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Important shortcut keys and mouse combinations in cadvilla



Turning the mouse wheel

Mausrad Holding down the mousewheel
rechte Maustaste

Holding down the right mouse button and moving the mouse

linke Maustaste

Holding down the left mouse button and moving the mouse

  • Navigation in 2D / 3D
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard and mouse combinations in 2D / 3D


STRG+Umschalt+Mausrad Scroll up / down cadvilla 1.x.x.x - 5.x.x.x
Zoom to Cursor

at the current cursor position
Zoom in / Zoom out

mausrad Zoom to Cursor cadvilla 1.x.x.x - 5.x.x.x
Scroll up / down
Mausrad Pan only in 2D views
Umschalt+Mausrad Scroll left / right  
rechte Maustaste Continuous zoom only in 3D views
linke Maustaste Rotate only in 3D views
Umschalt+linke Maustaste Pan only in 3D views
Pos1 Show all  

Important Keyboard Shortcuts


STRG+W Change reference point  
STRG+Tabulator Switch between views  
STRG+A Align On / Off  
Leertaste Measure distance  
Leertaste Enter tool options dialog  
W Show / hide tool options dialog  
W Perpendicular
(for constructional support)
W Intersection point
(for constructional support)
W Point with distance from
(for constructional support)
W Center point
(for constructional support)
W Numeric parallel guide line  
P Horizontal guide line  
P Vertikal guide line  
W Complete an input for polygonal tools  
STRG Activate angle grid Keep CTRL key pressed
ESC Quit tool Depending on the tool , 2x ESC
ALT+Navigation Disable tool temporarily Keep ALT key pressed.
Zoom, scroll or pan while inserting an element to reach a better position
STRG+Click on view Sets a new active view  

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