Shortcuts Vectorworks for MacOS

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Vectorworks for MacOS which is used on the operating system MacOS, in this hotkeys description 238 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.

Basic Palette

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
X Selection
H Pan
Option+Z Move Page
Shift+C Flyover
C Zoom
1 keys
Option+1 Callout
0 2D Locus
Option+0 Symbol Insertion
2 Line
Option+2 Double Line
4 Rectangle
Option+4 Rounded Rectangle
6 Circle
Option+6 Oval
3 Arc
Option+3 Quarter Arc
Option+5 Freehand
5 Polyline
8 2D Polygon
Shift+T Triangle
Option+8 Double-line Polygon
Option+Shift+R Regular Polygon
Option+Shift+S Spiral
Shift+E Eyedropper
V Visibility
Shift+A Attribute Mapping
- Reshape
Option+= Rotate
= Mirror
L Split
; Connect/Combine
Option+Shift+L Trim
7 Fillet
Option+7 Chamfer
Shift+- Offset
Shift+N Clip
Shift+M Move by Points

Building Shell Tool Set

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
9 Wall
Option+9 Round Wall
Option+J Wall Join
Option+Shift+J Component Wall Join
Option+Shift+D Door
Shift+D Window

3D Modelling Tool Set

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+C Flyover
Shift+1 Set Working Plane
Option+Shift+1 Align Plane
Shift+R Push/Pull
Shift+0 3D Locus
Shift+7 NURBS Curve
Shift+3 Sphere
Option+Shift+3 Hemisphere
Shift+F Fillet Edge
Shift+J Chamfer Edge
Shift+G Shell Solid
Shift+K Loft Surface
Shift+L Extract
Shift+H Create Contours
Shift+; Project
Shift+’ Analysis

Visualization Tool Set

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+C Flyover
Shift+U Walkthrough
Shift+V Translate View
Shift+W Rotate View
Shift+Z Light
Shift+A Attribute Mapping

Dims/Notes Tool Set

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
N Constrained Linear Dimension
M Unconstrained Linear Dimension
. Angular Dimension
, Radial Dimension

Walls Tool Set

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
9 Wall
Option+9 Round Wall
Option+J Wall Join

File Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+N New
Command+O Open
Command+W Close
Command+S Save
Command+Option+P Page Setup
Command+P Print
Option+F4/Command+Q Exit

Edit Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Z Undo
Command+Y Redo
Command+X Cut
Command+C Copy
Command+V Paste
Command+Option+V Paste in Place
Command+D Duplicate
Command+Shift+Option+D Duplicate Array
Command+A Select All

View Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+3 Zoom–Normal Scale
Command+4 Zoom–Fit to Page Area
Command+6 Zoom–Fit to Objects
Command+Shift+Option+3 Class Options Active Only
Command+Shift+Option+4 Class Options Gray Others
Command+Shift+Option+5 Class Options Gray/Snap Others
Command+Shift+Option+6 Class Options Show Others
Command+Shift+Option+7 Class Options Show/Snap Others
Command+Shift+Option+8 Class Options Show/Snap/Modify Others
Command+Option+3 Layer Options Active Only
Command+Option+4 Layer Options Gray Others
Command+Option+5 Layer Options Gray/Snap Others
Command+Option+6 Layer Options Show Others
Command+Option+7 Layer Options Show/Snap Others
Command+Option+8 Layer Options Show/Snap/Modify Others
Command+5 Standard views: Top/Plan
Command+Shift+W Rendering–Wireframe
Command+Shift+S Rendering–Sketch
Command+Shift+Option+S Rendering Sketch Options
Command+Shift+G Rendering Open GL
Command+Shift+F Rendering–Final Quality Renderworks
Command+Shift+E Rendering– Hidden Line
Command+Shift+D Rendering–Dashed Hidden Line
Command+Shift+P Rendering–Final Shaded Polygon
Command+0 Set 3D View
Command+Option+L Unified View
Command+Shift+M Create Multiple Viewports
Command+Shift+. Next View
Command+Shift+, Previous View

