KiCad 5.0.2 keyboard shortcuts

KiCad 5.0.2

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
8 months ago
- Shortcuts
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Help

F1

Zoom in

F2

Zoom out

F3

Zoom redraw

F4

Zoom center

Home

Fit on screen

Del

Delete item

Insert

Repeat last item

⭾ Tab

Move block > Drag block

M

Move schematic item

C

Duplicate component or label

G

Drag item

A

Add component

P

Add power

R

Rotate item

X

Mirror X Component

Y

Mirror Y Component

N

Orient normal component

E

Edit item

V

Edit value

U

Edit reference

F

Edit footprint

Ctrl + E

Edit with Symbol Editor

W

Begin wire

B

Begin bus

K

End line wire bus

L

Add label

H

Add hierarchical label

Ctrl + H

Add global label

J

Add junction

Q

Add no connect flag

S

Add sheet

Z

Add wire entry

/

Add bus entry

⤶ Enter

Left click

End

Double click

Ctrl + F

Find item

F5

Find next item

↑   Shift + F5

Find next DRC marker

Ctrl + Alt + F

Find and replace

I

Add graphic PolyLine

T

Add Graphic Text

F8

Update PCB from Schematic

O

Autoplace fields

Alt + ⬅ Backspace

Leave sheet

⬅ Backspace

Delete node

Ctrl + B

Highlight connection

Ctrl + O

Open

Ctrl + S

Save

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save As

Ctrl + P

Print

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

F1

Zoom in

F2

Zoom out

F3

Zoom Redraw

F4

Zoom center

Home

Zoom Auto

Ctrl + F5

Zoom to Selection

Alt + 3

3D Viewer

Ctrl + U

Switch Units

Space

Reset Local Coordinates

S

Set Grid Origin

Z

Reset Grid Origin

⤶ Enter

Mouse Left Click

End

Mouse Left Double Click

}

Increment Layer Transparency (Modern Toolset only)

{

Decrement Layer Transparency (Modern Toolset only)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X

Toggle Cursor Display (Modern Toolset only)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Measure Distance (Modern Toolset only)

P

Place Item

O

Add Footprint

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Add Vias

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Add Filled Zone

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Add Keepout Area

C

Add a Zone Cutout

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + .

Add a Similar Zone

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Draw Line

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Draw Circle

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Draw Arc

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Draw Graphic Polygon

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Add Text

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Add Dimension

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Place DXF

X

Add New Track

/

Switch Track Posture

D

Drag Track Keep Slope

V

Add Through Via

Alt + ↑   Shift + V

Add Blind/Buried Via

Ctrl + V

Add MicroVia

6

Route Differential Pair (Modern Toolset only)

7

Tune Single Track (Modern Toolset only)

8

Tune Differential Pair Length (Modern Toolset only)

9

Tune Differential Pair Skew (Modern Toolset only)

Ctrl + ,

Routing Options

Ctrl + L

Length Tuning Settings (Modern Toolset only)

1

Increase meander spacing by one step.

2

Decrease meander spacing by one step.

3

Increase meander amplitude by one step.

4

Decrease meander amplitude by one step.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Differential Pair Dimensions

B

Fill or Refill All Zones

Ctrl + B

Remove Filled Areas in All Zones

U

Select Trivial Connection

I

Select Copper Connection

`

Toggle Highlight of Selected Net (Modern Toolset only)

K

Track Display Mode

Q

Custom Track/Via Size

W

Switch Track Width To Next

Ctrl + W

Switch Track Width To Previous

'

Increase Via Size

\

Decrease Via Size

Del

Delete Track or Footprint

Back

Delete Track Segment

G

Drag Item

C

Copy Item

M

Move Item

T

Get and Move Footprint

Ctrl + M

Move Item Exactly

Ctrl + R

Position Item Relative

F

Flip Item

R

Rotate item

↑   Shift + R

Rotate Item Clockwise (Modern Toolset only)

<

Select Layer and Add Through Via

Alt + <

Select Layer and Add Blind/Buried Via

Ctrl + D

Duplicate Item

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Duplicate Item and Increment

Ctrl + T

Create Array

L

Lock/Unlock Footprint

Ctrl + F

Find item

E

Edit Item

Ctrl + E

Edit with Footprint Editor

Page Up

Switch to Component (F.Cu) layer

Page Down

Switch to Copper (B.Cu) layer

F5

Switch to Inner layer 1

F6

Switch to Inner layer 2

F7

Switch to Inner layer 3

F8

Switch to Inner layer 4

↑   Shift + F5

Switch to Inner layer 5

↑   Shift + F6

Switch to Inner layer 6

+

Switch to Next Layer

-

Switch to Previous Layer

Alt + 1

Switch Grid To Fast Grid1

Alt + 2

Switch Grid To Fast Grid2

N

Switch Grid To Next

↑   Shift + N

Switch Grid To Previous

H

Toggle High Contrast Mode

F9

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

F12

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

F11

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

Ctrl + N

New project

Ctrl + T

New project from template

Ctrl + O

Open project

Ctrl + R

Refresh project tree

Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

Ctrl + E

Run Eeeschema

Ctrl + L

Run LibEdit

Ctrl + P

Run Pcbnew

Ctrl + F

Run FpEditor

Ctrl + G

Run Gerbview

Ctrl + B

Run Bitmap2Component

Ctrl + A

Run PcbCalculator

Ctrl + Y

Run PIEditor

Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

F1

Zoom in

F2

Zoom out

F3

Zoom redraw

F4

Zoom center

Home

Zoom Auto

Ctrl + F5

Zoom to Selection

U

Switch units

Space

Reset Local Coordinates

L

Gbr lines display mode

F

Gbr flashed display mode

P

Gbr polygons display mode

D

DCodes display mode

N

Gbr negative obj display mode

+

Switch to next layer

-

Switch to previous layer

F9

Switch to legacy toolset

F11

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

F12

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

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Measure distance (modern toolset only)

Ctrl + N

New

Ctrl + O

Open

Ctrl + S

Save

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save As

Ctrl + P

Print

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

F1

Zoom in

F2

Zoom out

F3

Zoom redraw

F4

Zoom center

Home

Zoom Auto

Ctrl + F5

Zoom to Selection

Space

Reset Local Coordinates

Ctrl + F1

Help (this window)

⤶ Enter

Left click

End

Double click

M

Move Item

S

Move start point

E

Move end point

P

Place Item

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

Shortcut count: 209

How easy to press shortcuts: 90%

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