Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts
Enterprise Architect
User Guide Series
Keyboard Shortcuts
Author: Sparx Systems
Date: 30/06/2017
Version: 1.0
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Table of Contents
Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard-Mouse Shortcuts
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Keyboard Shortcuts
You can display the Enterprise Architect dialogs, windows and views, or initiate processes, using menu options and
Toolbar icons. In many cases, you can also access these facilities by pressing individual keyboard keys or combinations
of keys, as shortcuts. This table lists the default keyboard shortcut for each of the functions. You can also display the key
combinations on the 'Help Keyboard' dialog.
Access
Ribbon
Start > Help > Help > Open Keyboard Accelerator Map
Notes
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There are additional shortcuts using the keyboard and mouse in combination
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If necessary, you can change the keyboard shortcuts using the 'Keyboard' tab of the 'Customize' dialog
When a diagram is open, you can use special quick-keys that make navigating and editing the diagram simple and
fast
Operations and keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut
Operation
Ctrl+N
Create a new Enterprise Architect project.
Ctrl+O
Open an Enterprise Architect project.
Ctrl+Shift+F11
Reload the current project.
Ctrl+P
Print the active diagram.
Ctrl+Z
Undo a change.
Ctrl+Y
Redo an undone change.
Ctrl+F, Ctrl+Alt+A
Search for items in the project (Search in Model).
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F
Search files for data names and structures.
Shift+Insert
Paste element(s) from the clipboard as links to the original element(s).
Ctrl+Shift+V
Paste an element as new.
Ctrl+Shift+Insert
Paste an element as a metafile image from the clipboard.
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Shift+F3 or Ctrl+click
Create a new element of the same type as the last.
F3
Create a new connector of the same type as the last.
Ctrl+Space
Add a single element to the clipboard list.
Shift+Space
Bookmark the current element with a red marker.
Delete key or Ctrl+D
Delete selected element(s) in a diagram.
Ctrl+Delete
Delete selected element(s) from the model (in a diagram OR the Project Browser).
Alt+0
Display the Project Browser.
Ctrl+Alt+R
View the Package Browser (Package Contents).
Ctrl+Shift+5
Display Model Views.
Ctrl+Shift+3
Display the Scenarios & Requirements view.
Ctrl+Shift+4
View the Traceability window.
Alt+1
View the Properties window.
Ctrl+Shift+1
View the Notes window.
Ctrl+Shift+6
View the Tagged Values window.
Ctrl+Alt+W
View the Web Browser.
Ctrl+Shift+8
View the System Output window.
Ctrl+Shift+M
Add a new model to the project, using the Model Wizard.
Ctrl+Alt+U
Open the Team Review.
Alt+2
View the Project Glossary.
Ctrl+Alt+B
Manage Baselines.
Ctrl+Alt+P
Configure Package Control.
Ctrl+Shift+L
Open a 'Lock <item>' dialog for the selected Package, diagram or element.
Ctrl+Alt+V
Validate the current Package.
F8
Generate documents and reports.
Shift+F8
Generate a Web Report in HTML.
Ctrl+Shift+F8
Generate a Diagrams-Only report.
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Ctrl+Alt+I
Import a Package from XMI.
Ctrl+Alt+E
Export a Package to XMI.
Ctrl+Alt+C
Import and export to data CSV files.
Ctrl+Insert
Add a new diagram to a Package.
F5
Edit diagram properties.
Shift+Alt+G
Locate a selected object in the Project Browser.
Alt+5
Display the Diagram Toolbox.
Ctrl+Shift+N
View the Pan and Zoom window.
Ctrl+Shift+I
Set the visibility of connectors.
Ctrl+S
Save changes to a diagram.
Ctrl+T
Save an image to file.
Ctrl+B
Save an image to the clipboard.
Alt+Enter
Display the element 'Properties' dialog at the 'General' tab.
Alt+G
Locate the selected element in the Project Browser.
Ctrl+U
Locate diagrams in which the element is used.
Alt+9
View the Element Browser.
Ctrl+Shift+2
View the element Relationships window.
Ctrl+Alt+D
Create a Linked Document on an element.
F9
Display the 'Features' dialog at the 'Attributes' tab.
F10
Display the 'Features' dialog at the 'Operations' tab.
Ctrl+Shift+Y
Specify which element features are visible on a diagram.
Alt+4
View the Maintenance window, in Default mode.
Ctrl+Shift+B
Manage structural (embedded) elements.
Ctrl+I
Set an element's parent or implement interface(s).
