Finding Visual Studio commands

The goal of the Quick Launch box is to provide a keyboard-friendly way of accessing the extended features of Visual Studio without having to clutter the central interface. Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to speed up tasks, but it can be difficult to learn and remember while first starting out or while exploring a new area of Visual Studio. The Quick Launch option addresses this by providing a way to locate different areas of the program and learn keyboard shortcuts, and providing a keyboard-centric way to access commands.

Getting ready

Simply start VS2015.

How to do it…

To try it out, start with pressing Ctrl + Q, then begin typing the topic/subject that you are looking for, as shown in the following screenshot:

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