Creation shortcuts in Activity diagrams

The following lists presents the keyboard shortcuts that can be used to create elements. Two distinct modes are available:

1. Enter Creation Mode

Activate a creation tool, like clicking on the diagram palette.

  • Accept signal : S
  • Action : A
  • Activity final node : F
  • Call behavior : B
  • Change event : E
  • Conditionnal node : C
  • Data store : D
  • Flow final node : SHIFT + F
  • Fork join : J
  • Initial node : I
  • Input pin : P
  • Loop node : L
  • Merge : M
  • Note : N
  • Object node : O
  • Output pin : SHIFT + P
  • Related Diagram : R
  • Send signal : SHIFT + S
  • Smart Flow : SPACE
  • Time event : T
  • Value pin : V

2. Direct Creation

Create and unmask an element in the diagram without doing anything.

  • Accept signal : CTRL + N CTRL + S
  • Action : CTRL + N CTRL + A
  • Activity final node : CTRL + N CTRL + F
  • Call behavior : CTRL + N CTRL + B
  • Change event : CTRL + N CTRL + E
  • Conditionnal node : CTRL + N CTRL + C
  • Datastore : CTRL + N CTRL + D
  • Flow final node : CTRL + N CTRL + SHIFT-F
  • Fork Join : CTRL + N CTRL + J
  • Initial node : CTRL + N CTRL + I
  • Input pin : CTRL + N CTRL + P
  • Loop node : CTRL + N CTRL + L
  • Merge : CTRL + N CTRL + M
  • Note CTRL + N CTRL + N
  • Object node : CTRL + N CTRL + O
  • Output pin : CTRL + N CTRL + SHIFT-P
  • Send signal : CTRL + N CTRL + SHIFT-S
  • Time event : CTRL + N CTRL + T
  • Value pin : CTRL + N CTRL + V