PICO-8 (Windows) keyboard shortcuts 

PICO-8 (Windows)  

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- Shortcuts
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P

Pause menu

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or ⤶ Enter
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Ctrl + P

Performance Monitor

See btn() for details on default controller/keyboard mappings, and keyconfig for info on changing those mappings.

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Ctrl + C

Copy (entire line)

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Ctrl + V

Paste

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History

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End

End-of-line

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or Ctrl + E
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Home

Start-of-line

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or Ctrl + A
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Ctrl + K

Kill to end-of-line

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Ctrl + U

Kill to start-of-line

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Ctrl + L

Clear screen

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Ctrl + X

Cut

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Ctrl + C

Copy

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Ctrl + V

Paste

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Ctrl + A

Select All

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Ctrl + K

Katakana (Japanese) Font Entry Mode Toggle

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Ctrl + J

Hiragana (Japanese) Font Entry Mode Toggle

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Ctrl + P

Puny (Small Caps) Font Entry Mode Toggle

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↑  Shift + A - Z

Glyph (Icons) Font Entry

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Insert

Insert/overwrite toggle

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↑  Shift + ⤶ Enter

Add indented line and 'END'

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Home

Start of line

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or Ctrl + W
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End

End of line

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or Ctrl + E
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Ctrl + Home

Start of document

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or Ctrl +
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Ctrl + End

End of document

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or Ctrl +
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Ctrl +

Previous word

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Ctrl +

Next word

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Alt +

Previous function

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Alt +

Next function

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Tab

Indent selection

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↑  Shift + Tab

Un-indent selection

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Ctrl + Z

Undo

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Ctrl + Y

Redo

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Ctrl + F

Find text in current tab

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Ctrl + G

Find text aGain

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Ctrl + H

Repeat search across tabs (Hyper search)

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Ctrl + I

Go to Line number

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or Ctrl + L
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Ctrl + D

Duplicate current line

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Ctrl + B

Toggle comment Block

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Ctrl + Tab

Switch to next tab

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Ctrl + ↑  Shift + Tab

Switch to previous tab

All tools

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Space +
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Pan tool

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Ctrl + C

Copy

Note: When a sprite or range of sprites is copied to the clipboard, they may be pasted into other programs as a text-encoded representation. This representation can be uploaded in a BBS post and will show as the actual sprite. Similarly, a sprite encoded in text may be copied from outside of PICO-8 and pasted into the sprite editor.
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Ctrl + V

Paste (at current sprite location)

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Ctrl + Z

Undo/Redo (single-step)

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Q

Previous sprite

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W

Next sprite

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↑  Shift + Q

Sprite above

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↑  Shift + W

Sprite below

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1

Previous color

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2

Next color

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Tab

Toggle full view

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Ctrl +

Replace color

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Shift by one pixel

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F

Flip Horizontal

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or H
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V

Flip Vertical

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R

Rotate 90° CCW

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<

Zoom

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or >
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or

Draw tool

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Ctrl + C

Copy

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Ctrl + V

Paste (at upper left)

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Ctrl +

Replace color

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Color Picker

Stamp tool

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Left Ctrl +

Stamp with color 0 transparent

Select tool

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⤶ Enter

Select none

Lower sprite sheet area

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↑  Shift +
+

Select multiple sprites (for flip, shift, copy, rotate)

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Ctrl + X

Move a sprite to another sprite and changes all sprites on map equal to the sprite number to the new sprite number

Both views

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Tab

Swap pitch/note views

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.

Increase Speed

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,

Decrease Speed

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↑  Shift + .

Increase Speed by 4

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↑  Shift + ,

Decrease Speed by 4

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=

Switch to Next Sound Effect

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-

Switch to Previous Sound Effect

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↑  Shift + =

Switch to n+4 Sound Effect

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↑  Shift + -

Switch to n-4 Sound Effect

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↑  Shift +

(on an instrument) Change all notes to the selected instrument

Note view

For each of the transpose shortcuts, you need to have notes selected.
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↑  Shift +

(on the notes. First click is left side, second click is right side) Select Multiple Notes

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↑  Shift +

(on an effect) Apply Effect to All Notes

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Ctrl +   

Navigate up/down 4 notes

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Ctrl +   

Navigate to left/right column

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↑  Shift + 2

Transpose +1 (one semitone)

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↑  Shift + W

Transpose +2

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↑  Shift + 3

Transpose +3

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↑  Shift + E

Transpose +4

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↑  Shift + R

Transpose +5

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↑  Shift + 5

Transpose +6

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↑  Shift + T

Transpose +7

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↑  Shift + 6

Transpose +8

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↑  Shift + Y

Transpose +9

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↑  Shift + 7

Transpose +10

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↑  Shift + U

Transpose +11

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↑  Shift + I

Transpose +12 (one octave)

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↑  Shift + 9

Transpose +13

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↑  Shift + O

Transpose +14

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↑  Shift + 0

Transpose +15

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↑  Shift + Z

Transpose -12 (one octave)

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↑  Shift + S

Transpose -11

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↑  Shift + X

Transpose -10

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↑  Shift + D

Transpose -9

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↑  Shift + C

Transpose -8

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↑  Shift + V

Transpose -7

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↑  Shift + G

Transpose -6

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↑  Shift + B

Transpose -5

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↑  Shift + H

Transpose -4

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↑  Shift + N

Transpose -3

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↑  Shift + J

Transpose -2

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↑  Shift + M

Transpose -1


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Program information

Program name: PICO-8 (Windows) PICO-8 (Windows) (Developer tools)

PICO-8 is a virtual machine and game engine developed by Lexaloffle Games. It imitates the limited graphical and sound capabilities of 8-bit systems to encourage producing games without being overwhelmed with the many possibilities of modern tools and machines.

Web page: lexaloffle.com/pico-8.php

How easy to press shortcuts: 88%

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Shortcut count: 117

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