Keyboard Shortcuts

The table below lists the default keyboard shortcut functions within Enterprise Architect.

Notes

You can also display the key combinations on the Help Keyboard dialog (Help | Keyboard Accelerator Map; click on the drop-down arrow in the Category field and select the appropriate category)
There are some additional shortcuts using the keyboard and mouse in combination; see the Keyboard-Mouse Shortcuts topic
If necessary, you can change these keyboard shortcuts using the Keyboard tab of the Customize dialog

Action

Shortcut

Category

Create a new Enterprise Architect project

 

Ctrl + N

File

Open an Enterprise Architect project

 

Ctrl + O

File

Open Source File

 

Ctrl + Alt + O

File

Reload the current project

 

Ctrl + Shift + F11

File

Print the active diagram

 

Ctrl + P

File

Undo Change

 

Ctrl + Z

Edit

Redo Change

 

Ctrl + Y

Edit

Add a single element to the clipboard list

 

Ctrl + Space

Edit

Paste element as metafile from clipboard

 

Ctrl + Shift + Insert

Edit

Paste element as new

 

Ctrl + Shift + V

Edit

Paste element(s) from the clipboard

 

Shift + Insert

Edit

Bookmark current element with red marker

 

Shift + Space

Edit

Delete selected element(s) in diagram

Delete  or
Ctrl + D

 

Edit

Delete selected element(s) from model (through diagram OR Project Browser)

 

Ctrl + Delete

Edit

Search for items in the project

 

Ctrl + F

Edit

Set focus to current window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 0

Window

Autohide the current window

 

Ctrl + Shift + F4

Window

Hide the current window

 

Ctrl + F4

Window

View Project Browser

 

Alt + 0

View

View Properties window

 

Alt + 1

View

View Project Information window

 

Alt + 2

View

View Testing window

 

Alt + 3

View

View Maintenance window

 

Alt + 4

View

Display Toolbox

 

Alt + 5

View

View Resources window

 

Alt + 6

View

View Source Code window

 

Alt + 7

View

View Debug Workbench

 

Alt + 8

View

View Notes window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 1

View

View Element Relationships window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 2

View

View Rules and Scenarios (Requirements and Constraints) window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 3

View

View Traceability window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 4

View

View Tagged Values window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 6

View

View Project Management window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 7

View

View Output window

 

Ctrl + Shift + 8

View

View Learning Center

 

Alt + F1

View

View Pan & Zoom Window

 

Ctrl + Shift + N

View

View Model Search

 

Ctrl + Alt + A

View

View Package Browser (or Diagram List)

 

Ctrl + Alt + R

View

Open Team Review

 

Ctrl  +  Alt + U

View

Display Web Browser

 

Ctrl + Alt + W

View

View Element Browser

 

Alt + 9

View

Add new package to project

 

Ctrl + W

Project

Add new diagram to package

 

Ctrl + Insert

Project

Add new element to package

 

Ctrl + M

Project

Create RTF documentation

 

F8

Project

Generate HTML Report

 

Shift + F8

Project

Generate Diagrams-only Report

 

Ctrl + Shift + F8

Project

Generate package source code

 

Ctrl + Alt + K

Project

Synchronize package contents

 

Ctrl + Alt + M

Project

Import source directory

 

Ctrl + Shift + U

Project

Manage Analyzer Scripts on Execution Analyzer window

 

Shift + F12

Project

Build

 

Ctrl + Shift + F12

Project

Test

 

Ctrl + Alt + T

Project

Run

 

Ctrl + Alt + N

Project

Deploy

 

Ctrl + Shift + Alt + F12

Project

Debug Run

 

F6

Project

Step Into

 

Shift + F6

Project

Step Over

 

Alt + F6

Project

Step Out

 

Ctrl + F6

Project

Debug Stop

 

Ctrl + Alt + F6

Project

Transform selected elements

Ctrl + H or
Ctrl + Alt + F

 

Project

Transform current package

 

