Jagged Alliance 2 (version 1.13) game hotkeys

Jagged Alliance 2 (version 1.13) controls

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
39 days ago
- Shortcuts
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F1

… to F10: Selects merc / move screen to merc

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Space

Selects the next merc in the current squad. Use depends on option 'Space selects next squad'

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↑   Shift + Space

Selects next squad

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=

Selects all mercs in the current sector

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0 - 9

Switch to dynamic squad number in sector

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/

Centre on currently selected merc

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Alt + F

Keep the screen in view on the selected merc during turn-based

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←  β†’

Selects previous / next merc

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Page Up / Down

Select first / last merc in list

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0 - 9

Selects all members of that squad number. Same as right clicking on the "SQUAD" textbox

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↑   Shift + 0 - 9

Select all members of squads 11 through 20

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Ctrl

Hold Ctrl while selecting mercs to add more mercs to selection group

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↑   Shift

Hold Shift while selecting mercs to select a region of mercs

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↑   Shift

SHIFT - In Movement Mode, SHIFT makes a merc’s movement path visible. It also forces the cursor to HUG the ground, very handy in tight quarters (e.g. doors / other mercs in the way of cursor)

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Alt + ↑   Shift

ALT + SHIFT - Used for jumping over small obstacles. Hold ALT + SHIFT and point at a tile (2 or 3 tiles away from merc). Cursor will change to indicate jumping is possible. Useful for jumping over mines, from roof to roof or over another merc if he is prone

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Alt

ALT - While moving a merc, holding down ALT makes:

STANDING merc will sidestep or back-up,
CROUCHING merc will back-up,
PRONE merc will roll to the side or back-up.
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Look / Turn cursor. Change merc’s facing / Raise weapon if looking at the same direction. Note that some bonuses like scope vision range bonus only apply when a weapon is raised

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Page Up / Down

Cycle through stances. Standing next to (or on) a building with a flat roof will cause the merc to climb onto/off the roof

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P

PRONE stance

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or X
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C

CROUCH stance

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S

STANDING stance

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R

RUN mode

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J

Before an obstacle / climb / drop off roof with selected merc

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↑   Shift + J

Jumps through window (merc must be facing the window, and there must be a free tile on the other side of the window). Closed window works as well

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G

Toggles selected mercs to move in formation

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X

On merc / NPC, exchanges position with character

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Z

Activate / Disable STEALTH mode for selected merc(s)

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Alt + Z

Activate / Disable STEALTH mode for the entire squad

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X

Toggle real-time sneaking

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Ctrl + X

Enter turn based (while sneaking in real-time)

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Ctrl + T

Toggle forced turn-based mode

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Esc

Abort action (such as movement, firing or first aid)

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Ctrl

Hold to bring up the HAND cursor

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A

Auto-Bandage your mercs when no enemy in sector

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B

Toggles BURST / AUTO / Underbarrel mode for primary hand

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Toggles between a gun's different scopes / sights / alternative weapon holding (if a gun has variable scope / sight attached)

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Increase aiming in BURST / AUTO fire (for non-mouse wheel)

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Ctrl + .

Open menu - fill water, clean weapons, swap clothes etc.

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Alt +

Open skills menu - e.g. radio operator, spotter

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or ↑   Shift + 4
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Q

Switch between standard/higher Grenade Launcher angles. Higher angles enable you to launch grenades farther

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↑   Shift + G

Toggle cursor for the Grenade Launcher burst between standard toss cursor and burst cursor, allowing spread grenade burst

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Alt + R

Reload selected merc's weapon

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↑   Shift + R

Reload all weapons (in hand) of active squad from mercs' inventory in turn-based. For real-time, reloads all weapons and fills magazines in squad inventory from sector inventory (if available) first SHIFT + Q - Drop primary hand item to ground

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↑   Shift + H

Swaps between primary hand and secondary hand

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or Ctrl + Q
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↑   Shift + K

Swaps weapons between gunsling and primary hand

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or Alt + Q
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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Equip sidearm/Swap sidearm with gunsling

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Alt + ↑   Shift + K

Equip knife/Swap knife with gunsling

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Alt + 0 - 9

Quick access to predefined items in JA2_Options.INI [Tactical Interface Settings]

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Alt + ~

Put quick access item back to inventory and swap hands

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↑   Shift + T

Quick item transformation for primary hand item

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↑   Shift + N

Toggles NVGs/sun goggles for all mercs in active team. Goggles in the day, NVG for night

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↑   Shift + B

Drops backpacks for all mercs in the current sector (NIV only)

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↑   Shift +

Plant tripwire using the previous network settings

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↑   Shift + A

Create ammo boxes using all ammo found in sector

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Create ammo crates using all ammo found in sector

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↑   Shift + F

Remove all removable attachments from items and unload all weapons in sector

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↑   Shift + S

Sorts items in sector inventory. Also merges ammo items.

