Shortcuts Vectorworks for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Vectorworks for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, 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

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

Building Shell Tool Set

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

3D Modelling Tool Set

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+C Flyover
Shift+1 Set Working Plane
Alt+Shift+1 Align Plane
Shift+R Push/Pull
Shift+0 3D Locus
Shift+7 NURBS Curve
Shift+3 Sphere
Alt+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

Windows 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

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

Walls Tool Set

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
9 Wall
Alt+9 Round Wall
Alt+J Wall Join

File Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N New
Ctrl+O Open
Ctrl+W Close
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+Alt+P Page Setup
Ctrl+P Print
Alt+F4/Ctrl+Q Exit

Edit Menu

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

View Menu

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

Modify Menu

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

Model Menu

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

AEC Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+E Project Settings (Energos)

Spotlight Menu

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

Tool Menu

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

keys Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+T Format keys

Window Menu

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

Cycles through Modes in Tool bar

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

Miscellaneous Shortcuts

Windows 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

Windows 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

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Arrow Keys Switch active layer or class
Arrow Keys Pan drawing
Shift+Arrow Keys Nudge objects
Shift+Ctrl+Arrow Keys Move objects
Ctrl+1 Increase zoom by a factor of 2
Ctrl+2 Decrease zoom by a factor of 2
Ctrl+Alt+1 Increase zoom by a factor of 4
Ctrl+Alt+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

Windows 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

Windows 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