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Lumberyard
User Guide (Version 1.13)

Using Keyboard Shortcuts

Lumberyard supports the following keyboard shortcuts.

File Menu

Keyboard shortcut Function
Ctrl+O Open a level
Ctrl+S Save the level
Ctrl+Alt+F Restore the saved state
Ctrl+Alt+H Save the current state
Ctrl+Shift+L Load objects from the game directory
Ctrl+Shift+S Save the selected object

Edit Menu

Keyboard shortcut Function
G Toggle snap-to-grid
Ctrl+D Duplicate the selected object
Ctrl+Z Undo the last operation
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo the last operation
Ctrl+Shift+Space Lock the selection

Game Menu

Keyboard shortcut Function
Ctrl+E Export the level
Ctrl+G Enter game mode (Esc to exit)
Ctrl+P Enable AI or physics

Tools Menu

Keyboard shortcut Function
M Open the Material Editor
~ Open the console window
[ Increase the brush radius size
] Decrease the brush radius size
Shift+[ Decrease the hardness shape of the fall-off curve between the inner and outer radius of the brush
Shift+] Increase the hardness shape of the fall-off curve between the inner and outer radius of the brush

Select Toolbar

Keyboard shortcut Function
1 Select the object
2 Select and move the object
3 Select and rotate the object
4 Select and scale the object
5 Select the terrain area

Hide Toolbar

Keyboard shortcut Function
F Freeze the selected object
H Hide the selected object
Ctrl+F Unfreeze all objects
Ctrl+H Unhide all hidden objects

Constraint Toolbar

Keyboard shortcut Function
Ctrl+1 Follow the terrain
Ctrl+2 Lock on the xy-plane
Ctrl+3 Lock on the x-axis
Ctrl+4 Lock on the y-axis
Ctrl+5 Lock on the z-axis

Perspective Viewport

Keyboard shortcut Function
W Move forward in the viewport
A Move backward in the viewport
S Move left in the viewport
D Move right in the viewport
Q Toggle camera or terrain collision
Z Focus the camera to the selected object in the viewport
F3 Toggle the wireframe view
Alt+middle mouse button Rotate around the selected object
Alt+right click Zoom in and out
Ctrl+Tab Cycle the viewport perspective
Ctrl+F1 (or F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12) Save the viewport location
Shift+F1 (or F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12) Move to the saved viewport location
Shift+Spacebar Show or hide helpers