[Atom] List of useful shortcut keys that you should definitely remember (with practice)
We have put together a convenient shortcut that you should definitely remember for “Atom”, an open source text editor developed by GitHub.
There are so many shortcuts in Atom that are very efficient to remember, so if you do not remember them, the working time will change greatly. People whose main job is coding should definitely remember it.
You can intuitively learn shortcuts below, so please give it a try. If you want to know the shortcut command immediately, scroll down to see the list below.
Let’s practice first
A shortcut for selecting all the source code of open files. I think that many people know this because it is common to other tools.
This is a convenient shortcut when you want to select the current line. Even if the cursor is in the middle of the line, it will select all the lines, so it is very often used. If you want to select multiple lines, repeat this shortcut to select.
|Select current line||WindowsCtrll|
|Select three lines||WindowsCtrll Ctrll Ctrll|
Select a word
A shortcut for selecting the word currently at the cursor. You can use this shortcut repeatedly to select more than one of the same words and even edit them simultaneously. It is a shortcut that can improve work efficiency considerably if used properly.
|Select two same words||WindowsCtrld Ctrld|
Delete current line
A shortcut to delete the current line. It is very convenient because you can delete the whole line even if you are in the middle of the line. By the way, the same operation will be performed even if you use the cut shortcut when nothing is selected.
|Delete current line||WindowsCtrlshiftk|
Join with next line
This is a shortcut to combine lines by deleting the line feed at the end of the current line. You should keep in mind that line joining is a common task when coded.
|Merge with the following line||WindowsCtrlj|
Move current line
Shortcut to move the current line to another line. This is a very convenient shortcut when you want to change the order of lines.
If you do not know it, you can do the work that takes 3 to 4 steps in one shot, so be sure to remember it.
|Move current line up||WindowsCtrl↑|
|Move current line down||WindowsCtrl↓|
This is a shortcut to duplicate the current line or multiple lines. It may be used in many cases in combination with the above line movement shortcut.
Normally, only one of the current lines is selected, but if multiple lines are selected, only the selected lines can be duplicated. It may not be conveyed in words, so please try using the above shortcut practice function.
|Duplicate current line||WindowsCtrlshiftd|
|Duplicate multiple lines (with multiple lines selected)||WindowsCtrlshiftd|
Make the current word uppercase and lowercase
A shortcut to capitalize or lowercase the word (English word) at the cursor. Takes the whole word.
It would be cool if you could use this shortcut to quickly change a word that you typed in lower case to upper case. www
|Capitalize current word||WindowsCtrlk Ctrlu|
|Make current word lowercase||WindowsCtrlkCtrll|
Shortcuts to return the work to the previous one and shortcuts to proceed. Those who proceed cannot use it unless they have returned it.
It’s an orthodox shortcut that is also used in other applications, so I think that many people know it, but it is a very important shortcut, so be sure to remember it if you do not know it.
Move to beginning/end of line
This is a shortcut to instantly move to the beginning or end of a line. If you do not remember this too, the efficiency will change considerably.
Since the shortcut depends on the OS, the shortcut is very different between Windows and mac. I prefer mac because it’s easier to play at home position.
|Move to beginning of line||WindowsHOME|
|Move to end of line||WindowsEND|
Jump to specified line
Shortcut to issue a dialog to jump to the specified line. You can jump to that line by entering the number of lines in the dialog and pressing the enter key.
|Jump to specified line||WindowsCtrlg|
Move with symbol
This is a shortcut for moving around HTML basic tags such as
head tag and meta tag. Especially, it seems that headers are often used.
|Move with symbol||WindowsCtrlr|
This is a shortcut for bookmarking places that you frequently go to and go to while working, to make it easier to move. If you master it, you will be able to code at explosive speed.
|Registration and cancellation of bookmark||WindowsCtrlalt F2|
Bookmark list display
This is a shortcut to display the list of bookmarks registered with the above shortcut. If you bookmarked a lot, it seems to be quick to access from the list.
