Age of Empires IV game hotkeys

Age of Empires IV controls  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
11 months ago
- Shortcuts
-1

(on a unit) Select unit

0

(on a unit) Select all visible units of same type

0
or Ctrl +
1
↑   Shift +

(on a unit) Add/Remove unit from selection

Left Click ground and drag mouse: Bandbox select groups of units
0

(on ground) Confirm building or ability placement

3
↑   Shift +

(on ground) Queue building or ability placement

0

(on ground or on selected units) Issue contextual order to selected unit(s) (ie. Move, Attack, etc)

Right Click ground and drag mouse with unit(s) selected: Issue facing move order
2
Esc

Cancel / deselect unit / game menu / skip NIS. Not user remappable.

0
Control + A

Select all units on screen

0
or Ctrl + K
1
Control + ↑   Shift + A

“[Shift]: Select all units” – Appears as shift message on Control-A binding

0
or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K
-1
Y

(with a unit selected) Access secondary UI panel

0
Alt +

Rotate camera (hold)

0
or ⇪ Caps Lock
2
[

Rotate camera 45 degrees counter-clockwise

0
or Num 6
0
]

Rotate camera 45 degrees clockwise

0
or Num 4
0
Backspace

Reset camera – 1st press resets camera rotation, 2nd press resets zoom

0
or Num 0
0
F5

Focus on selected unit(s)

-1
Home

Follow Selected Unit

2
<

Pan camera left – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location

0
or Alt + A
0
>

Pan camera right – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location

0
or Alt + D
0

Pan camera up – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location

0
or Alt + W
0

Pan camera down – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location

0
or Alt + S
0
Tab

Cycle through selected units (forward) / Cycle through selected unit types (forward)

0
or
Ensure multiple types of units are selected and Tab with units selected.
0
Control + Tab

Cycle through selected units (reverse) / Cycle through selected unit types (reverse)

0
or
Ensure multiple types of units are selected and Control + Tab with units selected
Note: Can't do shift-tab because it’s the steam overlay.
0
0 - 9

Select Control Group X

1x selects group, 2x selects and centers camera on group (or follow depending on user setting “Focus on selected unit(s)”)
-1
Control + 0 - 9

Set Control Group X to selected unit(s) / Assign group to selected units

Note: Setting a control group when no units are selected effectively removes that control group.
0
↑   Shift + 0 - 9

Add Group To Selection / Add Selected Units to Group

0
F1

Select all Military Production Buildings

0
or M
0
F2

“Select all Economy Buildings” as above

0
or K
0
F3

“Select all Research Buildings” as above

0
or O
0
F4

Select all Landmarks, Wonders, and Capital Town Centers

0
or P
0
F5

Focus on Selected Unit(s)

0
or J
0
H

Cycle through Town Centers

0
or L
0
Control + H

Focus on Capital Town Center

0
or Ctrl + L
0

Cycle through individual Monk units

0
or ]
Note: Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location.
0
/

Cycle through individual Scout units

0
or [
Note: Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location
0
.

Cycle through Idle Economy (idle economy include villagers, trade carts, fishing ships, and trade ships, officials (Chinese civ))

0
or N
Note: Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location
0
Control + .

Select all idle Villagers

1
or Ctrl +
Note 1: Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location.
Note 2: If all idle villagers are selected and made un-idle, Ctrl + . will not change the current selection – as designed.
0
Control + ↑   Shift + V

Select all Villagers

0
or
0
Control + ↑   Shift + R

Return all Villagers to work (from Seek Shelter)

0
or Page Up
-1
,

Cycle through idle Military units

0
or
Note: Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location.
0
Control + ,

Select all idle Military units

0
or Ctrl +
Note: Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location.
0
Control + ↑   Shift + C

Select all Military units

0
or Ctrl + M
0
Control + F

Cycle through Villagers gathering Food

0
or Ctrl + V
0
Control + W

Cycle through Villagers gathering Wood

0
or Ctrl + B
0
Control + G

Cycle through Villagers gathering Gold

0
or Ctrl + J
0
Control + S

Cycle through Villagers gathering Stone

0
or Ctrl + K
Shift and [ unit production hotkey ] or click button: Queue production of 5 units of that type
0
Del

(hold with unit selected) Delete unit or building

0
or Ctrl + =
0
Insert

Toggle Team-based or Unique player colors

0
or Ctrl + -
0
↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

[All] Global chat

0
⤶ Enter

[Team] Team chat

-1
⤶ Enter

(with chat open) Send chat message

0
Tab

(with chat open) Swap between [All] Global and [Team] Team chat

0
Page Up

Scroll chat messages (older)

0
or ↑   Shift + >
0
Page Down

Scroll chat messages (newer)

0
or ↑   Shift + <
0
F6

Toggle Players & Tribute panel

0
or Ctrl + F
0
Space

Focus on last event

0
or Num Enter
0
Control + E then

Notify Ping

0
or Ctrl + P
0
Control + R then

Attack Ping

0
Control + T then

Defend Ping

0
or Ctrl + D
0
F10

Game Menu

0
or `
0
F11

Toggle game time display

0
or Ctrl + T
0
Esc

Pause game

-1
or `
0
Pause

Pause Simulation

0
F8

Quick Save

0
or Ctrl + Q
0
F9

Quick Load

0
or Ctrl + I
0
Control + U

Toggle cinematic mode

0
or U
0
Control + C

Toggle free camera

0
or P
0
Control + F

Toggle fog of war

0
or L
0
-

Slower

0
or Num -
0
=

Faster

0
or Num +
0
Control + ]

View next player

0
or Ctrl + .
0
Control + [

View previous player

0
or Ctrl + ,
Source: news.xbox.com

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Program information

Program name: Age of Empires IV Age of Empires IV (Games - PC)

Age of Empires IV is a real-time strategy game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by Microsoft's Xbox Game Studios. It is the fourth installment of the Age of Empires and released on October 2021 for Windows.

Web page: ageofempires.com/games/age-of-...

Last update: 11/8/2021 9:43 AM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

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Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 11/3/2021 3:02:04 PM New program added.
11/8/2021 10:43:53 AM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 124

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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