CADDManager on July 29th, 2008

Here is a list of the shortcuts that can be used in AutoCAD (or ACA)…

For a PDF of these commands go to this post

ALT+F8        VBA Run
ALT+F11      VBA Editor

CTRL+1        Properties Palette
CTRL+2        DesignCenter Palette
CTRL+3        Tool Palette
CTRL+4        Sheet Set Manager Palette
CTRL+5        Info Palette
CTRL+6        DBConnect Manager
CTRL+7        Markup Set Manager Palette
CTRL+A        Selects objects in drawing
CTRL+B        Toggles Snap
CTRL+C        Copies objects to Clipboard
CTRL+SHFT+C    Copies objects to Clipboard with Base Point
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+K        Hyperlink
CTRL+L        Toggles Ortho mode
CTRL+M        (No action)
CTRL+N        Creates a new drawing
CTRL+O        Opens existing drawing
CTRL+P        Prints current drawing
CTRL+Q        Exit
CTRL+R        Cycles layout viewports
CTRL+S        Saves current drawing
CTRL+SHFT+S    Saveas
CTRL+T        Toggles Tablet mode
CTRL+V        Pastes data from Clipboard
CTRL+SHFT+V    Pastes data from Clipboard as Block
CTRL+X        Cuts objects to Clipboard
CTRL+Y        Repeats last action
CTRL+Z        Reverses last action
CTRL+[        Cancels current command
CTRL+\        Cancels current command

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 ORTHO MODE
F9    Toggles SNAP MODE
F10    Toggles POLAR
F11    Toggles OTRACK

3A      3DARRAY
3DO   3DORBIT
3DW   3DWALK
3F       3DFACE
3M      3DMOVE
3P       3DPOLY
3R       3DROTATE
A         ARC
AC      BACTION
ADC    ADCENTER
AA      AREA
AL      ALIGN
3AL    3DALIGN
AP      APPLOAD
AR      ARRAY
-AR    -ARRAY
ATI     ATTIPEDIT
ATT    ATTDEF
-ATT -ATTDEF
ATE     ATTEDIT
-ATE   -ATTEDIT
ATTE   -ATTEDIT
B          BLOCK
-B       -BLOCK
BC       BCLOSE
BE       BEDIT
BH      HATCH
BO      BOUNDARY
-BO    -BOUNDARY
BR       BREAK
BS        BSAVE
BVS      BVSTATE
C          CIRCLE
CAM    CAMERA
CH       PROPERTIES
-CH     CHANGE
CHA    CHAMFER
CHK     CHECKSTANDARDS
CLI       COMMANDLINE
COL     COLOR
CO       COPY
CP        COPY
CT        CTABLESTYLE
CYL      CYLINDER
D          DIMSTYLE
DAL      DIMALIGNED
DAN      DIMANGULAR
DAR      DIMARC
JOG       DIMJOGGED
DBA      DIMBASELINE
DBC      DBCONNECT
DC        ADCENTER
DCE      DIMCENTER
DCO     DIMCONTINUE
DDA      DIMDISASSOCIATE
DDI        DIMDIAMETER
DED       DIMEDIT
DI           DIST
DIV         DIVIDE
DJL          DIMJOGLINE
DJO         DIMJOGGED
DL           DATALINK
DLI          DIMLINEAR
DLU        DATALINKUPDATE
DO          DONUT
DOR        DIMORDINATE
DOV        DIMOVERRIDE
DR           DRAWORDER
DRA        DIMRADIUS
DRE         DIMREASSOCIATE
DRM        DRAWINGRECOVERY
DS           DSETTINGS
DST         DIMSTYLE
DT           TEXT
DV           DVIEW
DX           DATAEXTRACTION
E              ERASE
ED            DDEDIT
EL             ELLIPSE
ER             EXTERNALREFERENCES
EX             EXTEND
EXIT          QUIT
EXP           EXPORT
EXT           EXTRUDE
F                FILLET
FI               FILTER
G              GROUP
-G            -GROUP
GD             GRADIENT
GR             DDGRIPS
H               HATCH
-H             -HATCH
HE             HATCHEDIT
HI              HIDE
I                 INSERT
-I                -INSERT
IAD            IMAGEADJUST
IAT             IMAGEATTACH
ICL             IMAGECLIP
IM               IMAGE
-IM             -IMAGE
IMP             IMPORT
IN               INTERSECT
INF             INTERFERE
IO               INSERTOBJ
J                  JOIN
L                LINE
LA             LAYER
-LA           -LAYER
LAS           LAYERSTATE
LE             QLEADER
LEN           LENGTHEN
LI               LIST
LO             -LAYOUT
LS              LIST
LT              LINETYPE
-LT           -LINETYPE
LTS            LTSCALE
LW             LWEIGHT
M               MOVE
MA            MATCHPROP
MAT          MATERIALS
ME             MEASURE
MI              MIRROR
ML             MLINE
MLA          MLEADERALIGN
MLC          MLEADERCOLLECT
MLD          MLEADER
MLE           MLEADEREDIT
MLS           MLEADERSTYLE
MO            PROPERTIES
MS             MSPACE
MSM          MARKUP
MT             MTEXT
MV             MVIEW
O               OFFSET
OP             OPTIONS
ORBIT        3DORBIT
OS              OSNAP
-OS            -OSNAP
P                 PAN
-P               -PAN
PA               PASTESPEC
PE                PEDIT
PL                PLINE
PO               POINT
POL             POLYGON
PR                PROPERTIES
PROPS         PROPERTIES
PRE              PREVIEW
PRINT          PLOT
PS                 PSPACE
PSOLID        POLYSOLID
PTW             PUBLISHTOWEB
PU                PURGE
-PU              -PURGE
PYR              PYRAMID
QC               QUICKCALC
QCUI            QUICKCUI
R                   REDRAW
RA                REDRAWALL
RC                RENDERCROP
RE                 REGEN
REA              REGENALL
REC              RECTANG
REG              REGION
REN              RENAME
-REN            -RENAME
REV               REVOLVE
RO                ROTATE
RP                 RENDERPRESETS
RPR               RPREF
RR                 RENDER
RW                RENDERWIN
S                    STRETCH
SC                 SCALE
SCR               SCRIPT
SE                  DSETTINGS
SEC                SECTION
SET                SETVAR
SHA               SHADEMODE
SL                  SLICE
SN                 SNAP
SO                 SOLID
SP                  SPELL
SPL                SPLINE
SPLANE        SECTIONPLANE
SPE                SPLINEDIT
SSM               SHEETSET
ST                  STYLE
STA               STANDARDS
SU                 SUBTRACT
T                   MTEXT
-T                -MTEXT
TA               TABLET
TB                TABLE
TH               THICKNESS
TI                 TILEMODE
TO               TOOLBAR
TOL             TOLERANCE
TOR            TORUS
TP               TOOLPALETTES
TR               TRIM
TS               TABLESTYLE
UC              UCSMAN
UN              UNITS
-UN            -UNITS
UNI             UNION
V                 VIEW
-V               -VIEW
VP                DDVPOINT
-VP              VPOINT
VS                VSCURRENT
VSM             VISUALSTYLES
-VSM           -VISUALSTYLES
W                  WBLOCK
-W                -WBLOCK
WE                WEDGE
X                   EXPLODE
XA                XATTACH
XB                 XBIND
-XB               -XBIND
XC                XCLIP
XL                XLINE
XR                XREF
-XR            -XREF
Z                  ZOOM

