Windows PowerShell ISE keyboard shortcuts

Windows PowerShell ISE

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
9 months ago
- Shortcuts

(Script pane) Help. Important: You can specify that F1 help comes from the TechNet Library on the web or downloaded Help (see Update-Help). To select, click Tools, Options, then on the General Settingstab, set or clear Use local help content instead of online

Ctrl + C

(Script pane, Command Pane, Output Pane) Copy

Ctrl + X

(Script pane) Cut

Ctrl + M

(Script pane) Expand or Collapse Outlining

Ctrl + F

(Script pane) Find in Script


(Script pane) Find Next in Script

↑   Shift + F3

(Script pane) Find Previous in Script

Ctrl + ]

(Script pane) Find Matching Brace

Ctrl + V

(Script pane, Command Pane) Paste

Ctrl + Y

(Script pane, Command Pane) Redo

Ctrl + H

(Script pane) Replace in Script

Ctrl + S

(Script pane) Save

Ctrl + A

(Script pane, Command Pane, Output Pane) Select All

Ctrl + J

(Script pane, Command Pane) Show Snippets

Ctrl + Z

(Script pane, Command Pane) Undo

Ctrl + N


Ctrl + O





Run Selection

Ctrl + Break

Stop Execution. Ctrl + C can be used when the context is unambiguous (when there is no text selected).

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Tab (to next script). Note: Tab to next script works only when you have a single Windows PowerShell tab open, or when you have more than one Windows PowerShell tab open, but the focus is in the Script Pane.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Tab (to previous script). Note: Tab to previous script works when you have only one Windows PowerShell tab open, or if you have more than one Windows PowerShell tab open, and the focus is in the Script Pane.

  These shortcuts are available from the all panes in the Windows PowerShell ISE
Ctrl + D

Go to Command (v2) or Console (v3 and later) Pane

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Go to Output Pane (v2 only)

Ctrl + I

Go to Script Pane

Ctrl + R

Show Script Pane

Ctrl + R

Hide Script Pane

Ctrl + 1

Move Script Pane Up

Ctrl + 2

Move Script Pane Right

Ctrl + 3

Maximize Script Pane

Ctrl + +

Zoom In

Ctrl + -

Zoom Out

  Use these keyboard shortcuts on Script Pane, when debugging a script.



Step Into


Step Over

↑   Shift + F11

Step Out

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Display Call Stack

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

List Breakpoints


Toggle Breakpoint

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F9

Remove All Breakpoints

↑   Shift + F5

Stop Debugger

  Note: You can also use the keyboard shortcuts designed for the Windows PowerShell console when you debug scripts in Windows PowerShell ISE. To use these shortcuts, you must type the shortcut in the Command Pane and press ENTER.
  Use these keyboard shortcuts on Console Pane, when debugging a script:



Step Into


Step Over


Step Out

⤶ Enter

Repeat Last Command (for Step Into or Step Over)


Display Call Stack


Stop Debugging


List the Script


Display Console Debugging Commands

or ?
Ctrl + W

Close PowerShell Tab

Ctrl + T

New PowerShell Tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Previous PowerShell tab. This shortcut works only when no files are open on any Windows PowerShell tab

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Next Windows PowerShell tab. This shortcut works only when no files are open on any Windows PowerShell tab

Alt + F4


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Start PowerShell.exe (Windows Powershell console)

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Program information

Program name: Windows PowerShell ISE (Developer tools)

Windows PowerShell ISE allows users to write, test, run, and debug scripts in a Windows-based graphic user interface with features like multi-line editing, syntax coloring, selective execution, etc. Windows PowerShell ISE can be started by typing "Windows PowerShell ISE" in the Start Menu or typing powershell_ise.exe in the Run box.

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