MapleSim CAD Toolbox Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts
In the Settings dialog, you can review the current keyboard bindings and mouse settings. This page describes the default settings. The settings can be customized. The process is described below the table of defaults.
Returning to Default Bindings
Camera Pan Mode
Camera Rotate Mode
Camera Zoom Mode
Camera Pose Restore
Camera Pose Save
Coordinate Size Decrease
Coordinate Size Increase
Focus on Selected
Pan Camera Down
Pan Camera Left
Pan Camera Right
Pan Camera Up
Place Coordinate on Edge or Surface
Place Coordinate Only on Surface
Shift + C
Place Reference Coordinate
Ctrl + R
Ctrl + A
Set Camera View along -X axis
Set Camera View along -Y axis
Set Camera View along -Z axis
Set Camera View along X axis
Shift + X
Set Camera View along Y axis
Shift + Y
Set Camera View along Z axis
Shift + Z
Show/Hide Orientation Box
Toggle Camera Type
Toggle Coordinates Tree View
Alt + C
To change a keyboard binding:
Select a command from the list under Settings > Keyboard.
Enter the desired key or key combination.
If that key conflicts with an existing binding, the existing assignment will be listed under conflicts. If it conflicts with an existing binding that cannot be changed, the conflict is listed in red (for example, Ctrl + C is used for Copy and cannot be used for anything else.)
Click Assign to make the change.
To remove a keyboard binding:
Click Remove to remove the keyboard binding from that command.
Double Click Settings
In 3-D View: If selected, double-clicking on selected bodies opens the Properties dialog.
In Tree View: If selected, double-clicking on selected bodies opens the Properties dialog.
Mouse Wheel Settings
Roll the wheel to zoom 3-D View: If selected, rotating the wheel button zooms the 3-D view.
Invert wheel zoom motion: This inverts the direction of the zoom when using the wheel button.
Mouse Motion Settings
Shift + Left Button
Pan 3-D View
Rotate 3-D View
Zoom 3-D View
To change the binding for a Mouse action:
Select a command from the list under Mouse Motion Settings.
Enter the desired key or key combination. (Note that you can select multiple buttons, for example Ctrl + Shift + Left Button.)
If that key conflicts with an existing binding, the existing assignment will be listed under conflicts.
Settings changes are applied globally, so any changes apply to the current and future sessions of the CAD toolbox. If for some reason you need to revert to the default bindings, you can delete that stores these settings. The next time the CAD toolbox is opened, the default bindings. The files are
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