Tip 4.31: How to access a toolbar within a tool window
“Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio“, courtesy of ‘Sara Ford’
You may have noticed that within tool windows such as the Solution Explorer, you cannot reach the toolbar by hitting Tab or using the arrow keys. The keyboard shortcut to reach a tool window’s toolbar is Shift+Alt. Note that Alt+Shift will not work.
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