25 Common Keyboard Shortcuts In Visual Studio Code

25 Common Keyboard Shortcuts In Visual Studio Code


March, 8 2022

In this article, I will introduce popular visual studio code shortcuts in the process of website development.

Visual Studio Code Shortcuts

1) Toggle Sidebar

macOS: command + b.

Windows: ctrl + b.

2) Command Palette

macOS: command + shift + p.

Windows: ctrl + shift + p.

3) Toggle Line Comment

macOS: command + /.

Windows: ctrl + /.

4) Quick Open File

macOS: command + p.

Windows: ctrl + p.

5) Comment Code Block

macOS: shift + option + a.

Windows: shift + alt + a.

6) Copy Lines Or Block

macOS: shift + option + or .

Windows: shift + alt + or .

7) Shows Errors and Warnings

macOS: command + shift + m.

Windows: ctrl + shift + m.

8) Switch tabs

macOS: command + 1 or command + 2 or command + 3.

Windows: ctrl + 1 or ctrl + 2 or ctrl + 3.

9) Multi Select Cursor

macOS: command + d.

Windows: ctrl + d.

10) Open Terminal

macOS: command + j.

Windows: ctrl + j.

11) Formats The Entire File

macOS: shift + option + f.

Windows: shift + alt + f.

12) Move line

macOS: option + or .

Windows: alt + or .

13) Go To Definition

macOS/Windows: f12.

14) Global Find

macOS: command + shift + f .

Windows: ctrl + shift + f.

15) Toggle suggestions

macOS: command + i.

Windows: ctrl + i.

16) Zen mode

macOS: command + k then z.

Windows: ctrl + k then z.

Note that you do not press these three keys at the same time. We just hold the ctrl or command button with the k key. Then release and then press the z key.

17) Split VS Code Screen

macOS: command + \ .

Windows: ctrl + \.

18) Go To Line

macOS: ctrl + G .

Windows: ctrl + G.

19) Navigation History

Windows/macOS: ctrl + tab.

20) Fold Code Block

macOS: command + option + [.

Windows: ctrl + shift + [.

21) Choose Programming Languages

Many times there will be many file extensions that cannot be detected by vs code. Therefore, the shortcut below will help you choose the appropriate programming language for that file.

macOS: command + k then m.

Windows: ctrl + k then m.

22) Go To The Begin Or End Of File

macOS: command + or .

Windows: ctrl + home or end.

23) Rename

Windows/macOS: f2.

24) Trim Spaces

macOS: command + k + x.

Windows: ctrl + k + x.

25) Show Keyboard Shortcuts

macOS: command + k then command + s.

Windows: ctrl + k then ctrl + s.

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