CATIA PLM Weekly Email 1103 – Lots More Hotkeys

Attn: CATIAHotline PLM’er,

So you know that Movie that you were so looking forward to seeing and then you watched it and were so disappointed but then they ‘rebooted’ it. The cool thing is that it was better than the first one?? Yeah me neither.

The feedback from Mailer 1102 gave me a ton of information. Here are the new Hotkeys that I discovered.

Esc (Escape) – Abort the current process or exit a dialog box if a dialog box is open and active exit.
F1 – CATIA V5 Documentation
F3 – Toggle specification tree 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 for Application (VBA) Word Processor
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 – Pan the model to the Right
CTRL + LEFT ARROW – Pan the model to the Left
CTRL + TOP ARROW – Pan the model to the Top
CTRL + BOTTOM ARROW – Pan the model to the Bottom
CTRL + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW – Rotate the model around Z axis Clockwise
CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW – Rotate the model around Z axis Counter-Clockwise
CTRL + TAB – switch between the different windows (swap active document windows)
CTRL + N – New Document
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 – Paste
CTRL + Y – Redo
CTRL + Z – Undo
CTRL + F11 or one of the ARROW’S – To get the Preselection navigator, for selecting coincident / very close elements in geometry area. Please 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
ALT + ENTER – Properties
ALT + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW – Rotate the model
ALT + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW – Rotate the model

Jon

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