|Bookmark list display||WindowsCtrlF2|
Move bookmarks in sequence
This is a shortcut to move to registered bookmarks in order. If there aren’t many bookmarks, it seems faster to move sequentially.
|Move bookmarks in sequence||WindowsF2|
This is a shortcut to enlarge/reduce the font. I use it quite often, and when I want to see the code as a whole, I reduce it, and when I want to concentrate on a part of the code, I enlarge it and work on it.
|Enlarge font||WindowsCtrlshift+(plus key)|
|Font reduction||WindowsCtrl-(minus key)|
Split screen (panel)
A shortcut to split the panel into top, bottom, left and right. I often display CSS and HTML separately. Although it depends on the work, split screens always improve the work efficiency, so be sure to remember the shortcuts and use them aggressively.
|Split screen to the right||WindowsCtrlk →|
|Split screen below||WindowsCtrlk ↓|
|Split screen to the left||WindowsCtrlk ←|
|Split screen on||WindowsCtrlk ↑|
Move between screens (panels)
A shortcut for moving between split screens (panels). It can be activated by clicking the cursor with the mouse and clicking, but it is much faster if you can move only with the keyboard and less stress than before, so a shortcut that you should always remember is a shortcut is.
|Focus on right screen||WindowsCtrlk Ctrl→|
|Focus on screen below||WindowsCtrlk Ctrl↓|
|Focus on screen to the left||WindowsCtrlk Ctrl←|
|Focus on screen||WindowsCtrlk Ctrl↑|
Move to next/previous tab
Shortcut used to move tabs. Note that this is different from moving the screen (panel). It is used by moving tabs on the same screen.
Be sure to remember this as it is also a shortcut you will often use.
|Go to the next tab||WindowsCtrlalt →|
|Go to previous tab||WindowsCtrlalt ←|
○ Move to the second tab (move by tab number)
The above tab move shortcuts are moved in sequence, but this shortcut is a shortcut that can be moved directly to the ○th tab.
This tab is definitely faster, so it’s definitely faster.
|Move to third tab (move by tab number)||WindowsCtrl3 (number)|
Tab list display
A shortcut that allows you to see the tabs that are currently open and select them. Since the input dialog appears, you can also specify by entering the file name.
|Tab list display||WindowsCtrlb|
Show/Hide Tree View
A shortcut for displaying/hiding the tree view, which has the role of an explorer for selecting and creating files.
The item is divided into show and hide, but it is a shortcut to toggle with the exact same command.
|Display Tree View||WindowsCtrlk Ctrlb|
|Hide Tree View||WindowsCtrlk Ctrlb|
Focus on Tree View
Shortcut to activate when the tree view is not active. It’s surprisingly stress-free to use the keyboard without using the mouse, so please take advantage of it.
|Focus on Tree View||WindowsCtrl0|
Add new file (when tree view focus)
When the tree view focus is on, you can simply create a new file by typing a. It seems easy to remember with add.
|Add new file (during tree focus)||Windowsa|
Add new folder (when focus on tree view)
A dialog appears that creates a new folder with a shortcut that is valid only when the tree view focus is on. To create a new folder for a file, hold down the shift key.
|Add new folder (during tree focus)||Windowsshifta|
File name change (when tree view focus)
File name can be changed with m only when the tree view focus. It is good to remember with modify.
|File name change (during tree focus)||Windowsm|
File duplication (when focus on tree view)
File duplication at tree view focus is possible by inputting only d. If you have a lot of work creating new files, be sure to remember them.
|File duplication (during tree focus)||Windowsd|
A shortcut required to save the file. This command is generally used for other applications, so I think that many people can understand without even saying it, but I will introduce it just in case.
A shortcut that specifies the directory that manages the project. If you specify it, you can see the files in the specified directory in the tree view in a list.
Create new file
A shortcut to create a new file. It’s also a standard shortcut, so I think many people know it.
|Create new file||WindowsCtrln|
Find files from project
A shortcut used when you want to search for a file in the directory of the project you are currently working on. If you know the file name, this command is the quickest way to find and open it.
|Find files in project||WindowsCtrlp|