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Apple OSX Vim Keybindings Reference for the AWS Cloud9 Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

Following is a list of Vim keyboard mode keybindings for Apple OSX operating systems in the AWS Cloud9 IDE.

For more information, in the AWS Cloud9 IDE:

  1. On the menu bar, choose AWS Cloud9, Preferences.

  2. On the Preferences tab, choose Keybindings.

  3. For Keyboard Mode, choose Vim.

  4. For Operating System, choose Apple OSX.

See also Working with Keybindings.

General

Description Keybinding Command

Add the selection as a watch expression

Command-Shift-C

addwatchfromselection

Remove the cut selection from the clipboard

Esc

clearcut

Show the code completion context menu

Control-Space | Option-Space

complete

Code complete, and then overwrite

Control-Shift-Space | Option-Shift-Space

completeoverwrite

Copy the selection to the clipboard

Command-C

copy

Cut the selection to the clipboard

Command-X

cut

Expand code, where applicable

Tab

expandSnippet

Show the find and replace bar for the current document

Command-F

find

Select all find matches in the current document

Control-Option-G

findAll

Go to the next match in the current document for the find query you entered last

Command-G

findnext

Go to the previous match in the current document for the find query you entered last

Command-Shift-G

findprevious

Open the Environment window, and then make the list of files active

Shift-Esc

focusTree

Reformat the selected JavaScript code

Command-Shift-B

formatcode

Show the go to line box

Command-L

gotoline

Hide the find and replace bar, if it is showing

Esc

hidesearchreplace

Go to the definition of the variable or function at the cursor

F3

jumptodef

Create a new file

Control-N

newfile

Show the Preferences tab

Command-,

openpreferences

Open a Terminal tab, and then switch to the parent folder of the selected file in the list of files

Command-Option-L

opentermhere

Paste the clipboard's current contents at the cursor

Command-V

paste

Show suggestions for fixing errors

Command-F3

quickfix

Redo the last action

Command-Shift-Z | Command-Y

redo

Refresh the preview pane

Command-Enter

reloadpreview

Start a rename refactor for the selection

Option-Command-R

renameVar

Show the find and replace bar for the current document, with focus on the replace with expression

Option-Command-F

replace

Rerun your initialization script

Command-Enter

rerunInitScript

Restart the environment

Command-R

restartc9

Reset the current file to its last saved version

Control-Shift-Q

reverttosaved

Reset each open file to its saved version

Option-Shift-Q

reverttosavedall

Save the current file to disk

Command-S

save

Save the current file to disk with a different file name

Command-Shift-S

saveas

If a preview page and the related HTML file are both open, scroll the preview page to the location that matches the current element under the cursor in the HTML file

Control-I

scrollPreviewElementIntoView

Show the find and replace bar for multiple files

Shift-Command-F

searchinfiles

Show the Process List dialog box

Command-Option-P

showprocesslist

Undo the last action

Command-Z

undo

Tabs

Description Keybinding Command

Close all open tabs in the current pane, except the current tab

Option-Control-W

closeallbutme

Close all open tabs in all panes

Option-Shift-W

closealltabs

Close the current pane

Command-Control-W

closepane

Close the current tab

Option-W

closetab

Go one pane down

Control-Command-Down

gotopanedown

Go one pane left

Control-Command-Left

gotopaneleft

Go one pane right

Control-Command-Right

gotopaneright

Go one pane up

Control-Command-Up

gottopaneup

Go one tab left

Command-[

gototableft

Go one tab right

Command-]

gototabright

Move the current tab down one pane, or if the tab is already at the very bottom, create a split tab there

Command-Option-Shift-Down

movetabdown

Move the current tab left, or if the tab is already at the far left, create a split tab there

Command-Option-Shift-Left

movetableft

Move the current tab right, or if the tab is already at the far right, create a split tab there

Command-Option-Shift-Right

movetabright

Move the current tab up one pane, or if the tab is already at the very top, create a split tab there

Command-Option-Shift-Up

movetabup

Go to the next pane

Option-Esc

nextpane

Go to the next tab

Option-Tab

nexttab

Go to the previous pane

Option-Shift-Esc

previouspane

Go to the previous tab

Option-Shift-Tab

previoustab

Go back to the last tab

Esc

refocusTab

Open the last tab again

Option-Shift-T

reopenLastTab

Show the current tab in the file tree

Command-Shift-L

revealtab

Go to the tenth tab

Command-0

tab0

Go to the first tab

Command-1

tab1

Go to the second tab

Command-2

tab2

Go to the third tab

Command-3

tab3

Go to the fourth tab

Command-4

tab4

Go to the fifth tab

Command-5

tab5

Go to the sixth tab

Command-6

tab6

Go to the seventh tab

Command-7

tab7

Go to the eighth tab

Command-8

tab8

Go to the ninth tab

Command

tab9

Panels

Description Keybinding Command

Show the Commands window

Command-.