Ctrl+Shift+O
Override inherited features.
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Ctrl+Shift+T
Add a Tagged Value to an element.
Ctrl+J
Set cross references to other elements and diagrams.
Ctrl+Shift+E or F4
Configure an element's default appearance.
Alt+Z
Automatically size selected elements.
Ctrl+Shift+W
Select an alternative image for an element.
F2
Edit the selected property value.
Ctrl+Shift+F9
Add an attribute to an element.
Ctrl+Shift+F10
Add an operation to an element.
Ctrl+F11
Add other types of feature to an element.
Insert key
Insert a new feature after the current selection.
Ctrl+Shift+Delete
Delete the selected feature from the model.
Alt+-
Space elements evenly, horizontally.
Alt+=
Space elements evenly, vertically.
Ctrl+Shift+J
Create a Workbench Instance of a Class.
Alt+\
Move focus to the Diagram View from a docked window.
Enter key
View the element 'Properties' dialog (when the element is selected).
Shift+arrow keys
Move elements by small increments.
Ctrl+arrow keys
Resize a selected element by small increments.
Ctrl+Alt+Down
Align the bottom edges of selected elements.
Ctrl+Alt+Up
Align the top edges of selected elements.
Ctrl+Alt+Left
Align the left boundaries of selected elements.
Ctrl+Alt+Right
Align the right boundaries of selected elements.
Shift+F12
Manage Analyzer Scripts on the Execution Analyzer window.
Ctrl+Shift+F12
Create a Build Script.
Ctrl+Alt+N
Create a Run Script.
Ctrl+Alt+T
Create a Test Script.
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Ctrl+Shift+Alt+F12
Create a Deployment script.
Alt+8
Open the Debugger window.
F6
Start a Debug session.
Shift+F6
Step Into a function call.
Alt+F6
Step Over a function call.
Ctrl+F6
Step Out of a function call.
Ctrl+Alt+F6
Stop the debug session.
Ctrl+Alt+O
Open a source file.
Ctrl+Shift+P
Edit code generation templates.
Ctrl+Alt+H
Edit Transformation templates.
Alt+6
Open the Resources window.
Ctrl+F9
Configure system options.
Ctrl+Shift+F7
Spell check the current Package.
Ctrl+F7
Spell check the model.
Ctrl+H or Ctrl+Alt+F
Transform selected elements.
Ctrl+Shift+H
Transform the current Package
Ctrl+Alt+K
Generate Package source code.
Ctrl+Alt+M
Synchronize Package contents.
Ctrl+Shift+U
Import a source directory.
F11
Generate code on a selected element.
F7
Synchronize the current element.
Shift+F11
Batch generate selected elements.
Ctrl+R
Batch synchronize selected elements.
Ctrl+Alt+Y
Open a source directory.
Alt+7
View the Source Code window.
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Ctrl+E or F12
View source code in the default external editor.
Shift+F9
Check project data integrity.
Shift+Alt+Enter
Make the current view occupy the full screen space.
Ctrl+Shift+0
Set focus to the current window.
Ctrl+F4
Close the current window.
Ctrl+Shift+F4
Autohide the current window.
Ctrl+M
Add a new element to Package.
Ctrl+C
Copy text, or element ID for pasting an element on a diagram as a link.
Ctrl+Shift+C
Copy an element, multiple elements or a Package plus any underlying structure to
the clipboard for ducplication in a target Package.
Ctrl+V
Paste text.
Ctrl+X
Cut text, or an element in a diagram.
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Keyboard-Mouse Shortcuts
When you work on an aspect of your model within a diagram, there are a number of operations you can perform quickly
using a combination of keyboard keys and the computer mouse.
Keyboard/mouse combinations
Action
Shortcut
Create an element of the
same type as was last
created on the diagram.
Ctrl+click
Display the element
'Properties' dialog for the
element shown in the
scenario 'Context
References' tab.
Ctrl+click
Select a number of
individual objects for an
operation.
Ctrl+click each object
Select a range of objects
for an operation.
Shift+click on the first and last object in the range
Move the selected elements
along the horizontal axis or
vertical axis.
Shift+hold left mouse button and drag
Create a bend in and
change the direction of the
connector line.
Shift+hold left mouse button and drag
Move the selected elements
in any direction, including
diagonally.
Alt+hold left mouse button and drag
Zoom in to or zoom out of
the diagram.
Ctrl+ mouse scroll wheel
Pan the diagram
horizontally or vertically.
Ctrl+Shift+hold left mouse button and drag
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