Desktop shortcuts and controls

Find a list of shortcuts to help improve your workflows on Desktop.You can modify the desktop layout through the preferences menu. Use File > Preferences > Desktop to reposition the palette or adjust the scale of interface elements.


Tools

Shortcut

Quick swap tool

Tab

Clay tool

c

Erase tool

e

Warp tool

Buildup toolb

Smooth tool

Hold shift for temporary use / Tap shift to switch tools

Select tool

v



Brush

Shortcut

SizeCtrl + click and drag


Action

Shortcut

Undo

Ctrl + z

Redo

Ctrl + shift + z
Select allCtrl + a
Deselect allCtrl + shift + a
Invert selectionCtrl + i

Toggle Gizmo and surface modes

g

Reset Gizmo orientation

r (tap r twice to reset gizmo orientation and location)

Apply Gizmo brush

Spacebar (Hold and move gizmo for continuous application)

Group selected

Ctrl + g

Ungroup selected

Ctrl + shift + g

Merge selectedCtrl + e

Open Preferences

Ctrl + k

New Layer

Ctrl + n

Scope In

Hover over clay and tap “s”

Scope Out

Alt + s / Hover over empty space and tap s

Select/Deselect scene object

With the Select Tool, left click the layer/object. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

Duplicate selected

Ctrl + d

Quick duplicate and move

d while transforming the gizmo

Delete selected layers

Backspace / delete

Flip

Ctrl + LMB on gizmo translate handle

Rotate 90°

Ctrl + LMB on gizmo rotate handle

Gizmo rotate angle snap

Ctrl + hold LMB on gizmo rotate handle

Hide Selectionh with an object selected
Show allh with no objects selected
Increase resolutionCtrl + =
Decrease resolutionCtrl + -


File Management

Shortcut

Export 

Ctrl + shift + e

Save 

Ctrl + s

Save As

Ctrl + shift + s

New 

Ctrl + shift + n

Load 

Ctrl + o



Display

Shortcut

Toggle UI Visibility

F8

Scene Navigation

There are 3 movements that can be performed with the desktop camera.

Action

Description

Shortcut

Orbit/RotateRotate the camera around a pointalt + left click and drag
PanMove the camera up, down, left, and rightalt + middle click and drag
ZoomZoom the camera in and outalt + right click and drag

The camera always moves relative to the Gizmo, or relative to the mouse cursor. 

It is not currently possible to tilt the camera.