Virtual Surveyor contains a number of keyboard shortcuts to specific actions. This article gives an overview of all available shortcuts in Virtual Surveyor.


Commonly used keyboard shortcuts


ShortcutDescription
CTRL+SSave or Save As
CTRL+ZUndo
BACKSPACERemove last vertex
DELETEDelete the selected item(s)
CTRLTemporarily disable snapping
Temporarily disable Guided Breakline Drawing
CTRL+CCopy
CTRL+XCut
CTRL+VPaste
CTRL+YRedo
CTRL+OOpen
CTRL+BACKSPACERemove last guided breakline segments
CTRL+ASelect all project items


Other shortcuts

ShortcutDescription
CTRL+SELECT
Select multiple project items
SHIFT+SELECT
Select multiple project items (contiguous)
ALT+P
Point drawing mode
ALT+L
Polyline drawing mode
ALT+G
Boundary drawing mode
ALT+FOpen Backstage menu
CTRL+F1Collapse/Pin the ribbon
ALT+BEnable/Disable Guided Breakline Drawing
ALT+11st Quick Access Toolbar item
ALT+22nd Quick Access Toolbar item
Ctrl+EOpen .vspx directory location


Terrain lenses

Shortcut
Description
ALT+CContour lens
ALT+DSlope Directions lens
ALT+SSlope Steepness lens
ALT+EElevation lens
ALT+TTransparent lens


Hint: When you press ALT the shortcuts that use ALT will be highlighted on the interface.