Browse through all shortcuts—installed by default and recommended—for features that fit your workflow. A list of assigned shortcuts and descriptions is also available inside Visual Assist, via VAssistX | Help | Keyboard Shortcuts.

Feature Shortcut Description
Create From Usage Shift+Alt+C

Create a target from usage of an unknown symbol.

Find References Shift+Alt+F Open a list of references to the current symbol.
Find Selected Alt+K

Highlight instances of the word under the caret as if you ran Find (Ctrl+F).

Find Symbol In Solution Shift+Alt+S

Open a list of all symbols in your solution.

GoTo Implementation Alt+G

Jump to the declaration or implementation of the current symbol. If more than one destination exists, a menu opens.

GoTo Related Shift+Alt+G

Jump to locations related to the current symbol.

List Methods Alt+M

See a list of all classes and methods in the current file.

Navigate Back Alt+Left-Arrow

Navigate in code to the previous visited place.

Navigate Forward Alt+Right-Arrow

Navigate in code to the next visited place.

Open Corresponding File Alt+O

Switch quickly between pairs or n-tuples of related files. If more than one related file exists, a menu opens.

Open File in Solution Shift+Alt+O

Use a dialog to quickly find and open any file in your solution.

Open Quick Action and Refactoring menu Shift+Alt+Q

Open a menu of quick fixes, code generation commands, find references commands, and refactorings for the current location or symbol.

Paste Ctrl+Shift+V

View multiple clipboards in a traditional paste menu.

Rename Shift+Alt+R

Rename the definition and declaration of a symbol, all references to it, and optionally, occurrences in comments and strings.

Reset Editor Zoom Ctrl+0

Reset the zoom level of the text editor to 100%.

Move to Next Scope Alt+Down-Arrow

Move to the next outermost scope. When at global scope, move to the adjacent scope.

Move to Previous Scope Alt+Up-Arrow

Move to the previous outermost scope. When at global scope, move to the adjacent scope.

Smart Select Extend Shift+Alt+]

Make an initial selection of a small block or grow the selection by a small increment.

Smart Select Extend Block Alt+]

Make an initial selection of a large block or grow the selection by a large increment.

Smart Select Shrink Shift+Alt+[

Make an initial selection of a small block or reduce the selection by a small increment.

Smart Select Shrink Block Alt+[

Make an initial selection of a large block or reduce the selection by a large increment.

VA Hashtags Shift+Alt+H

Open a tool window with all VA Hashtags in the solution.

Visit documentation for a complete list of commands available for binding.