Essential navigation shortcuts
VS Code has a keyboard shortcut for virtually anything that you can do with a mouse. The more of these that you can use, the faster you will be. In addition to the 5 core keyboard shortcuts from the start of this workshop, these are the essential keyboard shortcuts for navigating around the editor without a mouse.
Action
Shortcut
Jump to previous file
Cmd/Ctrl + P + P
Set focus to Sidebar
Cmd/Ctrl + 0
Set focus to Editor
Cmd/Ctrl + 1
Open Explorer View
Cmd/Ctrl + Shift + E
Open Debug View
Cmd/Ctrl + Shift + D
Open Source Control View
Ctrl + Shift + G
Open Extensions View
Cmd/Ctrl + Shift + X
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