Hotkeys

 

Hotkeys

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Mouse shortcuts:

 

Left button click + drag

Makes a rectangle selection. If the selection is performed in the upward direction from the right to the left all the entities that are crossed by the rectangle selection are selected. If the selection is performed in the downward direction wrom the left to the right only the entities that fully fit into the rectangle selection are selected.

Right button click + drag

Scrolls the image in the direction of drag.

Middle button click + drag

Scrolls the image in the direction of drag.

Turning the mouse wheel

Turn the mouse wheel to apply the needed scale.

Double click with the mouse wheel

Scaling the drawing to fit the window.

Alt + left mouse button click +drag

Scaling of the selected part of the drawing to fit the window.

Shift +left mouse click over the objects

Selecting several entities.

Hotkeys:

Ctrl+A

Selects all the drawing's entities when Editor mode is on.

Selects all the Redline entities when Redline mode is on.

Selects all the data of the Measure panel when the measure mode is on.

Ctrl+B

Activates the Batch dialog box.

Ctrl+C

Copies selected entities to the Clipboard when Editor or Redline mode is on

Ctlr+D

Activates the measure distance pop up window

Ctrl+F

Activates the dialog box Find text.

Ctrl+H

Hides or shows the Redline file for the current drawing.

Ctrl+Ins

Copies the selected entities to the clipboard.

Ctrl+N

Opens a new window.

Ctrl+O

Activates the standard Open dialog box.

Ctrl+P

Activates the Print Preview dialog box.

Ctrl + Alt + P

Sends all pages to the printer (layouts for dwg and dxf, pages for hpgl/2 and tiff file formats).

Ctrl+R

Forces ABViewer to reload currently opened file.

Ctrl+S

Activates the standart Save dialog box.

Shift+Ctrl+S

Activates the standard Save as dialog box respectively to the current mode:

Editor - saves changes to the previously loaded for editing CAD file or anew created

Redline - saves redline file

Ctrl+T

Calls Thumbnails.

Ctrl+U

Returns an image to a previous scale, if it exists.

Ctrl+V

Pastes data from the Clipboard when Editor or Redline mode is on.

Ctrl+W

Closes the current window.

Ctrl+X

Cuts selected entities to the Clipboard.

Ctrl+Z

Undoes the last editing action.

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Reverses the last undo operation.

Ctrl+Shift+V

Pastes data from the Clipboard as block of entities when Editor or Redline mode is on.

Ctrl+Shift+F11

Activates the Options window.

Shift+Ins

Pastes data from the Clipboard when Editor or Redline mode is on.

Shift+Tab

Switches to the field above in the dynamic input window.

Tab

Switches to the next field in the dynamic input window.

Space

Unlocks the fields in the dynamic input window. It is also used for locking values.

Ctrl+left arrow

Rotates the drawing counterclockwise by 90 degrees.

Ctrl+right arrow

Rotates the drawing clockwise by 90 degrees.

Ctrl+Shift+Tab

Switches to the next opened file.

Ctrl+Tab

Switches to the previous opened file.

Ctrl+F4

Closes the current file.

* in numpad

Fits drawing to window.

+ in numpad

Zooms in the drawing in the working field.

- in numpad

Zooms out the drawing in the working field.

PgUp und PgDn

Switches to files up and down in the current directory correspondingly if the drawing window is active or page by page if Explorer or Favorites panel is active.

F1

Activates the Help window (contextual help if the mouse cursor is on the Viewer Tab or a menu item is chosen).

F2

Adds current loaded file to the Favorites list.

F3

Switches to the next found text string. Is used after applying the command Find text.

Shift+F3

Switches to the previous found text string. Is used after applying the command Find text.

F4

Shows or hides Properties panel.

F5

Refreshes the list of files in Explorer panel.

F6

Switches on/off Polar tracking

F7

Switches grid on/off

F8

Switches Ortho on/off

F9

Switches Snap on/off

F11

Activates Full Screen mode.

Delete

Deletes selected entities when mouse cursor is over main editing (viewing) window when Editor or Redline mode is on. in the panel Favorites removes the selected file from it. Clears the Measure panel in the corresponding mode.

Enter

Confirms creating an entity point.

Alt + Enter

Activates Full Screen mode.

Alt+D

Deletes the selected layer in the dialog box Layers.

Alt+F

Switches to the Last Files list.

Alt+G

Goes to the certain line in the Measure Panel. The number of the line is specified in the dialog box Go to.

Alt+I

Activates the File information dialog box.

Alt+N

Adds a new layer in the dialog box Layers.

Alt+down, up, left, right arrows

Moves the selected elements in the drawing down, up, to the left, to the right respectively.

 

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