I just tried this, and Alt+F1 did absolutely nothing that I could see in Management Studio. If it runs sp_help, it did so invisibly.
(Does this mean I have to wait till the date of the question for this to work?
Edit: I just checked the article linked to, and it does not seem to have Alt+F1 in it. I searched for that string in the page, and it comes up with Ctrl+Alt+F1 (which does stuff in BOL), but nothing about Alt+F1.
The Tools\Options window in Management Studio says that Alt+F1 runs sp_help. I tried a few options. If I select an object in the object explorer window, it does absolutely nothing. If I open a connection to a specific database, make sure that the connection's window has the focus, and then hit Alt+F1, it will run sp_help for the database, but not for a proc that I have selected in the object explorer window.
So, yeah, it will do what the question says. Sort of. Under limited circumstances. And not in a particularly useful fashion. But it does do it.
Others have found the same thing, obviously.
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