Desktop keyboard shortcuts

Updated 1 month ago by Heather Andersen

Keyboard shortcuts provide an alternative way to navigate an estimate.

General project shortcuts

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + N

Go to Insured Info

Ctrl + R

Go to Parameters

Ctrl + I

Open Photos

Ctrl + Q

Go to XactContents

Ctrl + E

Go to Estimate Items, Line Item entry

Ctrl + P

Open Estimate Reports

Ctrl + W

Open Underwriting Checklist

Ctrl + L

Go to Coverage/Loss

Ctrl + K

Go to Sketch

Ctrl + T

Open Totals Summary Report

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + X

Cut

Delete

Delete

Ctrl + Z

Undo

R

Room

Shift + W

Wall

F

Roof

Spacebar

Browse roof types

E

Dormer

C

Staircase

Shift + D

Deck

Ctrl + F

Fence

D

Doorway

W

Window

M

Missing wall

B

Square Break tool

V

Vertex tool

\

Flooring orientation direction to lay floor covering

[

Flip horizontally

]

Flip vertically

Q

Rotate clockwise

Tab

Rotate loaded object clockwise

Shift + Tab

Rotate loaded object counterclockwise

Click (Hold) + Tab

Rotate selected item

Shift + Drag Item

Turn off default snap for selected item

Shift + \

Line tool

/

Arrow tool

Shift + R

Rectangle tool

0

Ellipse tool

Shift + i

Fill tool

S

Snap line tool

Spacebar

Pan tool on/off

H

Pan tool

Ctrl + Shift + M

Save macro

Ctrl + M

Open macros

F9

Open line item notes

F2

Edit grouping name, room, code, or coverage

Ctrl + Shift + C

Combine rooms or roofs

Sketch viewing shortcuts

Shortcut

Description

1

Plan view

2

Elevation view

3

3D view

Shift + 1-5

View top, front, back, left, right*

Shift + 6-9

View front left, front right, back left, back right*

Minus (-)

Zoom out

Plus (+)

Zoom in

Shift + F

Opposite face view in Elevation view

K

Walkthrough mode

Shift + P

Snap grid

Ctrl + Shift + S

Separate rooms

Shift + A

Arc wall

Ctrl + minus (-)

Zoom to fit

Ctrl + plus (+)

Zoom to selection

Backspace

Default zoom

Z

Zoom

Ctrl + Tab

Jump to next tab

J

Toggle calculations on/off

Shift + V

Save current view

Shift + H

Display high-detail view

Shift + E

Display super-detail view

Shift + N

Display normal view

Shift + B

Show or hide the bearing wall

Ctrl + Shift + O

Show or hide flooring overlay

Ctrl + Shift + F

Show or hide framing

Shift + L

Show or hide label

Shift + M

Show or hide measurements

Shift + G

Show or hide grid

Shift + O

Show or hide outline

Shift + U

Show or hide the imported underlay

Shift + C

Show or hide ceiling surface

Shift + Q

Open flooring cuts

Ctrl + Shift + R

Reset window layout

Ctrl + Shift + 1

Open Search window

Ctrl + Shift + 4

Open Images window

Ctrl + Shift + 2

Activate Item and Activities window

Ctrl + Page Down

Go to next level

Ctrl + Page Up

Go to previous level

Shift + Space

Switch between Plan view and 3-D view

U

Load copy from the Underlay tool

Ctrl + Drag Room

Copy room

Ctrl + Drag Wall

Copy wall

Esc

Cancel active tool

Ctrl + Drag

Create attached room

Arrows

Move workspace

G

Set Scale

N

Orientation

O

Block

L

Reference line

A

Reference area

P

Reference point

Ctrl + Enter

Open level properties

T

Annotation text

F

Create roof

C

Create faces

R

Ridge line

P

Hip ridge line

E

Edge line

A

Auto line type

M

Find roof perimeter

N

Orientation

I

Interior line

Y

Valley

Tab

Select alternate rotation line

Alt

Hide segmentation

Left/Right Arrows

Shorter/longer rotation lines

Up/Down Arrows

Loosen/tighten perimeter

* Sketch must be in 3D view (3) to use this shortcut.


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