Using keyboard shortcuts


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Using keyboard shortcuts

Sometimes using a window isn't the most effective way to select our objects. At times like these, we can use our keyboard to select objects that are difficult to select using a rectangle. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to select objects using some keyboard shortcuts. On my screen, I've got a drawing that represents a site plan for a small commercial project. This happens to be a civil engineering example. So, in this drawing, each unit equals one foot. Now, the first keyboard shortcut I'd like to look at is All. Let's say I'd like to erase all of the geometry in this drawing.

I'll launch the Erase command and at the Select objects prompt, I'm going to type all, and hit Enter. This selects everything in my drawing. Let me mention that keyboard shortcuts work with any command that asks us to select objects. Now that I'm finished selecting my entities, I will right-click to complete the command. Alright, let's click Undo to bring the geometry ba...

Using keyboard shortcuts
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Using keyboard shortcuts provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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