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Shortcut keys for Visual SourceSafe

In this article I am trying to explain the shortcut keys for Visual SourceSafe.

Each command has a key combination associated with it that enables you to execute a command with keystrokes. Typically, you press the CTRL or ALT key and simultaneously press the underlined letter from the appropriate menu command.

Key

Description

ALT+ENTER

Show properties of a file or project.

ALT+X

Closes Visual SourceSafe Explorer.

CTRL+*

Globally expands all projects.

CTRL+A

 Adds files to the current project.

CTRL+C

Copies text.

CTRL+D

Sets the working folder for the current project.

CTRL+ENTER

Views a file.

CTRL+F

Shows differences for the selected file or project.

CTRL+G

Gets the selected file or project.

CTRL+H

Shows the history of the selected file or project.

CTRL+I

Checks in the selected file(s).

CTRL+INS

Copies selected text to the Clipboard.

CTRL+K

Checks out the selected file(s).

CTRL+L

Selects files..

CTRL+N

Undoes a checkout.

CTRL+O

Checks out a file.

CTRL+Q

Cancels a search display or status. Returns to a normal file display.

CTRL+R

Creates a report.

CTRL+S

Searches for a file checked out to a specific user. Use CTRL+Q to return to normal file display.

CTRL+U

Checks in the selected file(s).

CTRL+V

Pastes text from the Clipboard.

CTRL+W

Performs a wildcard search.

CTRL+X

Cuts text and places it on the Clipboard.

CTRL+Z

Undoes editing in the dialog box.

DELETE

Deletes the selected file or project.

ENTER

Views a file.

F1

Gets online Help for a specific item.

F5

Refreshes the file list.

INSERT

Creates a project in the project pane, or adds files in the file pane.

SHIFT+CTRL+L

Selects all files.

SHIFT+CTRL+S

Searches for all files currently checked out. Use CTRL+Q to return to normal file display.

SHIFT+DELETE

Cuts selected text and copies it to the Clipboard.

SHIFT+INSERT

Pastes text on Clipboard into a text box.

 


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