AutoCAD Hotkeys, Commands and Shortcuts

1. Function Keys

F1Help tool
F2Displays the text window
F3Object snap
F4Tablet mode
F5Isoplane mode
F6Dynamic UCS
F7Grid mode
F8Ortho mode
F9Snap mode
F10Polar tracking
F11Object snap tracking
F12Dynamic input

2. Text Editing

HomeMoves the cursor to the start of the current line
EndMoves the cursor to the end of the current line
DeleteDeletes the character immediately to the right of the
cursor
BackspaceDeletes the characterimmediately to the left of the cursor
EnterEnds the current paragraph, starting a new one on the
next line
Page upMoves the cursor position up to 28 rows up
Page downMoves the cursor position up to 28 rows down
Shift+Up arrowIncreases the
selection by one line at a time
Shift+Down arrowDecreases the
selection by one line at a time
Shift+Left arrowDecreases the
selection by one character at a time
Shift+RIght arrowIncrease the
selection by one character at a time
EscCloses the text editor and loses any changes made
Ctrl+BackspaceDeletes the word
Ctrl+Page downMoves the cursor to the bottom of the currently visible
page of text
Ctrl+Page upMoves the cursor to the top of the currently visible
page of text
Ctrl+HomeMoves the cursor to the beginning of the first line of text
Ctrl+EndMoves the cursor to the end of the last line of text
Ctrl+Left arrowMoves the cursor one word backward
Ctrl+Right arrowMoves the cursor one word forward
Ctrl+Shift+Left arrowDecreases the
selection by one word
Ctrl+Shift+Right arrowIncreases the
selection by one word

3. Numeric Shortcut

Ctrl+0Clean screen
Ctrl+1Properties palette
Ctrl+2Design center
Ctrl+3Tool palettes
Ctrl+4Sheet set manager
Ctrl+6dbConnect manager
Ctrl+7Markup set manager
Ctrl+8QuickCalc
Ctrl+9Command window

4. General

Ctrl+ASelect all
Ctrl+NNew
Ctrl+OOpen
Ctrl+PPrint
Ctrl+QQuit
CTrl+SSave
Ctrl+VPasteclip tool
Ctrl+XCutclip tool
Ctrl+YRedo
Ctrl+ZUndo
Ctrl+Shift+SSave AS
Ctrl+Shift+VPaste as block

5. Alphabest combination

Ctrl+BSnap mode
Ctrl+DDynamic UCS
Ctrl+ECrosshairs in isoplane positions left/top/right
Ctrl+FOsnap mode
Ctrl+GGrid mode
Ctrl+HPickstyle
Ctrl+ICoordinate display
Ctrl+KHyperlink
Ctrl+LOrtho mode
Ctrl+RChange active viewport
Ctrl+Shift+CCopy with Base Point
Ctrl+Shift+HHIDEPALETTES tool
Ctrl+Shift+PQuick Properties

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