Global Mapper 21 keyboard shortcuts

Global Mapper 21

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
2 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + O

OPEN a New Data File

Ctrl + S

SAVE the Current Workspace

Ctrl + W

Load a WORKSPACE File

Ctrl + U

UNLOAD All Loaded Data Files

F1

Display the USER MANUAL

Alt + X

EXIT Global Mapper

Alt + C

Show the Overlay CONTROL CENTER

↑   Shift + C

CAPTURE the current screen contents to an image

Ctrl + A

SELECT ALL LAYERS in the Overlay Control Center

Ctrl + M

MARK a waypoint at the current GPS location (when tracking a GPS device)

Ctrl + T

Start TRACKING a connected GPS device

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Toggle the display of features MARKED AS DELETED

Ctrl + L

Copy current cursor LOCATION (lat, lon) to the Windows Clipboard

Ctrl + Alt + L

Copy current cursor LOCATION (lat, lon) in the Currently Selected Projection to the Windows Clipboard inserting a TAB character to separate the X and Y values

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Copy current cursor LOCATION (lat, lon) to the Windows Clipboard, and append the ELEVATION value, if available

Ctrl + C

COPY (to the clipboard) features currently selected with the Digitizer/ Edit tool

Ctrl + X

DELETE (& Copy to clipboard) features currently selected with Digitizer/ Edit tool

Ctrl + V

PASTE clipboard contents (from Ctrl + C or Ctrl + X) to current cursor location

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste clipboard contents BUT don't clear the clipboard

Esc

CANCEL the current draw or tool operation

Ctrl + E

EDIT THE DESCRIPTION of selected layers when the Control Center is active

Ctrl + 3

Show 3D View Window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Toggle Display of DELETED Features

↑   Shift + G

Toggle GRID Line Display On and Off

↑   Shift + L

Toggle Elevation LEGEND Display On and Off

↑   Shift + S

Toggle Distance SCALE Display On and Off

Ctrl + P

PRINT the Current Map View

↑   Shift + V

Toggle Line & Area VERTEX Display On and Off

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + V

Toggle VECTOR LAYER Display On and Off

Home

Zoom to the Full EXTENTS of All Loaded Data

Ctrl + Home

Center on a Location

Ctrl +

Restore the LAST ZOOMED VIEW (Zoom tool only)

Page Down

Zoom In

Ctrl + Page Down

Zoom In a Tiny bit

Page Up

ZOOM OUT

Ctrl + Page Up

ZOOM OUT a TINY bit

← β†‘ β†’ β†“

PAN the Map Display 1/4 of Screen

↑   Shift + ← β†‘ β†’ β†“

PAN the Map Display 1/2 of Screen

Ctrl + ← β†‘ β†’ β†“

PAN the Map Display an Entire Screen

Alt + R

SAVE the Current view

Ctrl + R

RESTORE Last SAVED View

Ctrl + β¬… Backspace

RESTORE Last DRAWN View

↑   Shift + Z

ZOOM to SCALE

Ctrl + 1

ZOOM (the Raster Layer at the Screen Center) to Full Detail (1:1 PIXEL SIZE)

Alt + P

Select the info tool as the current tool

P

Toggle only selecting point features

Cycle through the features at the clicked location

Ctrl

Display feature info and ignore alternate link options

Ctrl + Z

UNDO the last operation, if possible (example: when digitizing new features)

Del

MARK the selected feature(s) AS DELETED

Ctrl + Del

DELETE the selected vertice(s)

↑   Shift + Del

UNDELETE the selected feature(s)

EDIT FEATURE under cursor

Ctrl + Alt + M

MEASURE the cut-and-fill VOLUME of the currently selected line or area feature

Ctrl + N

Cycle through non-connected line endpoints (end-NODES)

↑   Shift + T

Create new line (TRACE mode)

↑   Shift

Causes the shape to be ELLIPTICAL or RECTANGULAR rather than the default of circular or square

T +

Causes shapes to be ANCHORED at the CENTER OF SHAPE rather than the top left of shape

Alt +

DISABLE automatic SNAPPING behavior

V +

ONLY snap to EXISTING VERTICES/ FEATURES

Ctrl +

ADD/ APPEND selected features to cached selection

↑   Shift +

REMOVE selected features from cached selection

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Toggle the SELECTION STATE of selected features

A +

Select only the topmost AREA feature at the clicked location

L +

Select only the topmost LINE feature at the clicked location

P +

Select only the topmost POINT feature at the clicked location

Alt +

Automatically enter MOVE mode for selected feature(s) after selection

I +
+

(drag box) Only select FEATURES that are completely CONTAINED WITHIN the drag box

S +

(or drag box) Only select VERTICES from line or area features that are ALREADY SELECTED

↑   Shift +

New vertex will be inserted at NEAREST LOCATION to clicked location on selected feature rather than at click location

I +

STAY IN VERTEX INSERT MODE after inserting vertex. Useful if needing to insert multiple vertices

X

Clamp (restrict) movement of features/ vertices to the HORIZONTAL axis

or ↑   Shift
Y

Clamp (restrict) movement of features/ vertices to the VERTICAL axis

or Ctrl
Ctrl + ↑   Shift

Clamp (restrict) movement of features/ vertices to the DIAGONAL axis

R

Toggles clamped movement to RIGHT-ANGLES from direction of last drawn segment

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

MOVE the selected features

Alt +

Automatically enter MOVE MODE for selected feature(s) after selection

J +

Automatically enter JOIN MODE if more than one vertex is selected

Alt +

DISABLE AUTOMATIC SNAP-to-nearest-feature functionality

↑   Shift +

(click on Reference Image) ROUND the clicked location to nearest 30 seconds for arc degree units or nearest 1000 ground units for linear measurements (like meters and feet)

