Modo 12.1 keyboard shortcuts

Modo 12.1

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- Shortcuts
F1

Help

Ctrl + N

New scene

Ctrl + O

Open saved scene

Ctrl + I

Open saved image

Ctrl + W

Close current scene

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Close all open scenes

Ctrl + S

Save current scene

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save scene as...

Ctrl + Q

Quit Modo

Alt + F12

Config file save

↑   Shift + F5

Run script

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + V

Paste

Del

Delete (not available in Items mode)

Ctrl + R

Brings up the last tool used

Alt + R

Brings up the last tool used, ignoring UI interactions and selections

↑   Shift + Ctrl + β­Ύ Tab

Layout switcher, organized by most recent

Alt +

Rotate view

Alt +

Rotate viewport Z axis (bank) view

Alt +

'Flick' rotate

↑   Shift + Alt +

Pan view

↑   Shift + Alt +

Pan up/down only

Ctrl + Alt +

Zoom to mouse position

Ctrl + Alt +

Box zoom

.

Zoom in (only in component modes)

↑   Shift + .

Zoom in x2

,

Zoom out (only in component modes)

↑   Shift + ,

Zoom out x2

G

Center the view on the cursor's position

/

Turntable (only in component modes)

↑   Shift + /

When turntable is running, displays upright turntable

Zoom view in and out to mouse pointer

A

Fit (zoom to scene extents/all items)

↑   Shift + A

Fit selected (zooms to selected elements)

Ctrl + A

Align selected (aligns view to the current selection)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Fit and align selected (zooms and aligns the view to the current selection)

Enter values on the numeric keypad and move the pointer over the target viewport to select.
O

Open the viewport options pop-over

0

Maximize/minimize the viewport within the group

.

Perspective

1

Top (press again to toggle top/bottom view)

↑   Shift + 1

(Mac) Bottom

Win + 1

(Windows) Bottom

↑   Shift + 1

(Linux) Bottom

2

Front (press again to toggle front/back view)

↑   Shift + 2

(Mac) Back

Win + 2

(Windows) Back

↑   Shift + 2

(Linux) Back

3

Right (press again to toggle right /left view)

↑   Shift + 3

(Mac) Left

Win + 3

(Windows) Left

↑   Shift + 3

(Linux) Left

4

Shaded

5

Texture

6

Reflection

7

Wireframe

8

Solid

9

Vertex Map

/

Wireframe None

↑   Shift + /

Wireframe Light

Ctrl + /

Wireframe Dark

=

Toggle viewport smoothing

Note: Β The following keyboard shortcuts only work on Mac.
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Home

Open first tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + End

Open last tab

Ctrl + Shift + Page Up

Open next tab

Ctrl + Shift + Page Down

Open last tab

F

In Items selection mode, locate selected item (layer). In other modes flip polygons

↑   Shift +

arrow Β  Expand/close all (also in Shader Tree)

'

Swap foreground/background layers

Ctrl + D

Duplicate selected layer(s) (only in Items mode)

↑   Shift + D

Instance selected layer(s) (only in Items mode)

N

New Mesh Item

L

New locator item (only in Items mode)

I

Select modifier input

O

Select modifier output

C

Channel haul on (only in Items mode)

F2

Modeling toolbox

F3

Sculpt/paint toolbox

F4

Setup toolbox

F5

Command History viewport

F6

Presets viewport

F7

Graph Editor

F8

Render preview

F11

Snapping pop-over

`

Toggle window visibility

Note: Pie menus are quick contextual pop-up menus that appear using keystroke combinations. Menu items are laid out in a wheel so you can access them gesturally for speedier workflow. To open, press the keyboard shortcut, then click in the 3D viewport to open. If you want the pie menu to appear immediately, go to System > Preferences Β > Input Remapping and enable Open Pies Immediately.
Ctrl + `

