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You can use the following shortcuts to quickly access tools, tool guides, and other DesignSpark Mechanical commands.

Blend

B

Circle

C

Combine

I

Escape

Esc

Measure

E

Fill

F

Home

H

Line

L

Pull

P

Rectangle

R

Select

S

3D mode

D

Plan view

V

Section mode

X

Sketch mode

K

Up To tool guide

U

Move

M

Trim Away

T

Spin

Drag with middle mouse button

Pan

Shift+drag with middle mouse button

Zoom

Ctrl+drag up and down with middle mouse button

Zoom Extents

Z

Snap view

Shift+double-click middle mouse button

Previous view

Left arrow

Next view

Right arrow

Application menu

Alt+F

Close document

Ctrl+F4

Complete

Enter

Copy

Ctrl+C

Create Group

Ctrl+G

Cut

Ctrl+X

Delete

Del

Detach face

Ctrl+D

Exit

Alt+F4

Invert selection

Ctrl+Shift+I

Display next Design window

Ctrl+Tab

Display previous Design window

Ctrl+Shift+Tab

Move sketch grid in

Ctrl+right arrow

Move sketch grid out

Ctrl+left arrow

Nudge active dimension by normal distance or angle

Alt+up arrow or Alt+down arrow

Nudge active dimension by small distance or angle

Ctrl+Alt+up arrow or Ctrl+Alt+down arrow

Nudge active dimension by big distance or angle

Shift+Alt+up arrow or Shift+Alt+down arrow

Nudge secondary dimension by normal distance or angle

Alt+left or Alt+right arrow

Nudge secondary dimension by small distance or angle

Ctrl+Alt+left arrow or Ctrl+Alt+right arrow

Nudge secondary dimension by big distance or angle

Shift+left arrow or Shift+right arrow

New

Ctrl+N

Open

Ctrl+O

Paste

Ctrl+V

Print

Ctrl+P

Print Preview

Ctrl+F2

Redo

Ctrl+Y

Save

Ctrl+S

Save As

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save As New Version

Ctrl+Alt+S

Select all of same type as selected

Ctrl+A

Bold text

Ctrl+B

Italicize text

Ctrl+I

Underline text

Ctrl+U

Hide object

Ctrl+H

Undo

Ctrl+Z

Zoom In

Ctrl+ +

Zoom Out

Ctrl+ -

Set spin center

Ctrl+T

Locate spin center

Ctrl+L

Clear spin center

Ctrl+Q

Expand entire node in Structure tree

' * ' on number pad

Expand selected node in Structure tree

' + ' on number pad

Collapse selected node in Structure tree

' - ' on number pad

Activate object in Structure tree

Ctrl+Shift+A

Change Highlighting scheme

Ctrl+Shift+H

Toggle quick rendering mode

Ctrl+Shift+R

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