Extend the selection to the start of the current line....... SHIFT+HOME

 Extend the selection to the end of the current line......... SHIFT+END

Extend your selection one character to the left............. SHIFT+LEFT ARROW

Extend your selection one character to the right............ SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW

Extend the selection down one page.......................... SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

Extend the selection up one page............................ SHIFT+PAGE UP

Indent the selected text one tab stop to the right.......... TAB

Indents the selected text one tab stop to the left.......... SHIFT+TAB