If you belong to the field of engineering, you must have heard the name of AutoCAD. It is a type of software, which is used to create building plans, architectural designs and blueprints of complex graphics. To run this software, it is very important to have knowledge of different types of commands and shortcut keys. That’s why you are being given Commands and Shortcuts Keys List after PDF article.
AutoCAD Commands List
Learning AutoCAD starts with Commands. That’s why you should be aware of all types of important commands. You cannot learn AutoCAD without commands.
For example, the L command is used to draw simple lines. The C command is used to create a circle. ARC is used to make Arc, REC is used to make Rectangle.
Apart from this, ML Command is used to draw multiple parallel lines. The COUNT command is used to count the number of blocks. SP is used to check spelling mistakes.
|L||draw simple line|
|REC||make a rectangle|
|LA||to open the layer properties manager palette|
|REVCLOUD||to make revision clouds|
|DONUT||It creates two circles with a filled area in between|
|COUNT||command shows the number of blocks in a drawing in tabular form.|
|MULTIPLE||repeat any command without pressing enter key|
|OOPS||to restore the last deleted object|
|TIME||information about Created Date, Editing Time, Last Updated etc|
|ID||to find the coordinate values of a point in AutoCAD drawing.|
|BC||Closes the Block Editor|
|COL||Sets the colour for new objects|
|DCON||Applies dimensional constraints to selected objects or points on objects|
|EX||Extends objects to meet the edges of other objects|
|LE||Creates a leader and leader annotation|
|MV||Creates and controls layout viewports|
AutoCAD Shortcut Keys
AutoCAD also has such Keyboard Shortcuts or Hotkeys, using which you can make the way of working in this software more quick.
Ctrl + N is used to create a New Drawing Tab. Similarly, Ctrl + S to save, Ctrl + 1 to open properties, Ctrl + Tab to switch to next, Ctrl + Z or Ctrl + Y for Undo / Redo last action, F10 for toggle polar mode Is used.
|Ctrl+E||Cycle isometric planes|
|Ctrl+F||Toggle running object snaps|
|Ctrl+2||Design Centre Palette|
|Ctrl+A||Select all objects|
|Ctrl+7||Markup Set Manager Palette|
|Ctrl+H||Toggle Pick Style|
|Ctrl+Page Down||Switch to next tab in current drawing|
|Ctrl+Shift+H||Toggle Hide pallets|
|F6||Toggle Dynamic UCS|
|F7||Toggle grid mode|
|Ctrl+Y||Redo last action|
|F10||Toggle polar mode|
|Ctrl+Shift+I||Toggle Infer Constraints|
|Ctrl+Tab||Switch to next|
|Ctrl+Shift+Tab||Switch to previous drawing|
|F11||Toggle object snap tracking|
|F12||Toggle dynamic input mode|
|ESC||Cancel current command|
|Ctrl+0 (zero)||Clean Screen|
|Ctrl+Shift+C||Copy to clipboard with base point|
|Ctrl+Shift+V||Paste data as block|
|F9||Toggle snap mode|
|Ctrl+Z||Undo last action|
|F8||Toggle ortho mode|
|Ctrl+P||Plot dialog box|
|Ctrl+E||Toggle coordinate display|
|Ctrl+4||Sheet Set Palette|
|Ctrl+Page Up||Switch to previous tab in current drawing|
|Ctrl+[||Cancel current command (or ctrl+\)|
|F2||Toggle text screen|
|F3||Toggle object snap mode|
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