Subject: Using keyboard shortcuts



Keyboard shortcuts are key combinations that start commonly used CADdirect com­mands. The following table describes function key shortcuts, but there are many more shortcuts available. For a full list, choose Tools > Customize UI and choose Key­board Shortcuts in the Current Customization list.

Function key shortcuts

Command

Typed Entry

Shortcut

Description

Coordinate

COORDINATE

F6, Ctrl+D, Ctrl+I

Switches coordinate display between On, Off, and Angle/Distance.

Entity Snap

ESNAP

F3, Ctrl+F

Turns entity snaps on and off.

Entity Snap Tracking

ENTTRACK

F11

Switches entity snap tracking on and off

Exit

EXIT

Alt+F4, Ctrl+Q

Closes all drawings and exits CADdirect.

Grid

GRID

F7, Ctrl+G

Turns the reference grid display on and off.

Grid Snap

SNAP

F9, Ctrl+B

Turns grid snap settings on and off.

Help

HELP

F1

Starts online Help.

Isometric Plane

ISOPLANE

F5, Ctrl+E

Switches the isometric plane between Top, Right, and Left.

Orthogonal

ORTHOGONAL

F8, Ctrl+L

Switches the orthogonal mode on and off.

Polar Tracking

POLARTRACK

F10, Ctrl+U

Switches polar tracking on and off

Prompt History Window

PMTHIST

F2

Turns the Prompt History window on and off.

Tablet

TABLET

F4

Controls the tablet configuration.

VBA Editor

VBA

Alt+F11

Opens the Visual Basic for Applications editor so that you can create or modify a VBA macro.

Window Close

WCLOSE

Ctrl+F4

Closes the active drawing window.

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