Shortcuts ArchiCAD for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the ArchiCAD for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 143 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

File Menu Commands

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N New
Ctrl+Alt+N New and Reset
Ctrl+O Open
Ctrl+W Close
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+Shift+S Save as
Ctrl+P Plot
Ctrl+Shift+P Plot SetUp
Ctrl+P Print
Ctrl+Q Quit

File Modules and XREF

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+' Place Module
Ctrl+Shift+' Hotlink Manager

File GDL Objects

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+N New Object
Ctrl+Shift+O Open Object
Ctrl+Shift+N Save Project As

Edit Menu Commands

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo
Ctrl+A Select All
Ctrl+B Repeat last command
Ctrl+Shift+A Find and Select
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+D Drag
Ctrl+E Rotate
Ctrl+F Split
Ctrl+H Stretch
Ctrl+M Mirror
Ctrl+K Resize
Ctrl+- Adjust
Ctrl+0 Trim to roof
Ctrl+T Tool Settings
Ctrl+Shift+T Edit Selection Set
Ctrl+Shift+D Drag a copy
Ctrl+Shift+E Rotate a copy
Ctrl+Shift+M Mirror a copy

Edit Commands(Text)

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+B Repeat last command
Ctrl+A Select All
Ctrl+F Find
Ctrl+H Find and Replace
Ctrl+T Replace Again
Ctrl+L Go to line
Ctrl+M Comment
Ctrl+U Uncomment

Tools

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
1 Arrow Tool
2 Marquee Tool
W Wall Tool
] Wall End Tool
E Column Tool
F Beam Tool
, Window Tool
M Door Tool
V Object Tool
. Lamp Tool
Alt+. Stair Tool
U Slab Tool
I Roof Tool
[ Mesh Tool
J Dimension Tool
\ Radial Dimension Tool
Shift+J Level Dimension Tool
Alt+\ Angle Dimension Tool
K Text Tool
Shift+K Label Tool
Alt+' Zone Tool
' Fill Tool
Shift+L Line Tool
; Arc/Circle Tool
L Polyline Tool
Alt+; Spline Tool
Shift+F Figure Tool
0 Hotspot Tool
7 Section/Elevation Tool
8 Detail Tool
9 Camera Tool

Tools display order

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+F6 Bring to front
F6 Bring forward
F5 Send backward
Shift+F5 Send to back

Options

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F7 Clean Walls & Beam Intersections
F8 Grid Snap
Shift+F8 Grids and Background
Ctrl+L Layer Settings

Options Stories

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+4 Go to Story
Ctrl+5 Go down a story
Ctrl+6 Go Up a story
Ctrl+7 Story Settings
Ctrl+8 Show Ghost Story

Images

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F10 PhotoRender Projections
F11 Create Fly-Through
F12 Create Sun Study
Ctrl+Y 3D Cutaway
Ctrl+Shift+3 3D Projections Settings
Ctrl+Alt+A Elements to show in 3D
Ctrl+Shift+Y 3D Cutting Planes

Image 3D Engines and Models

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F9 Shading
Ctrl+F9 Hidden Line
Ctrl+Shift+F9 Wireframe

Teamwork

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+I Sign In
Ctrl+J Receive Changes
Ctrl+Shift+J Send and Receive Changes
Ctrl+Shift+W Sign Out
Ctrl+Shift+I Share Project

Display Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+R Redraw
Ctrl+Shift+R Rebuild
Ctrl+/ Zoom In
Ctrl+Shift+/ Zoom Out
Ctrl+, Pan
Ctrl+Shift+' Zoom to selection
Ctrl+' Fit to Window
Ctrl+\ Full Screen
Ctrl+Shift+\ Home Zoom
Ctrl+[ Previous Zoom
Ctrl+] Next Zoom

Window

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+2 Floor Plan
Ctrl+3 3D Window

Actions

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
G Switch Geometry methods
C Switch Construction methods
A Angle
R Radius
X X coordinate
Y Y coordinate
Z Z coordinate
T Top Elevation
B Bottom elevation
Q Cursor snap variants
P Parallel/Perpendicular
H Angle Bisector
O Offset/Multiple Offset
D Special snap relative construction
PgUp Previous Tool in Toolbox
PgDn Next Tool in Toolbox
S Grid snap
Up Arrow Scroll Up
Down Arrow Scroll Down
Left arrow Scroll Left
Right Arrow Scroll Right
+/- Zoom in/Zoom out
N Object Parameter Value
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program