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Tip of the Day : SQL Server Management Studio Shortcuts
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SQL Server Tip of the Day - September 02, 2015
SQL Server Management Studio Shortcuts
Here’s a list of shortcuts available from SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).  This includes the function keys and what it does in SQL Server Management Studio.  Some of these shortcuts are the same as the ones used in other applications such Microsoft Word like the ones in the Basic Editing Shortcuts.

Basic Editing Shortcuts

Ctrl+X

Cut

Ctrl+C

Copy

Ctrl+V

Paste

Ctrl+A

Select All

Ctrl+Z

Undo

Ctrl+Y

Redo

Ctrl+F

Quick Find

Ctrl+H

Quick Replace

Ctrl+Shift+H

Replace in Files

Ctrl+G

Go To Line

 

File Shortcuts

Ctrl+N

New Query with Current Connection

Ctrl+Shift+N

New Project

Ctrl+O

Open File

Ctrl+Shift+O

Open Project/Solution

Ctrl+S

Save

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save All

Ctrl+P

Print

 

View Shortcuts

Ctrl+Alt+G

Registered Servers

Ctrl+Alt+T

Template Explorer

Ctrl+Alt+L

Solution Explorer

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+W

Bookmark Window

Ctrl+Alt+X

Toolbox

Ctrl+\, Ctrl+E

Error List

Ctrl+Alt+R

Web Browser

Ctrl+Alt+K

Task List

Ctrl+Alt+O

Output

Shift+Alt+Enter

Full Screen

Ctrl+-

Navigate Backward

 

Query Shortcuts

Ctrl+Shift+M

Specify Values for Template Parameters

Ctrl+L

Display Estimated Execution Plan

Ctrl+Alt+P

Trace Query in SQL Server Profiler

Ctrl+Shift+Q

Design Query in Editor

Ctrl+M

Include Actual Execution Plan

Shift+Alt_S

Include Client Statistics

Ctrl+T

Results to Text

Ctrl+D

Results to Grid

Ctrl+Shift+F

Results to File

 

Window Shortcuts

Ctrl+R

Hide/Show Results Pane

 

Advanced Editing Shortcuts

Ctrl+Shift+U

Make Uppercase

Ctrl+Shift+L

Make Lowercase

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+\

Delete Horizontal White Space

Ctrl+I

Incremental Search

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+C

Comment Selection

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+U

Uncomment Selection

 

Bookmarks Shortcuts

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+K

Toggle Bookmark

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+P

Previous Bookmark

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+N

Next Bookmark

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+L

Clear Bookmarks

Ctrl+Shift+K, Ctrl+Shift+P

Previous Bookmark in Folder

Ctrl+Shift+K, Ctrl+Shift+N

Next Bookmark in Folder

Function Keys

F1

Help

Ctrl+F1

Help – How Do I

Ctrl+Alt+F1

Help Contents

Ctrl+Alt+F2

Help Index

F3

Find Next

Ctrl+Alt+F3

Help Search

F4

View Properties Window

F5

Refresh / Execute

Alt-F5

Start Debugging

Ctrl+F5

Parse

Ctrl+Alt+F5

Help Tutorial

F6

Window-Next Pane

Shift+F6

Window-Previous Pane

F7

View Object Explorer Details

F8

View Object Explorer

Alt+F8

Open Server in Object Explorer

F9

Debug-Toggle Break Point

F10

Debug-Step Over

F11

Debug-Step Into

 

Intellisense Shortcuts

Ctrl+J

List Members

Ctrl+Shift+Space

Parameter Info

Ctrl+K, Ctrl+I

Quick Info

Alt+Right Arrow

Complete Word

Ctrl+Shift+R

Refresh Local Cache

 
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