87 Shortcuts for AutoCAD

Jump to: Toggles, Toggle General Features, Manage Drawings, Manage Workflow, Manage Screen

1. Toggles

Fn+F1 or Cmd+/

Displays Help

Fn+F2

Expands or collapses the display of the Command Window.

Fn+F3

Toggles object snap mode on and off.

Fn+F4

Toggles 3D object snap mode on and off.

Fn+F5

Toggles isoplane mode.

Fn+F6 or Cmd+D

Toggles Dynamic UCS mode on and off.

Fn+F7

Toggles grid display on and off.

Fn+F8

Toggles ortho mode on and off.

Fn+F9 or Cmd+B

Toggles ortho mode on and off.

Fn+F10 or Cmd+U

Toggles polar tracking on and off.

Shift+Cmd+D

T oggles Dynamic Input mode on and off.

Shift+Cmd+F

Toggles Clean Screen mode on and off.

Shift+Cmd+I

Toggles Infer Constraints mode on and off.

Shift+Cmd+T

Toggles object snap tracking on and off.

Ctrl+I

Toggles the coordinates display mode.

Ctrl+W

Toggles Selection Cycling.

Ctrl+H

Toggles PICKSTYLE on and off.

Shift+Cmd+H

Toggles the display of all palettes on or off.

2. Toggle General Features

Cmd+1

Opens or closes the Tool Sets palette.

Cmd+2

Opens or closes the Content palette.

Cmd+3

Opens or closes the command window

Cmd+4

Opens or closes the Layers palette.

Cmd+5

Opens or closes the Properties Inspector palette.

Cmd+6

Toggles the status bar.

Cmd+7

Opens or closes the Reference Manager palette./td>

Cmd+8

Opens or closes the Project Manager palette.

Cmd+9

Opens or closes the Material Browser palette.

Cmd+/

Launches the online help (browser).

Cmd+E

Displays the Export Data dialog.

Cmd+F

Displays the Find and Replace dialog.

Cmd+G

Groups selected objects.

Cmd+I

Displays the Properties Inspector palette.

Cmd+R

Regenerates the current viewport.

Cmd+W

Closes the current drawing.

Cmd++

Zooms in 2x.

Cmd+-

Zooms out 0.5x.

Cmd+,

Displays the Application Preferences dialog.

Cmd+./td>

Displays the Quick View dialog

Shift+Cmd+C

Displays the color palette.

Shift+Cmd+;

Displays the Check Spelling dialog.

3. Manage Drawings

Cmd+A or Ctrl+A

Selects all objects in the current layout.

Cmd+H

Hides AutoCAD window.

Cmd+M

Minimizes the current drawing window

Cmd+N or Ctrl+N

Creates new drawing

Cmd+O or Ctrl+O

Opens drawing

Cmd+P or Ctrl+P

Displays the Print/Plot dialog box.

Cmd+Q or Ctrl+Q

Closes the program

Cmd+R

Regenerates the current viewport.

Cmd+S orCtrl+S

Saves the current drawing. If the drawing has not been saved yet, the Save Drawing As dialog box is displayed

Cmd+W

Closes the current drawing.

Cmd+Opt+W

Closes all drawings.

Shift+Cmd+G

Ungroups the selected group.

Shift+Cmd+P

Displays the Page Setup Manager

Shift+Cmd+R

Regenerates all viewports in the current layout

Shift+Cmd+S or

Displays the Save Drawing As dialog box

Ctrl+A

Selects all objects in the current layout.

Cmd+Opt+M

Minimizes all.

4. Manage Workflow

Cmd+C or Ctrl+C

Copies the selected objects to the Clipboard

Cmd+E

Displays the Export Data dialog box.

Cmd+F

Displays the Find and Replace dialog box.

Cmd+V

Pastes the contents of the Clipboard to the current layout.

Cmd+X

Removes the selected from the drawing and adds them to the Clipboard.

Cmd+Y

Reverses the most recent undo.

Ctrl+[

Cancels

Shift+Cmd+;

Displays the Check Spelling dialog box./td>

Ctrl+J

Repeats the previous command.

Shift+Ctrl+C

Copies the selected objects with a specified base point.

Shift+Ctrl+E

Implied Face Extrusion (PressPull).

5. Manage Screen

Fn+F11

Hides all open windows

Fn+F12

Display dashboard.

Cmd+1

Opens or closes the Tool Sets palette.

Cmd+2

Copy toOpens or closes the Content palette on and off.

Cmd+3

Shows or hides the Command Window.

Cmd+4

Opens or closes the.Layers palette

Cmd+6

Toggles the display of the status bar on and off.

Cmd+7

Opens or closes the Reference Manager palette.

Cmd+8

Project Manager/td>

Cmd+9

Material Browser.

Cmd+0

Toggles Clean Screen on and off.

Cmd+-

Zooms out

Cmd++

Zooms in

Cmd+,

Options.

Cmd+.

Displays the Quick View dialog box

Shift+Cmd+C

Displays the Color Palette.Select a new color to make it the current color for new objects.

Cmd+Opt+H

Hides the Windows of all other applications

Cmd+Opt+I

Properties.

Cmd+Opt+T

Toggles Toolset Palette.

Created by SarthakMenpara on 3/7/2017. Last updated by guest on 3/7/2017

 

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Comment #18 by SolidBear Jun 8, 2015 at 08:45 am  Reply

Might someone be able to tell me the command for setting the 'Zero Point' for Ordinate Dimensioning in AutoCAD LT? I've tried looking it up online and this was my page was my last hope!

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Comment #15 by Andy Dec 13, 2014 at 11:05 pm  Reply

these are just the basics of autocad commands, every cad users must know these commands already.

Reply #1 SolidBear Jun 8, 2015 at 08:40 am

Andy, not every CAD user knows these commands. I, for one, specialize in SolidWorks, and as such when forced into using such a backward software as AutoCAD, having a resource such as this is certainly helpful! Cheers!

Comment #14 by fenil Oct 9, 2014 at 01:32 pm  Reply

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Comment #13 by M ISMAIL Sep 13, 2014 at 05:41 am  Reply

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Comment #12 by Pradeep Kumar J Jul 18, 2014 at 05:34 am  Reply

pls. let me know the short keys for mathematical symbols.
Ex: teta, degree etc

Reply #1 Andy Dec 13, 2014 at 10:58 pm

Hi Pradeep, Shift+%%P is plus-minus, (or Alt+753)Shift+%%c is symbol for diameter, shift+%%d is symbol for degrees

Comment #11 by Pradeep Kumar J Jul 18, 2014 at 05:34 am  Reply

pls. let me know the short keys for mathematical symbols.
Ex: teta, degree etc

Comment #10 by vivek pola Jul 2, 2014 at 01:17 am  Reply

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Comment #1 by JAHANGIR HOSSAIN Jan 30, 2013 at 05:29 am  Reply

I WANT TO KNOW AUTOCAD SHORTCUT COMMAND. FOR PAGE SETUP MANAGER WHATS THE SHORTCUT COMMAND

Reply #1 Hammi Mar 13, 2017 at 04:37 pm

may want to try pg . may also want to look into using the Alias Editor - ae it has all standard keyboard command shortcuts plus you can set your own.

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