Tip of the Day : SQL Server 2012 Management Studio Keyboard Shortcuts - Cursor Movement

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SQL Server Tip of the Day - September 25, 2016

SQL Server 2012 Management Studio Keyboard Shortcuts - Cursor Movement

SQL Server 2012 Management Studio offers users two keyboard schemes.  By default, it uses the SQL Server 2012 scheme, with keyboard shortcuts based on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.  Management Studio also offers a keyboard scheme similar to the standard scheme from SQL Server 2008 R2.  To change the keyboard scheme or add additional keyboard shortcuts, on the Tools menu, click Options.  Select the desired keyboard scheme on the Environment, Keyboard page.


Action SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 R2
Move the cursor left. LEFT ARROW LEFT ARROW
Move the cursor right. RIGHT ARROW RIGHT ARROW
Move the cursor up. UP ARROW UP ARROW
Move the cursor down. DOWN ARROW DOWN ARROW
Move the cursor to the beginning of the line. HOME HOME
Move the cursor to the end of the document. END END
Move the cursor to the beginning of the document. CTRL+HOME CTRL+HOME
Move the cursor to the end of the document. CTRL+END CTRL+END
Move the cursor up one screen. PAGE UP PAGE UP
Move the cursor down one screen. PAGE DOWN PAGE DOWN
Move the cursor one word to the right. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
Move the cursor one word to the left. CTRL+LEFT ARROW CTRL+LEFT ARROW
Return the cursor to the last item. SHIFT+F8 No Equivalent
Move the cursor to the top of the document. CTRL+PAGE UP No Equivalent
Move to the previous tab in the document. CTRL+PAGE UP No Equivalent
Move the cursor to the bottom of the document. CTRL+PAGE DOWN No Equivalent
Move to the next tab in the document. CTRL+PAGE UP No Equivalent

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