RimWorld game hotkeys

RimWorld
W

Forward

or
S

Backward

or
A

Left

or
D

Right

or
↑   Shift + W

Double Scroll Speed

or ↑   Shift + S
or ↑   Shift + A
or ↑   Shift + D
or ↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓
Page Down

Zoom In

Page Up

Zoom Out

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Esc

Closes any open dialogue or opens the Game Menu

Space

Pauses and unpauses game

⭾ Tab

Opens the Architect tab

F1

Opens the Work tab

F2

Opens the Restrictions tab

F3

Opens the Outfits tab

F4

Opens the Animals tab

F5

Opens the Factions tab

F6

Opens the World tab

F7

Opens the History tab

F8

Opens the Statistics tab

1

Normal speed

2

3x speed

3

5x speed

4

Ultra fast speed (Dev mode only)

Q

Rotate object

or E
F9

Toggle screenshot mode (turns on/off HUD elements)

F10

Take screenshot

,

Select next colonist

.

Select previous colonist

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Select multiple items

↑   Shift + Mouse right click

Queue colonist actions

Num *

Select next item in square

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  Multiplier keys work these areas: Trade screen, items screen when forming a caravan, and for any quantity button for bills.
Ctrl

×10 (For any number field, multiplies the increment/decrement button by 10)

↑   Shift

×100 (For any number field, multiplies the increment/decrement button by 100)

↑   Shift + Ctrl

×1000 (For any number field, multiplies the increment/decrement button by 1000)

*Mouse movement

Mouse left click

Select pawn, item, object

Mouse double click

Select all of same type on screen (i.e. select all colonists; all doors; all deer)

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Draw square to select multiple items

Mouse right click

Open context menu for an object, when applicable

Mouse wheel up and down

Zoom In/Out


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