KiCad 5.0.2 keyboard shortcuts

KiCad 5.0.2  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
24 months ago
- Shortcuts
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Help

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F1

Zoom in

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F2

Zoom out

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F3

Zoom redraw

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F4

Zoom center

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Home

Fit on screen

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Del

Delete item

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Insert

Repeat last item

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⭾ Tab

Move block > Drag block

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M

Move schematic item

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C

Duplicate component or label

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G

Drag item

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A

Add component

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P

Add power

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R

Rotate item

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X

Mirror X Component

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Y

Mirror Y Component

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N

Orient normal component

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E

Edit item

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V

Edit value

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U

Edit reference

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F

Edit footprint

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Ctrl + E

Edit with Symbol Editor

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W

Begin wire

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B

Begin bus

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K

End line wire bus

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L

Add label

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H

Add hierarchical label

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Ctrl + H

Add global label

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J

Add junction

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Q

Add no connect flag

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S

Add sheet

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Z

Add wire entry

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/

Add bus entry

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⤶ Enter

Left click

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End

Double click

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Ctrl + F

Find item

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F5

Find next item

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↑   Shift + F5

Find next DRC marker

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Ctrl + Alt + F

Find and replace

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I

Add graphic PolyLine

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T

Add Graphic Text

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F8

Update PCB from Schematic

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O

Autoplace fields

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Alt + ⬅ Backspace

Leave sheet

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⬅ Backspace

Delete node

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Ctrl + B

Highlight connection

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Ctrl + O

Open

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Ctrl + S

Save

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save As

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Ctrl + P

Print

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Ctrl + Z

Undo

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Ctrl + Y

Redo

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Ctrl + X

Cut

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Ctrl + C

Copy

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Ctrl + V

Paste

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Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

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F1

Zoom in

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F2

Zoom out

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F3

Zoom Redraw

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F4

Zoom center

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Home

Zoom Auto

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Ctrl + F5

Zoom to Selection

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Alt + 3

3D Viewer

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Ctrl + U

Switch Units

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Space

Reset Local Coordinates

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S

Set Grid Origin

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Z

Reset Grid Origin

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⤶ Enter

Mouse Left Click

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End

Mouse Left Double Click

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}

Increment Layer Transparency (Modern Toolset only)

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{

Decrement Layer Transparency (Modern Toolset only)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X

Toggle Cursor Display (Modern Toolset only)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Measure Distance (Modern Toolset only)

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P

Place Item

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O

Add Footprint

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Add Vias

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Add Filled Zone

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Add Keepout Area

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C

Add a Zone Cutout

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + .

Add a Similar Zone

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Draw Line

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Draw Circle

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Draw Arc

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Draw Graphic Polygon

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Add Text

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Add Dimension

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Place DXF

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X

Add New Track

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/

Switch Track Posture

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D

Drag Track Keep Slope

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V

Add Through Via

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Alt + ↑   Shift + V

Add Blind/Buried Via

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Ctrl + V

Add MicroVia

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6

Route Differential Pair (Modern Toolset only)

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7

Tune Single Track (Modern Toolset only)

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8

Tune Differential Pair Length (Modern Toolset only)

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9

Tune Differential Pair Skew (Modern Toolset only)

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Ctrl + ,

Routing Options

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Ctrl + L

Length Tuning Settings (Modern Toolset only)

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1

Increase meander spacing by one step.

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2

Decrease meander spacing by one step.

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3

Increase meander amplitude by one step.

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4

Decrease meander amplitude by one step.

