Please note : This help page is for an older version of Enteprise Archtiect. The latest help can be found here.

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