What is ↑   Shift keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 228 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. The Sims 4 - While using Wall/Room tool, hold Shift to toggle between the two
  2. The Sims 4 - (Hold) Hold while placing Buy or Build Mode object to place more of the same object without having to select it again
  3. The Sims 4 - Hold while painting walls and floors: Will fill an entire room with the selected floor or wall pattern
  4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Sprint
  5. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Boost

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All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Celestia - + Left drag: Changes your field of view (e.g. => Telescopic view.)

elementary OS - Shift

Roll20 - Draw snapped to grid (straight lines, polygon tool points on edges, squares, etc.)

Text editing


Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Temporarily select Dynamic Zoom tool (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) - Temporarily select Dynamic Zoom tool (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator - (hold) Constrain movement to 45° angle (except when using Reflect tool)

Adobe Illustrator - Constrain Blob Brush path horizontally or vertically

Adobe Illustrator - Switch between Type and Vertical Type, Area Type and Vertical Area Type, and Path Type and Vertical Path Type tools

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (hold) Constrain movement to 45° angle (except when using Reflect tool)

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Constrain Blob Brush path horizontally or vertically

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Switch between Type and Vertical Type, Area Type and Vertical Area Type, and Path Type and Vertical Path Type tools

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Press shortcut key while holding Shift) Cycle through tools with the same shortcut key

Adobe Photoshop CC - Temporarily activate the White Balance tool and change the Open Image button to Open Object (Does not work if Crop tool is active)

Adobe Photoshop CC - Constrain

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Eyedropper tool) Color sampler tool

Adobe Photoshop Elements - (press keyboard shortcut (preference setting, Use Shift Key for Tool Switch, must be enabled)) Cycle through tools that have the same keyboard shortcut

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (press keyboard shortcut (preference setting, Use Shift Key for Tool Switch, must be enabled)) Cycle through tools that have the same keyboard shortcut

Adobe XD (Mac) - Snap Control Point Angle

Adobe XD (Mac) - Snap Anchor Point Angle

Adobe XD (Mac) - Constrain

Adobe XD (Mac) - (15°) Constrain Rotate

Adobe XD (Mac) - (45°) Line Constrain Rotate

Adobe XD (Windows) - Snap Control Point Angle

Adobe XD (Windows) - Snap Anchor Point Angle

Adobe XD (Windows) - Constrain

Adobe XD (Windows) - (15°) Constrain Rotate

Adobe XD (Windows) - (45°) Line Constrain Rotate

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Press Shift, drag corner to get constrain scale (crop mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - In Distort mode, press shift to drag edge, only can move the edge alone the extension (distort mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Press Shift key to get horizontal/ vertical line, square, circle (shape mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Press ‘Shift’ before add selection, add mode

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Press ‘Shift’ during adding selection, get circle or square

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Press ‘Shift’ after move selection, move horizontally or vertically

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - In Transform mode, press Shift to drag corner and constrain scale

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Press Shift, drag corner to get constrain scale (crop mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - In Distort mode, press shift to drag edge, only can move the edge alone the extension (distort mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Press Shift key to get horizontal/ vertical line, square, circle (shape mode)

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Press ‘Shift’ before add selection, add mode

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Press ‘Shift’ during adding selection, get circle or square

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Press ‘Shift’ after move selection, move horizontally or vertically

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - In Transform mode, press Shift to drag corner and constrain scale

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Rotate by 45 degrees each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Rotate by 45 degrees each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Move the handle in the same direction as the frame

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Infinity

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix movement direction of rotation center

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix movement direction of rotation center

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During selection drag) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During selection drag) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During selection drag) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During selection drag) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During selection drag) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Draw straight line

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Draw straight line

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Draw straight line

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Draw straight line

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Temporary switch of multiple referring

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Temporary switch of multiple referring

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Temporary switch of multiple referring

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Draw straight line

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fix orientation in steps of 45 degrees

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During creation) Fix line angle

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by specified angle each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Add control point

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Temporary switch of multiple referring

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During area specification) Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Temporary switch of multiple referring

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Before operation) Add to current selection

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During selection drag) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During scale up/scale down/rotate) Fixed aspect

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During scale up/scale down/rotate) Center of rotation. Fix movement direction of rotation center

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During free transform) Move the handle in the same direction as the frame

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (Mesh Transformation) Fix translation direction

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During rotate) Rotate by 45 degrees each time

Clip Studio Paint Pro - (During move) Fix translation direction

Corel Painter - Constrain to 45 degrees

Corel Painter - (hold down after you start dragging) Constrain to square or circle

Corel Painter - Add to selection

Corel Painter - Select/Deselect mode

Corel Painter (Mac) - Constrain to 45 degrees

Corel Painter (Mac) - (hold down after you start dragging) Constrain to square or circle

Corel Painter (Mac) - Add to selection

Corel Painter (Mac) - Select/Deselect mode

Cura 4 - Toggle snap rotating / scaling

DraftSight 2019 - Enforce Ortho Mode

FaceRig Studio - (hold) Snapping behavior

Greenshot - Hold down while clicking elements to select multiple elements

Greenshot - To draw equilateral shapes (e.g. force a rectangle to be a square), hold down while drawing

Greenshot - You can hold this key to maintain existing object's aspect ratio while resizing

Inkscape - Mouse drag can drag stroke color to objects

InVision Cloud V7 - Highlight hotspots on a specific screen

LibreOffice Draw - key while selecting an object Adds or removes object to or from the selection

