Microstation CAD software mostly used for 2D drawings in oil and gas field. It is also a base software for 3D modelling for other 3D modelling packages. Here is a list of shortcuts to help you improve your productivity in Microstation.
Managing Design Files
New / Create Design File
Open Design File
Closes the active design file
Print / Plot Dialog
Undo / Redo
Ctrl+x, Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v
Cut, Copy, Paste
Group current selection
Ungroup current selection
View Levels Display
Tool Boxes dialog
Open the AccuDraw Shortcuts window.
Suspend AccuDraw for the current tool operation. Selecting a new tool, or entering a Reset re-enables AccuDraw.
Toggle AccuSnap on/off.
Suspends AccuSnap for the current tool operation. Selecting a new tool, or entering a Reset re-enables AccuSnap.
Smart LockIn Rectangular coordinates,
Switches between Rectangular and Polar coordinates.
Moves the drawing plane origin to the current pointer position.
Rotate drawing plane to align with the view axes.
Rotate the drawing plane to align with the axes in a standard Top view.
Rotate the drawing plane to align with the axes in a standard Front view.
Rotate the drawing plane to align with the axes in a standard Side view.
Rotate the drawing plane to align with the active ACS,
Rotate between three main planes: top, front, and side (3D only). This also works when your original plane is an ACS or context rotation, so you do not have to use RX, RY to rotate to a 90 degrees plane.
Rotate the drawing plane to the current ACS.
Rotate the drawing plane to match the orientation of a selected element.
Rotate the active view to match the current drawing plane.
Rotate the drawing plane 90 degrees about its x-axis.
Rotate the drawing plane 90 degrees about its y-axis.
Rotate the drawing plane 90 degrees about its z-axis.
Quickly and temporarily rotate the drawing plane.
Permanently rotate the drawing plane.
Toggle the lock status for the X value.
Toggle the lock status for the Y value.
Toggle the lock status for the Z value.
Toggle the lock status for the Distance value.
Toggle the lock status for the Angle value.
Locks the current index state.
Toggle ACS Grid Plane lock
Toggle ACS Plane lock.
Toggle ACS Plane snap lock.
Toggle Sticky Z Lock, which is used in conjunction with ACS Plane Snap Lock to force a series of snap points to lie on the active ACS' XY plane (Z=0).
Bump an item in the tool settings dialog box
Move focus to the Tool Settings window.
Move focus to Key-in window
Move focus to AccuDraw Settings dialog box
Open the get ACS dialog box
Open the Write to ACS dialog box
Open the Data Point Key-in dialog box
Open the Data Point Key-in dialog box for entering multiple data points.
Activates Intersect snap mode.
Activates Nearest snap mode.
Activates Center snap mode.
open the Keypoint Snap Divisor dialog box, which is used to set the Snap Divisor for keypoint snapping.
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