Modify Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+M Move
Command+Option+M Move 3D
Command+F Send to Front
Command+Option+F Send Forward
Command+B Send to Back
Command+Option+B Send Backward
Command+- Align to Grid
Command+= Align/Distribute
Command+Shift+= Align/Distribute 3D
Command+L Rotate Left 90
Command+Shift+R Rotate Right 90
Command+Shift+H Flip Horizontal
Command+Shift+V Flip Vertical
Command+\ Set Working Plane
Command+T Trim
Command+J Join
Command+Option+J Join and Fillet
Command+Shift+J Join (no Trim)
Command+Shift+Option+A Add Surface
Command+Shift+Option+C Clip Surface
Command+Shift+Option+I Intersect Surface
Command+Shift+Option+P Compose
Command+K Convert to Group
Command+Option+R Convert to Mesh
Command+Option+O Convert to 3D Polys
Command+Option+N Convert to NURBS
Command+G Group
Command+U Ungroup
Command+[ Edit
Command+] Exit
Command+Option+G Show Guides
Command+Shift+Option+G Hide Guides
Command+Shift+0 Unrotate 3D Objects

Model Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Option+A Add Solids
Command+Option+S Subtract Solids
Command+Option+I Intersect Solids
Command+Option+T Section Solids
Command+E Extrude
Command+Option+E Multiple Extrude
Command+Option+X Extrude Along Path
Command+Option+U Tapered Extrude
Command+Option+W Sweep
Command+Option+Y Create Fillet Surface
Command+Option+Q Create Planar Caps
Command+Option+K Create Surface from Curves

AEC Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Shift+Option+E Project Settings (Energos)

Spotlight Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Shift+Option+N Number Instruments
Command+Shift+Option+O Auto Number Positions
Command+Shift+Option+F Focus Instruments
Command+Shift+Option+R Replace Instruments
Command+Shift+Option+M Find and Modify
Command+/ Refresh Instruments
Command+Shift+Option+L Label Legend Manager

Tool Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Shift+O Organization
Command+9 User Origin
Command+8 SmartCursor Settings
Command+Shift+Z Plug-in Manager
Command+Shift+Option+W Workspace Editor

keys Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Shift+T Format keys

Window Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Shift+C Palettes–Snapping
Command+Shift+A Palettes–Attributes
Command+I Palettes–Object Info
Command+Shift+K Palettes–Working Planes
Command+R Palettes–Resource Manager
Command+Shift+N Palettes–Navigation
Command+Shift+Option+V Palettes–Visualization
Command+‘ Palettes–Activate Object Info Palette

Cycles through Modes in Tool bar

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
U 1st group
I 2nd group
O 3rd group
P 4th group
[ 5th group
] 6th group

Miscellaneous Shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Y Toggle SmartCursor Cues
/ Toggle Angles Relative to Prior Segment
G Set Datum
Z Snap Loupe
T Set Smart Point, Edge, or Vector Snap Lock
\ Toggle Automatic Working Plane
Suspend Snapping
B X-ray Select Mode
J Coincident Selection

Toggle Snapping Palette Settings

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
A Snap to Grid
S Snap to Angle
D Smart Points
F Smart Edge (2D only)
F Snap to Working Plane (3D only)
Q Snap to Object
W Snap to Intersection
E Snap to Distance
R Snap to Tangent (2D only)

Other Shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Arrow Keys Switch active layer or class
Arrow Keys Pan drawing
Shift+Arrow Keys Nudge objects
Shift+Command+Arrow Keys Move objects
Command+1 Increase zoom by a factor of 2
Command+2 Decrease zoom by a factor of 2
Command+Option+1 Increase zoom by a factor of 4
Command+Option+2 Decrease zoom by a factor of 4
CC Increase zoom by a factor of 2
XX Deselect all selected objects
Esc Cancel the current operations
Esc Exit keys editing mode
Esc Esc Exit Group
Press and Hold Shift information

Switch to Standard View

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
0 Top/Plan or Rotated Top/Plan
1 Left Isometric
2 Front
3 Right Isometric
4 Left
5 Top
6 Right
7 Left Rear Isometric
8 Back
9 Right Rear Isometric

Worksheet Key Functions

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Arrow Keys Move one cell up, down, left or right
Tab Move right by one cell
Shift+Tab Move left by one cell
Enter Move down by one cell
Shift+Enter Move up by one cell
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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