Creo Elements / Direct Modeling 20.1 keyboard shortcuts

Creo Elements / Direct Modeling 20.1

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
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- Shortcuts
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F1

Help on current context

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F2

Select objects

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F3

Global axes on/off

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F4

Hidden on/off

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F5

3D geometry on/off

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F6

3D shaded/wire

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F7

Workplane borders on/off

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F8

Workplane axes on/off

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F11

Toggle full screen view

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F12

Toggle Structure Browser if undocked else toggle Browser bar

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↑   Shift + Space

Show or hide the command dialog box when you perform an operation in the viewport without opening a command dialog box. For example,

1. Select any 3D edge (edge of a cube) in the viewport and drag the 3D CoPilot dragger.
2. Press Shift (plus) Space to show or hide the Create Blend dialog box.
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Del

Delete preselected parts, assemblies, workplanes, 2D elements and 3D annotations in the viewport

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Tab

If you move the cursor over a face within multiple faces and if the face is highlighted (using Fly-by highlighting), then press TAB to move to the next method in the selection method sequence (Boss/Pocket, Rib, Slot, Boss, and Pocket) to recognize the face.

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Tab

If you move the cursor over a geometric custom feature, and if the feature is highlighted, then press TAB to highlight all the faces of the feature. Press TAB again to highlight the face that is just below the cursor. The tooltip changes each time that you press TAB.

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Tab

If you select multiple elements and objects in the viewport, press TAB to go to the next selection in the selection list.

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Space

If you have initiated a command, press SPACE to open the Option Mini Toolbar and to quickly find the suitable options of the command.

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↑   Shift + Tab

If you move the cursor over a face within multiple faces and if the face is highlighted (using Fly-by highlighting), then press SHIFT + TAB to move to the previous method in the selection method sequence (Boss/Pocket, Rib, Slot, Boss, and Pocket) to recognize the face.

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↑   Shift + Tab

If you move the cursor over a geometric custom feature, and if the feature is highlighted, then press SHIFT + TAB to highlight the face that is just below the cursor. Press SHIFT + TAB again to highlight all the faces of the feature. The tooltip changes each time that you press SHIFT + TAB. Tip: Click to select the highlighted elements.

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↑   Shift + Tab

If you select multiple elements and objects in the viewport, press SHIFT + TAB to go to the previous selection in the selection list.

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Ctrl + C

Copy selection and put it on the Clipboard

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Ctrl + F

Search

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Ctrl + N

Start Creo Elements/Direct Modeling over with new empty part and workplane

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Ctrl + O

Loads a file into Creo Elements/Direct Modeling

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Ctrl + Q

Hide/show menus

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Ctrl + S

Save selected elements

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Ctrl + V

Paste Clipboard contents

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Ctrl + X

Cut selection and put it on the Clipboard

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Ctrl + Y

Redo one modeling operation

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Ctrl + Z

Undo one modeling operation

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Ctrl + P

Open the Print dialog box.

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Rotate by 45°

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↑   Shift +

Rotate by 3°

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Ctrl +

Pan

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Ctrl + Tab

Activate Probe for 3D elements and 3D objects to select a geometry that is hidden by another geometry

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B

Toggle between straight line and arc

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Z

Undo the last segment

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↑   Shift

Toggle snapping while key is held

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Page Up

Increase adaptive grid size

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Page Down

Decrease adaptive grid size

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Home

Reset adaptive grid to default size

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Select

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OK (when mouse is still); Dynamic rotate (while dragging mouse)

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Pop-up menu (when mouse is still); Dynamic pan (while dragging mouse)

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↑   Shift +

Select list start/resume

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↑   Shift +

Select list remove

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↑   Shift +

Select list done

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↑   Shift +

Catch/select/show pop-up menu

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Ctrl +

Dynamic pan

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Ctrl +

Dynamic rotate

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Ctrl +

Dynamic zoom

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↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Catch center

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↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Rotate around the Vport-axis

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Alt +

If you click the middle mouse button over a face while you hold the ALT key, a new workplane will be created parallel to this face and the 2D CoPilot starts in Line/Arc mode. If the face is not planar, the workplane's normal direction will be the normal direction of the face where you picked the face.

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↑   Shift + Alt +

If you hold down the ALT and SHIFT keys and click a planar face with the middle mouse button, you initiate a command to move this face by its normal direction and length. Creo Elements/Direct Modeling will prompt you to enter the distance to move this face in its normal direction.

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↑   Shift + Alt +

If you hold down the ALT and SHIFT keys and click a face with the left mouse button, you initiate a command to move this face by two points. Creo Elements/Direct Modeling will prompt you to pick the FROM point and then the TO point.

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Alt

Show to KeyTip bubble for tabs and buttons. You can then press the key or key sequence shown in the KeyTip bubble to activate the tab or button you want to use

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F10

Show to KeyTip bubble for tab and button. You can then press the key or key sequence shown in the KeyTip bubble to activate the tab or button you want to use


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Program information

Program name: Creo Elements / Direct Modeling 20.1 Creo Elements / Direct Modeling 20.1 (Imaging)

Web page: ptc.com/en/products/creo

How easy to press shortcuts: 88%

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Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 2/14/2022 3:30:45 PM New program added.
2/14/2022 3:32:14 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 57

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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