Common Shortcuts

Hot Keys Description
F1 Opens CATIA V5 Online Help (If a Command Dialog Box is already
opened, then the associated help will appear automatically).
F3 Hides or shows the Specification Tree.
SHIFT+F1 Gets help on toolbar icons.
SHIFT+F2 Turns Specification Tree Overview on or off.
SHIFT+F3 Switches between Geometric Area & Specification Tree.
ALT+F4 Exits CATIA.td>
ALT+F8 Runs Macros.
ALT+E Edit (from the main toolbar).
ALT+F File (from the main toolbar).
ALT+H Help (from the main toolbar).
ALT+I Insert (from the main toolbar).
ALT+Q Window (from the main toolbar).
ALT+S Start (from the main toolbar).
ALT+V View (from the main toolbar).
ALT+Enter Properties (in the contextual menu).
CTRL+C Copy
CTRL+F Search.
CTRL+N New document.
CTRL+O Opens document.
CTRL+P Prints document.
CTRL+S Saves document.
CTRL+U Update.
CTRL+V Paste.
CTRL+X Cut.
CTRL+Y Repeat.
CTRL+Z Undo.
CTRL+Page Up Zoom in (Geometric Area or Specification Tree).
CTRL+Page Down Zoom out (Geometric Area or Specification Tree).
CTRL+Tab Switches between open documents.
ESC Cancels the current command.
DEL Delete.
HOME Displays the top of the Specification Tree, if active.
END Displays the end of the Specification Tree, if active.
Page Up Relocate the Specification Tree one page up, if active.
Page Down Relocate the Specification Tree one page up, if active.