Shortcut Keys

View the shortcut keys available for POSTFEKO for faster and easier operation of POSTFEKO.

Keyboard shortcut keys help you to save time accessing actions that you perform regularly. The shortcut key or key combination is displayed in the keytip that is displayed when you hover the mouse over the action on the ribbon.

Shortcut Key Description
Alt+0 Run CADFEKO.
Alt+2 Run PREFEKO.
Alt+4 Run Solver.
Alt+6 Run OPTFEKO.
Alt+8 Open the Feko terminal.
General Editing
F2 Rename selected item.
F9 Create workplane.
Del Delete selected item.
Shift+Ins Paste clipboard text.
Ctrl+Ins Copy selected text.
Shift+Del Cut selected text.
Ctrl+A Select all entities (edge, wire, face or region) of the same type in the collection1.
Ctrl+Shift+A Select all entities (edge, wire, face or region) of the same type in the model.
Ctrl+C Copy selected text / image.
Ctrl+E Export image.
Ctrl+H Show / Hide selected geometry and requests.

For mesh parts or solution items which allow multiple instances, create copies of the selected items.

For geometry items (at any level) create new root-level parts as copies of the selected items.

Ctrl+M Create mesh.
Ctrl+Shift+M Quick mesh - create mesh with the current settings without requiring confirmation.
Ctrl+Del Delete selected mesh.
Ctrl+N Create new model.
Ctrl+L Open the component library.
Ctrl+3 Create new 3D view.
Ctrl+O Open model.
Ctrl+P Print.
Ctrl+S Save model.
Ctrl+V Paste.
Ctrl+X Cut selected text.
Q+C Select the smallest loop of edges containing the currently selected edges.
Ctrl+Y Redo model creation / modification.
Ctrl+Z Undo model creation / modification.
Alt+← Undo view manipulation.
Alt+→ Redo view manipulation.
# Create variable.
Ctrl+Shift Point entry.
Ctrl+ Move configuration up.
Ctrl+- Move configuration down.
Alt+S Search bar.
Create arcs / curves
V,1 Create a straight line.
V,2 Create a polyline.
V,3 Create a fitted spline.
V,5 Create a Bézier curve.
V,6 Create an analytical curve.
A,1 Create an elliptic arc.
A,2 Create a parabolic arc.
A,3 Create a hyberbolic arc.
A,4 Create a helix.
Create Solids
C,1 Create a cuboid.
C,2 Create a flare.
C,3 Create a sphere.
C,4 Create a cylinder.
C,5 Create a cone.
Create Surfaces
S,1 Create a polygon.
S,2 Create a rectangle.
S,3 Create an ellipse.
S,4 Create a paraboloid.
S,5 Create a NURBS.
Transform / Modify
B,1 Subtract selected object from another object.
B,2 Intersect the selected geometries.
B,3 Split selected items along a plane.
B,4 Stitch selected face parts together.
E,1 Spin selected items around a specified axis.
E,2 Sweep selected items in a specified direction.
E,3 Sweep selected item along a path.
E,4 Connect two profiles to form a loft surface or solid.
R Re-evaluate the geometry tree.
U Union the selected parts.
F1 Context-sensitive help for the dialog / window that has focus.
F5 Zoom to extents.
0 Restore view.
2 Bottom view.
4 Left view.
5 Front view.
Ctrl+5 Back view.
6 Right view.
8 Top view.
Customising the GUI
Alt+T Open / Closes the model tree / details tree.
Alt+W Open / Closes the message window.
Ctrl+Left Collapses item in tree menu.
Ctrl+Right Expands item in tree menu.
3D View / Schematic View Interaction
F5 Zoom to extents.
Shift & hold while scrolling mouse wheel. Slow zoom (3D view).
Scroll mouse wheel. Zoom (3D view).
Click & drag with middle mouse button. Panning (3D view, schematic view).
Ctrl & click / drag. Panning (3D view).
Left click & drag the mouse. Rotation (3D view).
+ Zoom in (3D view, schematic view).
- Zoom out (3D view, schematic view).
R Rotate element (schematic view).
Script Editor
Ctrl+N New empty script.
Ctrl+O Open script.
Ctrl++ Zoom in.
Ctrl+- Zoom out.
Ctrl+G Goto line.
1 For example, in the model tree, a collection can be geometry, meshes, ports, meshing rules, cutplanes and solution settings. In the details tree, a collection can be wires, edges, faces and regions.