What is Ctrl + \ keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 41 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. AutoCAD - Cancel current command
  2. Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Split editor
  3. Python IDLE for Windows - Show call tip
  4. Google Sheets - Clear formatting
  5. Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Show/hide application title

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


1Password - Fill Login on current web page. Requires the 1Password extension

Ardour - Toggle fade out active

Text editing


GNU Emacs - Enable or disable input method

Nano - Replace a string or a regular expression

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Script elements popup

Imaging


Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Show/hide application title

AutoCAD - Cancel current command

System tools


JAWS - Unselect All But Current

ZOC 7.23 - Send ^\ (hex 1C)

Developer tools


Atom (Windows) - Toggle Atom's file Tree View

Atom (Windows) - (Source: Tree View) tree-view:toggle

Chrome DevTools - Pause script execution or resume

DBeaver 6.0.3 - Execute current query in a new tab

FileMaker - Align center

jEdit - Switch between single and multiple selection mode.

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Toggle comment

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Toggle comment

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Comment line / selection

Nuclide (Linux) - Toggles whether the Project Explorer’s File Tree is shown.

Nuclide (Linux) - Toggles whether the Project Explorer’s File Tree is shown.

Python IDLE for Windows - Show call tip

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then T: Display the Task List window

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + T: Display the Task List window

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then Ctrl + E  Display the Error List Window (Transact-SQL Editor only)

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - E Display a smart tag menu of common commands for Web server controls in the HTML designer

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - then E   Display the Error List Window (Transact-SQL Editor only)

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Split editor

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Split editor

Web applications


Gmail - Remove formatting

Zoho Mail - Close tab

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC - Go to next view

Far Manager - Back to root

WinRAR - Go to root folder

WinSCP - Open root directory

Media player


PotPlayer 1.7 - Auto repeat current subtitle section

Productivity


Confluence - Clear all formatting

Figma - Show / hide UI

Figma - Show / hide UI

Google Sheets - Clear formatting

Google Sheets (Android) - Clear formatting

The Bat! - Invert case


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