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# 6 Useful Vscode Shortcuts You Should Know

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This is a curated list of the shortcuts you should learn as soon as possible. I really wish I knew them when I started coding. It would have saved me hours of manual typing.

Default shortcuts for Linux. Mac and Windows shortcuts are displayed below if different.

## 1. View Shortcus

Displays all the shortcut keys if you've forgetten them.

Mac: Command + K, and press Command + S
Linux/Windows: Ctrl + K, and press ress Ctrl + S

## 2. Search Bar & Quick Open

Displays the search bar to search files

Mac: Command + P
Linux/Windows: Ctrl + P

You will navigate between files all the time. You can type the file name and open it by pressing enter.

## 3. Command Pallete

Type > when the command pallete opened, you can select and execute the command quickly. It's useful!

Mac: Command + P
Linux/Windows: Ctrl + P

💡Tips - If type ? you can do more things 😜

## 4. Toggle Sidbar

Show or hide the side bar where you can navigate through the explorer.

Mac: Command + B
Linux/Windows: Ctrl + B

## 5. Split Editor

Display the file in seperate editor.

Mac: Command + \ or 2,3,4
Linux/Windows: Shift + Alt + \ or 2,3,4

## 6. Open/Hide Terminal

Open or hide the terminal windown.

Mac: Control + Fn + 
Linux/Windows: Ctrl +