I know I haven’t blogged for, yes *OMG* almost 10 days or so. Crazy. I’ve been a bit overwhelmed with work, and if you’ve read my rants on Twitter the ‘happiest .Net developer’ is not happy with Objective C. I’ll get back to that in another post.
Anyway. If there is one advice I would love to share with Visual Studio developers, it’s how to find and configure their keyboard shortcuts.
“Build” => F6
“What? Error? I have error where?”
Drop keyboard, move hand to mouse, look for mouse pointer, squint, click on errors window, select error, double click or hit enter.
Ctrl + W, E, Enter
Keyboard shortcuts vary, depending on plugins, VS version, settings, and keyboard layout. But there is a place to find your keyboard shortcuts. Here it is:
To prove my point I’ll give you the keyboard shortcuts to this delightful little window that will tell you the dirty little secrets of the keyboard sortcuts:
Alt + T, O, Ctrl + E, “keyboard”, [tab around making changes, use arrows etc], Enter
“This is a Vim Emulation layer for Visual Studio 2010 and above. It integrates the familiar key binding experience of Vim directly into Visual Studio’s editor. ”