Important AutoCad Commands for Civil Engineering

By Ashwani Jain|Updated : May 12th, 2022

Hello Aspirants,

Important AutoCad Commands are very useful while you are preparing for any AE-JE Exams. In most of the Junior Engineer Examination, there may be seen 4-5 questions directly asked on the AutoCad Commands. So every aspirant from Civil engineering who is preparing for the assistant or junior engineer examination must know the important AutoCad Commands that are directly asked in the examination. By knowing the important AutoCad Commands, aspirants can secure their 4-5 marks in the exam. 

Here we have provided the most important AutoCad Commands for the Civil Engineering subject. BYJU'S Exam Prep brings you the most important AutoCad Commands to ease of the candidates.

List of Most Important Autocad Commands

Below BYJUS Exam Prep shared you the list of Most Important AutoCad Commands that are very useful for any AE-JE exam point of view. Candidates can refer to given important AutoCad Commands to score better in AE-JE Exams.

Important Commands for Toggle General Features

  • Ctrl+f - Toggle running object snaps
  • Ctrl+h - Toggle Pick Style
  • Ctrl+i - Toggle Coords
  • Ctrl+Shift+i - Toggle Infer Constraints
  • Ctrl+d - Toggle coordinate display
  • Ctrl+g - Toggle Grid
  • Ctrl+e - Cycle isometric planes
  • Ctrl+Shift+h - Toggle Hide pallets

Important Commands for Manage Screen

  • Ctrl+0 (zero) - Clean Screen
  • Ctrl+1 - Property Palette
  • Ctrl+2 - Design Center Palette
  • Ctrl+3 Tool Palette
  • Ctrl+4 - Sheet Set Palette
  • Ctrl+6 - DBConnect Manager
  • Ctrl+7 - Markup Set Manager Palette
  • Ctrl+8 - Quick Calc
  • Ctrl+9 - Command Line

Important Commands for Manage Drawings

  • Ctrl+n - New Drawing
  • Ctrl+s - Save drawing
  • Ctrl+o - Open drawing
  • Ctrl+p - Plot dialog box
  • Ctrl+Tab - Switch to next
  • Ctrl+Shift+Tab - Switch to previous drawing
  • Ctrl+Page Up - Switch to previous tab in current drawing
  • Ctrl+Page Down - Switch to next tab in current drawing
  • Ctrl+q - Exit
  • Ctrl+a - Select all objects

Important Commands for Toggle Manage Workflow

  • Ctrl+c - Copy object
  • Ctrl+x - Cut object
  • Ctrl+v - Paste object
  • Ctrl+Shift+c - Copy to clipboard with base point
  • Ctrl+Shift+v - Paste data as block
  • Ctrl+z - Undo last action
  • Ctrl+y - Redo last action
  • Ctrl+[ - Cancel current command (or ctrl+\)
  • ESC - Cancel current command

Important Commands for Toggle Drawing Modes

  • F1 - Display Help
  • F2 - Toggle text screen
  • F3 - Toggle object snap mode
  • F4 - Toggle 3DOsnap
  • F5 - Toggle Isoplane
  • F6 - Toggle Dynamic UCS
  • F7 - Toggle grid mode
  • F8 - Toggle ortho mode
  • F9 - Toggle snap mode
  • F10 - Toggle polar mode
  • F11 - Toggle object snap tracking
  • F12 - Toggle dynamic input mode

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