100+ SketchUp Shortcuts For Windows and Mac

Sketchup default keyboard shortcut keys

Some default Sketchup keyboard shortcuts keys are enlisted hereby:

S.No  Tools      Shortcut keys      
1SelectSpacebar
2EraserE
3LineL
4ArchA
5RectangleR
6Press or PullP
7OffsetF
8MoveM
9RotateQ
10ScaleS
11Tape MeasureT
12Text
13Paint BucketB
14OrbitO
15PanH
16ZoomZ
17Zoom ExtentsShift + Z

Sketchup keyboard shortcut keys with operation and instruction

S.No.                              Tools                             Shortcut       key                         Operation                                Instruction
12 Point ArchABulgeDefine bulge amount by providing a number and Enter
 RadiusDefine radius by providing a number with key and Enter
 SegmentsDefine segment number by providing a number with key and Enter.
2CircleCShiftSpecify current inferences
 RadiusDefine radius by providing a number and Enter
 SegmentsDefine segment number by providing a number with S key and Enter.
3EraseECtrlSmooth or Soften
 ShiftHide
 Ctrl + ShiftUnsmooth or Unsoften
4Follow MeAltUse face perimeter as extrusion path
 Expert Tips!   Select path, then select Follow Me tool and click on the face to extrude
5LineLShiftSpecify current inference direction
 ArrowSpecify direction; UP = Blue, RIGHT = Red, LEFT = Green, and DOWN = Parallel or Perpendicular
 LengthDefine length by providing a number and Enter
6Look AroundEye HeightDefine eye height by providing a number and Enter
7MoveMCtrlMove a Copy
 ShiftHold down to lock in current inference direction
 AltAutofold
 ArrowSpecify direction; UP = Blue, RIGHT = Red, LEFT = Green, and DOWN = Parallel or Perpendicular
 DistanceProvide distance to move by providing a number and Enter
 External Copy Arrayn copies in row; move first copy, provide a number with the X  key and Enter
 Internal Copy Arrayn copies in between; move first copy, provide a number with the / key and Enter
8OffsetFAltAllow result to overlap
 DistanceDefine an offset distance by providing a number and Enter
9OrbitOCtrlHold down to disable “gravity weighted” orbiting
 ShiftHold down to activate Pan tool
10Paint BucketBCtrlPaint all similar adjacent face – fill material
 ShiftPaint all similar faces on the model – replace material
 Ctrl + ShiftPaint all similar faces on the same object – replace material on the object
 AltHold down to sample material
11Push/Pull                                   PCtrlPush or Pull a copy of the face (leaving the original face in place)
 Double-ClickApply last push or pull to the face
 DistanceDefine length for Push or Pull by providing a number and Enter
12Rectangle                                RCtrlStart drawing from the center
 Dimensions                                             Define dimensions by providing length,width/breadth and Enter (example 40,20)
13Rotated RectangleShiftLock in current direction or plane
 AltAfter first click, lock drawing plane for first edge
 Dimension AngleClick to place first two corners, then give width/breadth, angle and Enter (example 50,20)
14RotateQCtrlRotate a copy
 AngleAfter first click, Lock drawing plane for first edge
 SlopeDefine an angle as a slope by providing a rise, a colon (:) a run, and Enter (example 4:16)
15ScaleSCtrlHold down to scale about center
 ShiftHold down to scale uniformly
 AmountDefine a scale factor by providing a number and Enter (example 1.5 = 150% )
 LengthDefine a scale length by providing a number, a unit type and Enter ( example 5m)
16SelectSpacebarCtrlAdd to selection
 ShiftAdd or subtract from selection
 Ctrl + ShiftSubtract from Selection
17Tape MeasureTCtrlCreate guide or measure only
 ArrowSpecify direction; UP = Blue, RIGHT = Red, LEFT = Green, and DOWN = Parallel or Perpendicular
 ResizeResizing model; measure a distance, provide intended size and Enter
18ZoomZShiftHold down and click drag mouse to change field of view

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