A list of my favorite Visual Studio short-keys

EDITING

FORMAT DOCUMENT                     CTRL + K, D        
INSERT SNIPPET                      CTRL + X, D        
SURROUND WITH                       CTRL + S, D        
INVOKE CURRENT SUGGESTION           TAB                
CUT CURRENT LINE                    SHIFT + DELETE      
LIST AND INVOKE CODE GENERATION     CTRL + [PERIOD]

FILE

NEW PROJECT                         CTRL + SHIFT + N    
ADD CLASS                           CTRL + ALT   + C    
SHOW ALL DOCUMENTS                  CTRL + ALT   + DOWN

INTELLISENSE

COMPLETE WORD                       CTRL + [SPACE]       
LIST MEMBERS                        CTRL + K, L        
PARAMETER INFO                      CTRL + SHIFT + [SPACE]

NAVIGATION

NAVIGATE TO                         CTRL + [COMMA]        
GO TO DEFINITION                    F12                
NAVIGATE BACKWARD                   CTRL + [MINUS]            
NAVIGATE FORWARD                    CTRL + SHIFT + [MINUS]     
FIND IN FILES                       CTRL + SHIFT + F    
GO TO LINE                          CTRL + G            

WINDOW

SOLUTION EXPLORER                   CTRL + W, S        
TASK LIST                           CTRL + W, T        
TOOLBOX                             CTRL + W, X        
NEXT DOCUMENT                       CTRL + TAB        
ZOOM IN AND OUT                     CTRL + SHIFT + ([PERIOD]|[COMMA])

DEBUGGING

DEBUG START                         F5                
STEP INTO                           F11                
RUN CURRENT TEST                    CTRL + R, T        
RUN ALL TESTS                       CTRL + R, A        
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10 March 2012

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