A cheat sheet of keyboard shortcuts for the SketchUp app
The list below contains shortcuts for both the PC and Mac versions of SketchUp
Type a bulge amount (any number) and then Enter
Type a radius (any number), then R and then Enter
Type the number of segments (any number), then S, then Enter
Lock current inferences
Type a radius (any number) and then Enter
Type the number of segments (any number), then S, then Enter
Soften or smooth
Hide
Unsoften or unsmooth
Use face perimeter as extrusion path
Lock in current inference direction
Lock direction: up = blue, right = red, left = green, down = parallel/perpendicular
Type the length (any number) and then Enter
Type the eye height (any number) and then Enter
Move a copy
Hold down to lock in current inference direction
Auto-fold
Lock direction: up = blue, right = red, left = green, down = parallel/perpendicular
Type the distance (any number) and then Enter
Move the first copy, type a number, then X and then Enter
Move the first copy, type a number, then / and then Enter
Allow results to overlap
Type an offset distance (any number) and then Enter
Hold down to disable "gravity-weighted" orbiting
Hold down to active the Pan tool
Fill material
Replace material
Replace material on object
Hold down to sample material
Push/pull a copy of the face
Apply last push/pull amount to the clicked face
Type a push/pull amount (any number) and then Enter
Type the length (any number), then a comma, then the width (any number) and then Enter
Lock in current direction/plane
Lock drawing plane for first edge (after first click)
Click to place the first two corners. Then type the angle (any number), then a comma, then the width (any number) and then Enter
Rotate a copy
Type an angle (any number) and then Enter
Type a rise (any number), then a colon (:), then a run and then Enter
Hold down to scale about center
Hold down to scale uniformly
Type a scale factor (any number) and then Enter
Type a scale length (any number), a unit type (example - "m") and then Enter
Add to the selection
Add/subtract from the selection
Subtract from the selection
Toggle the create guide or measure only
Lock direction: up = blue, right = red, left = green, down = parallel/perpendicular
Measure a distance, type the intended size (any number) and then Enter
Hold down and click-drag the mouse to change the field of view
To create your own custom shortcuts for SketchUp, go to Edit>Preferences (Windows) or SketchUp>Preferences (Mac) and click the Shortcuts tab. Find the function by either scrolling through the list or using the search bar. Enter your shortcut combination in the field at the bottom of the window.
X
N
J
Ctrl+D (Mac: Option+D)
Shift+G
Shift+V