Shortcut menus give you quick access to commands relevant to your current activity. You can display different shortcut menus when you right-click different areas of the screen, including
Shortcut menus typically include options to
If text has been entered on the command line, right-clicking automatically executes the text as a command without displaying the shortcut menu.
You can customize right-click behavior to be time-sensitive, so that a quick right-click acts the same as pressing ENTER, and a longer right-click displays a shortcut menu.
Shortcut menus can be customized by changing the acad.mnu file.
To turn off shortcut menus in the drawing area
- From the Tools menu, choose Options.
- In the Options dialog box, choose the User Preferences tab.
- Under Windows Standard Behavior, clear Shortcut Menus in Drawing Area.
- To control Default, Edit, and Command shortcut menus individually, select Shortcut Menus in Drawing Area, and then choose Right-Click Customization.
- In the Right-Click Customization dialog box under Default Mode or Edit Mode, select one of the following options to control what happens when you right-click in the drawing area and no command is in progress:
- Under Command Mode, select one of the following options to determine what happens when you right-click in the drawing area while a command is in progress:
In addition to turning the Default, Edit, and Command shortcut menus on and off, you can customize the options that are displayed on them. For example, you can add options to the Edit shortcut menu that are displayed only when circles are selected.