commands

Show the Navigate window

Command-E | Command-P

navigate

Show the Navigate window

Command-O

navigate_altkey

Show the Outline window

Command-Shift-E

outline

Show the Console window if hidden, or hide if shown

Control-Esc

toggleconsole

Show the Environment window if hidden, or hide if shown

Command-U

toggletree

Code Editor

Description Keybinding Command

Add a cursor one line above the active cursor, or if a cursor is already added, add another cursor above that one

Control-Option-Up

addCursorAbove

Add a second cursor one line above the active cursor, or if a second cursor is already added, move the second cursor up one line

Control-Option-Shift-Up

addCursorAboveSkipCurrent

Add a cursor one line below the active cursor, or if a cursor is already added, add another cursor below that one

Control-Option-Down

addCursorBelow

Add a second cursor one line below the active cursor, or if a second cursor is already added, move the second cursor down one line

Control-Option-Shift-Down

addCursorBelowSkipCurrent

Move all cursors to the same space as the active cursor on each of their lines, if they are misaligned

Control-Option-A

alignCursors

Backspace one space

Control-Backspace | Shift-Backspace | Backspace

backspace

Indent selection one tab

Control-]

blockindent

Outdent selection one tab

Control-[

blockoutdent

Control whether focus can be switched from the editor to somewhere else in the IDE

Command-Z | Command-Shift-Z | Command-Y

cancelBrowserUndoInAce

Center the selection

Control-L

centerselection

Copy the contents of the line, and paste the copied contents one line down

Command-Option-Down

copylinesdown

Copy the contents of the line, and paste the copied contents one line up

Command-Option-Up

copylinesup

Delete one space

Delete | Control-Delete | Shift-Delete

del

Copy the contents of the selection, and paste the copied contents immediately after the selection

