129 Shortcuts for Chief Architect

Jump to: View Mode, Camera View, Orthographic View Tools, General Editing, Snap Tool, File Tools, Floor Tools, Text Tools, Window Tools, Zoom Tools, Settings Tools, Other Shortcuts

1. View Mode

Command+1

3D View Defaults

Shift+C

3D View Material Tools - Plan Materials

Command+Shift+T

All Cabinet Defaults

F10

Angle Snaps

E

Arc Tools - Draw Arc

Shift+I

Auto Interior Dimension

Shift+A

Automatic Dimension Tools - Auto Exterior Dimensions

Shift+P

Box Tools - Rectangular Polyline

3

Break Line

Command+B

Break Wall

F11

Bumping/Pushing

V

CAD Block Management

Shift+V

CAD Detail Management

Command+F3

CAD to Walls

Shift+T

Cabinet Tools - Base Cabinet

T

Cabinet Tools - Soffit

Command+T

Cabinet Tools - Wall Cabinet

Shift+J

Camera View Tools - Full Camera

Shift+K

Camera View Tools - Perspective Full Overview

Esc

Cancel Selection/Previous Command

Command+G

Center Object

K

Circle Tools - Circle

1

Clear Snaps

Command+W/Command+F4

Close View

2. Camera View

B

Move Camera Tools - Move Camera Backward

D

Move Camera Tools - Move Camera Down

F

Move Camera Tools - Move Camera Forward

L

Move Camera Tools - Move Camera Left

R

Move Camera Tools - Move Camera Right

U

Move Camera Tools - Move Camera Up

Option+D

Move Camera With Mouse - Mouse-Dolly Camera

Option+O

Move Camera With Mouse - Mouse-Orbit Camera

Option+P

Move Camera With Mouse - Mouse-Pan Camera

Option+T

Move Camera With Mouse - Mouse-Tilt Camera

Option+F

Move To Front of Group

Shift+Esc

Next Command

Shift+F11

Object Snaps

Command+E

Open Object

I

Orbit Camera Tools - Move Camera In

O

Orbit Camera Tools - Move Camera Out

Option+Shift+D

Keyboard-Dolly Camera

Option+Shift+O

Keyboard-Orbit Camera

Option+Shift+P

Keyboard-Pan Camera

Option+Shift+T

Keyboard-Tilt Camera

3. Orthographic View Tools

Shift+F12

Orthographic View Tools - Backclipped Cross Section

Shift+H

Orthographic View Tools - Cross Section/Elevation

Shift+G

Orthographic View Tools - Orthographic Floor Overview

H

Orthographic View Tools - Orthographic Full Overview

4. General Editing

Command+C

Copy

Command+Option+C

Copy/Paste

Command+X

Cut

N

Decrease Field of View Angle

Delete

Delete

Command+Space

Delete Objects

Shift+M

Page Down

Shift+N

Page Up

Command+V

Paste

Command+Option+V

Paste Hold Position

Option+Shift+V

Paste Special

~

Preferences

Command+P

Print Tools - Print

Option+F2

Print Tools - Print Preview

Command+Y

Redo

Command+R

Roof Tools - Build Roof

Q

Roof Tools - Roof Plane

Command+A

Select All

Tab/Enter

Select Next Object

Spacebar

Select Objects

Command+J

Select Same Type

Command+U

Send to Layout

5. Snap Tool

6

Snap Tools - Center

4

Snap Tools - Endpoint

0

Snap Tools - Intersections

5

Snap Tools - Midpoint

8

Snap Tools - On Object

\

Snap Tools - Orthogonal Extensions

]

Snap Tools - Perpendicular Extensions

9

Snap Tools - Points/Markers

7

Snap Tools - Quadrant

[

Snap Tools - Tangent Extensions

6. File Tools

Command+N

File Tools - New Plan

Command+O

File Tools - Open Plan

Command+S

File Tools - Save

7. Floor Tools

Command+Shift+Y

Floor Defaults

Command+F

Floor Tools - Build Foundation

Shift+X

Floor Tools - Build New Floor

F12

Floor Tools - Rebuild Walls/Floors/Ceilings

Command+Shift+G

Floor/Reference Tools - Change Floor/Reference

Shift+M

Floor/Reference Tools - Down One Floor

F9

Floor/Reference Tools - Reference Floor Display

Shift+N

Floor/Reference Tools - Up One Floor

8. Text Tools

Option+L

Text Tools - Leader Line

Y

Text Tools - Text

Option+A

Text Tools - Text Line with Arrow

9. Window Tools

Shift+F6

Window Menu Tools - Tile Vertically

Shift+W

Window Tools - Window

10. Zoom Tools

F6

Zoom Tools - Fill Window

Shift+Z

Zoom Tools - Zoom

-

Zoom Tools - Zoom In

/

Zoom Tools - Zoom Out

11. Settings Tools

F8

Display Setting Tools - Color

`

Display Setting Tools - Display Options

Option+F3

Display Setting Tools - Drawing Sheet

Shift+F9

Display Setting Tools - Reference Grid

F5

Display Setting Tools - Refresh Display

Command+D

Make Parallel/Perpendicular

Command+Shift+P

Material Defaults

Command+M

Materials List Tools - Master List

12. Other Shortcuts

Shift+Y

Stair Tools - Straight Stairs

Command+Option+S

Start Camera Spin

Shift+Q

Straight Wall Tools - Straight Exterior Wall

F7

Swap Views

Option+I

View Tools - Toolbars

Command+Shift+U

Foundation Defaults

Command+Shift+S

General Framing Tools - Build Framing

Command+Shift+R

General Plan/Layout Defaults

Option+Q

General Wall Defaults

Command+F9

Grid Snaps

Shift+F3

Import Tools - Import Drawing (DWG,DXF)

W

Increase Field of View Angle

2

Join Roof Planes

Command+L

Library Tools - Library Browser

W

Line Tools - Draw Line

Shift+E

Door Tools - Hinged Door

Command+H

Edit Area Tools - Edit Area

Shift+F8

Edit Behavior Tools - Edit Object Parts

Command+Shift+I

Electrical Defaults

Shift+F4

Export Tools - Export Current View (DWG,DXF)

Command+Shift+Q

Exterior/Interior Wall Defaults

Created by rank17 on 5/27/2017. Last updated by guest on 5/27/2017

 

1 Comments for 'Chief Architect '   

 
Email me replies   

Comment #1 by khansa khan Oct 30, 2020 at 12:46 pm  Reply

Chief Architect Registered Key Software is a privately held company founded in 1981.such as views of saved plans and the ability to export to the 3D Viewer. Joel patchhere.com

icon

Chief Architect Shortcuts

Advertising for Consideration:

Ads for Consideration:

Related:

Please kindly review and accept Terms of Use and Cookie & Policy Policy