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Discussion on: VS Code shortcuts and tricks that I wish I knew sooner

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miku86
  • learn the shortcuts for Add Cursor Above and Add Cursor Below
  • learn the shortcuts for Move Line Up and Move Line Down
  • learn the shortcuts for View: Toggle Side Bar Visibility
  • learn the shortcuts for View: Toggle Integrated Terminal
  • learn the shortcuts for View: Show Search
  • learn the shortcuts for Search: Replace in Files
  • learn the shortcuts for File: New Untitled File
  • learn the shortcuts for View: Open Next Editor
  • learn the shortcuts for View: Open Previous Editor
  • learn the shortcuts for View: Close Editor ...

VSCode is quite mouse-less to use.

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vaskrist

These also tremendously help my productivity since they operate not only on the current line, but also on all lines with any selection:

  • learn the shortcuts for Copy Line Down and/or Copy Line Down
  • learn the shortcuts for Delete Line
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Hannah Gooding Author

Great tips! Learning that alt moved lines up and down also blew my mind! Luckily I learned that quite quickly through pairing with someone over Liveshare :)