91 Shortcuts for gEDA (Linux)  [edit]

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minusplus1. ViewPort
V Global view of working area
C Centers view on cursor
Z Zoom in
Shift+Z Zoom out
| Toggles thin draw mode
Tab Vertical flip
Shift+Tab Horizontal flip
Ctrl+Shift+Tab Exchange the roles of front and far side

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minusplus2. Other Important Shortcuts
Esc Enter select mode (same as Space, or F11)
Esc Terminate the current action, e.g. stop drawing tracks
Insert Enter insert point mode. Click and drag on track to insert a point
Return Same as a click on the left mouse button
Space Enter select mode (same as Esc, or F11)
Tab View: vertical flip
Shift+Tab View: horizontal flip
Ctrl+Shift+Tab View: exchange the roles of front side and far side
Del Delete object under the mouse cursor
Ctrl+Shift L-Mouse Delete object under the mouse cursor (fast)
Shift+Del Delete objects in selection
Backspace Delete objects in selection
Shift+Backspace Deletes connected copper under the cursor. Rats are considered a connection.
| Toggles thin draw mode
A Read the parameters to use for new objects from the object below the cursor.
Alt+A Select all objects on active layers. Deactivated layers are ignored.
Shift+Alt+A Clear selection
B Flip object to the other side of the board
C View: center display at cursor position
Ctrl+C Copy selection to buffer and unselect
D Display pin or pad name
Shift+D Open pinout window for element under mouse cursor
E Delete all rats
Shift+E Delete selected rats
F Highlight connections to object under mouse cursor. This includes rats and objects on invisible layers
Ctrl+F Add connections to object under mouse cursor to the set of found objects
Shift+F Un-highlight found connections
G Increment grid by configured imperial increment
Shift+G Decrement grid by configured imperial increment
Ctrl+G Increment grid by configured metric increment
Ctrl+Shift+G Decrement grid by configured metric increment
H Toggle the visibility of the refdes or value attached to the component under the cursor
Shift+H Toggle the visibility of the refdes or value attached to selected components
Ctrl+H Toggle plating of a via. Used to produce non metalized mounting holes
J Toggle the polygon clear flag of the line under the cursor
Shift+J Toggle the polygon clear flag of selected lines
K Increment clearance (soldermask to copper edge)
Shift+K Decrement clearance (soldermask to copper edge (NOTE: can go negative!))
Ctrl+K Increment clearance of selected objects (soldermask to copper edge)
Shift+Ctrl+K Decrement clearance of selected objects (soldermask to copper edge)
L Increment width of the line tool, adds to the settings of the current line style
Shift+L Reduce the current linewidth
M Move the object under the cursor to the current layer
Shift+M Move selected objects to the current working layer (see pcb tip)
Ctrl+M Set the origin to the current position of the mouse pointer
N Show object refdes / pin number at mouse pointer
Shift+N Select the shortest unselected rat on the board
O Optimize and redraw all rats
Shift+O Optimize and redraw selected nets only
Ctrl+O Toggle the octagon flag of the object under the cursor
Shift+P Connect the first point of a polygon with the last
Q Toggle square/round corners on pads
Shift+R Redo what was undone with undo
Ctrl+R Show object report
S Increment size of the object under the cursor
Shift+S Decrement size of the object under the cursor
Alt+S Increase the hole of the object under the cursor
Alt+Shift+S Decrease the hole of the object under the cursor
Ctrl+S Increase the hole of the object under the cursor
Ctrl+Shift+S Decrease the hole size
T Increase the size of new text by 10 mil
Shift+T Decrease the size of new text by 10 mil
V Global view of working area
Shift+V Increase the diameter of new vias by 5 mil
Ctrl+V Paste from buffer
Ctrl+Shift+V Decrease the diameter of new vias by 5 mil
Alt+V Increase the drill diameter of new vias by 5 mil
Shift+Alt+V Decrease the drill diameter of new vias by 5 mil
Ctrl+X Cut selection to buffer
Z View: zoom in
Shift+Z View: zoom out
F1 Enter via tool
F2 Enter line tool
F3 Enter arc tool
F4 Enter text tool
F5 Enter rectangle tool
F6 Enter polygon tool
F7 Enter buffer mode
F8 Enter remove mode
F9 Enter rotate mode
F10 File menu
F11 Enter select mode (same as Space, or Esc)
F12 Enter lock mode

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