Blender Shortcut Key

 General Navigation

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

MMB(Middel Mouse Button)+hold+drag

Rotates the 3D View

02

MMB(Middel Mouse Button) scroll Up/Down

Zoom 3D View and other Editors in/out

03

Shift+MMB(Middel Mouse Button)

Strafe/Translate viewport or editor left/right and up/down

04

Ctrl+MMB(Middel Mouse Button)

Zoom 3D View and other Editors in/out

05

LMB(Left Mouse Button) Click

Confirm or set an action or operation

06

LMB(Left Mouse Button)+hold+drag

Initiates & drags X, Y, & Z Widget handles in 3D View

07

Ctrl+LMB(Left Mouse Button)

Freestyle 'loop' Select

08

RMB(Right Mouse Button) Click

Select Object, item or element

09

Shift+RMB(Right Mouse Button)

Multi-select or multi-deselect Objects, items or elements


 General Object

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

G

Move/Manipulate (X, Y and Z to lock axis)

02

S

Resize/Scale (X, Y and Z to lock axis)

03

R

Rotate (X, Y and Z to lock axis)


 General 3D View Orientation

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Home

re-centre 3D View (averaged on visible objects)

02

Numpad 0

Camera Perspective

03

Numpad 1

Front ortho (looking back)

04

Ctrl + Numpad 1

Back ortho (looking forwards)

05

Shift + Numpad 1

axis orientation to Z/X/Y (up/down, left/right, front/back)

06

Numpad 4

Roll scene left/right, up/down (relative to view left/right)*

07

Numpad 3

Right ortho (looking left)

08

Ctrl + Numpad 3

Left ortho (looking right)

09

Shift + Numpad 3

axis orientation to Z/Y/X (up/down, front/back, left-right)

10

Numpad 5

toggle Perspective/Orthographic

11

Numpad 7

Top ortho (looking down)

12

Ctrl + Numpad 7

Bottom ortho (looking up)

13

Shift + Numpad 7

axis orientation to Y/X/Z (front/back, left/right, up/down)

14

Numpad/

Local/Global orientation

15

Numpad+

Zoom in

16

Numpad-

Zoom out

17

Numpad.

Focus on selection

18

Ctrl + Numpad 4

Strafe/Pan scene Left/Right, Up/Down

19

Shift + Numpad 4

Roll scene clockwise/anti-clockwise


 General Editor

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Shift+F1

Link/Append

02

Shift+F2

Logic Editor

03

Shift+F3

Node Editor

04

Shift+F4

Console

05

Shift+F5

3D View

06

Shift+F6

Graph Editor

07

Shift+F7

Properties

08

Shift+F8

Video Sequence Editor

09

Shift+F9

Outliner

10

Shift+F10

UV/Image Editor

11

Shift+F11

Text Editor

12

Shift+F12

Dope Sheet


 3D View Object Mode

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

1 » 0

Layers (top row)

02

Alt+1 » 0

Layers (bottom row)

03

Ctrl+1 » 5

Subdivision levels 1x thru 5x

04

Shift+1 » 0

multi-select Layers (top row)

05

Shift+Alt+1 » 0

multi-select Layers (bottom row)

06

Ctrl+A

Apply

07

Alt+B

Clip Select (toggles off when used again)

08

Shift+B

Zoom to Selected

09

Shift+D

Duplicate (unlinked)

10

Ctrl+Alt+G

Remove Selected from Active Group

11

Ctrl+Shift+G

Add Selected to Active Group

12

Shift+G

Select Grouped


 3D View Edit mode

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

1 » 0

Layers (top row - selecting layers in Edit mode keeps active mesh in view)

02

Alt+1 » 0

Layers (bottom row)

03

Ctrl+1 » 5

Subdivision level 1x thru 5x

04

Shift+1 » 0

multi-select Layers (top row)

05

Shift+Alt+1 » 0

multi-select Layers (bottom row)

06

A

Select All/Deselect All

07

B

Border (Box) Select

08

Alt+B

toggle Clip Select (on select/off)

09

Ctrl+B

Bevel Edge selections

10

Shift+Ctrl+B

Bevel Vertex selections


 General Action Editor

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

A

Select All/Deselect All

02

Ctrl+C

Copy Keyframe

03

I

Insert Keyframe

04

Ctrl+I

Invert Selection

05

M

Add Marker

06

Shift+S

Snap

07

T

Set Keyframe Interpolation

08

Tab

Lock Tracks

09

Ctrl+V

Paste Keyframe

10

X

Delete

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