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PTC Creo | my Mapkeys for free

I have created a list of frequently used mapkey shortcuts for the PTC Pro Engineer Creo. This is the macro equivalent in creo. 

I am copying them below.If you need them, copy paste the content to the "config.pro" file in your startup folder.

My favourites are highlited and greatly improves the workflow..

  • For ex, to reach MEASURE. need to go to another menu and click.  Instead, maypkey from any selected menu on the ribbon will work.. Thats wonderful to me...
  • Also, Edit Sketch (ES) is overloaded and will work for Extrusion, Revelution, Sweep etc..
  • So is aa, pp, zz..  really helps me a lot..

Hope you will start using them as well and get benefited!
Let me know in comments, your feedback and issues....




  1. Sketch View           > sv
  2. Show and Erase        > se
  3. Working Directory     > wd
  4. Hiddel Line View      > hi
  5. Close (quit) Window   > qw
  6. Measure               > mm
  7. Erase Session         > ee
  8. Insert Mode @ Sel     > is
  9. Cancel Insert Mode    > ic
  10. edit Sketch of Sel    > es
  11. Show the view named 1 > 1
  12. Show View FRONT       > vf
  13. Show View TOP         > vt
  14. Show Freature in tree > ff 
  15. Hide                  > h1
  16. Show                  > h2
  17. Toggle (on/off) Axis  > aa
  18. Toggle (on/off) Plane > pp
  19. Zoom Previous         > zz
  20. Zoom All              > za
  21. Zoom Window           > zw
  22. View - Shaded         > s1
  23. View - Wireframe      > s2
  24. View - Shaded w edges > s3
  25. Toggle Model Tree     > qq
  26. Show Model Tree       > q1
  27. Show Layer Tree       > q2

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mapkey sv @MAPKEY_NAMESketch View;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Sketch view;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `ProCmdViewSketchView.sket`;

mapkey se @MAPKEY_NAMEShow & Erase;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `ProCmdDwgShowErase.dwg`;

mapkey wd @MAPKEY_NAMEWorking Directory;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `main_dlg_cur` `MenuBar1`1 `File`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `MenuBar1`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `File.psh_working_dir`;

mapkey hi @MAPKEY_NAMEHidden line;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Hidden line;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `main_dlg_cur` `ProCmdEnvMdlDisp.mdisp`1 `Hidden line`;

mapkey qw @MAPKEY_NAMEQuit window;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Quit window;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `EMBED_BROWSER Close`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Timer `UI Desktop` `UI Desktop` `EmbedBrowserTimer`;

mapkey mm @MAPKEY_NAMEMeasure;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Measure;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdNmdTool` 1;

mapkey aa @MAPKEY_NAMEToggle Axes;~ Command `ProCmdEnvAxisDisp` 0;
mapkey pp @MAPKEY_NAMEToggle Plane;~ Command `ProCmdEnvDtmDisp` 0;
mapkey wc @MAPKEY_NAMEWindow Close;~ Command `ProCmdWinCloseGroup`;
mapkey zz @MAPKEY_NAMEZoom Previous;~ Command `ProCmdViewPrev`;
mapkey za @MAPKEY_NAMEZoom All;~ Command `ProCmdViewRefit`;
mapkey zw @MAPKEY_NAMEZoom Window;~ Command `ProCmdViewZoomIn`;

mapkey s1 @MAPKEY_NAMEShading;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Shading;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdEnvShaded` 1;
mapkey s2 @MAPKEY_NAMEWireframe;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Wireframe;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdEnvWireframe` 1;
mapkey s3 @MAPKEY_NAMEWireframe View;@MAPKEY_LABELShade with Edge;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdEnvShadedEdges` 1;

mapkey qq @MAPKEY_LABELToggle Model tree;~ Command `ProCmdNavigatorBtn` 0;\
mapkey(continued) mapkey sv @MAPKEY_NAMESketch View;@MAPKEY_LABEL>Sketch view;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdViewSketchView`;
mapkey q1 ~ Command `ProCmdViewLyrs` 0;
mapkey q2 ~ Command `ProCmdViewLyrs` 1;

mapkey ee @MAPKEY_LABELerase session;~ Command `ProCmdModelEraseNotDisp`;

mapkey ff @MAPKEY_LABELshow feature in model tree;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdMdlTreeFilter` ;~ Activate `mdl_filter` `feat_btn` 1;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `mdl_filter` `supres_btn` 1;~ Activate `mdl_filter` `ok_btn`;

mapkey h1 ~ Command `ProCmdViewHide`;
mapkey h2 ~ Command `ProCmdViewShow`;

mapkey nn @MAPKEY_LABELtoggle all datum~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` mapkey w1 \
mapkey(continued) @MAPKEY_NAMEModel Tree;~ Command `ProCmdViewLyrs` 0;

