Subject: Using mouse shortcuts



You can use your mouse, often combined with the keyboard, to start commands and perform other actions.  

Mouse shortcuts

Shortcut

Action

Hold and drag left mouse button

Move selected entities when not in a command

Ctrl + Hold and drag left mouse button

Copy and move selected entities when not in a command

Ctrl + Hold and drag right mouse button

Constrained Z Orbit command

Ctrl + Left-click mouse

Cycle-select entities located below the cursor

Ctrl + Shift + Hold and drag left mouse button

Real-Time Zoom command

Ctrl + Shift + Hold and drag middle mouse button (wheel)

Free Orbit command

Alt + Shift + Hold and drag middle mouse button

or

Shift + Hold and drag middle mouse button

Constrained Orbit command

Shift + Left-click mouse

Deselect entities

Shift + Right-click mouse

Entity snap shortcut menu

Hold and drag left mouse button

Move selected entities

Right-click mouse

Display shortcut menu for the selected entity

Rotate mouse wheel

Zoom In and Zoom Out commands; if over the ribbon, scrolls ribbon tabs

Hold mouse wheel, then move mouse

Real-Time Pan command

Ctrl + Rotate mouse wheel when command bar is active

Zoom in and out of the command bar

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