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A cheat sheet of keyboard shortcuts in ColdFusion Builder

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In my last post I have explained about keyboard shortcuts in ColdFusion Builder 2.0. This blog post contains a list of all shortcut keys and I have listed these keyboard shortcuts based on the categories that it falls into. Well, this post was not planned since users can easily get to know the keyboard shortcuts by navigating to the preferences (ColdFusion -> Profiles -> Keys). However, I met Joshua at Scotch on the rocks in Edinburgh and he suggested that it would be nice to have the list of keyboard shortcuts handy. So this post is for those who would like to have the list with them and refer it whenever required.

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Keyboard shortcuts for inserting text:

These are the keyboard shortcuts which are used to insert some text into the editor:

Command Keyboard shortcuts on Windows Keyboard shortcuts on Mac
Insert anchor tag CTRL + T, L CMD + T, L
Insert bold tag CTRL + T, B CMD + T, B
Insert br tag CTRL + T, R CMD + T, R
Insert cfabort CTRL + T, A CMD + T, A
Insert cfdump CTRL + T, D CMD + T, D
Insert cfscript block CTRL + T, S CMD + T, S
Insert cfset CTRL + T, = CMD + T, =
Insert HTML comment CTRL + T, / CMD + T, /
Insert Italic tag CTRL + T, I CMD + T, I
Insert nbsp tag CTRL + T, N CMD + T, N
Insert p tag CTRL + T, P CMD + T, P
Insert strong tag CTRL + T, K CMD + T, K
Wrap in ## CTRL + T, H CMD + T, H
Wrap in cfoutput CTRL + T, O CMD + T, O
Wrap in try catch CTRL + T, T CMD + T, T
Wrap/Unwrap in CF comment CTRL + T, M CMD + T, M
Wrap/Unwrap in CF script comment CTRL + SHIFT + 8 CMD + SHIFT + 8
Wrap in double quotes CTRL + SHIFT + ' CMD + SHIFT + '
Wrap in single quotes CTRL + ' CMD + '

Keyboard shortcuts for invoking wizards:

There are various wizards in ColdFusion Builder, now you can invoke these wizards using a keyboard shortcut:

Command Keyboard shortcuts on Windows Keyboard shortcuts on Mac
Add CF Server CTRL + ALT + W, A CMD + ALT + W, A
Import CF Project CTRL + ALT + W, I CMD + ALT + W, I
Launch RDS Query Builder CTRL + ALT + W, R CMD + ALT + W, R
New CF Project CTRL + ALT + W, P CMD + ALT + W, P
New CFC CTRL + ALT + W, C CMD + ALT + W, C
New CFI CTRL + ALT + W, W CMD + ALT + W, W
New CFM CTRL + ALT + W, M CMD + ALT + W, M
SQL Editor CTRL + ALT + W, S CMD + ALT + W, S


Keyboard shortcuts for Extensions:

Command Keyboard shortcuts on Windows Keyboard shortcuts on Mac
Import Extension CTRL + SHIFT + E, M CMD + SHIFT + E, M
Install Extension CTRL + SHIFT + E, I CMD + SHIFT + E, I
Reload Extension CTRL + SHIFT + E, R CMD + SHIFT + E, R

Keyboard shortcuts for various Editor features:

Navigation enhancements:

Command Keyboard shortcuts on Windows Keyboard shortcuts on Mac
Go To Next Member CTRL + SHIFT + DOWN CMD + SHIFT + DOWN
Go To Previous Member CTRL + SHIFT + UP CMD + SHIFT + UP
Jump To Next Attribute Value CTRL + ] CMD + ]
Jump To Previous Attribute Value CTRL + [ CMD + [
Jump to Matching tag CTRL + ALT + M CMD + ALT + M

Other Editor features:

Command Keyboard shortcuts on Windows Keyboard shortcuts on Mac
Launch in External Browser CTRL + ALT + E CMD + ALT + E
Lowercase CTRL + SHIFT + L CMD + SHIFT + L
Uppercase CTRL + SHIFT + U CMD + SHIFT + U
Select Tag Block CTRL + ALT + B CMD + ALT + B
Toggle Folding at Selection CTRL + ALT + F CMD + ALT + F
Tag Editor CTRL + SHIFT + T CMD + SHIFT + T

You can also download the pdf containing this list of keyboard shortcuts from http://tinyurl.com/4uztbe2

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