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Pickup all dropped backpacks (NIV only), then automatically perform both SHIFT + F and SHIFT + S hotkeys

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Merge all mergable items while stacking and sorting. This means medkits, toolkits, canteens, gas cans, first aid kits, ammo etc.

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↑   Shift + M

Move all items in sector to location of selected merc

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M

Map Screen

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O

Options Screen

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H

Context-sensitive Help Screen

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D

Done / End turn in turn-based combat mode / Activate turn-based when in real-time mode

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Ctrl + D

Skip player's interrupts for that turn (for single player & old interrupt system)

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~

Toggle between TEAM and INVENTORY panels

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Ctrl + ←  β†’

Move selected merc to the left / right in merc panel

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E

Cyclethrough all enemies seen by the selected merc

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• Enter

Cycle through all enemies team knows

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N

Cycle through targets that overlap on the screen

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β­Ύ Tab

Toggle cursor level between ground / upper level

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F

Display info about a given tile, relative to the selected merc

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Alt

Displays soldier info on mouse cursor

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Insert

Displays overhead sector view

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Home

Toggle 3D cursor

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Ctrl + β­Ύ Tab

Next tab in Enhanced Description Box

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T

Toggles Treetops on and off

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Ctrl + Alt + G

Toggles merc artificial lights at night

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Ctrl + Alt + I

Toggles glowing Items on and off

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Ctrl + Alt + W

Toggle building Wireframes

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*

Toggle between red and white glowing objects

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K

Open the KEYS panel

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V

Shows game version, difficulty level, progress etc.

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↑   Shift

Hold down to increase scrolling speed

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Num -

Speeds up the game. Useful for speeding up long enemy turns. Can be reassigned in JA2_Options.INI [Clock Settings]

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β¬… Backspace

Skip current dialogue (if any)

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Pause

Pause the game

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Del

Show COVER spots relative to seen enemies

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End

Show LINE OF SIGHT of selected merc

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↑   Shift + C

Toggle COVER display

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↑   Shift + V

Toggle LINE OF SIGHT display

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Ctrl + C

Open COVER display / TRAP display menu

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Ctrl + V

Open Sector Inventory manipulations menu

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Alt + ↑   Shift + C

Toggle Display of nearby planted BOMBS / MINES / TRIPWIRE when the selected merc has a metal detector in his hand

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Alt + ↑   Shift + V

Toggle between different Display of BOMBS / MINES / TRIPWIRE planted by own team:

TRAP NETWORK display: mines are red, tripwire is yellow, tiles with both tripwire and mines are orange
NETWORK COLOURING display: network A is red, network B is orange, network C is yellow and network D is green
A, B, C, D TRAP display: only tripwire of this network is displayed Hierarchy: 1 is green, 2 is yellow, 3 is orange, 4 is red
NO TRAP display (default mode)
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Ctrl + Z

Locks / Release the mouse cursor inside game window. Useful for mouse scrolling and tactical traversing (windowed mode only)

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(portrait / figure) - Select merc / move screen to merc

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Alt +

(portrait) - Centre screen on merc (if not visible) / show merc's location (if visible)

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Alt +

(figure) - Adds / deselects merc to selection

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Toggle current action (depending on item-in-hand) / Hold right mouse button (figure) Change merc's assignment / Hold right mouse button (other tile) Show Action menu / (radarmap) Displays overhead sector view

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Left mouse button and Drag - Select multiple mercs (selection cursor) / Spread gunfire (targeting cursor with in BURST / AUTO) / Change stance (figure and drag up or down) / Scale obstacle (figure and drag up)

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Hold left mouse button, right Β mouse button, Release left mouse button - Order all mercs of selected squad to move to location in real-time mode

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Hold left mouse button, Click right Β mouse button - Switch movement modes in turn-based mode. Useful for showing the associated AP costs without changing stance

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↑   Shift

Hold SHIFT to pick up stacked items, instead of single item (works in Strategic Map and Sector Inventory as well)

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↑   Shift +

Auto-attach/merge with item-in-cursor to applicable item (works in Strategic Map and Sector Inventory as well)

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Alt +

Swap valid attachment item with item-in-cursor instead of opening description box (works in Strategic Map as well)

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↑   Shift +

On a loaded gun to unload magazine to cursor, skipping hassle of opening description box (works in the Strategic Map as well)

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Ctrl +

On a stack of items to display the first item’s description box, skipping item selection window (works in Strategic Map and Sector Inventory as well)

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Selects next/previous merc

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Alt +

Changes stance in Movement mode / Add / subtract bullets when in auto fire

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Look / Turn (same as 'L' hotkey)

