40 Shortcuts for Google Earth 5 (MacOS)  [edit]

minusplus1. 3D Viewer
minusplusKeyboard Only
Arrow Keys Move viewer left, right, up, or down
Option+Arrow Keys Move viewer in smaller increments
Shift+Arrow Left/Shift+Arrow Right Rotate view clockwise / counter-clockwise
Shift+Arrow Down/Shift+Arrow Up Tilt view up / down
Option+Shift+Arrow Keys Rotate and Tilt in small increments
Command+Arrow Left/Command+Arrow Right Shift perspective right / left
Command+Arrow Left/Command+Arrow Right Shift perspective up / down
Option+Command+Arrow Keys Shift perspective in small increments
[+]/- Zoom in / zoom out in small increments
Command+Shift+[+]/Command+Shift+- Zoom in / zoom out in larger increments (or use page up / page down)
N Reset View to rotate to "North up"
U Reset angle to view scene in "top-down" or "up" mode
R Reset angle to view "top-down" and rotates to "north-up" view
minusplusKeyboard with Mouse
click+drag Move viewer left, right, up, or down
Shift+click+drag left/right Rotate the view clockwise / counter-clockwise
Shift+click+drag up/down Tilt view up / tilt view down
Command+click+drag left/right Point perspective to the right / to the left
Command+click+drag up/down Point perspective up / down
Ctrl+click+Arrow Up/Arrow Down Zoom in / out and automatic tilt at ground level
double-click / drag+release mouse Start Motion
Space/ click Stop Motion

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minusplus2. Adjust View
Command+Option+B Show or hide sidebar
Command+M Hide or show overview Window

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minusplus3. Google Earth Features
Command+O Open file dialog box
Command+Option+S Save current view as Image
Command+P Print dialog box
Command+Option+E Email view

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minusplus4. Menus

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minusplus5. Places Panel
Command+C Copy selected item
Command+X Cut selected item
Command+V Paste item
Command+F Find item
Delete Delete selected item
Command+Option+F Edit selected Item
Enter Zooms into selected item

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minusplus6. Create Items on Map
Command+Shift+P Create new Placemark
Command+Shift+N Create new folder
Command+Shift+O Create new image Overlay
Command+Shift+M Create new Model
Command+Shift+T Create new Path
Command+Shift+G Create new Polygon

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