How to Customize Keybinds

  1. Close Astah if you have it running
  2. You can find the “astah-key.properties_org” in the Astah installation folder. (“key.properties_org” if you are using Astah SysML v8.0 and later or Astah System Safety.)
    Customizing keybinds

  3. Copy this file and save it in the Userhome\.astah\professional (uml, sysml, gsn or systemsafety)

  4. Rename this file to “”
    Customizing keybinds for Astah

  5. Open this file, remove “#” from the line of Shortcut key you want to change and set the key value (xxx.key)
  6. Save the file and then restart Astah

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  • Do not make duplicated keys
  • By default, some different operations share the same Shortcut key(xxx.key), if you decide to change one of them, make sure to change them all
  • If you re-install Astah (by getting a newer version, etc), adjust the difference between the new “astah-key.properties_org” and your customized “” file