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Ctrl

This section lists and describes the keyboard shortcuts that include the Ctrl key:

Ctrl+alphanumeric keys

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Ctrl+A Select All Select the entire text in the active editor.
Ctrl+B Navigate to Declaration Navigate directly to an element's declaration from any usage.
Ctrl+C Copy Copy selected text to the Clipboard.
Ctrl+D Duplicate Line or Block Duplicate selected block or line at caret.
Ctrl+E Recent Files
Recent find usages
Show the list of recently opened files.

When the Find tool window has the focus, use this shortcut to show the list of recent find usages results.

Ctrl+F Find Initiate text search in the editor.
Ctrl+G Navigate to Line Navigate the to a line with the specified number in the current file.
Ctrl+H Type Hierarchy Browse hierarchy for the selected class.
Ctrl+I Implement Methods Implement methods of the base interface/class in the current class.
Ctrl+J Insert Live Template Show a pop-up list of Live Templates starting with a specified prefix.
Ctrl+M Scroll to Center Scroll a line at caret to the center of the screen.
Ctrl+N Navigate to Class Jump to a class in the project with the specified name.
Ctrl+O Override Methods Override base class methods in the current class.
Ctrl+P Parameter Info Show parameters of the method call at the caret.
Ctrl+Q
Alt+Mouse Button2
Quick documentation Show a pop-up window with documentation for the symbol at the caret.
Ctrl+Q Show Table Data In the Database tool window: show a pop-up window that displays the create table query for the database table at the caret and the first 10 rows of the table.
Ctrl+R Replace Call the Replace Text dialog box.
Ctrl+S Save All Save all files and settings.
Ctrl+U Navigate to Super Method Navigate to a super method declaration of a method at caret

In the Commander tool window: swap panes.

Ctrl+V Paste Paste from the Clipboard.
Ctrl+W Select Word at Caret Successively select expanding blocks of text, starting from the word at caret. (Use this shortcut repeatedly to select expressions.)
Ctrl+X Cut Cut to the Clipboard.
Ctrl+Y Delete Line at Caret Delete a word starting from the current caret location up to the end of word.
Ctrl+Z Undo Undo last operation.
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo Redo last undone operation.
Ctrl+Number Navigate to bookmark Navigate to a numbered bookmark with corresponding number.

Ctrl+navigation keys

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Ctrl+Tab Switcher Navigate between the files opened in the editor, and tool windows.
Ctrl+Backspace Delete to Word Start Delete a word starting from the current caret location up to the word start.
Ctrl+Delete Delete to Word End Delete a word starting from the current caret location up to the word end.
Ctrl+End Move to Text End Move the caret to the end of text.
Ctrl+Enter Split Line or Open Item Depending on the context:
Ctrl+Home Move to Text Start Jump to the beginning of the text.
Ctrl+C Copy Copy a current line or a selected code block to the Clipboard.
Ctrl+Space Basic Code Completion Complete code for any class, method or variable.
Ctrl+Page Down Navigate to Page Bottom Move the caret down to the page bottom.
Ctrl+Page Up Navigate to Page Top Move the caret up to the page top.
Ctrl+Down Scroll Down Move line at caret one down, preserving syntactical correctness.
Ctrl+Left Move to Previous Word Move the caret to the previous word.
Ctrl+Right Move to Next Word Move the caret to the next word.
Ctrl+Up
Ctrl+Shift+Up
Scroll Up: Move line at caret one up, preserving syntactical correctness.

Ctrl+symbol keys

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Ctrl+Open Bracket Move to Code Block Start Move the caret to the beginning of the current code block, highlighting its limits.
Ctrl+Close Bracket Move to Code Block End Move the caret to the end of the current code block, highlighting its limits.
Ctrl+Slash
Ctrl+Numpad/
Comment with Line Comment Comment/uncomment current line or selected block with line comments.
Ctrl+=
Ctrl+NumPad+
Expand All Expand all folding blocks.
Ctrl+NumPad - Collapse All Collapse all folding blocks.

Ctrl+numpad keys

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Ctrl+Numpad/
Ctrl+Slash
Comment with Line Comment Comment/uncomment current line or selected block with line comments.
Ctrl+NumPad+
Ctrl+=
Expand All Expand all folding blocks.
Ctrl+NumPad - Collapse All Collapse all folding blocks.

Ctrl+Function (F) keys

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Ctrl+F1 Error Description Show an error or warning description at the caret.
Ctrl+F3 Find Word at Caret Search in the editor for the word where the caret is currently located.
Ctrl+F6 Change Method Signature Refactor a selected method signature and update all references.
Ctrl+F7 Find Usages in File Initiate search for usages.
Ctrl+F8 Toggle Breakpoint Toggle breakpoint at caret.
Ctrl+F9 Make Project Compile all modified and dependent files in a project.
Ctrl+F11 Toggle Bookmark with mnemonic. Turn bookmark with mnemonic on or off.
Ctrl+F12 File Structure Pop-up Show the current file structure in the File Structure pop-up window for quick navigation.

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Last modified: 4 December 2014
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