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20110701

SketchUp Keyboard Shortcuts

I've been using SketchUp for more than six years now, started with pirated Version 2 and was using the last version by then developer @Last for a long time. I've never used any software that is as straightforward and enjoyable at the same time it made me want to shout "At Last!" [I swore I never wanted to touch any other 3-D modelling program, not even AutoCAD.] I was hooked within the first few hours, long before the 8-hour trial expires, and since I've been relying on SU for its speed and simplicity, with computer hardware being the single road block along the way.
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Through the years I've improved my skills in SU on different levels, and I'm most confident now in my speed in 3-D architectural modeling. What has been a great help all along is the use of shortcuts—for easy toggling/command using the keyboard hand. SU has some standard shortcut keys, but I've devised some of my own.
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I hope the following will be of use to other beginning and intermediate users. Some custom keyboard shortcuts for commands:
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Camera/Perspective • \
Camera/Previous • Ctrl+NumPad-
Camera/Standard Views/Back • Ctrl+Down
Camera/Standard Views/Bottom • Ctrl+Up
Camera/Standard Views/Front • Down
Camera/Standard Views/Isometric • Left
Camera/Standard Views/Left • Ctrl+Right
Camera/Standard Views/Right • Right
Camera/Standard Views/Top • Up
Camera/Standard Views/Zoom Extents • Ctrl+Numpad.
Camera/Standard Views/Zoom Window • Ctrl+NumPad+
Edit/Make Group • Ctrl+G
View/Component Edit/Hide Rest of Model • Ctrl+NumPad/
View/Component Edit/Hide Similar Components • Ctrl+NumPad*
View/Face Style/Hidden Line • F6
View/Face Style/Monochrome • F9
View/Face Style/Shaded • F7
View/Face Style/Shaded with Textures • F8
View/Face Style/Wireframe • F5
View/Face Style/X-Ray • F10
View/Guides • V
View/Hidden Geometry • F11
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Standard Windows/SU keyboard shortcuts for commands:
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Camera/Orbit • O
Camera/Pan • H
Camera/Zoom • Z
Draw/Circle • C
Draw/Line • L
Draw/Rectangle • R
Edit/Copy • Ctrl+C
Edit/Cut • Ctrl+X
Edit/Delete • Delete
Edit/Make Component • G
Edit/Paste • Ctrl+V
Edit/Redo • Ctrl+Y
Edit/Select All • Ctrl+A
Edit/Select None • Ctrl+T
Edit/Undo • Ctrl+Z
File/New • Ctrl+N
File/Open • Ctrl+O
File/Print • Ctrl+P
File/Save Ctrl+S
Tools/Eraser • E
Tools/Move • M
Tools/Offset • F
Tools/Paint Bucket • B
Tools/Push/Pull • P
Tools/Rotate • Q
Tools/Scale • S
Tools/Select • Space
Tools/Tape Measure • T
View/Animation/Next Scene • PageDown
View/Animation/Previous Scene •PageUp
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SketchUp keyboard shortcuts for Standard Views
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SketchUp keyboard shortcuts for Face Styles
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