Short Cut Keys

Create a Keyboard Shortcut to Close Hidden Windows in Revit Architecture

When working on a project you may find you have many different view windows open under the view you have maximised.

You can choose to close these windows using the Window>Close Hidden Windows pull down menu, however you may find it useful to create a keyboard shortcut to do this.

To create a new keyboard shortcut:

In a text editor open the KeyboardShortcuts.txt file. By default this is located in the following directory:

C:\Program Files\Revit Architecture 2008\Program

Note: This path may vary depending on your installation directory.

Within the text editor navigate to the ‘Window menu’ section:


Use the following example to apply a shortcut to Close Hidden Windows. The shortcut will be available after restarting Revit Architecture.


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