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Default keyboard shortcuts

Last updated August 31, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2016i

Default keyboard shortcuts

Default keyboard shortcuts

Tekla Structures contains a large number of keyboard shortcuts that you can use to speed up your work.

If you want to change the default shortcuts, see Customize keyboard shortcuts.

For a printable version of keyboard shortcuts, see Keyboard shortcuts cheat sheet.

Common commands

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Help

F1

Create new model

Ctrl+N

Open model

Ctrl+O

Save model

Ctrl+S

Delete

Del

Properties

Alt+Enter

Undo

Ctrl+Z

Redo

Ctrl+Y

Interrupt

Esc

Repeat last command

Enter

Quick Launch

Ctrl+Q

Rendering options

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Parts wireframe

Ctrl+1

Parts rendered wireframe

Ctrl+2

Parts grayscale

Ctrl+3

Parts rendered

Ctrl+4

Show only selected part

Ctrl+5

Components wireframe

Shift+1

Components rendered wireframe

Shift+2

Components grayscale

Shift+3

Components rendered

Shift+4

Show only selected component

Shift+5

Selecting objects

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Rollover highlight

H

Select all selection switch

F2

Select parts selection switch

F3

Add to selection

Shift

Toggle selection

Ctrl

Select all

Ctrl+A

Select assembly

Alt+object

Hide object

Shift+H

Lock X, Y or Z coordinates

X , Y or Z

Selection filter

Ctrl+G

Snapping

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Snap to reference lines/points

F4

Snap to geometry lines/points

F5

Snap to nearest points

F6

Snap to any position

F7

Ortho

O

Relative coordinate input

R

Absolute coordinate input

A

Global coordinate input

G

Snap to next position

Tab

Snap to previous position

Shift+Tab

Copying and moving objects

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Copy

Ctrl+C

Move

Ctrl+M

Smart Select

S

Drag and drop

D

Viewing the model

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Zoom original

Home

Zoom previous

End

Zoom in

Page Up

Zoom out

Page Down

Rotate using mouse

Ctrl+R

Rotate using keyboard

Ctrl+arrow keys

Shift+arrow keys

Disable view rotation

F8

Set view rotation point

V

Auto rotate

Shift+R

Shift+T

Pan

P

Middle button pan

Shift+M

Move right

Move left

Move down

Move up

arrow keys

3D/Plane view

Ctrl+P

Fly

Shift+F

Create clip plane

Shift+X

Center by cursor

Ins

Checking the model

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Inquire object

Shift+I

Free measure

F

Create report

Ctrl+B

Open the Views list

Ctrl+I

Open the Drawing List

Ctrl+L

Print drawings

Shift+P

Open component catalog

Ctrl+F

Create AutoConnections

Ctrl+J

Advanced options

Ctrl+E

Phase manager

Ctrl+H

Drawings

Command

Keyboard shortcut

Open Drawing list when a drawing is open

Ctrl+O

Open Drawing list in model mode

Ctrl+L

Open previous drawing

Ctrl+Page Up

Open next drawing

Ctrl+Page Down

Open any drawing after creating the drawing

Ctrl+Shift

Associativity symbol

Shift+A

Set next drawing color mode

B

Ghost outline

Shift+G

Add an orthogonal dimension

G

Add free dimension

F

In Drawing list : Open user-defined attributes

Alt+U

In Drawing list : Add to Master Drawing Catalog

Ctrl+M

In Drawing list : Revision

Ctrl+R

In Master Drawing Catalog : Select all

Ctrl+A

In Master Drawing Catalog : Create drawings for all parts

Alt+A

In Master Drawing Catalog : Create drawings

Alt+C

Set UCS origin

U

Set UCS by two points

Shift+U

Toggle orientation

Ctrl+T

Reset current

Ctrl+1

Reset all

Ctrl+0

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