60 Shortcuts for Microstation v8i

Jump to: Managing Design Files, Editing, Microstation AccuDraw/ AccuSnap Shortcuts

Ctrl+N

New / Create Design File

Ctrl+O

Open Design File

Ctrl+W

Closes the active design file

Ctrl+S

Save changes

Ctrl+F

Save Settings

Ctrl+P

Print / Plot Dialog

Ctrl+Z/Ctrl+R

Undo / Redo

Ctrl+x, Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v

Cut, Copy, Paste

Ctrl+G

Group current selection

Ctrl+U

Ungroup current selection

Ctrl+L

Lock element

Ctrl+M

Unlock element

Ctrl+I

Element Information

Ctrl+E

View Levels Display

Ctrl+B

View Attributes

Ctrl+T

Tool Boxes dialog

?

Open the AccuDraw Shortcuts window.

h, a

Suspend AccuDraw for the current tool operation. Selecting a new tool, or entering a Reset re-enables AccuDraw.

h, s

Toggle AccuSnap on/off.

h, u

Suspends AccuSnap for the current tool operation. Selecting a new tool, or entering a Reset re-enables AccuSnap.

Q

Deactivates AccuDraw.

Enter

Smart LockIn Rectangular coordinates,

Space

Switches between Rectangular and Polar coordinates.

O

Moves the drawing plane origin to the current pointer position.

V

Rotate drawing plane to align with the view axes.

T

Rotate the drawing plane to align with the axes in a standard Top view.

F

Rotate the drawing plane to align with the axes in a standard Front view.

S

Rotate the drawing plane to align with the axes in a standard Side view.

B

Rotate the drawing plane to align with the active ACS,

E

Rotate between three main planes: top, front, and side (3D only). This also works when your original plane is an ACS or context rotation, so you do not have to use RX, RY to rotate to a 90° plane.

r,c

Rotate the drawing plane to the current ACS.

r, e

Rotate the drawing plane to match the orientation of a selected element.

r, v

Rotate the active view to match the current drawing plane.

r, x

Rotate the drawing plane 90° about its x-axis.

r, y

Rotate the drawing plane 90° about its y-axis.

r, z

Rotate the drawing plane 90° about its z-axis.

r, q

Quickly and temporarily rotate the drawing plane.

r, a

Permanently rotate the drawing plane.

X

Toggle the lock status for the X value.

Y

Toggle the lock status for the Y value.

Z

Toggle the lock status for the Z value.

D

Toggle the lock status for the Distance value.

A

Toggle the lock status for the Angle value.

l, i

Locks the current index state.

l, p

Toggle ACS Grid Plane lock

l, a

Toggle ACS Plane lock.

l, s

Toggle ACS Plane snap lock.

l, z

Toggle Sticky Z Lock, which is used in conjunction with ACS Plane Snap Lock to force a series of snap points to lie on the active ACS' XY plane (Z=0).

~

Bump an item in the tool settings dialog box

g, t

Move focus to the Tool Settings window.

g, k

Move focus to Key-in window

g, s

Move focus to AccuDraw Settings dialog box

g, a

Open the get ACS dialog box

w, a

Open the Write to ACS dialog box

P

Open the Data Point Key-in dialog box

M

Open the Data Point Key-in dialog box for entering multiple data points.

I

Activates Intersect snap mode.

N

Activates Nearest snap mode.

C

Activates Center snap mode.

K

open the Keypoint Snap Divisor dialog box, which is used to set the Snap Divisor for keypoint snapping.

Created by max on 12/19/2011. Last updated by admin on 5/22/2015

 

2 Comments for 'Microstation v8i'   

 
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Comment #2 by Sanglee84 Apr 1, 2017 at 04:07 am  Reply

I tried below user modified comments - it works...!! finally ... AC "arc" "place arc icon" AR "array" "array icon" AL "align" "alignedge" AE "clone-elem" "eerway clone element" AG "clone-grp" "eerway clone group" AX "Axe-lock" "lock axis toggle" BR "break" "delete partial" BB "box Rec." "place block icon" BN "Borosite" "lock boresite toggle" CC "copy" "copy extended" CI "Circle" "place circle icon" CL "Box CLOUD" "convert cloud" CE "copy-elem" "eerway copy element" CG "copy-group" "eerway copy group" DI "distance" "measure distance points" DA "measure angle" "measure angle" DL "measure leng" "measure length" DC "delete clip" "reference clip delete" DR "measure radius" "measure radius" DV "del vertex" "delete vertex" DF "del fenc" "fence delete" EE "delete" "delete" EL "ellipse" "place ellipse icon" EX "extend line" "extend element intersection" FF "fence modify" "fence icon" FE "fence" "place fence block" FC "fence cir" "place fence circle" FS "fence shape" "place fence shape" FD "fence delete" "fence delete" FI "fillet" "fillet icon" F0 "fillet(0)" "extend element 2" HH "hatch" "pattern area" II "increment datafield" "increment ed" IP "insert Vert" "insert vertex" JJ "joint pline" "create chain icon" LI "line" "place smartline" LK "ldisplay dia.box" "leveldisplay dialog toggle" LL "l lock/off/iso" "levelmanager level offbyelem" KL "leve. mana." "levelmanager dialog toggle" LE "Leader dim" "place note" MA "match" "change element extended" MI "mirror" "mirror icon" MM "move" "move extended" MF "move Fence" "move fence" MP "move p-ll" "move parallel measure" OF "copy p-ll" "copy parallel keyin" PU "purge" "compress options" PP "pan" "pan view" PL "Print PLOT" "dialog plot" RT "Ref. Dialog" "dialog reference toggle" RA "Ref. Attach" "reference attach" RD "Ref. Detach" "reference detach" RE "refresh" "update" RF "Ref. Off" "reference display off" RR "rotate" "rotate points original" RS "Ref. Mask" "reference clip mask" RM "Ref. MM" "reference move" RG "Ref. Merge" "reference merge" RX "Ref. clip fence" "reference clip boundary"

Comment #1 by Michael May 20, 2015 at 08:41 am  Reply

This does not seem to be for Microstation but for Mindjet (a piece for mind mapping, perhaps?). Seems to be taken from the online help of said software. Sad.

Reply #1 admin May 22, 2015 at 11:03 am

Fixed now and it should show the correct page; There was a mishap on an edit a few days ago where I edited and copied &pasted the wrong XML file into this page.

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