CADDManager on January 25th, 2005

I have often forgotten some of those obscure Shortcut keys…

So here is a list…

For a PDF of the Shortcut Keys  go to this post

[NOTE: the FULL and  latest list is here]

CTRL+A – Selects ALL objects in drawing

CTRL+B - Toggles Snap

CTRL+C- Copies objects to Clipboard

CTRL+D- Toggles coordinate display

CTRL+E- Cycles through isometric planes

CTRL+F- Toggles running object snaps

CTRL+G- Toggles Grid

CTRL+H- Toggles PICKSTYLE on/off

CTRL+J- Executes last command

CTRL+L- Toggles Ortho mode

CTRL+N- Creates a new drawing

CTRL+O- Opens existing drawing

CTRL+P- Prints current drawing

CTRL+R- Cycles layout viewports

CTRL+S- Saves current drawing

CTRL+T- Toggles Tablet mode

CTRL+V- Pastes data from Clipboard

CTRL+X- Cuts objects to Clipboard

CTRL+Y- Repeats last action

CTRL+Z- Reverses last action

CTRL+[- Cancels current command – forget this – use escape key

CTRL+\ – Cancels current command - forget this – use escape key

F1 – Displays Help

F2- Toggles text window on/off

F3- Toggles OSNAP

F4- Toggles TABMODE

F5- Toggles ISOPLANE

F6- Toggles COORDS

F7- Toggles GRIDMODE

F8- Toggles ORTHOMODE

F9- Toggles SNAPMODE

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97 Responses to “AutoCAD Shortcut Keys”

  1. And….

    CTRL+1 – Properties
    CTRL+2 – Design Center

    Acad2004/2005/2006 default Combo Short-cuts
    CTRL+0 – Clean Screen
    CTRL+3 – Tool Palettes Window
    CTRL+4 – Sheet Set Manager
    CTRL+5 – Info Palette
    CTRL+6 – dbConnect
    CTRL+7 – Markup Set Manager
    CTRL+8 – QuickCalc
    CTRL+9 – Command Line

  2. thanks to you

  3. I have just started work as a draughtsman using Autocad 2007 – i’m sure this list will prove very useful.

    cheers

    mal

  4. thanks

  5. Space – enter

  6. thankssss!!!!! it’s very useful

  7. thankful to auto cad

  8. thanks its very good useful software

  9. thanks for this software very help full for me

  10. thanks to autocad

  11. thanks for the info..
    great help for beginners!!!!

  12. Thanks It’s very usefull software…

  13. thanks its very good useful software for beginners …..

  14. Thanks its honestly very useful

  15. I have just started work as a draughtsman using Autocad 2007 – i’m sure this list will prove very useful.

    cheers

  16. What about other shortcuts such as rec – rectangles and pl for plines and so on. Can someone continue the list?

  17. Lokesha Swamy.M.N`
    July 13th, 2009 at 9:03 PM

    Autocad software is very very usefull software.

  18. here are some more shortcuts:

    m – move
    o – Offset
    co – copy
    c – circle
    l – line
    pl – poly line
    rec – rectangle
    tr – trim
    ar – array
    op – general options
    b – difine block
    x – explode
    z – zoom
    j – join
    f – fillet
    d – demension style manager
    s – Stretch
    a – arc
    t – multiline text

    most of the commands are pretty straight forward, but maybe this is usefull.

    Good luck to all autocad users,
    greets O

  19. Thanks for help
    clt+shift+c = copy one object 2 another file
    div = divide

  20. HERE ARE SOME MORE SHORT KEYS TO SAVE TIME.

    E- ERASE SELECTION.

    R- REDRAW

    I- INSERT BLOCK

    O- OFFSET

    P- PAN

    H- HATCH

    J- JOIN 2 SEPERATE LINES ON SAME AXIS

    Z- ZOOM

    TAN- TO DRAW A TANGENT LINE

    Ctrl ‘TAB’- SKIP TO NEXT WINDOW (When 2 or more windows are open)

    DIAMETER SYMBOL- %%C

    PLUS OR MINUS SYMBOL- %%p

    DEGREE SYMBOL- %%d

    Ctrl C- COPY WITH BASE POINT

    Ctrl V- PASTE IN NEXT WINDOW OR IN SAME SHEET

  21. this is really a useful work for those people who for got the shortcut keys thanks

  22. im going 2 start my career as designing in interior field …wat wil b the maximum salary ..i wld b getting after completing my two years of experience ….

  23. hey friends these are more command for your convenience
    degree symbol – alt0176
    diameter symbol – alt0177
    and so on

  24. send short commands

  25. R/sir’

    My self Ravikumar and i need all autocad short keys.

    BEST REGARDS,
    RAVIKUMAR

  26. thaks you

    Very Very Nice Short Cuts

  27. Thank for shortkey in Autocad below command
    It is very good for me.

    degree symbol
    diameter symbol

    Thanks again

  28. verry verry useful software

  29. Very Usefull to usefull task. A powerfull key to the diligents

  30. Amarinder Pal Singh
    October 12th, 2010 at 10:23 PM

    Dear Sir,
    My Self Amarinder Pal Singh . Autocad shortcuts keys is very usefull for me Because i start the career in Desigining

  31. ok! and what if I want to manage my shortcuts!!

    in ACAD 2005 that was possible! But I cant manage my own short cuts in 2008!!!