mapkey wr ~ RButtonArm `main_dlg_cur` `PHTLeft.PHLayerUI.AssyTree` \
mapkey(continued) `node0:SOLID`;~ Command `ProCmdViewRestLayStat`;

mapkey oa @MAPKEY_NAMEopen assy;~ Command `ProCmdModelOpen` ;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trail `UI Desktop` `UI Desktop` `DLG_PREVIEW_POST` `file_open`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `file_open` `Type`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trail `UI Desktop` `UI Desktop` `PREVIEW_POPUP_TIMER` \
mapkey(continued) `file_open:Ph_list.Filelist:<NULL>`;~ Close `file_open` `Type`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `file_open` `Type` 1 `db_1`;

mapkey oo @MAPKEY_NAMEOpen ;~ Command `ProCmdModelOpen` ;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trail `UI Desktop` `UI Desktop` `DLG_PREVIEW_POST` `file_open`;

mapkey is @MAPKEY_NAMESet Insert Mode;\
mapkey(continued) ~ RButtonArm `main_dlg_cur` `PHTLeft.AssyTree` `node6`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ PopupOver `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu` 1 `PHTLeft.AssyTree`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `ActivateInsert`;

mapkey ic @MAPKEY_NAMECancel Insert Mode;~ Command `ProCmdResumeLast`;

mapkey 1 @MAPKEY_NAMEset view "1";\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `main_dlg_cur` `View:casc340798662`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `View:casc340798662`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdNamedViewsGalSelect` `1`;


mapkey jp @MAPKEY_NAMEcreate JPEG;@MAPKEY_LABELcreate JPEG;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `appl_casc`;~ Command `ProCmdModelSaveAs` ;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `file_saveas` `type_option`;~ Close `file_saveas` `type_option`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `file_saveas` `type_option` 1 `db_566`;@MANUAL_PAUSEnew name?;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `file_saveas` `OK`;~ Open `shd_img_param` `o_size`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Close `shd_img_param` `o_size`;~ Select `shd_img_param` `o_size` 1 `A4`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `shd_img_param` `o_dpi`;~ Close `shd_img_param` `o_dpi`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `shd_img_param` `o_dpi` 1 `dpi200`;~ Activate `shd_img_param` `OK`;

mapkey es @MAPKEY_NAMEExtr, Rev, Sweep;@MAPKEY_LABELEdit Feature Sketch;\
mapkey(continued) ~ RButtonArm `main_dlg_cur` `PHTLeft.AssyTree` `node69`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ PopupOver `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu` 1 `PHTLeft.AssyTree`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `Redefine`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `chkbn.extrev_1_placement.0` 1;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trigger `extrev_1_placement.0.0` `PH.section_select_list` `0`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trigger `extrev_1_placement.0.0` `PH.section_select_list` ``;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `extrev_1_placement.0.0` `PH.Sketch`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdViewSketchView`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ RButtonArm `main_dlg_cur` `PHTLeft.AssyTree` `node68`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ PopupOver `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu` 1 `PHTLeft.AssyTree`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `Redefine`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `chkbn.revolve_1_placement.0` 1;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trigger `revolve_1_placement.0.0` `PH.section_select_list` `0`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Trigger `revolve_1_placement.0.0` `PH.section_select_list` ``;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `revolve_1_placement.0.0` `PH.Sketch`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdViewSketchView`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `main_dlg_cur` `PHTLeft.AssyTree` 1 `node50`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ RButtonArm `main_dlg_cur` `PHTLeft.AssyTree` `node50`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ PopupOver `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu` 1 `PHTLeft.AssyTree`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Open `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;~ Close `main_dlg_cur` `ActionMenu`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `Redefine`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Activate `main_dlg_cur` `maindashInst0.Sketch`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdViewSketchView`;

mapkey vf @MAPKEY_LABELView Front;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `main_dlg_cur` \
mapkey(continued) `igToolbar_AncestorIGT_IGT_GRP_inh397369119.proe_win:casc340798662`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Close `main_dlg_cur` \
mapkey(continued) `igToolbar_AncestorIGT_IGT_GRP_inh397369119.proe_win:casc340798662`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdNamedViewsGalSelect` `FRONT`;

mapkey vt @MAPKEY_LABELView Top;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Select `main_dlg_cur` \
mapkey(continued) `igToolbar_AncestorIGT_IGT_GRP_inh397369119.proe_win:casc340798662`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Close `main_dlg_cur` \
mapkey(continued) `igToolbar_AncestorIGT_IGT_GRP_inh397369119.proe_win:casc340798662`;\
mapkey(continued) ~ Command `ProCmdNamedViewsGalSelect` `TOP`;





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