76 LightBurn Keyboard Shortcuts

for Windows

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Learn LightBurn Shortcuts for Windows

File Menu Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcut keys
New file Ctrl + N
Open file Ctrl + O
Import Ctrl + I
Save Ctrl + S
Save as Ctrl + Shift + S
Export Alt + X
Print – black only Ctrl + P
Print keep colors Ctrl + Shift + P
Exit Ctrl + Q

Edit Menu Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Shift + Z
Select all Ctrl + A
Invert selection Ctrl + Shift + I
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Duplicate Ctrl + D
Paste Ctrl + V
Paste in place Alt + V
Delete Delete
Convert to path Ctrl + Shift + C
Convert to bitmap Ctrl + Shift + B
Close path Alt + C
Auto join Alt + J
Optimize path Alt + O
Delete duplicates Alt + D
Exit tool / Select mode Esc

Vector Tools Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Draw line Ctrl + L
Draw rectangle Ctrl + R
Draw ellipse Ctrl + E
Edit nodes Ctrl + `
Edit tabs Ctrl + Tab
Edit text Ctrl + T
Offset shapes Alt + O
Weld shapes Ctrl + W
Boolean subtract Alt + –
Boolean intersection Alt + *
Boolean assistant Ctrl + B
Break apart Alt + B

Image Tools Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Adjust image Alt + I
Trace image Alt + T

Laser Tools Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Position laser Alt + L
Rotary setup Ctrl + Shift + R

Arrange Tools Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Group Ctrl + G
Ungroup Ctrl + U
Flip horizontal Ctrl + Shift + H
Flip vertical Ctrl + Shift + V
Mirror across line Alt + M
2-point rotate/scale Ctrl + 2
Push forward in Draw Order Page Up key
Push back in Draw Order Page Down key
Push to front Ctrl + Page Up key
Push to back Ctrl + Page Down key

Align Tools Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Align left Ctrl + Shift + Left Arrow Key
Align right Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow Key
Align top Ctrl + Shift + Up Arrow Key
Align bottom Ctrl + Shift + Down Arrow Key
Align center vertically Ctrl + Shift + Page Up key
Align center horizontally Ctrl + Shift + Page Down key

Distribution Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Move V-together Alt + Shift + V
Move H-together Alt + Shift + H

Node Edit Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Convert to a smooth corner node S
Convert line to smooth curve S
Convert curve to line L
Convert smooth node to corner C
Delete line – While over a line D
Delete node – While over a node D
Insert node point I
Insert node at the midpoint M
Break shape at point – While over a point B
Trim line at next intersection T
Extend the line to the next intersection E

Print & Cut Shortcuts

Action LightBurn Shortcuts
Start wizard Alt + 0
Set first target position Alt + 1
Set second target position Alt + 2
Align output to targets Alt + 3
Align output to targets – no scaling Alt + 4


What is LightBurn?

LightBurn is a user-friendly laser software used to control and design laser cutting and engraving machines.

What operating systems is LightBurn compatible with?

LightBurn is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems

What file formats can LightBurn import?

LightBurn can import various file formats including SVG, DXF, AI, PDF, BMP, JPG, PNG, GIF, and more.

Can LightBurn control my laser machine?

LightBurn supports a wide range of laser machines including CO2, fiber, and diode laser systems. However, it is important to check if your specific laser machine is compatible with LightBurn.

Can I use LightBurn with my 3D printer?

No, LightBurn is designed specifically for laser machines and is not compatible with 3D printers.

Is LightBurn free?

No, LightBurn is not a free software. It offers a 30-day free trial period after which users need to purchase a license to continue using the software.


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