Command-Shift-D

duplicateSelection

Include the current line's contents in the selection

Command-Shift-L

expandtoline

Include up to the next matching symbol in selection

Control-Shift-M

expandToMatching

Fold the selected code, or if a folded unit is selected, unfold it

Command-Option-L | Command-F1

fold

Fold all possibly foldable elements

Control-Command-Option-0

foldall

Fold all possibly foldable elements, except for the current selection scope

Command-Option-0

foldOther

Go down one line

Down | Control-N

golinedown

Go up one line

Up | Control-P

golineup

Go to the end of the file

Command-End | Command-Down

gotoend

Go left one space

Left | Control-B

gotoleft

Go to the end of the current line

Command-Right | End | Control-E

gotolineend

Go to the start of the current line

Command-Left | Home | Control-A

gotolinestart

Go to the next error

F4

goToNextError

Go down one page

Page Down | Control-V

gotopagedown

Go up one page

Page Up

gotopageup

Go to the previous error

Shift-F4

goToPreviousError

Go right one space

Right | Control-F

gotoright

Go to the start of the file

Command-Home | Command-Up

gotostart

Go one word to the left

Option-Left

gotowordleft

Go one word to the right

Option-Right

gotowordright

Indent the selection one tab

Tab

indent

Go to the matching symbol in the current scope

Control-P

jumptomatching

Increase the font size

Command-+ | Command-=

largerfont

Decrease the number to the left of the cursor by 1, if it is a number

Option-Shift-Down

modifyNumberDown

Increase the number to the left of the cursor by 1, if it is a number

Option-Shift-Up

modifyNumberUp

Move selection down one line

Option-Down

movelinesdown

Move selection up one line

Option-Up

movelinesup

Outdent selection one tab

Shift-Tab

outdent

Turn on overwrite mode, or turn off if on

Insert

overwrite

Go down one page

Option-Page Down

pagedown

Go up one page

Option-Page Up

pageup

Remove the current line

Command-D

removeline

Delete from the cursor to the end of the current line

Control-K

removetolineend

Delete from the beginning of the current line up to the cursor

Command-Backspace

removetolinestart

Delete the word to the left of the cursor

Option-Backspace | Control-Option-Backspace

removewordleft

Delete the word to the right of the cursor

Option-Delete

removewordright

Replay previously recorded keystrokes

Command-Shift-E

replaymacro

Select all selectable content

Command-A

selectall

Include the next line down in the selection

Shift-Down | Control-Shift-N

selectdown

Include the next space to the left in the selection

Shift-Left | Control-Shift-B

selectleft

Include the rest of the current line in the selection, starting from the cursor

Shift-End

selectlineend

Include the beginning of the current line in the selection, up to the cursor

Shift-Home

selectlinestart

Include more matching selections that are after the selection

Control-Option-Right

selectMoreAfter

Include more matching selections that are before the selection

Control-Option-Left

selectMoreBefore

Include the next matching selection that is after the selection

Control-Option-Shift-Right

selectNextAfter

Include the next matching selection that is before the selection

Control-Option-Shift-Left

selectNextBefore

Select or find the next matching selection

Control-G

selectOrFindNext

Select or find the previous matching selection

Control-Shift-G

selectOrFindPrevious

Include from the cursor down to the end of the current page in the selection

Shift-Page Down

selectpagedown

Include from the cursor up to the beginning of the current page in the selection

Shift-Page Up

selectpageup

Include the next space to the right of the cursor in the selection

Shift-Right

selectright

Include from the cursor down to the end of the current file in the selection

Command-Shift-End | Command-Shift-Down

selecttoend

Include from the cursor to the end of the current line in the selection

Command-Shift-Right | Shift-End | Control-Shift-E

selecttolineend

Include from the beginning of the current line to the cursor in the selection

Command-Shift-Left | Control-Shift-A

selecttolinestart

Include from the cursor to the next matching symbol in the current scope

Control-Shift-P

selecttomatching

Include from the cursor up to the beginning of the current file in the selection

Command-Shift-Home | Command-Shift-Up

selecttostart

Include the next line up in the selection

Shift-Up | Control-Shift-P

selectup

Include the next word to the left of the cursor in the selection

Option-Shift-Left

selectwordleft

Include the next word to the right of the cursor in the selection

Option-Shift-Right

selectwordright

Show the Preferences tab

Command-,

showSettingsMenu

Clear all previous selections

Esc

singleSelection

Decrease the font size

Command--

smallerfont

If multiple lines are selected, rearrange them into a sorted order

Command-Option-S

sortlines

Add a cursor at the end of the current line

Control-Option-L

splitIntoLines

Move the contents of the cursor to the end of the line, to its own line

Control-O

splitline

Surround the selection with block comment characters, or remove them if they are there

Command-Shift-/

toggleBlockComment

Add line comment characters at the start of each selected line, or remove them if they are there

Command-/

togglecomment

Fold code, or remove code folding if it is there

F2

toggleFoldWidget

Fold parent code, or remove folding if it is there

Option-F2

toggleParentFoldWidget

Start keystroke recording, or stop if it is already recording

Command-Option-E

togglerecording

Wrap words, or stop wrapping words if they are already wrapping

Control-W

toggleWordWrap

Change the selection to all lowercase

Control-Shift-U

tolowercase

Change the selection to all uppercase

Control-U

touppercase

Transpose the selection

Control-T

transposeletters

Unfold the selected code

Command-Option-Shift-L | Command-Shift-F1

unfold

Unfold code folding for the entire file

Command-Option-Shift-0

unfoldall

emmet

Description Keybinding Command

Evaluate a simple math expression (such as 2*4 or 10/2), and output its result

Shift-Command-Y

emmet_evaluate_math_expression

Expand CSS-like abbreviations into HTML, XML, or CSS code, depending on the current file's syntax

Control-Option-E

emmet_expand_abbreviation

Traverse expanded CSS-like abbreviations, by tab stop

Tab

emmet_expand_abbreviation_with_tab

Go to the next editable code part

Shift-Command-.

emmet_select_next_item

Go to the previous editable code part

Shift-Command-,

emmet_select_previous_item

Expand an abbreviation, and then place the current selection within the last element of the generated snippet

Shift-Control-A

emmet_wrap_with_abbreviation

Terminal

Description Keybinding Command

Open a new Terminal tab

Option-T

openterminal

Switch between the editor and the Terminal tab

Option-S

switchterminal

Run and Debug

Description Keybinding Command

Build the current file

Command-B

build

Resume the current paused process

F8 | Command-\

resume

Run or debug the current application

Option-F5

run

Run or debug the last run file

F5

runlast

Step into the function that is next on the stack

F11 | Command-;

stepinto

Step out of the current function scope

Shift-F11 | Command-Shift-'

stepout

Step over the current expression on the stack

F10 | Command-'

stepover

Stop running or debugging the current application

Shift-F5

stop

Stop building the current file

Control-Shift-C

stopbuild