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Keyboard shortcuts

As an IDE-based product, Writerside has keyboard shortcuts for most of its actions related to editing, navigation, refactorings, and other tasks. This topic describes some of the most useful and commonly used shortcuts to get you started.

Search Everywhere

The most important shortcut to remember is Shift,Shift that opens the Search Everywhere popup. Use it to find, open, configure, and run almost anything.

Search Everywhere

Start typing to find any file, action, setting, or commit message among many other things. Depending on what it is you are looking for, you can filter the results by switching to the corresponding tab either by pressing Tab or using a dedicated shortcut:

Go To File

Ctrl+Shift+N

Find Action

Ctrl+Shift+A

Text Search

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+E

For a true full-text search experience, use Find in Files Ctrl+Shift+F.

Find in Files

In this dialog, you can search for raw strings or regular expressions in your plain-text files as well as filter the scope of the search.

Show Context Actions

Press Alt+Enter to show actions for the current context. For example, if the caret is on an error or warning, Writerside will likely suggest a quick-fix. Even without an error, it will probably suggest actions for improving, optimizing, or converting something.

Show Context Actions

Editing

Use the following actions to assist you when writing and editing content:

Generate

Alt+Insert

Insert Live Template

Ctrl+J

Basic Completion

Ctrl+Space

Complete Current Statement

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

Extend Selection

Ctrl+W

Shrink Selection

Ctrl+Shift+W

Move Statement Up

Ctrl+Shift+Up

Move Statement Down

Ctrl+Shift+Down

Duplicate Line or Selection

Ctrl+D

Surround with Live Template

Ctrl+Alt+J

Unwrap/Remove

Ctrl+Shift+Delete

Use the following actions to navigate within a file and between files:

Recent Files

Ctrl+E

Recent Locations

Ctrl+Shift+E

Back

Ctrl+Alt+Left

Forward

Ctrl+Alt+Right

Go To Line:Column

Ctrl+G

Usages

Use the following actions to find and navigate to usages of various elements:

Go To Declaration or Usages

Ctrl+B

Find Usages

Alt+F7

Show Usages

Ctrl+Alt+F7

Find Usages in File

Ctrl+F7

Next Highlighted Usage

Ctrl+Alt+Down

Previous Highlighted Usage

Ctrl+Alt+Up

Refactorings

Rename

Shift+F6

Safe Delete

Alt+Delete

Productivity tip: Key Promoter X

Key Promoter X is a plugin that shows a popup notification with the corresponding keyboard shortcut whenever you execute a command or action with the mouse. This promotes using the keyboard, which will definitely improve your productivity. It also suggests creating a shortcut for actions that you frequently use.

Key Promoter X
Last modified: 23 May 2024