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Search shortcut any other option than alt + c?

ryan_mcgoldrick47ryan_mcgoldrick47 Member Posts: 71 PRO
Just wondering if there is any shorter shortcut to search, in solidworks its 'W' Onshape the alt + C would be a bit nicer if it was just one letter reachable with left hand in resting position to keyboard.

I find I've stopped using any tool bars in solidworks and especially Onshape due to contextual menus depending on screen space, find it easier to just search for everything now.

I realise this is an esoteric request but would wager I am not the only person.


  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,354 PRO
    alt+c is pretty close for a keyboard shortcut, considering most people won't be holding both hands on the home row when modeling.
    that and W is already used for "window zoom"

    But consider my layout, it takes two hands or an awkward stretch with my right hand :p . (see the green circles)

  • ryan_mcgoldrick47ryan_mcgoldrick47 Member Posts: 71 PRO
    ouch, yeah not a big issue, just like in rhino I think enter or space allows you to type in the command. one keyboard button switch would just be a bit nicer.
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,354 PRO
    I think there are a couple of improvement request for key binding. May want to join one of them
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