Enabling the Ctrl-Shift-M keyboard shortcut for template parameters in SSMS 2012


In SSMS 2012, when the known shortcut to open the window to enter the values for Template Paramenters is not enabled upon installation, the menu item Query-> “Specify Values for Template Parameters: does not have a shortcut assigned:

 

To enable this option, you need to go to the menu: Options -> Keyboard and change the keyboard mapping scheme from “Default” to “Visual Studio 2012 Compatible”:

 

 

After making the change, the shortcut is visible in the Query menu item and it should work as in previous versions of SSMS:

Comments (1)

  1. Steve says:

    This was great, thanks for sharing!  The cntrl+shift+m not working was driving me nuts.