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Keyboard shortcuts so you spend less time fiddling with our god-awful GUI.

Humans and Other Carbon-based Lifeforms' Hotkeys

A diagram of (most) human hotkeys.
A diagram of (most) human hotkeys.

Any Mode

  • Shift + Click = Examine something.
  • Shift + Middle Click = Point at something.
  • Alt + Click a tile = Open a new tab with a list of all the items of the clicked tile next to you.
  • Alt + Click a PDA = Remove the ID from the PDA.
  • Alt + Click a locker = Lock the locker.
  • Alt + Click a clothing = Toggles any possible aesthetic settings (breath mask up/down, rolling down jumpsuit, buttons labcoat, flip baseball cap etc).
  • Alt + Click a bag/container = Opens the container. also works on things that are in another container.
  • Alt + Click a microwave = Turns the microwave on.
  • Alt + Click a chem dispenser, chemical heater, ChemMaster 3000 or PanD.E.M.I:C = Ejects any loaded beaker.
  • Alt + Click a vent or scrubber while having a "ventcrawl" ability = Crawl into the pipes. Monkeys, slimes and several other creatures can do this.
  • Control + Up/Down = In your text bar will shift through the history of everything you've entered in the red bar at the bottom.
  • Control + Click = Pull an object or person you're standing next to.
  • Control + Click a PDA = Take out pen.
  • End or Ctrl + W = Toggle throwing mode.
  • Page Down or Ctrl + A = Use the object in your active hand.
  • Middle Mouse Button, Page Up, Ctrl + S or Numpad 9 = Switch your active hand.
  • Home, Ctrl + D or Numpad 7 = Drop the item in your active hand.
  • Insert or Numpad 0 = Cycle through intents.
  • Delete = Stop pulling.
  • F12 = Toggle minimal HUD.
  • Spacebar = While entering commands auto-completes them.
  • Tab = Toggle between hotkey and normal mode. While in hotkey mode, WASD will move your character.

Hotkey-mode Enabled

Hotkey-mode can be toggled on by pressing Tab.

  • W, A, S, D = Move your character
  • Q = Drop
  • E = Equip
  • R = Throw
  • B = Resist / Unbuckle yourself / Stop drop and roll when on fire /
  • T = Say (opens a new input window)
  • F = Cycle intents left
  • G = Cycle intents right
  • Z/Y = Activate held object
  • X = Swap hands
  • 1 = Help intent
  • 2 = Disarm intent
  • 3 = Grab intent
  • 4 = Harm intent
  • O = OOC
  • M = emote
  • H = Stop Pulling
  • Shift + B = Put in hand item into backpack, or take out last item put into backpack.
  • Shift + E = Put in hand item into belt or belt slot, or take out last item put into belt.
  • Numpad 8, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, 3 = Used for selecting body target. Numbers correspond to location on the target doll. 8 Cycles through Head -> Eyes -> Mouth

These also work with the non-hotkey mode if you press down Ctrl.

E.g. Ctrl + 1 = Help intent, even without the hotkey-mode toggled on.

Other Humanoid Controls

These are actions you can perform which require other methods than hotkeys.

  • Click-drag a person to yourself = Opens the undress window, where you can remove or add worn objects of a person, and also turn their internals on or off.
  • Click-drag a yourself to a table = Attempt to climb the table.
  • Click-drag a bag/container onto another bag/container = Attempts to move all contents of the first bag to the other.
  • Target legs and click a prone person while on grab intent = Attempt to steal shoes.
  • Click-drag a prone person to yourself after grabbing them aggressively = Fireman carry them if they're prone (by click dragging their sprite onto yours).

Hotkeys for the AI

  • Double-Click a tile = Instantly jump there.
  • Double-Click people = Start tracking the person.
  • Ctrl + number key (0-9) = Saves your current camera location.
  • Number key (0-9) = Jumps camera to saved camera location. Tilde and zero will return you to the last spot you jumped from.

Hotkeys for the AI and Cyborgs

  • Shift + Click a door = Open/close.
  • Control + Click a door = Bolts down/up.
  • Control + Shift + Click a door = Emergency access on/off.
  • Alt + Click a door = Electrify on/off.
  • Control + Click an APC = Power on/off.
  • Control + Click a Turret Control = Power on/off.
  • Alt + Click a Turret Control = Lethal/stun mode.

Cyborg Hotkey-mode Enabled

  • Cyborgs have all the basic hotkeys which humans have, plus...
  • X = Cycle active modules
  • 1 = Activate first module
  • 2 = Activate second module
  • 3 = Activate third module

Other Cyborg Controls

  • Click-drag humanoid to self on harm intent = Opens the undress window of the target.
  • Click-drag humanoid to self on help intent = Buckles target to self.
  • Use *spin emote with someone buckled to you = Forcefully throws the buckled person forward, which stuns them (even if they didn't hit anything) and/but can cause harm to them if they hit certain things (humans, walls (but not windows or airlocks), etc.).