WebStorm 9.0.2 Web Help

Insert, Delete and Navigation Keys

This section describes default mappings for the Insert, Delete and the navigation keys.

Shortcut Function Use this shortcut to...
Delete Delete Depending on the context:
  • In the editor: delete selected symbol/block.
  • In the Find tool window: exclude items from the search results.
  • In the Changes tool window: delete an item from a changelist.
  • In other views: remove the selected item or items.
Down Move down Move the caret one line down.
End Move to Line End Move the caret to the end of line.
Home Move to Line Start Move the caret to the beginning of line.
Insert Toggle Insert/Overwrite Toggle Insert/Overwrite modes in the editor. The shape of the cursor changes according to the current mode.
Left Move left Move the caret one character to the left.
Page Down Page down Move the caret one page up.
Page Up Page up Move the caret one page up.
Right Move right Move the caret one character to the right.
Tab In the editor:
  • With any selection: indent selected line(s).
  • Without any selection: insert a tab symbol (or corresponding number of space.characters).

In a lookup list:

  • No code after the caret in the editor: select an item (like Enter)
  • Some code after the caret in the editor: select an item and replace the code after the caret with it.
Up Move up Move the caret one line up.

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Last modified: 11 December 2014
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