19 Microstation Keyboard Shortcuts

for Windows

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Most used Managing Design Files

Action Microstation Shortcut keys
New/Create Design File Ctrl + N
Open Design File Ctrl + O
Closes the active design file Ctrl + W
Save changes Ctrl + S
Save Settings Ctrl + F
Print/Plot Dialog Ctrl + P
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
Group current selection Ctrl + G
Ungroup current selection Ctrl + U
Lock element Ctrl + L
Unlock element Ctrl + M
Element Information Ctrl + I
View Levels Display Ctrl + E
View Attributes Ctrl + B
Tool Boxes dialog Ctrl + T


What is MicroStation?

MicroStation is a computer-aided design (CAD) software developed by Bentley Systems. It is widely used in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry for creating and editing 2D and 3D designs.

What are some commonly used MicroStation shortcuts?

Here are a few commonly used shortcuts in MicroStation:

  • Ctrl + C: Copy selected elements.
  • Ctrl + V: Paste copied elements.
  • Ctrl + X: Cut selected elements.
  • Ctrl + Z: Undo the last action.
  • Ctrl + Y: Redo the last undone action.
  • Ctrl + S: Save the current design file.
  • Ctrl + A: Select all elements.
  • Ctrl + N: Create a new design file.
  • Ctrl + O: Open an existing design file.
  • Ctrl + E: Open the Element Selection tool.
  • Ctrl + G: Activate the Graphics Grouping tool.



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