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Basic Commands: Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo, and Redo


Removes the selected items and places them on the Microsoft Windows Clipboard.

To cut:

  1. Select one or more items to cut.
  2. Click Cut (Standard toolbar) or Edit > Cut, or press Ctrl+X.


Copies one or more items to the Microsoft Windows Clipboard.

To copy:

  1. Select one or more items to copy.
  2. Click Copy (Standard toolbar) or Edit > Copy, or press Ctrl+C.


Copies the contents of the Clipboard to the current sketch, part, assembly, or drawing document.

To paste the contents of the Clipboard:

  1. If necessary, select an appropriate destination for the item being pasted. For example:

    If the Clipboard contains a sketch, select a face or a plane to paste the sketch on.

    If the Clipboard contains an extruded or revolved feature or a hole, select a face to paste the feature on.

  2. Click Paste or Edit > Paste, or press Ctrl+V.


Reverses recent changes you have made, when possible.

To undo your last action:

  • Click Undo (Standard toolbar) or Edit > Undo, or press Ctrl+Z.

Undoing Multiple Operations

To undo multiple operations:

  1. Click Undo List to see the list of actions that are available. The most recent actions are at the top.
  2. Select any action on the list. The action you select and all actions above it are reversed.


Reverses recent Undo commands, when possible. Redo is available only for sketches in part and assembly documents.

To redo your last Undo action:

  • Click Redo (Standard toolbar) or Edit > Redo, or press Ctrl+Y.

    If you have exited a sketch, you can still undo actions in the sketch. Return to Edit Sketch mode and click Undo .

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