Kerbal Space Program game hotkeys

Kerbal Space Program controls  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

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.

1
← ↑ → ↓

Turn view L/R/U/D

0
Num +

Zoom view in

0
Num -

Zoom view out

0
Mod + F12

Open debug console

4
M

Orbital map toggle

0
Tab

Cycle focus in orbital map

0
+ ↑   Shift + Tab

Reverse cycle focus in orbital map

2
Backspace

Reset focus in orbital map

2
or `
0
Insert

Staging (default) controls

-1
Del

Docking controls

0
.

Time warp (physical time warp in atmosphere) increase

0
,

Time warp (physical time warp in atmosphere) decrease

0
\

Stop time warp

0
Mod + .

Physical time warp increase (compulsory)

0
Mod + ,

Physical time warp decrease (compulsory)

0
Num .

Toggle navball

1
]

Cycle through active ships (forwards)

1
[

Cycle through active ships (backwards)

1
F1

Screenshot

2
F2

Toggle UI visibility

0
F3

Toggle results screen

1
F4

Toggle ship labels

0
F5

Quicksave

0
Mod + F5

Make a specific, user-inputted quicksave

0
F9

(hold) Load quicksave

0
Mod + F9

Load a specific quicksave

0
Ctrl + F10

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

0
F10

Temperature Gauges

1
F11

Temperatures Overlay

-1
F12

Aerodynamic Forces Overlay

0
Mod + F12

Debug/cheat menu

1
W

Pitch adjustment (up/back)

1
S

Pitch adjustment (down/forward)

0
A

Yaw adjustment (port/left)

0
D

Yaw adjustment (starboard/right)

1
Q

Roll adjustment (counter clockwise)

0
E

Roll adjustment (clockwise)

-1
C

Toggle IVA view

-1
V

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

1
↑   Left Shift

Increase throttle

1
Left Ctrl

Decrease throttle

1
Space

Detach stage or launch

0
T

Toggle SAS

0
F

Hold to temporarily invert SAS state

0
Mod + L

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

-1
⇪ Caps Lock

Toggle precision ("softer") controls

0
R

Toggle RCS

0
H

RCS thrust translate forward

0
N

RCS thrust translate backward

0
I

RCS thrust translate down

0
J

RCS thrust translate left

0
K

RCS thrust translate up

0
L

RCS thrust translate right

0
X

Cut throttle

0
Z

Full throttle

1
G

Toggle landing gear

0
Mod + W

Trim pitch/yaw/roll

0
or Mod + S
0
or Mod + A
0
or Mod + D
0
or Mod + Q
0
or Mod + E
0
or Mod + S
0
or Mod + A
0
or Mod + D
0
or Mod + Q
0
or Mod + E
0
Mod + X

Reset trim

0
B

Wheel brakes

1
U

Toggle vehicle lights

-2
0 - 9

Activate custom action group 1-10

0
Backspace

Activate abort action group

0

Open part info window

0
Mod +

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

0
Home

Scroll stage icons up

0
End

Scroll stage icons down

0
W

Pitch adjustment (up/back) / Translate up

0
S

Pitch adjustment (down/forward) / Translate down

0
A

Yaw adjustment (port/left) / Translate left

0
D

Yaw adjustment (starboard/right) / Translate right

0
Q

Roll adjustment

0
or E
0
↑   Left Shift

Translate forward

0
Left Ctrl

Translate back

0
Space

Toggle translation/rotation

0
W

Walk/jet forward

0
S

Walk/jet back

0
A

Walk/jet left

0
D

Walk/jet right

0
Q

Jet rotate left

0
E

Jet rotate right

0
+

(drag left) Jet counter clockwise

0
+

(drag right) Jet clockwise

0
+

(drag up) Pitch down by jet

0
+

(drag down) Pitch up by jet

0
↑   Shift

Jet up

0
Ctrl

Jet down

0
Space

Jump/Let go of part

0
Space

Reorient attitude to camera by jet

0
F

Use part

0
↑   Shift + W + Space

Jump to different directions when on ladders

0
or ↑   Shift + S + Space
0
or ↑   Shift + A + Space
0
or ↑   Shift + D + Space
1
↑   Shift + W

Sprint

0
or ↑   Shift + S
0
or ↑   Shift + A
0
or ↑   Shift + D
0
L

Toggle headlamps

0
R

Toggle jetpack

1
B

Return to cockpit

0
Mod

Toggle movement

-2
]

Cycle through active ships/EVAs (forwards)

0
[

Cycle through active ships/EVAs (backwards)

0
Ctrl + Z

Undo last action

0
Ctrl + Y

Redo last action

0
Mod

(hold) Disable surface attach/exclusively use node attach

-1
Mod +

Duplicate part or assembly in VAB

2
C

Toggle Angle Snap

-1
X

Cycle symmetry settings (forward)

0
↑   Shift + X

Cycle symmetry settings (backward)

0
Page Up

Scroll view up

0
Page Down

Scroll view down

0
↑   Shift +

Move the entire ship

0
↑   Shift +

Zoom view in

0
↑   Shift +

Zoom view out

-1
W

Rotate part backwards

0
S

Rotate part forwards

0
A

Rotate part counterclockwise (flat)

0
D

Rotate part clockwise (flat)

1
Q

Rotate part counterclockwise

0
E

Rotate part clockwise in VAB

0
↑   Shift

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

0
Space

Reset part rotation

0
1

Place Mode

0
2

Offset Mode

0
3

Rotate Mode

0
4

Root Mode

0
F

In place mode: Toggle Symmetry between vessel or parent part

1
F

In Offset mode: Toggle between absolute or load centered offset

0
F

In Rotate mode: Toggle between absolute or relative rotation

0
R

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


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Program information

Program name: Kerbal Space Program 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: kerbalspaceprogram.com

Last update: 11/11/2019 8:10 PM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 82%

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Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 7/12/2019 9:37:33 AM Added some shortcuts.
11/10/2019 9:48:50 AM Updated program information.

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Platform detected: macOS

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