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).