↑   Shift +

(Zoomed View) Automatically ADD CLICKED POINT to GCP list (simulate press of 'Add GCP to List' button)

Ctrl + S

Save the current CONTROL POINT LIST to GCP file

Ctrl +

Zoom out to the ENTIRE EXTENTS of the data being rectified

Ctrl + 3

Open or refresh the 3D view

F5

Refresh the 3D view

← β†‘ β†’ β†“

Pan 3D view left, right, forward, and back or move in. In Walk mode, Arrow up/down to move into or away from the scene, arrow left/right to rotate the view around the current location. The SHIFT key will cause large moves/ rotations

Page Up / Down

Zoom out and in (hold SHIFT for larger move; hold CTRL key for smaller move). In walk mode raise and lowers walk mode height (SHIFT keys modifies reduce or enlarge height increment)

Home

Return to default view

or Num 5
or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D
Ctrl + Home

Center the 2D view on the current selection

Num 8

Control tilt forward and back. Use the SHIFT and CTRL modifiers to increase/decrease the tilt amount (4x, 1/4x respectively)

or Num 2
Num 4

Control rotation right and left. Use the SHIFT and CTRL : modifiers to increase/decrease the rotation amount (4x, 1/4x respectively)

or Num 6
Num 7

Move up. Use the SHIFT and modifiers to increase/decrease the move amount (4x, 1/4x respectively)

or Num 9
Num 1

Move down. Use the SHIFT and CTRL : modifiers to increase/decrease the move amount (4x, 1/4x respectively)

or Num 3

Roll to zoom in and out or raise and lower the walk mode height. Click and drag to pan or change the walk mode pitch.

Navigate the view. For normal navigation, forward / back movements tilt the scene up or down; left/right movements rotate the view. In Walk mode, forward / back movements move forwards or back in the scene. Left / right movements rotate the view. For all modes, holding down the SHIFT key or the CTRL key increase / decrease the amount of rotation, tilt, or movement, respectively.

For normal navigation , forward / back movements zoom in or out. For Walk mode, raise and lower walk mode height. For all modes, holding down the SHIFT key or the CTRL key increase / decrease the amount of rotation, tilt, or movement, respectively.

V

Locks mouse movement to the vertical plane

H

Locks mouse movement to the horizontal plane

F11

Decreases the field of view by 5 degrees; if CTRL is held down, it decreases by 1 degree, if SHIFT is held down, it decreases by 10 degrees.

F12

Increases the field of view by 5 degrees; if CTRL is held down, it increases by 1 degree, if SHIFT is held down, it increases by 10 degrees.

Home

Default View. This is the standard view that you get when you open the 3D viewer.

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Top View. This is a view from directly above the scene.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Bottom View. This is a view from directly underneath the scene.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Left View. This is a view from the left side of the scene.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Right View. This is a view from the right side of the scene. Use to go to a right view.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Front View. This is a view from in front of the scene. Use to go to a front view.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Back View. This is a view from directly behind the scene.

Note: Only one of these modifier keys may be active at a time.
P

Hold down when Selecting, Digitizing or Measuring to filter to point features

A

Hold down to filter to area features

L

Hold down to filter to line features

M

Hold down to filter to mesh features

Ctrl + Z

While digitizing or editing, undoes the last point.

Esc

While selecting, the Escape key clears the current selection.

Esc

When digitizing, the Escape key cancels the current digitizing operation, and reverts to selection mode.

Esc

When measuring, the Escape key cancels the current measurement operation.

• Enter

When digitizing, the Return key completes the current digitization operation.

• Enter

When measuring, the Return key completes the current measurement operation.

Del

If there is a current selection available, the selected features are deleted.

W

Enable or disable wireframe

Ctrl + W

Enable walk mode

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Enable/ disable water level display

T

Enable or disable display of textures on meshes

M

Enable or disable Measure tool

D

Enable or disable Digitizer tool

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Sets the default view

E

Resets vertical exaggeration to 1.0

Ctrl + E

Lower vertical exaggeration

↑   Shift + E

Raise vertical exaggeration

P

Enables / disable pivot axis display

Ctrl + P

Enables / disables the path profile display, if a path profile is available.

Ctrl + G

Enables / disables display of GPS tracks

Num +

Raise/ lower water level if water level display is enabled.

or Num -
Ctrl + B

Enables / disables backface culling

Ctrl + N

Toggle display of vertex normals for meshes

↑   Shift + N

Toggle display of face normals for meshes

N

Toggle normal display mode for meshes (vertex normals and face normals)

Ctrl + C

Copy 3D view image to clipboard

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy 3D view image to clipboard without notifications

Source:Β Bluemarblegeo

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Program information

Program name: Global Mapper 21 Global Mapper 21 (Imaging)

Global Mapper is a geographic information system (GIS) software package developed by Blue Marble Geographics. Used for visualizing, editing, and analyzing LiDAR or point cloud data of any format, Global Mapper handles both vector and raster.

Web page: bluemarblegeo.com

Last update: 20 Aug 2020

Shortcut count: 148

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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