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Unigraphics NX : Important Shortcut keys for basic operations in UG NX Unigraphics

To start Sketch in task Environment :

Clicking the Sketch icon or the shortcut key S Creates a sketch and enters the Sketch task environment. Sketcher tools like line, arc , circle etc will be enabled once the Sketch environment is started.



To extrude the Sketch or Existing curves :

Clicking on the Extrude or the shortcut key X Creates a feature by extruding a section along a defined direction.

To revolve the created sketch or revolve a set of curves in a plane :

Clicking on Revolve icon or the shortcut key R creates a new feature by revolving a section about a particular defined axis.

To cut or trim a portion of sheet in Unigraphics NX:

The option Trimmed Sheet with shortcut key T Trims off a portion of a sheet body using curves, faces, or a datum plane.

Variational Sweep

Variational Sweep option with shortcut V Create a body by sweeping a cross section along a path where the shape of the section varies along the path.

To move or transform objects:

To change the position or orientation of an object, the option Move Object with shortcut Ctrl+T is used which moves or rotates selected objects.

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Complete List of NX Shortcuts

Operation in NX
Shortcut for NX
Applicable Module in NX
File-New...
Ctrl+N
Global
File-Open...
Ctrl+O
Global
File-Save
Ctrl+S
Global
File-Save As...
Ctrl+Shift+A
Global
File-Plot...
Ctrl+P
Global
File-Execute-Grip...
Ctrl+G
Global
File-Execute-Debug Grip...
Ctrl+Shift+G
Global
File-Execute-NX Open...
Ctrl+U
Global
File-Finish Sketch
Ctrl+Q
Application Only
Q
Application Only
Edit-Undo List-1 Open Part
Ctrl+Z
Global
Edit-Redo
Ctrl+Y
Global
Edit-Cut
Ctrl+X
Global
Edit-Copy
Ctrl+C
Global
Edit-Paste
Ctrl+V
Global
Edit-Delete...
Ctrl+D
Global
Delete
Global
Edit-Selection-Top Selection Priority - Feature
Shift+F
Global
Edit-Selection-Top Selection Priority - Face
Shift+G
Global
Edit-Selection-Top Selection Priority - Body
Shift+B
Global
Edit-Selection-Top Selection Priority - Edge
Shift+E
Global
Edit-Selection-Top Selection Priority - Component
O
Global
Edit-Selection-Select All
Ctrl+A
Global
Edit-Object Display...
Ctrl+J
Global
Edit-Show and Hide-Show and Hide...
Ctrl+W
Global
Edit-Show and Hide-Immediate Hide...
Ctrl+Shift+I
Global
Edit-Show and Hide-Hide...
Ctrl+B
Global
Edit-Show and Hide-Show...
Ctrl+Shift+K
Global
Edit-Show and Hide-Show All
Ctrl+Shift+U
Global
Edit-Show and Hide-Invert Shown and Hidden
Ctrl+Shift+B
Global
Edit-Move Object...
Ctrl+T
Global
Edit-Sketch Curve-Quick Trim...
T
Application Only
Edit-Sketch Curve-Quick Extend...
E
Application Only
View-Operation-Fit
Ctrl+F
Global
View-Operation-Zoom...
Ctrl+Shift+Z
Global
View-Operation-Rotate...
Ctrl+R
Global
View-Section-Edit Section...
Ctrl+H
Global
View-Visualization-Ray Traced Studio
Ctrl+Shift+W
Global
View-Visualization-High Quality Image...
Ctrl+Shift+H
Global
View-Layout-New...
Ctrl+Shift+N
Global
View-Layout-Open...
Ctrl+Shift+O
Global
View-Layout-Fit All Views
Ctrl+Shift+F
Global
View-Information Window
Ctrl+Shift+S
Global
View-Current Dialog Box
F3
Global
View-Move Clip Left
Shift+F1
Global
View-Move Clip Right
Shift+F2
Global
View-Full Screen
Alt+Enter
Global
View-Orient View to Sketch
Shift+F8
Application Only
View-Reset Orientation
Ctrl+F8
Global
Insert-Sketch Curve-Polygon...
P
Application Only
Insert-Sketch Curve-Studio Spline...
S
Application Only
Insert-Sketch Constraint-Dimension-Rapid...
D
Application Only
Insert-Design Feature-Extrude...
X
Application Only
Insert-Surface-Four Point Surface...
Ctrl+4
Application Only
Insert-Mesh Surface-Studio Surface...
N
Application Only
Insert-Sweep-Variational Sweep...
V
Application Only
Format-Layer Settings...
Ctrl+L
Global
Format-WCS-Display
W
Global
Tools-Expressions...
Ctrl+E
Global
Tools-Update-Make First Feature Current
Ctrl+Shift+Home
 Application Only
Tools-Update-Make Previous Feature Current
Ctrl+Shift+Left
Application Only
Tools-Update-Make Next Feature Current
Ctrl+Shift+Right
RRENT Application Only
Tools-Update-Make Last Feature Current
Ctrl+Shift+End
ENT Application Only
Tools-Journal-Play...
Alt+F8
Global
Tools-Journal-Edit...
Alt+F11
Global
Tools-Macro-Start Record...
Ctrl+Shift+R
Global
Tools-Macro-Playback...
Ctrl+Shift+P
Global
Tools-Movie-Record...
Alt+F5
Global
Tools-Movie-Pause
Alt+F6
Global
Tools-Movie-Stop
Alt+F7
Global
Information-Object...
Ctrl+I
Global
Analysis-Curve-Refresh Curvature Graphs
Ctrl+Shift+C
Global
Preferences-Object...
Ctrl+Shift+J
Global
Preferences-Selection...
Ctrl+Shift+T
Global
Preferences-Visualization...
Ctrl+Shift+V
Global
Application-Modeling...
M
Global
Ctrl+M
Global
Application-Shape Studio...
Ctrl+Alt+S
Global
Application-Drafting...
Ctrl+Shift+D
Global
Application-Manufacturing...
Ctrl+Alt+M
Global
Application-Inspection...
Ctrl+Alt+I
Global
Application-Sheet Metal-Sheet Metal...
Ctrl+Shift+M
Global
Application-PCB Design-Flexible Printed Circuit Design...
Ctrl+Alt+P          
Global
Application-Assemblies
Ctrl+Alt+A
Global
Nissan Application-Nissan Rule Tools-Nissan Rule Setup
Ctrl+1
Global
Nissan Application-Nissan Rule Tools-Nissan Break Link
Ctrl+2
Global
Help-On Context...
Alt+F1
Global
Finish Sketch
Ctrl+Q
Application Only
Q
Application Only
Orient View to Sketch
Shift+F8
Application Only
Refresh
F5
Global
Zoom
F6
Global
Rotate
F7
Global
Orient View-Trimetric
Home
Global
Orient View-Isometric
End
Global
Orient View-Top
Ctrl+Alt+T
Global
Orient View-Front
Ctrl+Alt+F
Global
Orient View-Right
Ctrl+Alt+R
Global
Orient View-Left
Ctrl+Alt+L
Global
Snap View
F8
Global
Set Rotation Reference
C
Global
Clear Rotation Reference
Ctrl+F3
Global
Paste
Ctrl+V
Global
Repeat Command-1 Shortcut Keys
F4
Global