Scott Whittaker

Software Engineer

Day job React | side projects Svelte

WebStorm Shortcuts

To learn more about shortcuts…

  • see the reference for a comprehensive list
  • select Help > Keymap Reference from the menu in the editor

Note that the following shortcuts are for MAC only


In no particular order, a list of WebStorm shortcuts that I use most often…

Navigate to last edit location

shift + cmd + backspace

Duplicate line or selection

cmd + D

Move statement up/down

shift + cmd + arrow up/down

Page up/down

fn + arrow up/down

Toggle case

shift + cmd + U

Toggle distraction free mode

ctrl + cmd + F

Show file in Project View

alt + F1

Select Project View from the context menu.

Optimise Imports

ctrl + alt + O

Find file

shift + cmd + O

Show file structure

cmd + F12

Show intention actions

alt + enter

Delete line

cmd + backspace

Comment line

cmd + /

File switcher

ctrl + tab

Recent files

cmd + E

Multiple cursors

ctrl + G

Select word

option + up

Note this is the Extend Selection shortcut, if you hold option and repeat the up key press the selected text will extend.