91 Shortcuts for gEDA

Jump to: ViewPort, Other Important Shortcuts

1. 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

2. 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

Created by rank17 on 8/14/2017. Last updated by guest on 8/14/2017

 

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