Shortcuts


Popular shortcuts

These are the top used shortcuts for basic navigation and manipulation of a Stager document.


Tool Name

Mac Shortcut

Windows Shortcut

Mouse Shortcut

Select ToolVV
Orbit Tool11Alt LMB
Pan Tool22Alt MMB
Dolly Tool33Alt RMB
Environment Lighting ToolGGShift RMB
FrameFF
Toggle ray tracing\\

Tools

Tools are the primary way to interact with content in the viewport.


Tool Name

Mac Shortcut

Windows Shortcut

Mouse Shortcut

Select ToolVV

Move Tool

W

W


Rotate Tool

E

E


Scale Tool

R

R


Magic Wand Tool

A

A


Horizon Tool

N

N


Sampler Tool

I

I


Environment Light ToolGGShift + RMB

Orbit Tool

1

1

Alt LMB

Pan Tool

2

2

Alt MMB

Dolly Tool

3

3

Alt RMB

Tripod Tool

4

4


Roll Camera Tool

5

5


Field of View Tool

6

6


Dolly Zoom Tool

7

7


Hand Tool

H

H


Zoom Tool

Z

Z





Gizmo shortcuts

These shortcuts work for the transformation gizmos for the Select, Move, Rotate, and Scale tools.


Tool

Shortcut

Function

Select, Move, Rotate, ScalePivot handleMove along surface
Select, Move, Rotate, ScaleCmd/Ctrl pivot handleMove in screen space
Select, ScaleScale handleScale in handle axis
Select, ScaleShift scale handleUniform scale
Select, RotateRotation handleRotate by 1.0° increments
Select, RotateCmd/Ctrl rotation handleRotate by 0.1° increments
Select, RotateShift rotation handleRotate by 15.0° increments

Menus

The app menus hold most actions available for editing your scene outside of tools and properties.


Menu

Command

Mac Shortcut

Windows Shortcut

App (Mac), Edit (Win)

Preferences

Command K

Control K

App (Mac), File (Win)

Quit Stager

Command Q

Control Q

File

New

Command N

Control N

File

Open...

Command O

Control O

File

Save...

Command S

Control S

File

Save As...

Command Shift S

Control Shift S

File

Close

Command W

Control W

File > Import

3D Model

Command I

Control I

File > Import

Image as Background

Command Shift I

Control Shift I

File > Import

Image as Light

Command Alt I

Control Alt I

File > Export

Selected...

Command E

Control E

Edit

Undo

Command Z

Control Z

Edit

Redo

Command Shift Z

Control Shift Z

Edit

Cut

Command X

Control X

Edit

Copy

Command C

Control C

Edit

Paste

Command V

Control V

Edit

Paste as Instance

Command Shift V

Control Shift V

Edit

Duplicate

Command D

Control D

Edit

Delete

Delete

Delete

Edit

Keyboard Shortcuts...

Command Shift Alt K

Control Shift Alt K

Object

Group

Command G

Control G

Object

Ungroup

Command Shift G

Control Shift G

Object

Lock/Unlock

Command L

Control L

Object

Hide/Show Selected Objects

Command ,

Control ,

Object

Hide/Show Unselected Objects

Command Shift ,

Control Shift ,

Object

Show All Objects

Command Alt ,

Control Alt ,

ObjectEnable/disable collision on selectionAlt CAlt C

Object

Move to Ground

Command .

Control .

Object

World/Local transform space

Q

Q

ObjectEnable/disable collisionCC
ObjectEnable/disable snappingXX

Object

Align and Distribute

D

D

Camera

Camera Undo

Home

Home

Camera

Camera Redo

End

End

Camera

Frame Selection

F

F

Camera

Frame All

Shift F

Shift F

Camera

Frame All and Reset Camera

Alt F

Alt F

Camera

Add Camera

Alt `

Alt `

CameraSwitch to last camera``
CameraSwitch to previous cameraHomeHome
CameraSwitch to next cameraEndEnd

Camera

Top

Alt 1

Alt 1

Camera

Bottom

Alt 6

Alt 6

Camera

Left

Alt 3

Alt 3

Camera

Right

Alt 4

Alt 4

Camera

Front

Alt 2

Alt 2

Camera

Back

Alt 5

Alt 5

Camera

Front Right

Alt 7

Alt 7

Camera

Front Left

Alt 8

Alt 8

Camera

Back Left

Alt 9

Alt 9

Camera

Back Right

Alt 0

Alt 0

Select

Inverse Selection

Command Alt A

Control Alt A

Select

Select All

Command A

Control A

Select

Deselect All

Command Shift A

Control Shift A

View

Zoom to fit viewport

Command 0

Control 0

View

Zoom to fit selection

Command 3

Control 3

View

100%

Command 1

Control 1

View

Zoom In

Command =

Control =

View

Zoom Out

Command -

Control -

View

Toggle grid

Command '

Control '

ViewEnable artboard isolation overdrawAlt VAlt V
ViewEnable/disable raytracing\\

View

Decrease gizmo size

-

-

View

Increase gizmo size

=

=

Window

Switch mode

Control Tab

Control Tab

Window

Minimize

Command M

Control M

Window

Hide Stager

Command H


Window

Show/Hide Assets

[

[

WindowShow/Hide Render SettingsShift [Shift [
WindowShow/Hide tool options..




Keyboard navigation shortcuts 

These shortcuts are available to navigate and use Stager via keyboard.  Learn more about accessibility in Stager.


General navigation

These shortcuts are available for any area of the interface.

Command

Shortcut

Move focus to next UI element

Tab

Move focus to previous UI element

Shift Tab

Move focus to the next UI section/panelCtrl Tab
Move focus to the previous UI section/panelShift Ctrl Tab
Move between list and grid itemsArrow keys
Move to first and last items in lists and gridsHome / End
Select, execute, or confirmEnter / Space


Scene panel navigation

These shortcuts work only within the Scene panel.

Command

Shortcut

Move up and down object list

Up / Down arrow keys

Move to first and last objects in listHome / End
Open a nested list itemLeft arrow key
Close a nested list itemRight arrow key
Select a keyboard focused objectSpace / Enter
Select a range of objects

Shift

Add or subject object from selection

Cmd


Editing shortcuts


While there are a few protected commands, Stager allows editing of shortcuts for most commands.  To change the shortcuts for Stager:

  • Open the Preferences menu (Stager > Preferences on Mac, or Edit > Preferences on Windows).
  • Navigate to the command you wish to change.
  • To edit a Mouse shortcuts select from the dropdown of mouse and modifier combinations.
  • To edit a Keyboard shortcutClick on a field to activate the shortcut input, then press any key to set it as the shortcut.


The following keys cannot be used for custom shortcuts as they are reserved by the OS or application for special behavior.

  • Backspace
  • Tab
  • Enter
  • Delete
  • Escape
  • Space
  • Caps Lock
  • Left
  • Up
  • Right
  • Down