Team Explorer and Azure DevOps keyboard shortcuts

Team Explorer and Azure DevOps

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
6 months ago
- Shortcuts

These keyboard shortcuts can be used when working in Azure DevOps or Team Explorer. In addition to these shortcuts, you can assign your own shortcuts in Visual Studio from the Tools/Options/Environment/Keyboard page.

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Tab

Move focus

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←  →

Move focus left/right

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↑  ↓

Move focus up/down

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Ctrl + Home

Move focus to top of list

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Ctrl + End

Move focus to bottom of list

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Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Move item up/down within list

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↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Highlight consecutive items

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Open context menu

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Esc

Dismiss context menu

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⤶ Enter

Choose selected menu item

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?

Access the Global and page-specific shortcuts

These shortcuts are available for TFX 2015.2 and later.
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or ?
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P

Go to Projects and teams

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G then H

Go to Projects home

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G then B

Go to Pipelines

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G then C

Go to Repos

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G then T

Go to Test Plans

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G then S

Go to Project Settings

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G then W

Go to Boards

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/

Move focus to search

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or S
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F then N

Focus next section

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F then P

Focus previous section

These navigation shortcuts will work as long as the focus is not on an input control. Page-specific shortcuts will only work in specific pages.
Repos-Git
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Z

Toggle full-screen mode

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E

Open explorer

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H

Open history

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B

Open branches

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Q

Open pull requests

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C then P

Create pull request

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R

Select repository

Files
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1

Open contents

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2

Open history

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T

Move focus to directory path

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W

Select branch

Repos-TFVC
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R

Select repository

Code
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E

Open files

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C

Open changesets

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V

Open shelvesets

Files
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1

Open contents

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2

Open history

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T

Move focus to directory path

Following shortcuts can be used when working in the Boards > Work items or Work > Work items page.
Work
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W

Open work items

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L

Open backlog

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B

Open board

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I

Open sprint

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Q

Open queries

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Z

Toggle full screen

Work items
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Filter results

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Ctrl + C

Copy to clipboard

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Del

Delete

These shortcuts can be used when interacting with a work item form. Valid shortcuts can be also displayed by typing ? from within the form.
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Alt + I

Assign work item to me

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Go to discussion

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Ctrl + S

Save changes

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↑   Shift + Alt + C

Copy work item title

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ,

Move to left tab (page)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + .

Move to right tab (page)

The following keyboard shortcuts can be used when working in a web browsers.
Windows operating system
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Ctrl + B

Bold

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Ctrl + C

Copy text

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Ctrl + I

Italics

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Ctrl + K

Insert hyperlink

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Ctrl + S

Save

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Ctrl + U

Underline

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Ctrl + V

Paste text

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Ctrl + Y

Redo

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Ctrl + Z

Undo

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Ctrl + .

Bullet list

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Ctrl + /

Numbered list

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↑   Shift + :

Emoji library

macOS operating system
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⌘ Cmd + B

Bold

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⌘ Cmd + C

Copy text

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⌘ Cmd + I

Italics

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⌘ Cmd + K

Insert hyperlink

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⌘ Cmd + S

Save

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⌘ Cmd + U

Underline

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⌘ Cmd + V

Paste text

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo

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⌘ Cmd + Z

Undo

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⌘ Cmd + .

Bullet list

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⌘ Cmd + /

Numbered list

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↑   Shift + :

Emoji library

The following keyboard shortcuts can be used from any Kanban board (when working from Boards > Boards or Work > Board page).
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N

Add new item

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C

Add new child item

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Home

Select first item

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⤶ Enter

Open item

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Filter results

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Ctrl +

Move item up

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Ctrl +

Move item down

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Ctrl +

Move item left

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Ctrl +

Move item right

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Ctrl + Home

Move item to top of column

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Ctrl + End

Move item to bottom of column

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Move item to swimlane above

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Move item to swimlane below

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F2

Rename item

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E

Show/hide empty fields

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O

Expand all swimlanes

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U

Collapse all swimlanes

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Shift + Page Up

Select first/next swimlane above

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Shift + Page Down

Select last/next swimlane below

The following keyboard shortcuts can be used when working from a Boards > Backlogs page. These shortcuts will work in product backlog, portfolio backlog, or sprint backlog page.
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M then B

Move item to backlog

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M then I

Move item to current iteration

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M then N

Move item to next iteration

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Insert

Add child

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or F + I
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Filter results

You can use the following keyboard shortcuts when working with queries in the web portal. To view available shortcuts, type ? from Boards > Queries or Work > Queries.
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C then Q

New query

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R

Refresh query

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or Alt + R
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Alt + Q

