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Keyboard Shortcuts

Thorbjørn Lindeijer edited this page · 19 revisions

Try out these keyboard shortcuts to help save you time.

On Mac, replace Ctrl with the Command key.

Table of Contents

List of Shortcuts

General

  • Right Click on Tile - Copies tile to Stamp Brush (drag to copy larger areas).
  • Ctrl + MouseWheel - Zoom in/out on tileset and map
  • Ctrl + Plus/Minus - Zoom in/out on map
  • Ctrl + 0 - Zoom to standard size on map
  • Ctrl + Object Resize - Snaps to the tile grid.
  • Ctrl + Object Move - Snaps to the tile grid.
  • Middle Click or space bar - Hold to reposition the tile map.
  • F5 - Run the default command
  • Ctrl + X - Cut
  • Ctrl + C - Copy
  • Ctrl + V - Paste
  • Del - Delete (since 0.8.0)
  • H - Toggle highlighting of the current layer (since 0.8.0)
  • A - Automapping (since 0.8.0)
  • Alt + C - Copy current position of mouse cursor to clipboard (in tile coordinates) (since 0.8.0)
  • Ctrl + Shift + D - Duplicate active layer
  • F2 - Rename current layer
  • Ctrl + PgUp - Select previous layer (above current layer)
  • Ctrl + PgDown - Select next layer (below current layer)
  • Ctrl + Shift + Up - Move current layer up
  • Ctrl + Shift + Down - Move current layer up
  • Ctrl + Shift + H - Toggle visibility (only active layer visible / all layers visible)
  • Ctrl + PgUp - Switch to left document
  • Ctrl + Tab - Switch to left document (since 0.8.0)
  • Ctrl + PgDown - Switch to right document
  • Ctrl + Shift + Tab - Switch to right document (since 0.8.0)
  • Ctrl + G - Display tile grid
  • Ctrl + W - Close current document
  • Ctrl + Shift + W - Close all documents
  • Ctrl + E - Export current document
  • Ctrl + T - Force-reload all tilesets used by the current map (mainly useful when not using the automatic reloading) (on master)

When a tile layer is selected

  • B - Activate Stamp Brush tool
  • F - Activate Bucket Fill tool
  • E - Activate Eraser tool
  • R - Activate Rectangular Select tool
  • Ctrl + 1..9 - Store current tile selection (similar to Ctrl + C)
  • 1..9 recall the previous selection (similar to Ctrl + V)

When an object layer is selected

  • S - Activate Select Objects tool
    • PgUp - Raise selected objects (with Manual object drawing order)
    • PgDown - Lower selected objects (with Manual object drawing order)
    • Home - Move selected objects to Top (with Manual object drawing order)
    • End - Move selected objects to Bottom (with Manual object drawing order)
  • E - Activate Edit Polygons tool
  • R - Activate Insert Rectangle tool
  • C - Activate Insert Ellipse tool
  • P - Activate Insert Polygon tool
  • L - Activate Insert Polyline tool
    • Enter - Finish creating object
    • Escape - Cancel creating object
  • T - Activate Insert Tile tool

When using the brush tool

  • Shift + Click - Line Tool, auto place tiles between two cells.
  • Ctrl + Shift + Click - Circle Tool, auto place tiles around a radius.
  • X - Flip Selection horizontally (since 0.7.0)
  • Y - Flip Selection vertically (since 0.7.0)
  • Z - rotate Selection clockwise (since 0.8.0)
  • Shift + Z - rotate Selection anticlockwise (since 0.8.0)

When using the Rectangular Select tool

  • Ctrl + A - Select the whole layer
  • Ctrl + Shift + A - Select nothing

In the properties dialog

  • Del or Backspace - deletes a property
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