Kerbal Space Program game hotkeys

Kerbal Space Program

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
5 months ago
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KSP runs on different platforms, therefore Mod key differs between them. On Windows, this key is mapped to Alt. On MacOS, this key is mapped to Option key. On Linux, it is right Shift.

← ↑ → ↓

Turn view L/R/U/D

Num +

Zoom view in

Num -

Zoom view out

Mod + F12

Open debug console

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + Fn,

f12 (Mac) Open debug console

M

Orbital map toggle

⭾ Tab

Cycle focus in orbital map

+ ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Reverse cycle focus in orbital map

⬅ Backspace

Reset focus in orbital map

or `
Insert

Staging (default) controls

Del

Docking controls

.

Time warp (physical time warp in atmosphere) increase

,

Time warp (physical time warp in atmosphere) decrease

/

Stop time warp

Mod + .

Physical time warp increase (compulsory)

Mod + ,

Physical time warp decrease (compulsory)

Num .

Toggle navball

]

Cycle through active ships (forwards)

[

Cycle through active ships (backwards)

F1

Screenshot

F2

Toggle UI visibility

F3

Toggle results screen

F4

Toggle ship labels

F5

Quicksave

Mod + F5

Make a specific, user-inputted quicksave

F9

(hold) Load quicksave

Mod + F9

Load a specific quicksave

Ctrl + F10

Load saved game state dialogue box (hidden feature, looks in KSP/saves/scenarios/)

F10

Temperature Gauges

F11

Temperatures Overlay

F12

Aerodynamic Forces Overlay

Mod + F12

Debug/cheat menu

W

Pitch adjustment (up/back)

S

Pitch adjustment (down/forward)

A

Yaw adjustment (port/left)

D

Yaw adjustment (starboard/right)

Q

Roll adjustment (counter clockwise)

E

Roll adjustment (clockwise)

C

Toggle IVA view

V

Toggle camera view (auto/free/orbital/chase)

↑   Left Shift

Increase throttle

Left Ctrl

Decrease throttle

Space

Detach stage or launch

T

Toggle SAS

F

Hold to temporarily invert SAS state

Mod + L

Lock current stage (very useful before you accidentally hit the spacebar)

⇪ Caps Lock

Toggle precision ("softer") controls

R

Toggle RCS

H

RCS thrust translate forward

N

RCS thrust translate backward

I

RCS thrust translate down

J

RCS thrust translate left

K

RCS thrust translate up

L

RCS thrust translate right

X

Cut throttle

Z

Full throttle

G

Toggle landing gear

Mod + W

Trim pitch/yaw/roll

or Mod + S
or Mod + A
or Mod + D
or Mod + Q
or Mod + E
or Mod + S
or Mod + A
or Mod + D
or Mod + Q
or Mod + E
Mod + X

Reset trim

B

Wheel brakes

U

Toggle vehicle lights

0 - 9

Activate custom action group 1-10

⬅ Backspace

Activate abort action group

Mouse right click

Open part info window

Mod + Mouse right click

Open multiple info windows for fuel transfer (right-click on two fuel tanks)

Home

Scroll stage icons up

End

Scroll stage icons down

W

Pitch adjustment (up/back) / Translate up

S

Pitch adjustment (down/forward) / Translate down

A

Yaw adjustment (port/left) / Translate left

D

Yaw adjustment (starboard/right) / Translate right

Q

Roll adjustment

or E
↑   Left Shift

Translate forward

Left Ctrl

Translate back

Space

Toggle translation/rotation

W

Walk/jet forward

S

Walk/jet back

A

Walk/jet left

D

Walk/jet right

Q

Jet rotate left

E

Jet rotate right

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag left) Jet counter clockwise

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag right) Jet clockwise

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag up) Pitch down by jet

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag down) Pitch up by jet

↑   Shift

Jet up

Ctrl

Jet down

Space

Jump/Let go of part

Space

Reorient attitude to camera by jet

F

Use part

↑   Shift + W + Space

Jump to different directions when on ladders

or ↑   Shift + S + Space
or ↑   Shift + A + Space
or ↑   Shift + D + Space
↑   Shift + W

Sprint

or ↑   Shift + S
or ↑   Shift + A
or ↑   Shift + D
L

Toggle headlamps

R

Toggle jetpack

B

Return to cockpit

Mod

Toggle movement

]

Cycle through active ships/EVAs (forwards)

[

Cycle through active ships/EVAs (backwards)

Ctrl + Z

Undo last action

Ctrl + Y

Redo last action

Mod

(hold) Disable surface attach/exclusively use node attach

Mod + Mouse left click

Duplicate part or assembly in VAB

C

Toggle Angle Snap

X

Cycle symmetry settings (forward)

↑   Shift + X

Cycle symmetry settings (backward)

Page Up

Scroll view up

Page Down

Scroll view down

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Move the entire ship

↑   Shift + Mouse wheel up

Zoom view in

↑   Shift + Mouse wheel down

Zoom view out

W

Rotate part backwards

S

Rotate part forwards

A

Rotate part counterclockwise (flat)

D

Rotate part clockwise (flat)

Q

Rotate part counterclockwise

E

Rotate part clockwise in VAB

↑   Shift

Hold to rotate parts in 5° instead of 90° steps

Space

Reset part rotation

1

Place Mode

2

Offset Mode

3

Rotate Mode

4

Root Mode

F

In place mode: Toggle Symmetry between vessel or parent part

F

In Offset mode: Toggle between absolute or load centered offset

F

In Rotate mode: Toggle between absolute or relative rotation

R

Toggle Symmetry Method between mirror (SPH) or radial (VAB)


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Program information

Program name: Kerbal Space Program (Games)

Kerbal Space Program is a space flight simulation game developed and published by Squad. The game includes a realistic orbital physics engine which allows various real-life orbital maneuvers. The game was purchased by game company Take-Two in May 2017.

Web page: https://www.kerbalspaceprogram...

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