Return to query

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J

Next item

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or Alt + N
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K

Previous item

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or Alt + P
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Filter results

To toggle between card titles only and card details, press T.
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Home

Select first item

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⤶ Enter

Open item

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N

New item

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Ctrl + ← ↑ → ↓

Move item

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↑   Shift + ←  →

Pan timeline left / right

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U

Collapse all backlogs

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O

Expand all backlogs

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Shift + Page Up

Focus on previous team

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Shift + Page Down

Focus on next team

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Filter results

Note: The following shortcuts are available from the web portal for Azure DevOps Services and TFS 2015.2 or later versions.
Test
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N

Open test plans

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M

Open shared parameters

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R

Open runs

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H

Open machines

Test plan
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1

Open tests

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2

Open charts

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E

Execute test

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T then B

Mark selected tests as blocked

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T then F

Fail selected tests

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T then N

Mark selected tests as NA

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T then P

Pass selected tests

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T then R

Reset tests to active

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Filter results

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V then G

View grid

Parameters
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1

View parameter set grid

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2

Open properties

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C then S

Add parameter set

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C then T

Add test case

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V then T

Toggle test cases pane

Test runs
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1

Test runs

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2

Filter

These keyboard shortcuts can be used when managing or editing Wiki pages. To view available shortcuts, enter ? in a Wiki page.
Wiki
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N

Add new page

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E

Edit page

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C

Create new sub-page

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Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Move page up / down the order

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Ctrl + P

Print page

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Create work item from selected text

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Ctrl + B

Bold text

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Ctrl + I

Italicize text

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Ctrl + K

Insert hyperlink

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Ctrl + C

Copy text

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Ctrl + V

Paste copied text

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Format tables

Wiki edit
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Ctrl + S

Save changes

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Save and close

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Esc

Close

Navigate
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Ctrl + 0 then A

Open web portal

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Ctrl + 0 then B

Open Build

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Ctrl + 0 then C

Open Connect

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Ctrl + 0 then D

Open Documents

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Ctrl + 0 then E

Open Branches (Git)

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Ctrl + 0 then G

Open Changes (Git)

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Ctrl + 0 then H

Open Home

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Ctrl + 0 then M

Open My Work (TFVC)

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Ctrl + 0 then P

Open Pending changes (TFVC)

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Ctrl + 0 then R

Open Reports

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Ctrl + 0 then S

Open Settings

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Ctrl + 0 then W

Open Work items

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Ctrl + 0 then Y

Open Synchronization (Git)

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Ctrl + '

Move focus to search box

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Alt + 0

Move focus to top of page

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Alt + 1 - 9

Move focus to visible section [1 thru 9]

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Alt + ↑  ↓

Move focus to next/previous section

Context menu
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Open a context menu

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Esc

Dismiss a context menu

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←  →

Move focus left/right

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↑  ↓

Move focus up/down

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⤶ Enter

Choose Context menu

Work item commands
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Alt + M then G

Open work item

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Alt + M then I

Add a work item

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Alt + M then Q

Add a query

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↑   Shift + Alt then C

Copy selected work item

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↑   Shift + Alt then I

Link to new work item

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⤶ Enter

Open selected work item

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←  →

Move focus left / right

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↑  ↓

Move focus up / down

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↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Highlight consecutive clauses

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↑   Shift + ←  →

Move focus left / right one field at a time

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End

Move focus to end of current clause

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⤶ Enter

Move focus down

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Tab

Move focus right, one field at a time

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Ctrl + C

Copy selected clause

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Ctrl + S

Save changes (editor)

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Ctrl + V

Paste copied clause

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Del

Delete contents of current field or clause

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←  →

Scroll left / right

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Page Up / Down

Scroll up / down

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↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Highlight consecutive rows

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↑   Shift + Alt then N

Move focus to next item

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↑   Shift + Alt then P

Move focus to previous item

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End

Move focus to bottom of list

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⤶ Enter

Open selected work item

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Home

Move focus to top of list

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+

Expand current row

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-

Collapse current row

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Ctrl + S

Save changes (results)

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F5

Refresh

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Program information

Program name: Team Explorer and Azure DevOps Team Explorer and Azure DevOps (Developer tools)

Web page: docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure...

Last update: 1/29/2021 2:41 PM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 80%

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Updated: Updated program information. (5 updates.) 1/29/2021 11:50:06 AM New program added.
1/29/2021 3:34:44 PM Added some shortcuts.
1/29/2021 3:40:28 PM Added some shortcuts.
1/29/2021 3:40:41 PM Added some shortcuts.
1/29/2021 3:41:06 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 211

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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