Layout switch favorites

Ctrl + 1

GL viewport toggles

Ctrl + 2

GL viewport style

Ctrl + Space

GL viewport view type

Ctrl + 3

Open pop-over

Alt + Q

Selection mode/Transform tools

Alt + `

Open palette

↑   Shift + `

Properties and options

B

Brushes pie menu (only when a Brush tool is active)

Alt + Space

Animation shortcuts (only in the Animation layout)

Q

Drop active tool

Ctrl + β­Ύ Tab

Toggle the Tool HUD

or ⌘ Cmd + ⭾ Tab
K

Tool properties pop-over

Note: Β The tool needs to be active for this shortcut to work.
Esc

Escape current operation/drop active selection

Space

Cycle-through Component modes

↑   Shift + Space

Toggle Component mode to Item mode (or last mode)

=

Tool handles larger

-

Tool handle smaller

0

Toggle tool handle visibility (not on the numeric keypad; only on Mac)

Ctrl + D

Reset tool attributes

↑   Shift + 1 - 9

Select layer 1-10

Alt + Space

Quick access pop-over

M

Assign material tag

S

Enable the Slide / Edge Slide tool when in a component mode (Polygons, Edges, or Vertices)

Note: Β This shortcut only activates the Slide tool when in component mode. Pressing S in item mode keys a selected channel. For more information, see Using Channels.
β­Ύ Tab

Toggle subdivision surfaces

↑   Shift + β­Ύ Tab

Toggle Catmull-Clark subdivision surfaces

Num +

Increase/decrease subdivision level

or Num -
Alt + W

Origin

Alt + E

Pivot

Alt + A

Automatic

Alt + S

Selection

Alt + D

Selection center, auto axis

Alt + Q

Display pie menu

Alt + F

Screen

Alt + Z

Element

Alt + X

Local

Alt + G

Pivot center, parent axis

Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Select all

↑

More (select next plausible element in loop)

↑   Shift + ↑

Select expand

↓

Less (de-select last element)

↑   Shift + ↓

Shrink

←

Select previous loop

↑   Shift + ←

Select previous loop add

β†’

Select next loop

↑   Shift + β†’

Select next loop add

L

Select loop

Alt + L

Select ring

]

Connected

[

Invert selection

↑   Shift + ]

Close loop

↑   Shift + G

Select between

Alt + 1

Convert selection to vertices

Alt + 2

Convert selection to edges

Alt + 3

Convert selection to polygons

;

Select through toggle

H

Hide selected

↑   Shift + H

Hide unselected

Ctrl + H

Hide invert (toggle state)

U

Show

J

Lock selected

↑   Shift + J

Lock unselected

Ctrl + J

Lock invert (toggle state)

I

Unlock

Home

Align to geometry under cursor

↑   Shift + Home

Align to selection (average of all selected)

Ctrl + Home

Align to viewport

End

Reset the Work Plane

↑   Shift + End

Open Work Plane pop-over

Page Up

Walk +

Page Down

Walk -

Num *

Toggle visibility

Alt + O

Offset Work Plane to geometry position under cursor

X

Toggle snap state (hold with tool active for temporary snap)

F11

Open snapping pop-over

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Element snap

Transform
W

Move

E

Rotate

Alt + ↑   Shift + E

Planar rotate

R

Scale

↑   Shift + R

Uniform scale

Y

Transform

Deform
Ctrl + E

Bend

T

Element move (Tweak)

Ctrl + T

Soft drag

↑   Shift + Y

Flex tool

↑   Shift + S

Smooth tool

Duplicate
↑   Shift + X

Extrude

↑   Shift + L

Radial sweep

↑   Shift + Q

Grow quad row from edge

Z

Extend edge

↑   Shift + V

Mirror tool

Mesh Edit
β¬… Backspace

Delete

↑   Shift + β¬… Backspace

Remove

Ctrl + β¬… Backspace

Collapse

B

Bevel

↑   Shift + B

Polygon bevel

Alt + B

Sketch extrude

Ctrl + B

Create polygon of given type from vertex selection

C

Edge slice

↑   Shift + C

Polygon slice

Alt + C

Loop slice

D

Subdivide selected geometry

↑   Shift + D

Open subdivide options

F

Flip polygon normal

Ctrl + L

Split face by selected vertices

P

Make polygon

↑   Shift + T

Triple polygons (convert to triangles)

