What is Ctrl + . keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 56 programs in our database.

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What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Quick Fix
  2. Tumblr - Superscript
  3. Blender - Individual Centers pivot
  4. Eclipse - Jump to previous / next compiler syntax warning or error
  5. REAPER - Time selection: Nudge left edge right

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All programs using this shortcut, by category.


Mozilla Thunderbird - Smaller font size

Text editing

Microsoft FrontPage - Insert end tag.

Microsoft OneNote - Apply bulleted list formatting to or remove it from the selected paragraph

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Project statistics


Adobe Photoshop CC - (Filmstrip mode) Increase/decrease rating

Adobe Photoshop CC - Apply/cancel an operation of the Magnetic Lasso

Adobe Photoshop CC - Cancel

Blender - Individual Centers pivot

Corel Painter - Stop and return to current starting frame

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Vertical Text

GIMP - Fill with BG Color

Inkscape - scale selection to 200%

InVision Cloud V7 - Hide / show "Made in inVision" badge and other inVision UI buttons

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Open Marker list

PowerDirector 17 - DV fast forward

Developer tools

Atom (Windows) - Show what keybindings the pressed key combination resolves to

Atom (Windows) - (Source: Keybinding Resolver) key-binding-resolver:toggle

Chrome DevTools - Select the call frame below / above the currently-selected frame

Code::Blocks 17.12 - Go to implementation

Delphi - IDE Insight

Eclipse - Jump to previous / next compiler syntax warning or error

jEdit - Incremental search for word under the caret.

JS Bin - Close previous HTML tag

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - View.ShowSmartTag

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - Image.SmallBrush

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - View.ShowSmartTag

NetBeans - Next usage/compile error

PyCharm 2018.2 - Collapse the selected fragment and create a custom folding region for it to make it "foldable" / Expand the current fragment and remove the corresponding custom folding region to make the fragment "unfoldable"

Qt Creator - Go to next bookmark

RStudio - Goto File/Function

RStudio (Mac) - Goto File/Function

SmartGit 19 - Changes > Compact change display

Toad For Oracle (Windows) - Pass the SQL or Editor contents to the specified external editor

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Quick Fix

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Quick Fix

Web applications

Chromebook and Chrome OS - Display hidden files in the Files app

Gmail - Advance to the next chat or compose

Outlook.com - Move down list

File manager

Far Manager - Start recording macro. Press again to end and assign a key

Multi Commander - Go to same path as target view

Media player

PotPlayer 1.7 - y times faster


Company of Heroes - Toggle all infantry

Social & Messaging

Android Messages on Web - Switch to next conversation

Google Hangouts - Move to next Hangout window

Slack - Open or close right pane

Tumblr - Superscript

Zendesk Chat - Close the chat window. If you're serving the chat, this will end the chat. If you're listening to the chat, it will just close the window


Kleopatra 3.1.8 - Expand all


Browser tab management - Go to next tab

draw.io - Superscript on selected text

Microsoft Access 2019 - Toggle backward between views when in a table, query, form, or report

REAPER - Time selection: Nudge left edge right

Tableau - Skip forward one page

Things (iPad) - Deadline +1 day

Things (Mac) - Deadline +1 day


Maple - Enclose Section in Subsection (Indent)

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