Use shortcut keys to access menu commands and quickly navigate through dialog boxes. You can also use keyboard shortcuts for common Dimensions CM commands.
Tip: To quickly access the most common object commands, you can use the right-click menu. In a content window, right-click an object, and select a command from the list.
To access menu commands using shortcuts:
To access a menu command, hold down ALT and enter the underlined letter in each menu and submenu for the command.
For example, to select File > New > New Item, press ALT+F+N+I.
To navigate a dialog box using the keyboard, press TAB to move focus to the next control, or press ALT and enter the underlined letter in the control name.
To access a command using a keyboard shortcut, enter a shortcut from the following table.
Shortcut Result Shift+Del Cut the selected text. Ctrl+Ins Copy the selected text to the clipboard. Shift+Ins Paste the clipboard contents. F1 Open the Help system. F2 Toggle the Navigation window. Ctrl+Shift+F2 Open the Project Structure window. F3 Toggle the Console window. Ctrl+Shift+F3 Open the Items Inbox window. Ctrl+Shift+F4 Open the Item Catalog window. F5 Refresh the current window. Shift+F5 Refresh all open windows. Ctrl+Shift+F5 Open the Design Part window. F6 Move focus to the next content window. Shift+F6 Move focus to the previous content window. Ctrl+Shift+F6 Open the Request Catalog window. Ctrl+Shift+F7 Open the Requests Inbox window. Ctrl+Shift+F8 Open the Projects/Streams Catalog window. Ctrl+Shift+F9 Open the Baselines window. Ctrl+Shift+F10 Open the Baseline Catalog window. Ctrl+Shift+F11 Open the Release Catalog window. Ctrl+Shift+F12 Open the Customer Catalog window. Ctrl+A Select all the objects in an object list. Ctrl+B Preview the selected request. Ctrl+C Copy the selection to the clipboard. Ctrl+D Add a request action description to the selected requests. Ctrl+Shift+D Delegate the selected requests. Ctrl+Shift+F Toggle full screen view on and off. Ctrl+G Get the selected items. Ctrl+H View the history of selected requests. Ctrl+Shift+H View the history of selected items. Ctrl+I Check in the selected items. Ctrl+L Log out. Ctrl+O Check out the selected items. Ctrl+P Print the contents of the Console window. Ctrl+Shift+P Display the Properties window. Ctrl+R Show users and roles for the selected requests. Ctrl+Shift+R Show users and roles for the selected items. Ctrl+S Save the contents of the Console window to a file. Ctrl+T Action the selected requests. Ctrl+Shift+T Action the selected items. Ctrl+U Update the selected items. Ctrl+V Paste the clipboard contents. Ctrl+W Change the project. Ctrl+Shift+W Change the project root folder. Ctrl+X Cut the selected text to the clipboard.