60 Shortcuts for Microstation v8i (Windows)  [edit]

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minusplus1. Managing Design Files
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

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minusplus2. Editing
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

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minusplus3. Microstation AccuDraw/ AccuSnap Shortcuts
minusplusManage AccuDraw/ AccuSnap
? 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.
minusplusDrawing Plane
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.
minusplusLock Elements
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).
minusplusDialog Boxes
~ 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.

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Uploaded by max, updated on 5/22/2015 by bernd