AutoCAD Command Shortcuts Guide

AutoCAD shortcut keys can improve your CAD workflow to a great extent. Explore through more than 150 keyboard shortcuts provided by Autodesk to execute any project quickly and easily. All shortcuts include just one key.

  •   Toggle General Features
Ctrl+d
Toggle coordinate display
Ctrl+g
Toggle Grid
Ctrl+e
Cycle isometric planes
Ctrl+f
Toggle running object snaps
  •   Manage Screen
Ctrl+0
Clean Screen
Ctrl+1
Property Palette
Ctrl+2
Design Center Palette
Ctrl+3
Tool Palette

  •   Manage Screen
Ctrl+h
Toggle Pick Style
Ctrl+4
Sheet Set Palette
Ctrl+Shift+h
Toggle Hide pallets
Ctrl+6
DBConnect Manager
Ctrl+i
Toggle Coords
Ctrl+7
Markup Set Manager Palette
Ctrl+Shift+i
Toggle Infer Constraints
Ctrl+8
Quick Calcs
Ctrl+9
Command Line

  •   Manage Drawings
Ctrl+n
New Drawing
Ctrl+s
Save drawing
Ctrl+o
Open drawingx
Ctrl+p
Plot dialog box
Ctrl+Tab
Switch to next
Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Switch to previous drawing
Ctrl+Page Up
Switch to previous tab in current drawing
Ctrl+Page Down
Switch to next tab in current drawing
Ctrl+q
Exit
Ctrl+a
Select all objects
  •    Toggle Drawing Modes
Ctrl+F1
Display Help
Ctrl+F2
Toggle text screen
Ctrl+F3
Toggle object snap mode
Ctrl+F4
Toggle 3DOsnap
Ctrl+F5
Toggle Isoplane
Ctrl+F6
Toggle Dynamic UCS
Ctrl+F7
Toggle grid mode
Ctrl+F8
Toggle ortho mode
Ctrl+F9
Toggle snap mode
Ctrl+F10
Toggle polar mode
Ctrl+F11
Toggle object snap tracking
Ctrl+12
Toggle dynamic input mode

  •   Manage Workflow
Ctrl+c
Copy object
Ctrl+x
Cut object
Ctrl+v
Paste object
Ctrl+Shift+c
Copy to clipboard with base point
Ctrl+Shift+v
Paste data as block
Ctrl+z
Undo last action
Ctrl+y
Redo last action
Ctrl+[
Cancel current command (or ctrl+\)
ESC
Cancel current command
AutoCAD Command Shortcuts Guide