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Hardique Dasore
Hardique Dasore

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VS Code keyboard shortcuts for Windows

15 VS Code keyboard shortcuts for Windows to speed up your programming. I have listed down a few keyboard shortcuts that will make your life easier as a coder. These shortcuts help in saving a lot of time and once you get the hang of it, you will be using them every time you code.
1. Quick open: Ctrl+P
2. Copy line: Shift+Alt+↑/Shift+Alt+↓
3. Move line: Alt+↑/Alt+↓
4. Code formatting: Shift+Alt+F
5. Navigate to a specific line: Ctrl+G
6. Go to the beginning of the file: Ctrl+Home
7. Go to the end of the file: Ctrl+End
8. Insert cursor above/below: Ctrl+Alt+↑/↓
9. Select all occurrences of current selection: Shift+Ctrl+L
10. Open terminal: Ctrl+`
11. Create new terminal: Ctrl+Shift+`
12. Split screen: Ctrl+\
13. Fold (collapse) region: Ctrl+Shift+[
14. Go back/forward: Alt+←/β†’
15. Jump to matching bracket: Ctrl+Shift+\

Basic Shortcuts

1. Delete line: Ctrl+X (You don’t have to select the entire line)
2. Copy line: Ctrl+C (You don’t have to select the entire line)
3. Find: Ctrl+F
4. Replace: Ctrl+H
5. Save: Ctrl+S

Happy Coding! 😊

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