back.inlineCheat sheet of all Keyboard Shortcuts

Hot keys

General

  • Ctrl-Z: Undo

  • Ctrl-Y: Redo

  • A: Select all

  • Shift-A: Deselect all

  • Shift-Click: Select all faces in body

  • Shift-Click: Select a chain of edges

  • Shift-hover: Display halo over edges/vertices

  • Shift-hover: Display crosshair over faces

  • R, G, B: Crosshair select red, green, or both

  • Shift-drag: Drag perpendicular

  • Delete: Delete objects

  • Backspace: Delete objects

  • X: Fix objects

  • Shift-X: Unfix objects

  • Ctrl-C: Copy selected body

  • Ctrl-C: Copy selected edge

  • Ctrl-S: Save as Phi file

  • Ctrl-F: Search for a command

  • Esc: Close modals, deselect, abort

Viewing

  • Ctrl-drag: Pan

  • Arrows: Rotate 15°

  • F: View all (Fit)

  • Shift-F: View all and rotate to an oblique view

  • Q: Hide vertices

  • W: Hide edges

  • R: Hide faces

  • Shift-R: Hide selected faces instead of deselected ones

Main commands

  • P: Pop-out

  • V: Add vertex

  • Shift-V: Add vertex at middle of edge. Multiple Shift-clicks subdivide more

  • E: Add edge

  • Shift-E: Add straight edge

  • C: Carve

  • Shift-C: Straight line carve

  • V during carve: Add vertices

  • D: Quick scale body

  • Shift-D: Scale

  • S: Split patch

  • O: Offset face

  • T: Make edges tangent

  • L: Make edge linear

  • Shift-L: Make edges collinear

  • J: Snap a body to another

  • Shift-J: Snap bodies deforming the first one

  • N: Snap to Reference body

  • Y: Add to Symmetry Set

Rigid move tool

  • M: Show or hide manipulator

  • Shift-move: Move tool without affecting object

  • Shift-scale: Proportional scale

  • G: Switch to global positioning

  • L: Switch to local positioning

Sketch editing

  • V: Flip vertical

  • H: Flip horizontal

  • X: Move along X (amount depends on zoom)

  • Y: Move along Y (amount depends on zoom)

  • Z: Move along Z (amount depends on zoom)

  • Shift-X: Move along -X (amount depends on zoom)

  • Shift-Y: Move along -Y (amount depends on zoom)

  • Shift-Z: Move along -Z (amount depends on zoom)

  • Up/down arrows: Scale proportionately

  • 1, Shift-1: Scale horizontally

  • 2, Shift-2: Scale vertically

  • R: Remove sketch

Reference body editing

  • V: Flip vertical

  • H: Flip horizontal

  • X: Move along X (amount depends on zoom)

  • Y: Move along Y (amount depends on zoom)

  • Z: Move along Z (amount depends on zoom)

  • Shift-X: Move along -X (amount depends on zoom)

  • Shift-Y: Move along -Y (amount depends on zoom)

  • Shift-Z: Move along -Z (amount depends on zoom)

  • Up/down arrows: Scale proportionately

  • 1, Shift-1: Scale along X

  • 2, Shift-2: Scale along Y

  • 3, Shift-3: Scale along Z

  • Delete: Remove body

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