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Differential Pair Dimensions

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B

Fill or Refill All Zones

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Ctrl + B

Remove Filled Areas in All Zones

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U

Select Trivial Connection

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I

Select Copper Connection

1
`

Toggle Highlight of Selected Net (Modern Toolset only)

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K

Track Display Mode

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Q

Custom Track/Via Size

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W

Switch Track Width To Next

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Ctrl + W

Switch Track Width To Previous

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'

Increase Via Size

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\

Decrease Via Size

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Del

Delete Track or Footprint

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Back

Delete Track Segment

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G

Drag Item

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C

Copy Item

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M

Move Item

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T

Get and Move Footprint

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Ctrl + M

Move Item Exactly

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Ctrl + R

Position Item Relative

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F

Flip Item

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R

Rotate item

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↑   Shift + R

Rotate Item Clockwise (Modern Toolset only)

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<

Select Layer and Add Through Via

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Alt + <

Select Layer and Add Blind/Buried Via

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Ctrl + D

Duplicate Item

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Duplicate Item and Increment

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Ctrl + T

Create Array

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L

Lock/Unlock Footprint

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Ctrl + F

Find item

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E

Edit Item

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Ctrl + E

Edit with Footprint Editor

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Page Up

Switch to Component (F.Cu) layer

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Page Down

Switch to Copper (B.Cu) layer

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F5

Switch to Inner layer 1

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F6

Switch to Inner layer 2

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F7

Switch to Inner layer 3

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F8

Switch to Inner layer 4

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↑   Shift + F5

Switch to Inner layer 5

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↑   Shift + F6

Switch to Inner layer 6

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+

Switch to Next Layer

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-

Switch to Previous Layer

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Alt + 1

Switch Grid To Fast Grid1

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Alt + 2

Switch Grid To Fast Grid2

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N

Switch Grid To Next

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↑   Shift + N

Switch Grid To Previous

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H

Toggle High Contrast Mode

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F9

Switch to Legacy Toolset (not all features will be available)

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F12

Switch to Modern Toolset with software graphics (fall-back)

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F11

Switch to Modern Toolset with hardware-accelerated graphics (recommended)

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Ctrl + N

New project

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Ctrl + T

New project from template

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Ctrl + O

Open project

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Ctrl + R

Refresh project tree

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Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

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Ctrl + E

Run Eeeschema

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Ctrl + L

Run LibEdit

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Ctrl + P

Run Pcbnew

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Ctrl + F

Run FpEditor

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Ctrl + G

Run Gerbview

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Ctrl + B

Run Bitmap2Component

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Ctrl + A

Run PcbCalculator

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Ctrl + Y

Run PIEditor

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Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

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F1

Zoom in

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F2

Zoom out

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F3

Zoom redraw

0
F4

Zoom center

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Home

Zoom Auto

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Ctrl + F5

Zoom to Selection

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U

Switch units

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Space

Reset Local Coordinates

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L

Gbr lines display mode

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F

Gbr flashed display mode

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P

Gbr polygons display mode

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D

DCodes display mode

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N

Gbr negative obj display mode

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+

Switch to next layer

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-

Switch to previous layer

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F9

Switch to legacy toolset

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F11

Switch to modern toolset with hardware-accelerated graphics (recommended)

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F12

Switch to modern toolset with software graphics (fall-back)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Measure distance (modern toolset only)

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Ctrl + N

New

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Ctrl + O

Open

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Ctrl + S

Save

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save As

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Ctrl + P

Print

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Ctrl + Z

Undo

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Ctrl + Y

Redo

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F1

Zoom in

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F2

Zoom out

0
F3

Zoom redraw

0
F4

Zoom center

0
Home

Zoom Auto

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Ctrl + F5

Zoom to Selection

0
Space

Reset Local Coordinates

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Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

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⤶ Enter

Left click

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End

Double click

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M

Move Item

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S

Move start point

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E

Move end point

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P

Place Item

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Del

Delete item


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Program information

Program name: KiCad 5.0.2 KiCad 5.0.2 (Scientific)

KiCad is an electronic design automation software. It provides schematic designs for electronic circuits and for PCB design conversions. KiCad is a free software suite and consists of five main parts.

Web page: http://kicad-pcb.org

Last update: 17 July 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 90%

More information >>

Shortcut count: 209

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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