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Keyboard shortcuts in AutoCAD for Mac.

A - answer Most of the keyboard shortcuts defined in AutoCAD for Mac (and AutoCAD LT for Mac) are the same as the standard hotkeys in AutoCAD for Windows (see the overview). But some "hot keys" are defined differently in AutoCAD for MacIntosh:
⌘1 - open/close the Tool Sets palette  
⌘2 - open/close the Content palette  
⌘3 - open/close the command window 
⌘4 - open/close the Layers palette
⌘5 - open/close the Properties Inspector palette
⌘6 - toggles the status bar 
⌘7 - open/close the Reference Manager palette
⌘8 - open/close the Material Browser palette
⌘/ - launches the online help (browser)  
⌘E - displays the Export Data dialog
⌘F - displays the Find and Replace dialog
⌘G - groups selected objects  
⌘I - displays the Properties Inspector palette
⌘R - regenerates the current viewport  
⌘W - closes the current drawing  
⌘+ - zoom-in 2x  
⌘- - zoom-out 0.5x  
⌘, - displays the Application Preferences dialog 
⌘. - displays the Quick View dialog
Shift⌘C (Shift-Cmd-C) - displays the color palette
Shift⌘; (Shift-Cmd-;) - displays the Check Spelling dialog
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applies to: AutoCAD 2012 · AutoCAD LT 2012 ·

See also:
Tip 14150:How do I search for a specific part by name in Fusion?
Tip 13861:How to get rid of drawing tabs under AutoCAD ribbon.
Tip 13822:Fast layer visibility toggle ON/OFF.
Tip 13620:How to quickly rotate the view by 90° in AutoCAD LT?
Tip 13529:How to redefine the behavior of a standard AutoCAD command?

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