Shortcut Keys
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Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Keys are key combinations which accelerate the selection of frequently used functions. Assigned shortcuts appear in ToolTips and pull-down menus in parenthesis to the right of the function name.

 

Standard Keyboard Shortcuts

 

FUNCTION

Key Combination

Standard Windows

File New

Ctrl+N

File Open

Ctrl+O

File Save

Ctrl+S

File Save As

Ctrl+F

Close Window

Ctrl+F4

Print

Ctrl+P

Print Preview

Ctrl+Shift+P

Undo

Ctrl+Z

Redo

Ctrl+Y, Ctrl+Shift+Z

Cut to Clipboard

Ctrl+X

Copy to Clipboard

Ctrl+C

Paste from Clipboard

Ctrl+V

Help Contents

Alt+F1

Help for Selected Item

Shift+F1

Delete

Delete

Functions

Set Attributes

Ctrl+A

Dimension-driven Editing

Ctrl+D

Quick Dimension

Ctrl+Q

Remove Face(s)

Ctrl+R

Dynamic Transform

Ctrl+T

Dynamic Face(s)

Ctrl+W

Edit Entity

Ctrl+E

Move Entity

Ctrl+M

Toggle Model and Drawing Layout Modes

Ctrl+L

Set Selection Mask

Ctrl+K

Set Display View

Alt+S

Set Construction Plane

Alt+Z

Function Submenus Pop-ups

Line Submenu

L

Arc Submenu

A

Circle Submenu

C

Create Feature Submenu

F

Rectangle Submenu

R

Solid Face Submenu

S

Point Submenu

O

Trim Submenu

T

Break Submenu

K

Primitives Submenu

P

Boolean Submenu

B

Blend Submenu

D

Modify Feature Submenu

M

Surface Submenu

U

Sweot Solid Submenu

W

Trim/Split Submenu

X

Spline Submenu

I

Note Submenu

N

Pop-up Toolbars

Create toolbar

Shift+C

Modify toolbar

Shift+F

Detail toolbar

Shift+D

X-form toolbar

Shift+X

Docked Toolbars

History Bar

Shift+H

Position Snap Bar

Shift+P

View/C-Plane toolbar

Shift+V

Navigation toolbar

Shift+N

Control Bars

Tree Window

Shift+W

Part Splitter

Shift+A

 

Default Mouse Button Shortcuts

 

FUNCTION

Mouse Button and Drag Combination

Viewport Navigation

Zoom Fit All (Autoscale)

Hold Right + Drag South

Zoom Window

Hold Right + Drag Southeast/west

Zoom Half

Hold Right + Drag West

Zoom Double

Hold Right + Drag East

Previous View

Hold Right + Drag Northeast

Quad/Single Viewport

Hold Right + Drag Northwest

Pan

Hold Middle & Right + Drag

Re-center Viewport

Middle

Rotate

Hold Middle + Drag

 

Additional Standard Keyboard Shortcuts

 

FUNCTION

Key Combination

View, C-Plane, and Viewport Navigation (also see Mouse Shortcuts above)

Pan Up

Up

Pan Down

Down

Pan Left

Left

Pan Right

Right

Top View

Alt+1

Front View

Alt+2

Back View

Alt+3

Bottom View

Alt+4

Right View

Alt+5

Left View

Alt+6

Isometric View

Alt+7

Rotate Up

Shift+Up

Rotate Down

Shift+Down

Rotate Left

Shift+Left

Rotate Right

Shift+Right

Rotate Clockwise

Shift+Pg Up

Rotate Counterclockwise

Shift+Pg Dn

Top CPlane

Ctrl+1

Front CPlane

Ctrl+2

Back CPlane

Ctrl+3

Bottom CPlane

Ctrl+4

Right CPlane

Ctrl+5

Left CPlane

Ctrl+6

Converation Bar

Menu Button 1

F1

Menu Button 2

F2

Menu Button 3

F3

Menu Button 4

F4

Menu Button 5

F5

Menu Button 6

F6

Menu Button 7

F7

Menu Button 8

F8

Menu Button 9

F9

Menu Button 10 (F11)

F11

Skip/Done in Function (F12)

F12, End, Ctrl+RBtn

Accept/OK Entry in Function

Enter, RBtn

Backup in Function

F10, Bcksp, MBtn

Cancel Function

Esc

Misc

Temporary Enable/Disable Selection List*

Hold Ctrl

Temporary Enable/Disable Position Snap*

Hold Ctrl

Temporary Enable/Disable Dynamic Selection*

Hold Ctrl

Next Entity (Dynamic Selection)

(Spacebar)

Tempoary Reverse Order (Dynamic Selection)*

Hold Shift

Anchor Location or Behavior Toggle

` (key left of 1)

 

 

You can customize all defaults, and you can assign multiple Shortcut Keys to the same function. For information on customizing Shortcut Keys, click here.

*These keys are not customizable.

NOTE: Shortcut Keys are often referred to as Accelerator Keys or Hot Keys throughout the Help system.

NOTE: See  Alternative Keyboard Shortcuts for a list of the accelerator key assignments for the KeyCreator 9 and CADKEY Classic keyboard files.