SketchUp Pro Keyboard Shortcuts

A visual cheat-sheet for the 135 default keyboard shortcuts found in SketchUp Pro

#Keyboard Shortcuts


Shortcut Action
A 2 point arc tool
C Circle tool
Shift C Circle tool - lock current inferences
E Eraser tool
Alt E Eraser tool - soften or smooth (use on edges to make adjacent faces appear curved)
Shift E Eraser tool - hide
Alt Shift E Eraser tool - unsoften or unsmooth
L Line tool
Shift L Line tool - lock in current inference direction
(arrows) L Line tool - lock direction
M Move tool
Alt M Move tool - move a copy
Shift M Move tool - hold down to lock in current inference direction
Ctrl M Move tool - auto-fold (allow move even if it means adding extra edges and faces)
(arrows) M Move tool - lock direction
F Offset tool
O Orbit tool
Alt O Orbit tool - disable 'gravity-weighted' orbiting
Shift O Orbit tool - activate pan tool
B Paint bucket tool
Alt B Paint bucket tool - fill material, paint all matching adjacent faces
Shift B Paint bucket tool - replace material, paint all matching faces in the model
Alt Shift B Paint bucket tool - replace material on object, paint all matching faces on the same object
Ctrl B Paint bucket tool - sample material
P Push and pull tool
Alt P Push and pull tool - push or pull a copy of the face, leaving original in place
R Rectangle tool
Alt R Rectangle tool - start drawing from center
Q Rotate tool
Alt Q Rotate tool - rotate a copy
S Scale tool
Alt S Scale tool - scale about center
Shift S Scale tool - scale uniformly, don't distort
Space Select tool
Alt Space Select tool - add to selection
Shift Select tool - add or subtract from selection
Alt Shift Space Select tool - subtract from selection
T Tape measure tool
Alt T Tape measure tool - toggle create guide or measure only
(arrows) T Tape measure tool - lock direction
Z Zoom tool
Shift Z Zoom tool - combine with click-drag mouse to change field of view

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