Keyboard Shortcuts and Mouse Controls

Learn keyboard shortcuts and mouse controls for common operations.

Configure keyboard shortcuts and mouse controls in the Preferences dialog, which can be accessed by clicking File > Preferences from the menu bar.

File Managment

To do this PRess
Create new model Ctrl + N
Open saved model Ctrl + O
Import file Ctrl + I
Save file Ctrl + S
Save file as F12
Save selected objects Shift + F12
Exit application Ctrl+Q


To do this Press
Open Model Browser F2
Open Proeprty Editor F3
Open Model Configuration toolbar F5
Open command window F4
Activate Push/Pull tool P
Show full screen Ctrl + Alt + F11


To do this Press
Trackball Rotate Middle Mouse Drag

Ctrl + Middle Mouse Drag

Turntable Rotate Right Mouse Drag

Ctrl + Right Mouse Drag

Rotate to the closest principle axes N
Pan Left Mouse + Right Mouse Draft

Shift + Middle Mouse Drag

Shift + Right Mouse Drag

Zoom Middle MOuse Scroll
Set rotation center C + LEft Mouse Click
Fit F
Rotate the view to normal to the sketch plane, and switch from perspective to orographic projection Shift+N


To do this Press
Show/hide all A
Hide H
Isolate I
Reverse display R
Turn selected parts transparent Ctrl


To do this Press
Delete Delete
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Exit active tool Esc or Right Mouse Click
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V


To do this PRess
Window select Left Mouse Drag
Append selection Ctrl + Left Mouse Click
Deselect Shift Left Mouse Click
Select displayed Ctrl + A
Reverse selection Ctrl _ R
Clear selection Right-click, and then mouse through to the check mark to exit.
Suspend snaps Alt


To do this Press
Open context sensitive help F1