66 Useful Visual Studio Code Keyboard Shortcuts for MacOS2 min read

Source: Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is one of the most popular code editors today, if you are using Visual Studio Code on MacOS, don’t forget the following helpful shortcuts:

General

  • ⇧⌘P, F1 Show Command Palette
  • ⌘P Quick Open, Go to File…
  • ⇧⌘N New window/instance
  • ⌘W Close window/instance
  • ⌘, User Settings
  • ⌘K ⌘S Keyboard Shortcuts

Basic Editing

  • ⌘X Cut line (empty selection)
  • ⌘C Copy line (empty selection)
  • ⌥↓ / ⌥↑ Move line down/up
  • ⇧⌥↓ / ⇧⌥↑ Copy line down/up
  • ⇧⌘K Delete line
  • ⌘Enter / ⇧⌘Enter Insert line below/above
  • ⇧⌘\ Jump to matching bracket
  • ⌘] / ⌘[ Indent/outdent line
  • Home / End Go to beginning/end of line
  • ⌘↑ / ⌘↓ Go to beginning/end of file
  • ⌃PgUp / ⌃PgDn Scroll line up/down
  • ⌘PgUp /⌘PgDn Scroll page up/down
  • ⌥⌘[ / ⌥⌘] Fold/unfold region
  • ⌘K ⌘[ / ⌘K ⌘] Fold/unfold all subregions
  • ⌘K ⌘0 / ⌘K ⌘J Fold/unfold all regions
  • ⌘K ⌘C Add line comment
  • ⌘K ⌘U Remove line comment
  • ⌘/ Toggle line comment
  • ⇧⌥A Toggle block comment
  • ⌥Z Toggle word wrap

Navigation

  • ⌘T Show all Symbols
  • ⌃G Go to Line…
  • ⌘P Go to File…
  • ⇧⌘O Go to Symbol…
  • ⇧⌘M Show Problems panel
  • F8 / ⇧F8 Go to next/previous error or warning
  • ⌃⇧Tab Navigate editor group history
  • ⌃- / ⌃⇧- Go back/forward
  • ⌃⇧M Toggle Tab moves focus

File Management

  • ⌘N New File
  • ⌘O Open File…
  • ⌘S Save
  • ⇧⌘S Save As…
  • ⌥⌘S Save All
  • ⌘W Close
  • ⌘K ⌘W Close All
  • ⇧⌘T Reopen closed editor
  • ⌘K Enter Keep preview mode editor open
  • ⌃Tab / ⌃⇧Tab Open next / previous
  • ⌘K P Copy path of active file
  • ⌘K R Reveal active file in Explorer
  • ⌘K O Show active file in new window/instance

Display

  • ⌘= / ⇧⌘- Zoom in/out
  • ⇧⌘F Show Search
  • ⌃⇧G Show Source Control
  • ⇧⌘D Show Debug
  • ⇧⌘X Show Extensions
  • ⇧⌘H Replace in files
  • ⌘K Z Zen Mode (Esc Esc to exit)

Debug

  • F9 Toggle breakpoint
  • F5 Start/Continue
  • F11 / ⇧F11 Step into/ out
  • F10 Step over
  • ⇧F5 Stop
  • ⌘K ⌘I Show hover

Integrated Terminal

  • ⌃` Show integrated terminal
  • ⌃⇧` Create new terminal
  • ⌘C Copy selection
  • ⌘↑ / ↓ Scroll up/down PgUp / PgDn Scroll page up/down
  • ⌘Home / End Scroll to top/bottom
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