Esc (escape) – Abort the current process or exit the current dialog box (when there is one)

F1 – CATIA V5 assistance (get contextual online help)

F3 – Structure tree out or insert (Toggle specification tree display on and off)

F9 – Toggle Hide/Show

F10 – Toggle Swap Visible Space

SHIFT – F1 – Context assistance (Get help on toolbar icons)

SHIFT – F2 – Toggle the specification tree overview on and off – opens an overview on specifications tree in a new window.

SHIFT – F3 – Structure tree activate around e.g. character size to modify (activate the graph if the model is active and inversely)

SHIFT + left – rotate to the left

SHIFT + right – rotate to the right

SHIFT + UP – rotate upward

SHIFT + down – rotate downward

ALT + F8 – Macros start

ALT + F11 – Visual basic wordprocessor

Home – Display the top of the graph

End – Display the bottom of the graph

CTRL + PAGE UP >> ZOOM IN the model or tree whichever is active

CTRL + PAGE DOWN >> ZOOM OUT the model or tree whichever is active

CTRL + RIGHT arrow >> Move the model to the right >> PAN

CTRL + LEFT arrow >> Move the model to the Left >> PAN

CTRL + TOP arrow >> Move the model to the TOP >> PAN

CTRL + BOTTOM arrow >> Move the model to the Bottom >> PAN

CTRL + SHIFT + Right arrow >> ROTATE the model around z axis Clockwise

CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT arrow >> ROTATE the model around z axis Anti Clockwise

CTRL + Tab – switch between the different windows (swap active document windows)

CTRL + N – New document open

CTRL + O – Document open

CTRL + S – Document save

CTRL + P – Document print

CTRL + F – Search

CTRL + U – Update

CTRL + X – Cut out

CTRL + C – Copying

CTRL + V – Insert

CTRL + Y – Redo

CTRL + Z – Undo

CTRL + F11 >>>to get the Prselection navigator, for selecting coincident / very close elements in geometry area. Pls note: the preselection navigator cannot be used with selection filters.

Page Up – Relocate the graph one page up

Page Down – Relocate the graph one page down

Up arrow – Relocate the graph 1/10th (one tenth) of a page to the top

Down arrow – Relocate the graph 1/10th (one tenth) of a page to the bottom

Left arrow – Relocate the graph 1/10th (one tenth) of a page to the left

Right arrow – Relocate the graph 1/10th (one tenth) of a page to the right

ALT + Enter – Properties

ALT + SHIFT + Right arrow >> ROTATE the model

ALT + SHIFT + Left arrow >> ROTATE the model

Another useful shortcut:

Clicking an icon lets you run the command associated with that icon only once. However, double-clicking an icon lets you use the associated command as many times as you want without having to click on the icon several times.

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