Auto CAD short-cut commands

Auto CAD short-cut commands


COMMON COMMANDS

SHORTCUT

COMMAND

COMMENT

A

ARC

Draw an arc

AL

ALIGN

Align an
object with another

AP

APPLOAD

Opens
application load dialogue box

AR

ARRAY

Opens array
dialogue box

AUDIT

AUDIT

Audit drawing
for errors

AV

DSVIEWER

Opens ariel view
of drawing

B

BLOCK

Opens block
dialogue box

C

CIRCLE

Draw a circle

CO

COPY

Copy an object

CHA

CHAMFER

Chamfer
between 2 non-parallel lines

COL

COLOR

Opens select
color dialogue box

CUI

 

Opens customize user interface dialogue

D

DIMSTYLE

Opens dim style
manager

DC

ADCENTER

Opens
design center

DI

DIST

Check a
distance

DIV

DIVIDE

Inserts point
node a set division

DO

DONUT

Draw a solid
donut shape

DV

DVIEW

Perspective
view

E

ERASE

Erase a
selection

EX

EXTEND

Extend a
selection

F

FILLET

Draw an arc
between 2 intersecting lines

FI

FILTER

Opens filter
dialogue box

FLATTEN

FLATTEN

Converts 3D to
2D

G

GROUP

Launches the
group dialogue box

H

HATCH

Opens hatch
and gradient dialogue box

I

INSERT

Insert a block

IM

IMAGE

Launches image
manager

J

JOIN

Joins 2
objects to form single object

JPGOUT

JPGOUT

Creates a JPEG
file of current drawing

L

LINE

Draw a line

LA

LAYER

Opens layer
manager

LE

QLEADER

Draw a leader
line (may need to adjust settings)

LEAD

LEADER

Leader line
with annotation

LI or LS

LIST

Display
information about objects in a text window

LO

-LAYOUT

Creates a new
layout tab

LTS

LTScale

Change the
line type scale

M

MOVE

Move a
selection

MA

MATCHPROPERTIES

Match
properties of an object

ME

MEASURE

Inserts point
node at input distance

O

OFFSET

Offset a
selection

OP

OPTIONS

Launches
options dialogue box

P

PAN

Pan in drawing

PE

POLYEDIT

Edit a
poly line

PL

PLINE

Draw a
poly line

PLOT

PLOT

Opens
plot/print dialogue box

PO

POINT

Point marker
or node – DDPTYPE to change point style

PR

PROPERTIES

Opens
properties dialogue box

PRE

PREVIEW

Preview a plot

PU

PURGE

Opens purge
dialogue box to remove unused elements

RE

REGEN

Regenerate the
display

REC

RECTANG

Draw a
rectangle

REN

RENAME

Opens rename
dialogue box to rename blocks, layers, etc

RO

ROTATE

Rotate a
selection

SP

SPELL

Spell check a
selection – ALL to check entire drawing

T

MTEXT

Insert
multi line text

TB

TABLE

Opens insert a
table dialogue box

TP

TOOLPALETTES

Displays
tool palette

TR

TRIM

Trim a
selection

U

UNDO

Undo last command

UN

UNITS

Opens units
dialogue box

V

VIEW

Opens view
dialogue box

W

WBLOCK

Write a block

WHOHAS

WHOHAS

Displays who
has a drawing open

X

EXPLODE

Explode a
selection

XR

XREF

Opens
x-reference manager

Z

ZOOM

Zoom in
display – A=All, E=EXTENTS, W=WINDOW


CONTROL KEYS


CTRL+0

CLEANSCREEN

Turns user
interface elements on/off

CTRL+1

PROPERTIES

Turns
properties on/off

CTRL+2

ADCENTER

Turns design
center on/off

CTRL+3

TOOLPALETTES

Turns tool
palettes window on/off

CTRL+8

QUICKCALC

Launches calculator
window

CTRL+A

 

Select all

CTRL+C

COPYCLIP

Copies objects
to clipboard

CTRL+H

 

Turns a group
on or off

CTRL+J

 

Repeats last
command

CTRL+N

NEW

Opens create
new drawing dialogue box

CTRL+O

OPEN

Opens the
select file dialogue box

CTRL+P

PLOT

Opens the plot
dialogue box

CTRL+R

CVPORT

Switches
between viewports

CTRL+S

QSAVE

Opens the save
drawing as dialogue box

CTRL+SHIFT+ S

 

Save as

CTRL+V

PASTECLIP

Pastes data
from clipboard to drawing

CTRL+X

CUTCLIP

Removes select
object from drawing to clipboard

CTRL+Y

REDO

Performs the
operation cancelled by UNDO

CTRL+Z

UNDO

Undoes the
last operation

CTRL+TAB

 

Switches
between open drawings

CTRL+PAGE UP

 

Switch up
between layout tabs

CTRL+PAGE DOWN

 

Switch down
between layout tabs

ARROW

UP/Down

 

Recall last
command



COORDINATE ENTRY


#X,Y

Location
measured by distance from 0,0 in current UCS

@X,Y

Location
measured by distance from last point

#distance<angle

Location
measured by distance and angle from 0,0 in current UCS

@distance<angl
e

Location measured
by distance and angle from last point

.x or.y or .xy
etc

Location by
extracting and combining coordinate values from 2 or 3 points

distance

Location
direct from current position in direction of movement

<angle

An angle
override from current point


DIMENSIONING


SHORTCUT

COMMAND

COMMENT

CTRL+8

QUICKCALC

Displays the
calculator

D

DIMSTYLE

Opens
dimension style manager dialogue box

DAL

DIMALIGNED

Aligned linear
dimension line

DAN

DIMANGULAR

Angular
dimension line

DAR

DIMARC

Arc length
dimension

DBA

DIMBASELINE

Ordinate
dimension from baseline of previous dimension

DCO

DIMCONTINUE

Ordinate
dimension from 2nd extension line of previous dimension

DDI

DIMDIAMETER

Diameter
dimension for circles and arcs

DED

DIMEDIT

Edit dimension
text on dimension objects

DI

DIST

Check a
distance

DIMCENTER

DIMCENTER

Creates center
mark

DLI

DIMLINEAR

Linear
dimension

DOR

DIMORDINATE

Ordinate point
dimension

DOV

DIMOVERRIDE

Override
dimension style

DRA

DIMRADIUS

Radial
dimension for circles and arcs

ID

ID

Display the
co-ordinate values of a point

UN

UNITS

Opens drawing
units dialogue box


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