SOLIDWORKS Shortcuts Reference Guide

Do you recall a time when an Application Engineer first came to your business to demo SOLIDWORKS? You might recall seeing him or her click all over the screen, mashing buttons, moving parts and bringing up features with the slightest movement of their wrist.

It may seem like they were working magic but I’m here to clue you in on a secret. They didn’t have a special macro running in the background nor did they spend countless hours customizing the settings to tweak the shortcuts. Mostly, they used the default settings in SOLIDWORKS to make their workflow faster and more convenient. Just like any program based in the Windows operating system, there are quite a few commands that are common to any program (everyone knows about Ctrl-X, Ctrl-C, and Ctrl-V). But all programs have their own little quirks, and SOLIDWORKS is no exception.

So, on a mission of helping to make your day easier, GoEngineer has put together commonly used keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures in a nice little reference guide. We hope there is at least one tip on here that you can start using today! As always, visit Joe Engineer at kb.goengineer.com and ask him a question to learn about SOLIDWORKS and more!

-Nic Rady, Applications Engineer

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