Ctrl + Shift + H

Project

Validate Selected

 

Ctrl + Alt + V

Project

Manage locks applied by current user

 

Ctrl + Shift + L

Project

Configure package control

 

Ctrl + Alt + P

Project

Import package from XMI

 

Ctrl + Alt + I

Project

Export package to XMI

 

Ctrl + Alt + E

Project

Import and export to CSV files

 

Ctrl + Alt + C

Project

Manage Baselines

 

Ctrl + Alt + B

Project

Diagram properties

 

F5

Diagram

Save

 

Ctrl + S

Diagram

Save image to file

 

Ctrl + T

Diagram

Save image to clipboard

 

Ctrl + B

Diagram

Visible Relations

 

Ctrl + Shift + I

Diagram

Locate in Project Browser

 

Shift + Alt + G

Diagram

Repeat last element

 

Shift + F3 or Ctrl  + click

Diagram

Repeat last connector

 

F3

Diagram

Element Properties

 

Alt + Enter

Element

Add Tagged Value

 

Ctrl + Shift + T

Element

Linked Document

 

Ctrl + Alt + D

Element

Display Attribute Properties dialog

 

F9

Element

Display Operation Properties dialog

 

F10

Element

Space elements evenly horizontally

 

Alt + -

Element

Space elements evenly vertically

 

Alt + =

Element

Add attribute

 

Ctrl + Shift + F9

Element

Add operation

 

Ctrl + Shift + F10

Element

Add other type

 

Ctrl + F11

Element

Auto-size selected elements

 

Alt + Z

Element

Generate code from element

 

Ctrl + G or F11

Element

Move element by increments

 

Shift + , , ,

Element

Resize selected element

 

Ctrl + , , ,

Element

Align bottom edges of selected elements

 

Ctrl + Alt + Down

Element

Align top edges of selected elements

 

Ctrl + Alt + Up

Element

Align selected elements on left boundaries

 

Ctrl + Alt + Left

Element

Align selected elements on right boundaries

 

Ctrl + Alt + Right

Element

Configure element default appearance

 

Ctrl + Shift + E or F4

Element

Edit selected

 

F2

Element

Manage embedded elements

 

Ctrl + Shift + B

Element

Insert new feature after current selection

 

Insert

Element

Locate in browser

 

Alt + G

Element

New element

 

Ctrl + M

Element

View source code in default editor

 

Ctrl + E or F12

Element

Operation

 

F10

Element

Override inherited features

 

Ctrl + Shift + O

Element

Configure element properties

 

Alt + Enter

Element

Select alternative image

 

Ctrl + Shift + W

Element

Specify which element features are visible on a diagram

 

Ctrl + Shift + Y

Element

Set element parent or implement interface(s)

 

Ctrl + I

Element

Set references to other elements and diagrams

 

Ctrl + J

Element

Create Workbench Instance

 

Ctrl + Shift + J

Element

Locate diagrams where element is used

 

Ctrl + U

Element

View Properties dialog

 

Enter

Element

Check project data integrity

 

Shift + F9

Tools

Configure system options

 

Ctrl + F9

Tools

Spell check current package

 

Ctrl + Shift + F7

Tools

Spell check model

 

Ctrl + F7

Tools

Spell check Notes text

 

F7

Object notes

Edit code generation templates

 

Ctrl + Shift + P

Settings

Edit transformation templates

 

Ctrl + Alt + H

Settings

Make text bullet list item

 

Ctrl + . (full stop)

Object notes

Make text numbered list item

 

Ctrl + 1

Object notes

Make text bold

 

Ctrl + B

Object notes

Make text italic

 

Ctrl + I

Object notes

Make text underlined

 

Ctrl + U

Object notes

Insert date and time in Notes text

 

F5

Object notes

Select line of text in Notes text

 

F8

Object notes

Copy text

 

Ctrl + C

Everywhere

Paste text

 

Ctrl + V

Everywhere

Cut text, or element in diagram

 

Ctrl + X

Everywhere