Keyboard shortcut keys

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The following is a list of common keyboard shortcuts used in the Second Life Viewer

Basic List

Shortcut Action
User Interface
Ctrl-F Search
Ctrl-G Gestures
Ctrl-H Chat History
Ctrl-I Inventory
Ctrl-L Link (selected objects in edit)
Ctrl-Shift-L Unlink (selected objects in edit)
Ctrl-M World Map
Ctrl-P Preferences
Ctrl-Q Quit the Second Life viewer
Ctrl-R Run Mode (toggle switch)
Ctrl-T Instant Message open/close
Ctrl-W close current Window (or IM tab page )
Ctrl-Shift-W close all Windows
Ctrl-U Upload Image
Ctrl-Z Undo (once while in edit - chat window off)
Shortcut Action
Ctrl-1 Focus
Ctrl-2 Move
Ctrl-3 Edit
Ctrl-4 Create
Ctrl-5 Land
Shortcut Action
Script Editor
Ctrl-F Find/Replace dialog
Shortcut Action
Ctrl-Alt-D Open/Close Debug menu (some systems require Ctrl-Shift-Alt-D)
Ctrl-Alt-R Rebake Textures (Client->Character->Rebake Textures)
Ctrl-Alt-T Highlight Transparent
Ctrl-Alt-F1 Hide/Show UI (This can't be used on Linux - See and vote VWR-2085)
Ctrl-Alt-F6 All Fog Off (This can't be used on Linux - same reason than VWR-2085)
Ctrl-Shift-M MiniMap
Ctrl-Shift-N Force Sunset
Ctrl-Shift-Y Force Midday
Ctrl-Shift-S Snapshots
Ctrl-Shift-` Snapshot to disk
Ctrl-Shift-1 Sim Stats (you will need to turn off or move the minimap to view the full stats page)
Shortcut Action
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-= Turn particle effects on/off.
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-3 Remove all Linden trees. This is a toggle... press again to turn trees back on.
Ctrl-Alt-Shift-5 Remove ground cover. This is a toggle... press again to turn ground cover back on.
Shift and Drag Copy object in edit

Camera Control

Pan and Zoom Camera

To pan around an object hold down the Alt key and left-click an object or avatar then use the left and right arrows to pan around (this function goes circular around an object) & page up and page down to move closer or further away. To change the zoom, you have to use the following keys:

Ctrl-8 Zoom out
Ctrl-9 Reset zoom
Ctrl-0 Zoom in
Esc Reset view

Strafe Camera

Hold down Ctrl-Alt-Shift and left-click an object or avatar then use the arrow keys to strafe left right up or down. (this goes vertical and horizontal on an object view).