  32. This is very gud for me…

    Thanks…

  33. i need more new short keys

  34. soumik chakraborty
    February 8th, 2011 at 7:21 AM

    its very helpful.thanks.

  35. I would like to know about the short key of BREAK LINE SYMBOL IN AUTOCAD –> EXPRESS TOOLS

  36. very easy shortcuts thanks

  37. Hey, tr+(spacebar)+(spacebar) is a slick trim tool that automatically selects any line or object outside an initially selected line and trims them all at once.

  38. alt0153 – trade mark tm symbol
    alt0169 – copyright c symbol
    alt0174 – regristerd r symbol

  39. VERY GOOD COMANDS.THINX

  40. Thanks frndz for giving shrt keys gud day ahead

  41. Di-Distance
    R-Radius
    DAN-Angle
    E-Erase
    Sc-Scale
    T-Trim
    DDa-Dia

  42. How to resize the block to specific size using scale factor?

  43. thaks you

    Very Very Nice Short Cuts

  44. I have just started work as a designer using Autocad 2007 – i’m sure this list will prove very useful.

  45. Very Usefull to usefull task. A powerfull key to the diligents

    degree symbol
    diameter symbol

    Thanks again

  46. Hi,
    i want shortcut keys for autocad as job purpose..,

    pls send it to my mail

    regards,
    manojkumar

  47. c-circle
    p-pan

  48. plz send me auto cad command

  49. IT’S MADE VERY SIMPLE

  50. please send me the short kyes made by numbers like(Ctrl+3022)

  51. Hi !

    I want to learn Auto Cad. I need Some shortcut to draw some mechanical drawing. I need your help.would be thank full to you.

    Best regards

    Jacob Adhikary

  52. thnks

  53. Thanx for the Ultimate tips for AutoCAD shortcut keys.

    Can someone help me how to resize the drawings in model in diff scale like the original scale drawing is 1:100 then you wanted to change to 1:50. please help. thanx

  54. hi for all plz send me 2011 short cut keys the update one of u have thanks

  55. thank you……………………………….

  56. very nice cad

  57. thanks a lot.. for all of you if u have more short cut keys.. please send it my mail …

  58. Very useful shortcuts helps to complete design work in time.

  59. Hey hey hay brow I hope all of u are ok and enjoying now so well myself I am syed by cast I live in city gujrat of pakistan and I wanna all the short keys of auto cad max maya and all the latest version so plz send me mail and visit my website plz sallam and thanx to all bye allah hafiz.

  60. hai, its very very guidful for our fueture autocad.
    thanks and welcome for this type of service.

  61. i want to know autocad keys all

  62. This are text override
    ‘\’ THIS SYMBOL AND CAPPITAL X ,(\X) IS USE TO TEXT UNDER LINE .
    This symbols use (two different point distance change but other comment not change) eg:- 100 actual distance (com “CL) now it’s change 100CL

  63. i want hole shortcu
    tkeys

  64. The entire list is here – http://www.caddmanager.com/CMB.....2-edition/

  65. thanku very much

    i am happy

  66. thanq for shortcut notes

  67. tnx for the shortcut key of autocad

  68. thanks a lot

  69. thank you

  70. please give the AUTO CAD(2005) short cut keys

    for subject purpose.and sent the SHORTCUT KEYS my mail id.

  71. smooth & simply usage fot using autocad2007

  72. THANNKS IT IS VERY USEFUL

  73. i am grateful for this

  74. Hasan Mohammed Khan
    January 24th, 2012 at 11:25 AM

    Thank you very much for this short cut keys very use full for every one

  75. tnq so much

  76. ctrl+x select the object then ctrl+shift+v oject is now block

  77. IS VERY GOOD

  78. i need full auto cad shot keys

  79. thank to you auto cad short cut keys

  80. please give me AUTO CAD(2008) short cut keys

    for subject purpose and sent the ALL SHORTCUT KEYS my mail id

  81. Thanku so much

  82. Thnx 2 giving 4 shrt cut key. b coz it`s very use full..thnnxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  83. Dear Sir,
    Pls, give me all mm2 soctcat key.

  84. It is very attractive software and it useful so much………
    I want to neef some AUTO CAD shortcuts.
    please send me the short keys made by numbers like(Ctrl+3022)

  85. i have all keys in notes fom i can serve u if u need broo

  86. dear sir
    All keys nice sir.

    thank u sir

  87. hi……. sir i want some short key which is very important for me so, plz sent me these short key
    how can i convert any autocad drawing file into pdf file & how can i drawing arrow line beside autocad drawing
    sir plz its so urgent

  88. Thank you very much for this short cut keys very use full

  89. what comment does make the layout scale equal to model scale?

  90. THANKS, I found it: It is “PSLTSCALE”

  91. very very thanks to this web and to all above contents who one share their comments for others knowing …

  92. Thank you for all the people who shared their knowledge with regard to autoCAD software shortkeys as a command and especially to the one who made this site. It’s really a good help to us.
    Thank you all once again….
    I owe you this…
    God Bless!

  93. All my frnds thanka muchaaaaaaaaa

  94. if you want to select the half objject then select that objectn from
    the left side of ur screen, with this, will select only covered area

  95. THANKS

  96. thank q.

  97. Dear all
    i need german short key , because i am working with german autocad ,
    can some body help me with that ?
    thanks in advanced.

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