Visual Studio Keyboard Shortcuts for Productivity

In this post, I’ll be sharing the Visual Studio keyboard shortcuts that I use every day and using keyboard shortcuts really helps me to become more productivity.

1. Ctrl + . : Allows you to create a new type or add a using reference.

2. Ctrl + , : Allows you to Search and Navigate to a code file within your solution.

Ctrl + Q : Allows you to Access the Quick launch search bar.

Ctrl + ; : Allows yout to access Solution explorer search.

F5 : To start with debugging.

Ctrl + F5 : To start without debugging.

Ctrl + Shift + A : Allows you to open the Add New Item window.

F12 on a literal : Allows you to view a literal definition.

Shift + F12 : Shows a list of files using a particular literal within a project.

Alt + F12 : Allows you to have a peek look at a literal definition.

Ctrl + Tab : Browsing opened code files within Visual Studio.

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Abhishek Luv

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.NET Trainer & Instructor

Abhishek Luv is a skilled .NET and ASP.NET Trainer with more than 11 years of teaching experience, specializing in C#, ASP.NET Core MVC, Entity Framework Core, Visual Studio, LINQ, Repository and Unit of work pattern, ASP.NET Core Web API, Git and Github, Angular, and more. He has trained students worldwide and is passionate about helping them achieve success in the field.

Abhishek holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Applications and completed a Computer Hardware course in 2004. Since his school days, Abhishek has had a keen interest in computers and enjoys playing retro games like Super Mario Bros and Contra in his free time. He is also interested in networking, ethical hacking, and bug bounty hunting, and keeps himself up-to-date with the latest developments in these areas.

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