Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Ctrl+R doesn't work

I had the following conversation with my VM the other day:

Why can't I push Control+R (Ctrl+R) in SSMS 2012, and have my query results window go away?  
I'm on a virtual machine here, Mr. SSMS, and I really don't need to see, again, that I just accidentally selected getdate().

In order to get Management Studio to give me back my full editing window, I went in to settings and reset the keyboard layout.

Like this:

  1. Click Tools >> Options
  2. Click Environment >> Keyboard
  3. Click the Reset button
  4. Answer Yes to the warning
  5. Click OK to close the window
  6. Exit SSMS
  7. Start SSMS again
  8. Select getdate();
  9. Ctrl+R now works!

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