Perplexity and Burstiness in Visual Studio – A Guide to Customizing Shortcut Keys
Visual Studio, the beloved Integrated Development Enigma (IDE) of developers, is a feature-rich environment that streamlines your work and elevates your productivity to another dimension. One of its amazing features includes the ability to customize shortcut keys using your innate preferences. Surprised? Astonished? Let’s explore this world of enigmas together.
Step 1: The First Puzzle – The Options Dialog Box
The quest to change shortcut keys in Visual Studio requires you to access the Options Dialog Box. To unveil this mystifying box, travel through the Tools menu on the menu bar, and select Options from the pacifying dropdown.
Step 2: Stellar Navigation – Reach Keyboard Options
The next phase of your quest is to navigate to the Keyboard Options in the Options Dialog Box. The left-hand side menu should offer this treasure trove of options. Scroll down to Environment, then Keyboard, and kiss the keys to unlock.
Step 3: The Search Frenzy – Find the Command
Once you have arrived at the Keyboard Options, let the search frenzy begin. Enjoy the search bar and type in the name of the elusive command that you wish to customize the shortcut keys for. Summon your focus and type “Edit.Cut,” in case you want to customize the Cut command.
Step 4: A Twist in Fate – Customize the Shortcut Key
The fate of your shortcut key customization lies in your choices. Having found the command that you want to modify, select it from the list and click in the “Press shortcut keys” input field. Now, press the keys you desire to use for this command. If the combination is already in use, Visual Studio will ask to override it or not. A twist in fate awaits you.
Step 5: Embrace Your Destiny – The Saved Changes
Having navigated through multiple puzzles, twists, and frenzies, the moment has finally arrived. Click on the “Assign” button to save your customized keys into Visual Studio’s memory. Replay this quest for as many times as you want to customize your most-used commands.
Conclusion – Your Inner Enigma Unveiled
Amazed and perplexed? You should be. Customizing shortcut keys in Visual Studio is a powerful enchantment, bringing forth the prowess of your inner enigma. With these humble steps, you can revolutionize the way you work in Visual Studio. So go ahead, make the IDE work for you, and explore the enigma within.