V

Spin edge

Alt + V

Spin quads

Curves
↑   Shift + O

Make open curve

Ctrl + P

Make closed curve

Vertex Tools
↑   Shift + W

Weight tool

↑   Shift + M

Morph tool

B

Open brush tips pie menu (only when tool is active)

O

Open large color picker pop-over (hover over UI color picker)

S

Swap foreground/background colors

↑   Shift +
+

Reposition the node and any child nodes further down the chain.

Ctrl +

Create a new node between an existing one.

+

Remove individual nodes.

E

Image ink rotate left

R

Image ink rotate right

D

Image ink scale up

F

Image ink scale down

↑   Shift + Z

Adjust offset amount (sticky key, only while Brush tool is active)

Multi-Res Sculpting
Alt + Num +

Subdivision level up

Alt + Num -

Subdivision level down

Ctrl + Num +

Current level up

Ctrl + Num -

Current level down

↑   Shift + Alt +
+

Move camera item

↑   Shift + Alt +
+

Move up/down direction only

Alt +
+

Rotate around target distance

Alt +
+

Rotate around Z axis

Ctrl +
+

Image ink scale up/down

Ctrl + Alt +
+

Move forward/backward only

Ctrl + Alt +
+

Adjust focal length

Zooms to cursor

Ctrl + A

Auto focus camera (only in a viewport defined as Camera and with auto-focus enabled)

Ctrl + F

Restart preview (only in the Preview viewport)

↑   Shift + Z

Select all animated items

Z

Select all animated channels

Ctrl + G

Group selected items (under group locator)

P

Parent in place

Ctrl + P

Parent

↑   Shift + P

Unparent in place

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Unparent

Users must be in Items selection mode for these shortcuts to work.
↑   Shift + ↑

Go to first frame

Ctrl + ↑

Go to first keyframe

Ctrl + ←

Go to previous keyframe

↑   Shift + ←

Go back one frame

/

Start/stop animation playback

↑   Shift + β†’

Go forward one frame

Ctrl + β†’

Go to next keyframe

Ctrl + ↓

Go to last keyframe

↑   Shift + Y

Key transforms

↑   Shift + E

Key rotations

↑   Shift + W

Key positions

↑   Shift + R

Key scale

S

Key selected channels

↑   Shift + S

Key selected items

A

Fit selected

Ctrl + F

Fit visible

↑   Shift + F

Fit visible width

Alt +

Pan view

Ctrl + Alt +

Scale view

Alt +

Scale graph size

Ctrl + Alt +

Box zoom (drag box to zoom)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste insert keyframes to selected channels

Ctrl + Alt + V

Paste replace keyframes to selected channels

F9

Render

Ctrl + F9

Render visible

↑   Shift + F9

Render selected

F10

Render current view

Alt + ↑   Shift + F9

Open render display window

F8

Open preview viewport

Ctrl + F

Focus under cursor

Preview zoom

+

Jump the preview out to the original focal length (only when zoomed in)

Source:Β Foundry

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Program information

Program name: Modo 12.1 Modo 12.1 (Imaging)

Modo is a surface modeling, sculpting, 3D painting and an animation software. It is developed by Foundry. Modo is provided as a trialware and runs under Windows, macOS and Linux.

Web page: foundry.com/products/modo

Last update: 26 Jul 2020

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 7/26/2020 11:16:59 PM New program added.
7/26/2020 11:18:05 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 267

How easy to press shortcuts: 84%

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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