Keyboard Shortcut keys for Cura Software ~ Easy Guide!!

Cura is an open-source slicing application for 3D printers.  It was created by David Braam who was later employed by Ultimate, a 3D printer manufacturing company, to maintain the software. In this tutorial, we will discuss the simple and useful keyboard shortcut keys available for the Cura software. Let’s see them below!!

Cura App
Cura App

Last updated on Dec 29, 2020.

Download Cura Software Shortcuts for Offline Study Here: Cura Software.pdf

Global Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Ctrl+Z It is used to undo
Ctrl+Shift+Z This shortcut key will help to redo
Q Used to move
A Helps to scale
T This key will help to translate
R Helps to rotate
M This key will show the mirror

3D Viewer Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
← ↑ → ↓ It will rotate the camera in the 3D viewer
+ or
This shortcut key will help to zoom the camera in the 3D viewer

Model Selection Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Shift+ This shortcut key will select multiple objects in the 3D viewer
Ctrl+ It is used to select the object in a group
Ctrl+D This shortcut key will help to clear all objects from the build plate
Del Used to delete the selected object
Ctrl+O Helps to open files

Adjustment Tools Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Shift It will toggle rotating/scaling
Ctrl Helps to toggle uniform scaling

Mode Selection Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
It helps to point click
Shift+ This shortcut key will help to move
Used to rotate
Space+ This key will help to zoom out

From this short tutorial, you can get some clarification on the list of shortcut keys available for the Cura App. Please share your query below in the comment box. We will assist you.

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