Commonly Used KeyBoard Shortcut Keys for Sql Server 2005


Menu Activation Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Standard

Sql Server 2000/2005

Move to the SQL Server Management Studio menu bar

ALT

ALT

Activate the menu for a tool component

ALT+HYPHEN

ALT+HYPHEN

Display the context menu

SHIFT+F10

SHIFT+F10

Display the New File dialog box to create a file

CTRL+N

No equivalent

Display the New Project dialog box to create a new project

CTRL+SHIFT+N

CTRL+SHIFT+N

Display the Open File dialog box to open an existing file

CTRL+O

CTRL+SHIFT+INS

Display the Open Project dialog box to open an existing project

CTRL+SHIFT+O

No equivalent

Display the Add New Item dialog box to add a new file to the current project

CTRL+SHIFT+A

No equivalent

Display the Add Existing Item dialog box to add an existing file to the current project

ALT+SHIFT+A

No equivalent

Display the Query Designer

CTRL+SHIFT+Q

CTRL+SHIFT+Q

Close a menu or dialog box, canceling the action

ESC

ESC

Windows Management and Toolbar Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Standard

Sql Server 2000/2005

Close the current MDI child window

CTRL+F4

CTRL+F4

Print

CTRL+P

CTRL+P

Exit

ALT+F4

ALT+F4

Toggle full screen mode

SHIFT+ALT+ENTER

SHIFT+ALT+ENTER

Close the current tool window

SHIFT+ESC

SHIFT+ESC

Cycle through the next MDI child windows

CTRL+TAB

CTRL+TAB

Cycle through the previous MDI child windows

CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

Move to the current tool window toolbar

SHIFT+ALT

No equivalent

Move to the next tool window

ALT+F6

ALT+F6

Move to the previously selected window

SHIFT+ALT+F6

SHIFT+ALT+F6

Opens a new query editor window

No equivalent

CTRL+O

Display Object Explorer

F8

F8

Display Registered Servers

CTRL+ALT+R

No equivalent

Display Template Explorer

CTRL+ALT+T

CTRL+ALT+T

Display Solution Explorer

CTRL+ALT+L

CTRL+ALT+L

Display the Summary Window

F7

F7

Display the Properties Window

F4

F4

Display the Toolbox

CTRL+ALT+X

CTRL+ALT+X

Display the Bookmarks Window

CTRL+K, CTRL+W

No equivalent

Display the Browser Window

CTRL_ALT+R

CTRL_ALT+R

Text Selection Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Standard

Sql Server 2000/2005

Select text from the cursor to the beginning of the document

CTRL+SHIFT+

HOME

CTRL+SHIFT+

HOME

Select text from the cursor to the end of the document

CTRL+SHIFT+END

CTRL+SHIFT+END

Select text from the cursor to the start of the current line

SHIFT+HOME

SHIFT+HOME

Select text from the cursor to the end of the current line

SHIFT+END

SHIFT+END

Select text down line by line starting from the cursor

SHIFT+

DOWN ARROW

SHIFT+

DOWN ARROW

Select text up line by line starting from the cursor

SHIFT+UP ARROW

SHIFT+UP ARROW

Move the cursor up one line, extending the selection

SHIFT+ALT+

UP ARROW

SHIFT+ALT+

UP ARROW

Extend selection up one page

SHIFT+

PAGE UP

SHIFT+

PAGE UP

Extend selection down one page

SHIFT+

PAGE DOWN

SHIFT+

PAGE DOWN

Select the entire current document

CTRL+A

CTRL+A

Select the word containing the cursor, or the closest word

CTRL+W

CTRL+W

Select the current location in the editor, back to the previous location in the editor

CTRL+=

CTRL+=

Extend the selection to the top of the current window

CTRL+SHIFT+

PAGE UP

CTRL+SHIFT+

PAGE UP

Move the cursor to the last line in view, extending the selection

CTRL+SHIFT+

PAGE DOWN

CTRL+SHIFT+

PAGE DOWN

Extend the selection one word to the right

CTRL+SHIFT+

RIGHT ARROW

CTRL+SHIFT+

RIGHT ARROW

Extend the selection one word to the left

CTRL+SHIFT+

LEFT ARROW

CTRL+SHIFT+

LEFT ARROW

Move the cursor to the right one word, extending the selection

CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+

RIGHT ARROW

CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+

RIGHT ARROW

Move the cursor to the left one word, extending the selection

CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+

LEFT ARROW

CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+

LEFT ARROW

Text Manipulation in Code Editor Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Standard

Sql Server 2000/2005

Insert a new line

ENTER or SHIFT+ENTER

ENTER or SHIFT+ENTER

Swap the characters on either side of the cursor

CTRL+T

No equivalent

Delete on character to the right of the cursor

DELETE

DELETE

Delete one character to the left of the cursor

BACKSPACE

or

SHIFT+

BACKSPACE

BACKSPACE

or

SHIFT+

BACKSPACE

Insert the number of spaces configured for the editor

TAB

TAB

Insert a blank line above the cursor

CTRL+ENTER

CTRL+ENTER

Insert a blank line below the cursor

CTRL+SHIFT+

ENTER

CTRL+SHIFT+

ENTER

Change the selected text to lowercase

CTRL+SHIFT+L

CTRL+SHIFT+L

Change the selected text to uppercase

CTRL+SHIFT+U

CTRL+SHIFT+U

Toggle between insertion mode and overtype mode

INSERT

INSERT

Move selected lines to the left on tab stop

SHIFT+TAB

SHIFT+TAB

Delete the word to the right of the cursor

CTRL+DELETE

CTRL+DELETE

Delete the word to the left of the cursor

CTRL+BACKSPACE

CTRL+BACKSPACE

Transpose the words on either side of the cursor

CTRL+SHIFT+T

CTRL+SHIFT+T

Search Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Standard

Sql Server 2000/2005

Display the Find dialog box

CTRL+F

CTRL+F

Display the Replace dialog box

CTRL+H

CTRL+H

Start incremental search. Type the characters to search for or press CTRL+I to search for characters from the previous search

CTRL+I

CTRL+B

Find the next occurrence of the previous search text

F3

F3

Find the previous occurrence of the search text

SHIFT+F3

SHIFT+F3

Find the next occurrence of the currently selected text

CTRL+F3

CTRL+F3

Find the previous occurrence of the currently selected text

CTRL+SHIFT+F3

CTRL+SHIFT+F3

Display the Replace in Files dialog box

CTRL+SHIFT+H

CTRL+SHIFT+H

Reverse incremental search so it starts at the bottom of the file and searches to the top

CTRL+SHIFT+I

CTRL+SHIFT+I

Select or clear the Search up option in Find and Replace

ALT+F3, B

ALT+F3, B

Stop the Find in Files search

ALT+F3, S

ALT+F3, S

Select or clear the Find whole word option in Find and Replace

ALT+F3, W

ALT+F3, W

Selects or clears the Wildcard option in Find and Replace

ALT+F3, P

ALT+F3, P

Activity Monitor Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Standard

Sql Server 2000/2005

Refresh

F5

F5

Filter the monitor display

CTRL+SHIFT+F

CTRL+SHIFT+F

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