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Alt +

Changes firing mode (SINGLE / BURST / AUTO, same as 'B' hotkey)

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mousebutton4

Toggle STEALTH mode (same as 'Z' hotkey)

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Alt + mousebutton4

Reload selected merc's weapon

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mousebutton5

Toggle cursor level between ground / upper level (same as 'Tab' hotkey)

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Alt + mousebutton5

Before an obstacle / climb / drop off roof with selected merc (same as 'J' hotkey)

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Esc

Enter highlighted sector

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+

Speed up / slow down Time Compression

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or -
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Space

Toggles between Pause and last mode of Time Compression

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↑   Shift

Hold Shift to plot the most direct travel route (instead of fastest)

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• Enter

Enter / Exit merc / vehicle inventory

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or ~
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Ctrl +

Auto-move first item in slot to Sector Inventory

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Auto-move all items in slot to Sector Inventory

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Ctrl + β­Ύ Tab

Displays next tab in Enhanced Description Box

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Insert

Up / Down one sublevel

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or Del
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Ctrl +

Assign / remove 5 in Militia Assignment window

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or Ctrl +
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↑   Shift +

Assign / remove all in Militia Assignment window

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or ↑   Shift +
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↑   Shift + K

Swaps valid weapons between gunsling and primary hand

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↑   Shift + N

Toggles NVGs / sun goggles for all mercs in active team. Goggles in the day, NVG for night

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F1

… to F6: Sort merc list by column 1 - 6 (NAME, ASSIGN, SLEEP, LOCATION, etc.)

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L

Laptop screen

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C

Show selected merc's contract

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W

Toggles map filters: ToWns; Mines; Teams & Enemies; Militia & Enemies (Z); Mobile Milita Restrictions; Airspace; Inventory

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or M
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or T
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or Z
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or R
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or A
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or I
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U

Open Sector Inventory Screen of highlighted sector

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Esc

Exit Sector Inventory

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Previous / Next page

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or .
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↑   Shift + W

Drop ALL items (of selected merc), including Armour, LBE and hand positions

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↑   Shift + E

Drop carried Items (of selected merc). Does not include Armour, LBE and hand positions

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Pickup as many sector items as possible

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β­Ύ Tab +

Restrict item from militia equipment (for Militia Use Sector Equipment = TRUE only)

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Ctrl + β­Ύ Tab +

Restrict item in towns from move item assignment

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Alt +

Sell first item in slot

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

Sell all items in slot

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Alt + Y +

Sell all items of the same type in Sector Inventory

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Del +

Delete first item in slot

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Del + ↑   Shift +

Delete all items in slot

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Del + Y +

Delete all items of the same type in Sector Inventory

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Ctrl + Del

Delete all items from Sector Inventory

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Ctrl +

Auto-move first item in slot to merc / vehicle inventory

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Auto-move all items in slot to merc / vehicle inventory

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Ctrl

Hold CTRL to compare item stats with item in Description Box

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Esc

Shut down the Laptop

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β­Ύ Tab

Next / Previous button in Navigation Panel

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or Ctrl + β­Ύ Tab
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←  β†’

Previous / Next page

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↑   Shift + ←  β†’

Jump 10 pages back / forward

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Ctrl + ←  β†’

Go to first / last page

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• Enter

Assigned to commonly-used action in webpage

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β¬… Backspace

Go back previous page (if applicable)

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W

W, A, S, D, E, Q are alternate keys for ARROWs, Enter, Backspace

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or A
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or S
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or D
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or E
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or Q
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1

Select Kit 1 (starting gear)

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2

Select Kit 2 (starting gear)

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3

Select Kit 3 (starting gear)

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4

Select Kit 4 (starting gear)

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5

Select Kit 5 (starting gear)

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(on merc portrait / mug shot) - Go back previous page

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M

Go to page: Members

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P

Go to page: Policies

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H

Go to page: History

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L

Go to page: Links

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M

M, F, A (members sorting page) - Go to page: Mug Shot Index

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F

M, F, A (members sorting page) - Go to page: Members page

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A

M, F, A (members sorting page) - Go to page: Alumni page

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T

Switch between Profile Info & Starting Gear

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↑  β†“

Switch between Stats, Employment and Inventory

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↑   Shift + β­Ύ Tab

Toggle between Current Team and Departures

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(on message) - Close email message

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(on message / mailbox) - Delete email message prompt

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Ctrl + S

Save Screen

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Alt + S

Quick Save

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Ctrl + L

Load Screen

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Alt + L

Quick Load

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Alt + X

Exit game

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Page Up / Down

Previous / Next page

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Alt + A

Load last Auto-Save (Load Screen only)

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Alt + B

Load previous save prior to last one (Load screen only)

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Ctrl

Hold CTRL to display game settings (Load Screen only)

