AUTOCAD 2D SHORTCUTS & GENERAL SHORTCUTS

SHORTCUTS FOR AUTOCAD 2D

BTW: ALWAYS read the text script at the bottom of the screen for the command options.

DRAW COMMANDS;

L enter = LINE

PL enter = POLYLINE

SPL enter = SPLINE

REC enter = RECTANGLE

C enter = CIRCLE

EL enter = ELIPSE

A enter = 3 POINT ARC

T enter = TEXT

H enter = HATCHING

BO enter = BOUNDARY

MODIFY COMMANDS:

E enter = ERASE

CO or CP enter = COPY

MI enter = MIRROR

O enter = OFFSET

AR enter = ARRAY

M  enter = MOVE

RO enter = ROTATE

SC enter = SCALE

ST enter = STRETCH

TR enter = TRIM  (HOLD SHIFT for EXTEND COMMAND)

EX enter = Extend (HOLD SHIFT for TRIM COMMAND)

BR enter = BREAK AT A POINT

DIV enter = DIVIDE

J enter = JOIN

F enter = FILLET  (by default it will give a 90 degree angle or type R enter to change the angle)

X enter = EXPLODE

STANDARD COMMANDS:

CTRL +N enter = CREATE A NEW FILE

CTRL +O enter = OPEN A FILE

CTRL +S enter = SAVE THE FILE

CTRL+SHIFT+S  enter= SAVE THE FILE UNDER A NEW NAME

CTRL+X enter= CUT

CTRL+C enter= COPY

CTRL+V enter= PASTE

CTRL+TAB enter= NAVIGATE BETWEEN ALL OPEN FILES

CTRL+ Z enter= UNDO OR BACKWARDS

CTRL+Y enter= REDO OR FORWARD

CAL enter= CALCULATOR

LAYER COMMANDS:

LA enter = LAYER MANAGER

Once within the LAYER MANAGER menu;

CTRL+A= SELECT ALL LAYERS

CLICK on any layers LIGHTBULB icon  to turn all layers OFF or ON

CLICK on any layers FREEZE icon to have them frozen or not

CLICK on any layers LOCK icon to lock or unlock

NOTICE: It will ask you if you would like to keep CURRENT LAYER turned off, frozen or locked. IT’S YOUR CALL

BTW: The CURRENT LAYER is the one with GREEN CHECK MARK.

ALT+N =CREATE A NEW LAYER

LAS enter = LAYER STATE MANAGER

MA enter = MATCH PROPERTIES (can be used for matching TEXT, LAYERS, DIMENSIONS, COLOURS, ETC.)

PR enter = PROPERTIES

GENERAL SHORTCUTS:

PU enter= PURGE  ( UNTICK the CONFIRM EACH TIME option at the bottom and then CLICK PURGE ALL ICON until it becomes grey.)

OP enter = OPTIONS

Z enter= ZOOM ( SPECIFY region by CLICKING  two points)

E enter= EXTENTS ( which will show you EVERYTHING in your file)

O enter= OBJECTS ( CLICK on desired object  and you will see the EXTENT of the object)

RE enter= REGEN ( regen your file)

SPACEBAR enter= ENTER

ENTER= THE LAST COMMAND USED

B enter= BLOCK  (make  block)

I enter= IMPORT OBJECT or FILE ( the object or file will ALWAYS come in as a BLOCK you will need to EXPLODE it if necessary)

F1= HELP CONTENT

F2= MAXIMIZES SCRIPT TEXT SECTION

F3= SNAP ON or OFF

F7= GRID ON or OFF

F8= ORTHOGRAPHIC ON or OFF

F9= SCREEN SNAP ON or OFF

CTRL+0 = EXPERT MODE

PURGE: Cleans your File and DELETES anything that is not in use.

EX: LAYERS, DIMENSION STYLES, TEXT FORMATS, VIEWPORTS ….ANYTHING.

Comments

  1. Srey Sovanarith says:

    Thanks so much,It just a small part of Civil Engineering but it good for me .

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