Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Bluebeam Revu Shortcuts - TAVCO

When it comes to marking up and annotating PDF files, there are certainly a wide range of options to consider. Adobe is an obvious choice, but the platform that has skyrocketed in popularity is none other than Bluebeam Revu.


In fact, Bluebeam Revu is the go to software for many Architects, Engineers, Government, and Construction professionals. One of the reasons for this is the incredibly easy to use interface.


To further speed up a user’s workflow, Revu offers a wide-range of keyboard shortcuts - here’s a comprehensive list:


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Drawing Markup Shortcuts

Cloud tool C
Cloud+ tool K
Ellipse E
Snapshot Image  G
Highlight H
Hyperlink  Shift+H
Insert an Image I
Line L
Arc Shift+C
Arrow A
Dimension Shift+L
Polyline Shift+N
Lasso Shift+O
Pen P
Polygon Shift+P
Callout Q
Rectangle R
Text box T
Typewriter W
Attachement F
Format Painter Ctrl+Shift+C
Paste in place Ctrl+Shift+V
Group Ctrl+G
Ungroup Ctrl+Shift+G
Polylength Shift+Alt+Q
Measurements M
Dynamic Fill J







Split view vertical Ctrl+2
Split view horizontal Ctrl+H
Unsplit view Ctrl+Shift+2
Presentation Mode Ctrl+Enter
Zoom Z
Zoom Out Ctrl+(-)
Zoom In Ctrl+(+)
Properties Panel Alt+P
Thumbnails tab Atl+T
Bookmarks Alt+B
Tool Chest Alt+X
File Access Alt+A
WebTab (web access) Ctrl+T
Search Ctrl+F













Select V
Select text Shift+T
Insert Blank Page Ctrl+Shift+N
Extract pages Ctrl+Shift+X
Rotate pages Ctrl+Shift+R
Deskew Ctrl+Alt+D
Crop pages Shift+Alt+O
3D Editor Ctrl+Alt+3


Using these easy to learn Bluebeam shortcuts has helped Revu evolve to become the standard for project collaboration and workflow efficiency for AEC worldwide.




More about Bluebeam Revu

Bluebeam Revu is and end-to-end digital workflow and collaboration solution trusted by over 1 million AEC professionals worldwide. Offering PDF-based tools that support every phase of design and construction, Revu enables businesses to utilize a single solution from project start to handover.

Revu Standard

The essential solution for intuitive PDF markup, editing, and collaboration.

  • 2D and 3D PDF Markup
  • Markups List
  • Tool Chest
  • Sets
  • Measurement Tools
  • Includes: Bluebeam Studio cloud-based collaboration
Revu CAD
  • The solution for CAD users that includes smart plugins for 2D and 3D PDF creation.
  • Includes all features in Revu Standard
  • Plugins for 2D PDFs
  • Plugins for 3D PDFs
  • Batch creation
  • Includes: Bluebeam Studio cloud-based collaboration
Revu eXtreme

The robust solution for automating complex processes and document collaboration.

  • Includes all features in Revu CAD and Standard
  • Batch Link/Slip Sheet
  • Quantity Link - connect to existing Excel sheets for quantity takeoffs
  • Automatic Form Creation
  • Batch Sign & Seal
  • Includes: Bluebeam Studio cloud-based collaboration
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