The “dashed” commands open the command line options (no dialog box)

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171 Responses to “AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts”

  1. sushant manohar dalvi
    August 24th, 2012 at 4:48 AM

    CADDmanager –

    Sir i want complete 3d commands please send this commands

  2. Thanks for the help. You people have done a great job. Keep it up. Wish
    you all the luck…………………………………………..

  3. SALAM
    my question in what is the short key of auto cad command break at point….

  4. OTRACK is not there ?

  5. this command very useful for all planners.thank you.

  6. Thank these commands are use full to me

  7. Hi,
    I don`t know what happened to my commands, but suddenly it`s messed up. For example when I want to move something, I select the object then press M and it asks again to select the object, or it won`t delete anything,..
    Can anybody help?
    Thanks!

  8. haiiii thanks

  9. what is alternative command used for mapskinmap in autocad 2010

  10. how we convert the autocad file into jpg file formate??????

  11. This commanad very usefull thank uuuuu….

  12. Thanks

  13. thank u\

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  15. Hello
    i am yasir gill from Gujranwala,Punjab,Pakistan.
    thanks for help us and we want more reliable commands add this page ok.

  16. its very good to use 🙂

  17. NICE

  18. thanks

  19. Assalam o Alikunm!
    Sir,
    thanks for help us and we want more reliable commands add this page v 9s ok.
    ALLAh BLESS YOU ALWAYS.THaNkx Again.

  20. Thank you very much.
    That is very useful .

  21. my problem is that, when i draw a drawing in isomatric view in hp laptop windows 7. the short cut key isn’t working to change the style……………..

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