Autodesk Maya Shortcut Key

 Snapping Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

C

Snap to curves

02

X

Snap to grids

03

V

Snap to points

04

J

Move, Rotate, Scale Tool snapping

05

Shift + J

Move, Rotate, Scale Tool relative snapping


 Painting Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Alt+f

Flood with the current value

02

Alt+a

Turn Show Wireframe on/off

03

Alt+c

Turn Color Feedback on/off

04

Alt+r

Toggle Reflection on/off

05

u+LMB

Artisan Paint Operation marking menu

06

b

Modify upper brush radius

07

Shft+B

Modify lower brush radius

08

Ctrl+b

Edit Paint Effects template brush settings

09

i

Modify Artisan brush Stamp Depth

10

m

Modify Max Displacement (Of Sculpt Surfaces and Sculpt Polygons Tool)

11

n

Modify Value

12

/

Switch to pick colour mode

13

'

Select cluster mode (Of Paint Weights Tool )

14

8

Open Paint Effects panel

15

o+LMB

Poly Brush Tool marking menu

16

o+MMB

Poly UV Tool marking menu


 Tumble, Track or Dolly

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Alt+LMB

Tumble Tool

02

Alt+MMB

Track Tool

03

Alt+RMB

Dolly Tool


 Display

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

1

Low Quality Display setting

02

2

Medium Quality Display setting

03

3

High Quality Display setting

04

4

Shading > Wireframe

05

5

Shaded display

06

6

Shaded and Textured display

07

7

Lighting > Use All Lights

08

d+LMB

Display Quality marking menu


 Displaying Objects

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+h

Display > Hide > Hide Selection

02

Ctrl+Shft+H

Display > Show > Show Last Hidden

03

Alt+h

Display > Hide > Hide Unselected Objects

04

Shft+I

Show > Isolate Select > View Selected


 Tool Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Return

Complete current tool

02

~

Abort current tool

03

Insert

Enter tool Edit mode

04

Shft menu+Q

Select Tool

05

Shft menu+Q+LMB

Component marking

06

Alt+q

Select tool

07

Alt+q+LMB

Polygon marking menu

08

q+LMB

Mask marking menu

09

w

Move tool

10

w+LMB

Move tool marking menu

11

e

Rotate tool

12

e+LMB

Rotate tool marking menu

13

r

Scale tool

14

r+LMB

Scale tool marking menu

15

t

Show manipulator tool

16

y

Select last used tool (Excluding Select, Move, Rotate and Scale)

17

j

Snap Move, Rotate, Scale tool

18

= or +

Increase manipulator size


 Animation Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

S

Animate > Set key

02

I

Insert Keys tool (for graph editor)

03

Shft+S+LMB

Keyframe marking menu

04

Shft+S+MMB

Tangent marking menu

05

Shft+E

Set key for Rotate

06

Shft+R

Ser key for Scale

07

Shft+W

Set key for Translate

08

Alt+s

Cycle handle stiky state (for IK handles)


 Playback Control

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Alt+[.]

Move forward one frame

02

Alt+[,]

Move backward one frame

03

[.]

Go to Next key

04

[,]

Go to previous key

05

Alt+v

Turn Playback on/off

06

Alt+Shft+v

Go to Min Frame


 Hotbox Display

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Space

Hotbox

02

Alt+m

Default Hotbox Style (Zones and Menus Rows)


 Window and View Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Crtl+a

Toogle Attribute Editor and Channel Box

02

a

Frame all in active panel

03

a+LMB

History Operations marking menu

04

Shft+A

Frame All in all views

05

f

Frame selected in active panel

06

Shft+F

Frame selected in all views

07

[]]

Redo view change

08

[[]

Undo view change

09

[`]

Set keyboard focus to command line

10

Alt+[`]

Set keyboard focus to numeric input line

11

F1

Help > Contents and Search


 Moving Selected Objects

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Alt+Up arrow

Move up one pixel

02

Alt+Down arrow

Move down one pixel

03

Alt+Left arrow

Move left one pixel

04

Alt+Right arrow

Move right one pixel


 Traversing the Hierarchy

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Up arrow

Walk up the current hierarchy

02

Down arrow

Walk down current hierarchy

03

Left arrow

Walk left current hierarchy

04

Right arrow

Walk right current hierarchy


 Modeling Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Crtl+Up arrow

Display coarser Sub-d level

02

Crtl+Down arrow

Select/refine Sub-d component

03

Crtl+F9

Convert poly selection to Vertices

04

Crtl+F10

Convert poly selction to Edges

05

Crtl+F11

Covert poly selection to Faces

06

Crtl+F12

Convert poly selction to UVs


 File Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+n

File > New Scene

02

Ctrl+o

File > Open Scene

03

Ctrl+s

File > Save Scene

04

Ctrl+q

File > Exit


 Selecting Menus

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl+m

Show/Hide main menu bar

02

Shft+m

Show/Hide panel menu bar

03

h+LMB

Menu Set marking menu

04

F2

Show Animationmenu set

05

F3

Show Modeling menu set

06

F4

Show Dynamics menu set

07

F5

Show Rendering menu set


 Edit Operations

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

z or Ctrl+z

Edit > Undo

02

Shft+z

Edit > Redo

03

g

Edit > Repeat

04

Shft+G

Repeat command at mouse position

05

Ctrl+d

Edit > Duplicate

06

Shft+D

Edit > Duplicate with Transform

07

Crtl+g

Edit > Group

08

p

Edit > Parent

09

Shft+P

Edit > Unparent

10

Crtl+x

Edit > Cut

11

Crtl+c

Edit > Copy

12

Ctrl+v

Edit > Paste


 Selecting Objects and Components

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

F8

Switching between Objevt and Component Editing

02

F9

Select Polygon and Subdivision Surface Vertices

03

F10

Select Polygon and Subdivision Surface Edges

04

F11

Select Polygon and Subdivision Surface Faces

05

F12

Select Polygon and Subdivision Surface UVs

06

Ctrl+i

Select next intermediate onject

07

Alt+F9

Select Polygon Vertex/Faces

08

<

Shrink polygon selection region

09

>

Grow polygon selection region

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