Using keyboard shortcuts


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Using keyboard shortcuts

Each selection method we have looked at so far has required us to actively click on an object or create a window. In this lesson, we will look at how we can select objects using a keyboard shortcut. Using these shortcuts, we can make selections without having to touch the entities. On my screen, I have an architectural example; this geometry represents a floor plan for a small hotel room. The first keyboard shortcut I would like to look at allows us to select all the geometry in the file. For instance, maybe I would like to change the orientation of this room.

To do that, I will launch the Rotate command. And at the Select objects prompt, I will type all and press Enter. And you can see that AutoCAD has selected all of the geometry in the file. I will press Enter again, now that I am finished selecting objects. For my base point, I will select the upper left corner of the bed and for my rotation angle; I will type 180 and press Enter. So all allows us to select all of the geo...

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 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

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