Gmsh 4.1.4 keyboard shortcuts

Gmsh 4.1.4

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
2 months ago
- Shortcuts

Go to previous time step

Go to next time step

Make previous view visible

Make next view visible


Reload geometry

Ctrl + 0

Reload full project


Mesh lines

or F1

Mesh surfaces

or F2

Mesh volumes

or F3

Cancel lasso zoom/selection


Toggle mouse selection ON/OFF


End/accept selection in geometry creation mode


Go to geometry module


Go to mesh module


Go to post-processing module


Abort selection in geometry creation mode


Go to solver module


Toggle x coordinate freeze in geometry creation mode


Toggle y coordinate freeze in geometry creation mode


Toggle z coordinate freeze in geometry creation mode

↑   Shift + A

Bring all windows to front

↑   Shift + G

Show geometry options

↑   Shift + M

Show mesh options

↑   Shift + O

Show general options

↑   Shift + P

Show post-processing options

↑   Shift + S

Show solver options

↑   Shift + U

Show post-processing view plugins

↑   Shift + W

Show post-processing view options

↑   Shift + X

Move only along x coordinate in geometry creation mode

↑   Shift + Y

Move only along y coordinate in geometry creation mode

↑   Shift + Z

Move only along z coordinate in geometry creation mode

↑   Shift + Esc

Enable full mouse selection

Ctrl + D

Attach/detach menu

Ctrl + E

Export project

Ctrl + F

Enter full screen

Ctrl + I

Show statistics window

Ctrl + J

Save model options

Ctrl + L

Show message console

Ctrl + M

Minimize window

Ctrl + N

Create new project file

Ctrl + O

Open project file

Ctrl + Q


Ctrl + R

Rename project file

Ctrl + S

Save mesh in default format

↑   Shift + Ctrl + C

Show clipping plane window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + H

Show current options and workspace window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + J

Save options as default

↑   Shift + Ctrl + M

Show manipulator window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + N

Show option window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + O

Merge file(s)

↑   Shift + Ctrl + U

Show plugin window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + V

Show visibility window

Alt + A

Loop through axes modes

Alt + B

Hide/show bounding boxes

Alt + C

Loop through predefined color schemes

Alt + E

Hide/Show element outlines for visible post-pro views

Alt + F

Change redraw mode (fast/full)

Alt + H

Hide/show all post-processing views

Alt + I

Hide/show all post-processing view scales

Alt + L

Hide/show geometry lines

Alt + M

Toggle visibility of all mesh entities

Alt + N

Hide/show all post-processing view annotations

Alt + O

Change projection mode (orthographic/perspective)

Alt + P

Hide/show geometry points

Alt + R

Loop through range modes for visible post-pro views

Alt + S

Hide/show geometry surfaces

Alt + T

Loop through interval modes for visible post-pro views

Alt + V

Hide/show geometry volumes

Alt + W

Enable/disable all lighting

Alt + X

Set X view

Alt + Y

Set Y view

Alt + Z

Set Z view

Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Hide/show small axes

Alt + ↑   Shift + B

Hide/show mesh volume faces

Alt + ↑   Shift + C

Loop through predefined colormaps

Alt + ↑   Shift + D

Hide/show mesh surface faces

Alt + ↑   Shift + L

Hide/show mesh lines

Alt + ↑   Shift + P

Hide/show mesh points

Alt + ↑   Shift + S

Hide/show mesh surface edges

Alt + ↑   Shift + T

Same as Alt + T, but with numeric mode included

Alt + ↑   Shift + V

Hide/show mesh volume edges

Alt + ↑   Shift + X

Set -X view

Alt + ↑   Shift + Y

Set -Y view

Alt + ↑   Shift + Z

Set -Z view

Source: gmsh

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Program information

Program name: Gmsh 4.1.4 (Imaging)

Gmsh is a finite-element mesh generator software. It is released as free software under GNU license.

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