Solidworks 2019 keyboard shortcuts

Solidworks 2019

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
37 days ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + N

New

Ctrl + O

Open

Ctrl + W

Close window

Ctrl + F4

Close file

Alt + F4

Close Solidworks

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Swap windows

Ctrl + S

Save

Ctrl + P

Print

Ctrl + F

Find / replace

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

R

Browse recent documents

S

Shortcut bar

D

Confirmation corner / breadcrumbs

W

Command search

Ctrl + B

Rebuild

Ctrl + Q

Force regen

Del

Delete

⤶ Enter

Repeat last command

Ctrl + F1

Task pane

F5

Toggle selection filter toolbar

F6

Toggle selection filter type

F7

Spell check

F10

Toolbar

F11

Full screen

⭾ Tab

Hide component under mouse

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Show component under mouse

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Dimension to arc min / max

A

Tangent arc toggle

F

Zoom to fit

Space

Orientation

Ctrl + Space

View cube

Ctrl + 1

Front

Ctrl + 2

Back

Ctrl + 3

Left

Ctrl + 4

Right

Ctrl + 5

Top

Ctrl + 6

Bottom

Ctrl + 7

Isometric

Ctrl + 8

Normal to

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Undo view change

↑   Shift + Z

Zoom in

Z

Zoom out

G

Area magnify

Alt

Mates. Temporarily hides a face when you hover over a face and click Alt.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Mates. Creates a SmartMate when you Alt + drag a component.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Motion studies. Moves multiple keys in the MotionManager.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Triad. When using the triad, aligns the triad with an edge or face when you Alt + drag the center ball or handle on the triad and drop it on an edge or face. An example of using the triad is in Move with Triad mode and in Exploded Views.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Reordering components. When moving a component in the FeatureManager design tree, ensures that the component remains at the same level in the tree and prevents it from being moved into a subassembly.

Alt + Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copies the component and creates a SmartMate.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copies a component when you Ctrl + drag it.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Selection. In an assembly with preselected components, inverts the selection when you Ctrl + drag a selection box.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Toolbox. Creates a part instead of a configuration when you drag a Toolbox component into an assembly.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Motion studies. Copies multiple keys in the MotionManager.

⭾ Tab

Hide/Show. Hides all components below the pointer.

⭾ Tab

While Inserting a Component. Rotates the component 90º.

↑   Shift + Alt

Mates. Show a temporarily hidden face when you hover over the hidden face and click Shift + Alt.

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Hide/Show. Shows all components below the pointer.

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

While Inserting a Component. Rotates the component -90º.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Alt

Mates. Show all temporarily hidden faces in a semi-transparent state.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Temporarily displays all hidden components as transparent and you can select which components to show.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

To show one or more components, move the pointer to the graphics area, and press and hold Ctrl + Shift + Tab. All hidden components are temporarily displayed as transparent. Click a hidden component to change it to shown.

Mouse right click + Mouse movement

In a blank area of the graphics area. Invokes mouse gestures.

Mouse right click + Mouse movement

On a component. Rotates a component relative to the assembly origin.

Alt + Mouse right click + Mouse movement

On a Component. Invokes mouse gestures instead of the Rotate Component tool.

↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Reorients a Routing component when you insert a Routing component into an existing Routing assembly.

↑   Shift + F10

Opens the shortcut menu and context toolbar.

or Context menu key
Ctrl + C

Use these keyboard shortcuts to copy and paste, similar to Windows functionality.

or Ctrl + V
Ctrl + C

Sketches. Copies and pastes sketch entities.

or Ctrl + V
Ctrl + C

Parts. Copies and pastes sketches.

or Ctrl + V
Ctrl + C

Assemblies. Copies and pastes parts and subassemblies. If you select a feature in the FeatureManager design tree, you can copy and paste the feature as an assembly-level feature.

or Ctrl + V
Ctrl + C

Drawings. Copies and pastes drawing views.

or Ctrl + V
Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Sketches. Copies sketch entities.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Parts. Copies features.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Assemblies. Copies parts and subassemblies.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Drawings. Copies drawing views.

Alt + Mouse left click

Turns off automatic alignment when you place dimensions and annotations.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Moves an annotation independently from the group in which it is contained.

Alt + 0176

Inserts a degree º symbol.

Alt + 0216

Inserts a diameter Ø symbol.

Alt + 0181

Inserts a µ symbol.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Creates additional leaders on a note when you Ctrl + drag a leader's arrowhead.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Snaps a dimension to the max or min location when dimensioning arcs and circles with the Smart Dimension tool.

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Change the annotation view plane for a dimension or annotation.

Alt + ← ↑ → ↓

Rotates the model parallel to the viewing plane.

or Alt + Mouse middle click + Mouse movement
↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Rotates the model 90º.

↑   Shift + Z

Zooms the model in.

Z

Zooms the model out.

↑   Shift + Mouse middle click + Mouse movement

Zooms the model in and out about the screen center.

F

Zooms to fit.

Alt + Mouse left click

Shows a hidden body or component when you hover over the body or component.

Alt + Mouse wheel up and down

Shows a section view when using the magnifying glass.

Ctrl + Space

Opens the View Selector.

Space

Opens the View Selector and Orientation dialog box.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Opens the Appearances PropertyManager when you drag an appearance from the Task Pane onto a model.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Select anywhere in a table to move the table.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Drawing views. Breaks the drawing view alignment when you insert a drawing view.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Annotations. Copies annotations without snapping to the grid or to other annotations.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Tables. Select anywhere in a table to move the table.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Select one edge in a drawing view if multiple edges are collinear. In general, when you select an edge in a drawing, the entire line is highlighted if all of the line segments are collinear.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Moves a dimension to another drawing view when you drag the dimension and drop it on another view.

Ctrl + ← ↑ → ↓

Pans a model.

or Ctrl + Mouse middle click + Mouse movement
↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Sketches. Moves a set of sketch entities.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Parts. Moves a feature.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Drawings. Moves the selected drawing view and any related views together as if they are one entity. You can also move a dimension to a different view.

Alt + Mouse left click

Select the back faces in the View Selector cube.

Ctrl + Mouse left click

Select multiple entities.

↑   Shift

Select a transparent face on a part.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Selects everything within the two selected items in the FeatureManager design tree.

⭾ Tab

Flips the direction of the forming tool when dragging the forming tool onto a face.

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Symmetrically adjusts both handles of a control point in a spline.

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Suppresses inference lines when dragging an endpoint.

Ctrl

(while sketching) Turn off automatic sketch relations.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Turns on snapping.

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

When sketching a line, the line snaps to specific lengths.

⭾ Tab

Changes the XYZ plane when sketching in a 3D sketch.

Ctrl + B

Rebuilds the model.

Ctrl + R

Redraws the screen.

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Moves among open documents.

⤶ Enter

Repeats the last command.

S

Opens the shortcut bar.


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Program information

Program name: Solidworks 2019 (Scientific)

Solidworks is a mechanical design automation software that runs on Windows. It is developed by Dassault Systèmes.

Web page: https://www.solidworks.com

Shortcut count: 134

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