Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts in Twinmotion | Twinmotion Documentation

Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts

A reference for the keyboard and mouse shortcuts in Twinmotion.

Windows
MacOS
Linux

To navigate in the Viewport and execute commands, you can use the Twinmotion keyboard and mouse shortcuts. Some of the shortcuts are for keyboard only or mouse only, while others are a combination of both.

To view a PDF version of the shortcuts in Twinmotion, go to Help > Shortcuts > Twinmotion_Shortcuts-[language].pdf.

The PDF versions can also be found in the following location:

  • Windows: C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Twinmotion[version]\Twinmotion\Content\Shortcuts\Twinmotion_Shortcuts-[language].pdf

  • MacOS: HD:Users:Shared:Epic Games:Twinmotion[version]:Twinmotion.app:Contents:UE4:Twinmotion:Content:Shortcuts

The keyboard and mouse shortcuts can vary depending on the navigation mode you select. The shortcuts in this page are for the Twinmotion Editor mode. For more information about the navigation modes, refer to Navigation Mode.

The following abbreviations are used in this document:

Control

Abbreviation

Left Mouse Button

LMB

Middle Mouse Button

MMB

Right Mouse Button

RMB

Moving in the Viewport

For more information about navigating in Twinmotion using shortcuts, refer to Navigation Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts.

Movement

Shortcut

Move forward.

  • W

  • Up arrow key

Move backward.

  • S

  • Down arrow key

Move to the left.

  • A

  • Left arrow key

Move to the right.

  • D

  • Right arrow key

Move straight up.

  • Q

  • Page Up

Move straight down.

  • E

  • Page Down

Controlling Navigation Speed

For more information about the navigation speeds, refer to Controlling Navigation Speed.

Speed

Shortcut

Inspect

1

Handle

2

Walk

3

Cycle

4

Drive

5

Fly

6

To...

Do...

Change speed while navigating.

WASD or QE + Speed

Temporarily boost speed while navigating.

WASD or QE + Shift

Temporarily reduce speed while navigating.

  • WASD or QE + Alt (Windows)

  • WASD or QE + Option (MacOS)

Viewing Shortcuts

To...

Do...

Move around a scene and look around.

RMB + move (WASD or QE)

Look around

RMB + drag

Pan

MMB

View the entire model in the Viewport.

In the Scene graph, select the model and press the F key.

Focus the Viewport's camera on the selected object.

In the Viewport, select the object and press the F key.

Show or hide visual helpers.

G

Show or hide objects.

Select one or more objects and press the H key.

Toggle between Windowed mode and Presenter mode.

F12

Toggle between Windowed mode and Full screen mode.

  • F11 (Windows)

  • Ctrl + Command + F (MacOS)

Switch between Pedestrian mode and Drone mode.

M

Cycle through the orthographic views.

O

Tools Shortcuts

Tool

Shortcut

Path Tracer

R

Material Picker

T

Translate

7

Rotate

8

Scale

9

Switches between the Translate, Rotate, and Scale tools.

Tab key

Toggle Local / World axis

Z

Gravity

Select one or more objects and press the Shift + X keys.

Editing Shortcuts

Action

Shortcut

MacOS

Windows

New project

Command + N

Ctrl + N

Select all

Command + A

Ctrl + A

Undo

Command + Z

Ctrl + Z

Redo

Command + Y

Ctrl + Y

Save

Command + S

Ctrl + S

Save as

Command + Shift + S

Ctrl + Shift + S

Duplicate

(Creates a Copy or an Instance.)

Shift + LMB + drag (MacOS and Windows)

Move objects to the position of the cursor in the Viewport.

Shift + LMB (MacOS and Windows)

Copy

Command + C

Ctrl + C

Paste

Command + V

Ctrl + V

Delete

Command + Delete key

Delete key

Open

Command + O

Ctrl + O

Open the Merge window.

Command + M

Ctrl + M

Rename an item in the Scene graph.

Select an item in the Scene graph and press F2. (MacOS and Windows)

Miscellaneous Shortcuts

To...

Do...

Open the Import window.

  • Ctrl + I (Windows)

  • Command + I (MacOS)

Take a screenshot of the Viewport and save it on the desktop in PNG format.

F9

Enable Virtual Reality (VR) mode.

F10

This command is only available when a VR headset is connected to your computer.

Open the Preferences panel.

  • Ctrl + P (Windows)

  • Command + P (MacOS)

Open the Burger menu.

B

Help shape the future of Unreal Engine documentation! Tell us how we're doing so we can serve you better.
Take our survey
Dismiss