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Select other shortcut key on different regions / keyboard setups

3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,443 PRO
edited November 2017 in Using Onshape
I thought it would be helpful to collect this mystery key on separate thread.

So this is what Onshape says:


You can now select hidden geometry by pressing a new shortcut key on your keyboard to start the Select Other command. You can keep pressing this key to cycle through the available selections, then press the left mouse button to select the highlighted geometry. This shortcut key may be different depending upon your keyboard layout, but its location will be the same (above the Tab key). For example, on a US or UK keyboard it is the Grave Accent ( ` ), on a German keyboard it is the Caret ( ^ ) and on a Spanish keyboard it is the Degree symbol ( ° ). 

In Finnish keyboard it seems to be ' ö '

Which is actually funny as this is exactly the sound we make when searching for shortcut or cycling through available selections, öööööööööö :lol::joy:


  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,443 PRO
    Please do add your own region select other shortcut key into this same thread to help others..
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    edited November 2017
    UK KB

    The key above TAB does nothing, but the key labeled with:-

    found up and left of the right hand shift key does invoke the "select other" function.


    Owen S
    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • Gwendal_FernetGwendal_Fernet Member Posts: 7 PRO
    edited January 29

    In a french azerty keyboard does anyone know the shortcut for the select other command? I've tried ² (above tab) ` (alt gr + 7) and this is not the right one.
    Ok I found it, if you search it it the ù key in an azerty keyboard
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