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N

Start New Game with latest loaded game settings

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M

Multiplayer game

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C

Continue Saved Game (Load Screen)

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Alt + C

Load Last Game

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O

Preferences

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S

Credits

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Q

Quit game

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Ctrl

(then GABBI) - On Tactical Map: Enables cheat mode in ENG Version

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Ctrl

(then IGUANA) - On Tactical Map: Enables cheat mode in GER Version

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Alt + • Enter

Aborts enemies turn

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Alt + E

Makes all characters (enemies and NPCs) and items visible

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Alt + T

Teleports selected merc to cursor location

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Alt + R

Reloads selected merc's weapon without depleting ammo

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Alt + D

Refreshes APs of all mercs (May require multiple uses to fully restore)

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Ctrl + U

Refreshes all character's health and energy (heals them)

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Alt + G

Adds a random merc to roster

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Alt + B

Adds an enemy soldier beneath the cursor

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Alt + C

Adds a civilian beneath the cursor

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Alt + V

Adds a robot beneath your cursor

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Alt + 2

Turn selected merc into a baby crepitus

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Alt + 4

Puts the selected merc in a wheelchair

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Alt + 5

Turns selected merc into a large crepitus

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Alt + O

Adds a large crepitus beneath your cursor

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Alt + I

Adds a random gun beneath your cursor

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Alt + .

Adds item by Item ID on selected merc

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Ctrl + Alt + .

Adds previously spawned item on selected merc

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Alt + W

Cycle forward through item list by Item ID in primary hand (if empty will create item)

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Alt + ↑   Shift + W

Cycle backward through item list instead

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Alt + Q

View interior of all buildings

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Ctrl + F

Display the frame rate

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + T

All mercs in current sector arrested by the Queen

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Alt + K

Mustard Gas explosion at cursor

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Ctrl + K

Hand Grenade explosion at cursor

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Ctrl + H

Hurts character under cursor location

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Alt + O

Kills all enemies in current sector

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Ctrl + T

CTRL + T - In travel mode, teleport squad to sector under cursor

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Alt

(then AUTO RESOLVE) Kills all enemies in sector

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=

Increase / Decrease funds by $10,000

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or -
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Increase / Decrease funds by $100,000

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or _
Set ALTERNATE_MOUSE_COMMANDS to true in JA2_Options.ini (located in Data-1.13) to use these hotkeys. Keep in mind they'll change some of the default hotkeys.
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↑   Shift +

Centres screen on merc

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Ctrl +

Toggles between a gun's different scopes / sights / alternative weapon holding (if a gun has variable scope / sight attached) (same as '. dot' hotkey)

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Ctrl + Alt +

Toggles cursor level between ground / upper level (same as 'Tab' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Before an obstacle / climb / drop off roof with selected merc (same as 'J' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt +

Jumps through window (merc must be facing the window, and there must be a free tile on the other side of the window). Closed window works as well (same as 'SHIFT+J' hotkey)

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Alt + mousebutton4

Toggles STEALTH mode for all mercs in squad (same as 'Alt+Z' hotkey)

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Ctrl + mousebutton4

Show cover (same as 'Shift + C' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + mousebutton4

Reloads selected merc's weapon

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↑   Shift + Alt + mousebutton4

Reloads all the weapons of mercs in squad (same as 'SHIFT + R' hotkey)

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Ctrl + Alt + mousebutton4

Switch to metal detector (same as 'Alt+Shift+C' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + mousebutton4

Show line of sight (same as 'SHIFT + V' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt + mousebutton4

Show player mines (same as 'ALT + SHIFT + V' hotkey)

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mousebutton5

Swap hands (same as 'SHIFT + H' hotkey)

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Alt + mousebutton5

Switch to knife (same as 'ALT + SHIFT + K' hotkey)

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Ctrl + mousebutton5

Switch to sidearm (same as 'CTRL + SHIFT + K' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + mousebutton5

Swap sling (same as 'SHIFT + K' hotkey)

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Ctrl + Alt + mousebutton5

Swap goggles (same as 'SHIFT + N hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Alt + mousebutton5

Toggle formation (same as 'CTRL + SHIFT + G hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + mousebutton5

Enter turn based mode (same as 'CTRL + X' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt + mousebutton5

Toggle sneak (same as 'CTRL + SHIFT + X' hotkey)

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↑   Shift +

Cycles through all enemies seen by the selected merc (same as 'E' hotkey)

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↑   Shift + Alt +

Cycles through all enemies team knows (same as 'Enter' hotkey)

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Ctrl +

RUN mode

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Ctrl +

Swap hands

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↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Swap sling

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↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Switch to knife

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Alt + Ctrl +

Swap goggles

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Alt + Ctrl +

Switch to side arm