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Get to know your Shortcuts

Ken

Keyboard shortcuts are a simple way to save a few seconds with tasks your run every day in ARCHICAD.  

 

For example, to get to Layer Settings you can use various onscreen buttons or Options> Element Attributes> Layer Settings… OR you can press Cmd+L / Ctrl+L.

 

Learning a few more Keyboard Shortcuts can help increase your productivity – and ARCHICAD has lots of them to keep you busy!

 

To see a list of all the shortcuts in ARCHICAD – go to Options> Work Environment> Keyboard Shortcuts and click Show Shortcut List in Browser as highlighted below:

 

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This will launch your default browser and display a list of ALL the shortcuts currently set in ARCHICAD.  The most important ones to learn are the ones at the very bottom of the list (Non-customizable shortcuts) as knowing and understanding these can make a big difference to your productivity.

 

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