MyPaint - Delete current layer

Paint.NET - (hold in Contiguous mode) Global fill mode

Paint.NET - (hold in Global mode) Contiguous fill mode

Paint.NET - (hold while dragging either nub) Constrain gradient to 15 degree increment

Paint.NET - (while rotating) Lock rotation to 15° increments

Paint.NET - (hold while dragging any nub) Lock Shape height and width ratio

Paint.NET - (hold while rotating) Lock rotation to 15° increments

Pixelmator Pro - (Press and hold the Shift key after starting a selection) Constrain selection to a circle or a square

Pixelmator Pro - (Hold down the Shift key before starting to select) Add to a selection

Pixelmator Pro - (Press and hold the Shift key before starting to paint) Paint or erase a vertical or horizontal line

Pixelmator Pro - Press and hold the Shift key before starting to draw: Unite a shape with the selected shape

Sketch - (resize while holding) Constrain proportions

Sketch - (hold) Draw Straight Lines. With the active Vector Tool, you can create a new point aligned at 45° angles to the previous point

SketchUp - Toggle

SketchUp - Matching

SketchUp - Hide

SnagIt 13 - Hold to capture 1:1 aspect ratio (square)

Substance Painter - (hold) Snapping On

Substance Painter (Mac) - (hold) Snapping On

Developer tools


Autodesk Stingray - Add objects to current selection

FileMaker - (While opening the file)  Use a specified account name and password to open a file

Jupyter Notebook - Ignore

Novelty Visual Novel Maker - (hold object) Snap to grid

File manager


Xyplorer - Open the location you are going to in a new tab (Exception: The location change is triggered by a script)

Games


AI War Classic - (hold)      Double pan speed

AI War Classic - (hold)      (Galaxy Map) Show wormhole paths for all selected ships

AI War Classic - (hold)      (Galaxy Map, Hover Over Planet) Show links to all adjacent planets

American Truck Simulator - Gear up

Battlefield V - Sprint

Battlefield V - Crosshair stabilization

Battlezone 98 Redux - Mouse control of menu

Black Desert Online - Sprint (use with W, A, S, D keys), evasion

Blood - Run

Counter Strike: Global Offensive - Walk

Cuphead - Shink

Dauntless - Sprint

Destiny 2 - Brake

Diablo - Hold down when attacking to prevent the character from moving

Diablo II - Holding down causes character stay stationary during attack

Diablo III - Attack lock

Escape from Tarkov - Hold Shift while zoomed in with right click to hold breath and steady aim

Escape from Tarkov - Sprint (make sure Hold to Sprint/hold breath setting in Settings > Controls is enabled)

Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Gear up

F1 2019 - Gear down

FTL: Faster Than Light - Shift + any power above will de-power the system

FTL: Faster Than Light - Shift + any weapon above will de-power the weapon

FTL: Faster Than Light - Shift + any drone above will de-power the drone

Heroes of the Storm - Hold while clicking to queue multiple actions

Hotline Miami - Look

Kerbal Space Program - Jet up

Kerbal Space Program - Hold to rotate parts in 5° instead of 90° steps

Life Is Strange 2 - Sprint

Open Rails 0.6.2 - Move fast

Outer Wilds - Zoom in (telescope and map)

Overwatch - Ability 1

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Sprint

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Boost

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Hold breath (only in first person view)

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

Ring of Elysium - Sprint

Roblox - Mouselock

Rust - Sprint

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun - Enter shadow mode (planning)

StarCraft 2 - (hold when clicking any command) Create a series of commands

The Sims 4 - While using Wall/Room tool, hold Shift to toggle between the two

The Sims 4 - (Hold) Hold while placing Buy or Build Mode object to place more of the same object without having to select it again

The Sims 4 - Hold while painting walls and floors: Will fill an entire room with the selected floor or wall pattern

Tibia - (moving stacked items) You will only move one stacked item at a time

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Sprint and Fast Rappel / Ladder Descent

Warframe - Sprint/Roll

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 - Finer Resolution for Dragging

Ableton Live 10 - Clips and Slots Across all Tracks

Ableton Live 10 - Time Across all Tracks

Ableton Live 10 - Finer Resolution for Dragging

Ableton Live 10 - Drag/Click to Append to a Selection

Ableton Live 10 - Click to Add Adjacent Clips/Tracks/Scenes to Multi-Selection

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Finer Resolution for Dragging

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Clips and Slots Across all Tracks

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Time Across all Tracks

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Finer Resolution for Dragging

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Drag/Click to Append to a Selection

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Click to Add Adjacent Clips/Tracks/Scenes to Multi-Selection

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Open Mac Keystroke Plug-In Window with Plug-In Edit Button

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Click to Append Devices to a Selected Device

Apple Pages - (press Shift while rotating) Rotate the object 45°

draw.io - Hold shift while resizing to maintain proportions

draw.io - While holding, ignore handles under mouse

draw.io - Hold to maintain proportions while resizing

draw.io - Ignore handles under the mouse

Figma - (while resizing) Resize proportionally

FL Studio 20 - (on draw tool) Swap to Paint

FL Studio 20 - (draw tool) Swap to Paint

For Honor - Sprint

LibreOffice - (while creating or scaling a graphic object) The ratio of the object's width to height is fixed

LibreOffice Calc - To select only one sheet in a selection, hold down Shift, and then click the name tab of the sheet

Scientific


Onshape 1.98 - Lock mate inference

Onshape 1.98 - Lock mate inference

Onshape 1.98 - Suppress inferencing

Solidworks 2019 - Select a transparent face on a part.

Tekla Structures 20 - Add to selection


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