Keyboard Shortcuts and Mouse Controls

Default keyboard shortcuts and mouse controls.

File Management

To do this Press
New model Ctrl + N
Open Ctrl + O
Import Ctrl + I
Save Ctrl + S
Save as Ctrl + Shift + S


To do this Press
Open context sensitive help Ctrl + F1
Open the Model Browser F2
Open the Property Editor F3
Open the command window Ctrl + F4
Open the Python window F4
Show full screen F11
Open the Move tool M or T
Open the Push/Pull tool P
Exit the application Ctrl + Q


To do this Press
Rotate Middle Mouse Drag
Turntable Rotate Shift + Right Mouse Drag
Set rotation center

C + Left Mouse Click on model

Reset rotation center Ctrl + Middle Mouse Click in space
Pan Right Mouse Drag

Left + Right Mouse Drag

Zoom Middle Mouse Scroll
Dynamic Zoom Ctrl + Shift + Right Mouse Drag
Fit (and fit selected) F
Rotate to the closest principle axes N
Standard Views - Top Ctrl + F6
Standard Views - Bottom Ctrl + Shift + F6
Standard Views - Front Ctrl + F7
Standard Views - Back Ctrl + Shift + F7
Standard Views - Right Ctrl + F8
Standard Views - Left Ctrl + Shift + F8
Standard Views - Isometric Ctrl + F9


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


To do this Press
Delete Delete
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
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

Common Across Tools

To do this Press
Exit a tool Esc

Right-click and mouse through the exit control

Double right-click