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Accelerators Tab

Accelerators tab allows you to add keyboard shortcuts (hot keys) combinations for often used commands

Keyboard shortcut – is a combination of symbol key and control keys CTRL, SHIFT, ALT,  For example, press CTRL+O to open a file, ; CTRL+S – to save the document, etc.


It is possible to set several keyboard shortcuts for one command.

Accelerators tab contains existing shortcuts.

CAD drafting Accelerators Tab 0

To create a shortcut


1.    Click Create accelerator button.

2.    Press the desired combination on a keyboard.

If combination is already used, the field is highlighted.

 CAD software Accelerators Tab 1    CAD drawing Accelerators Tab 2

3.    Pres the button  CAD drafting Accelerators Tab 3 near Intername field.

4.    Select the desired command in a Select command dialog box.

It is possible to set accelerators from context menu of the commands list.

Additional accelerator for command


1.    Select the command in the list of shortcuts.

2.    Call the Find tool context menu.

3.    Select command in the list and call Create accelerator context menu.

4.    Press the desired combination on a keyboard, then click OK

Change accelerator


1.    Select command in the list of shortcuts.

2.    Set new combination in Properties.

 CAD software Accelerators Tab 4

Remove keyboard shortcut


1.    Select command in the shortcut list.

2.    Click Delete accelerator button.


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