Keyboard Shortcut Reference for the 3D Viewport

The following table summarizes the 3D viewport shortcuts (CityEngine Default Mouse Scheme):

Key Description
ALT+LMB Rotate
ALT+MMB Track / pan
B Lookaround
LMB Apply tool / Replace selection
SHIFT+LMB Add to selection
CTRL+LMB Toggle selection
SHIFT+CTRL+LMB Remove from selection
A Frame all
D, D Toggle information display visibility
D, N Toggle Navigation Display
D, G Toggle Grid
D, A Toggle Axes
D, C Toggle Compass
F Frame selected
I Toggle isolation
L Toggle scene light / head light
P Toggle between perspective and orthogonal view
X Apply left/right side view (changes camera orientation only)
Y Apply top/bottom view (changes camera orientation only)
Z Apply front/back view (changes camera orientation only)
H Reset Camera view
[NUMPAD] Apply bookmark at position [NUMPAD]
CTRL+[NUMPAD] Save current camera settings as bookmark at position [NUMPAD]
CTRL+A Select all
4 Select wireframe mode
5 Select shaded mode
6 Select textured mode
7 Toggle wireframe on shaded
F9 Show / hide map layers
F10 Show / hide graph networks
F11 Show / hide shapes
F12 Show / hide models
Q Select selection tool / toggle selection modes
W Select translate tool
E Select rotate tool
R Select scale tool
S Select polygonal shape creation tool
Shift-S Select rectangular shape creation tool
Shift-C Select circular street creation tool
Shift-G Select manual street creation tool
Shift Disable snapping
M, D Measure distance tool
M, A Measure area tool
O Local edits tool
PageUp Select higher level in Local Edits Tool
PageDown Select lower level in Local Edits Tool
Home Select previous pattern
End Select next pattern

Note: Depending on your Operating System, some of the default CityEngine shortcuts might be globally assigned to other actions. In this case, you have the choice to either change the Operating System's defaults (where available) or to change CityEngine's key bindings (see Keyboard Preferences

Note: You can always recall a list of currently active CityEngine shortcuts by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+L.

Note (Mac OS X): For most shortcuts, use the COMMAND key instead of CTRL.

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