On MacOS I was not getting the shift+cmd+left/right/up/downto work.


  1. Open VSCode
  2. Go to Code->preferences->keyboard shortcuts
  3. Click on keyboard symbol on far right.
  4. press shift+cmd+left/up/down/right.

Result: none of them are interpreted. All that is displayed is shift+cmd+



Hunted around... Discovered that Mission Control was using all of these keys. So I remapped them all to other Function keys (that I do not use in editing).

There are 2 places to check:

  1. System preferences->Mission Control
  2. System preferences->Keyboard->Shortcuts->Mission Control

After remapping, it still did not work!

Close and restart Visual Studio Code and then it works!

Posted here so others do not have to struggle with this.

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