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Adam Davis
Adam Davis

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Which VS Code shortcut do you use the most?

If VS Code is your primary editor, what’s the shortcut you use most frequently?

Do you have another shortcut you use less frequently, but you enjoy using it a lot?

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I use Cmd+k w all the time to close every file. When I start working on a new task, I like to be able to quickly clear away all the other files I have open.

Highlighting across multiple lines with the scroll wheel is probably my favorite shortcut. It spawns cursors in the same column across multiple lines. I don't run into use cases for it very often, but I love a good chance to use it.

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Janardhan Pulivarthi

I do not prefer ctrl + w because I accidentally close other application windows in the process. I manually close the specific windows with a mouse cursor.

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Janardhan Pulivarthi

Ctrl + Shift +P to get the command palette.

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Janardhan Pulivarthi

May be unrelated, there is an easier way press this key combination with touch typing - dev.to/j143/best-way-to-press-ctrl...