244 Shortcuts for Modo

Jump to: General/System, Navigation (Viewports), 3D Viewport Options, Item List, Channel list, Floating Windows, Pie Menus, General Modeling, Action Center/Axis, Selection (Modelling), Hide/Lock Geometry, Work Plane, Snapping, Tools, Paint And Sculpt, Camera, Animation, Render

1. General/System

F1

Help

Ctrl+N

New scene

Ctrl+O

Open saved scene

Ctrl+I

Open saved image

Ctrl+W

Close current scene

Ctrl+Shift+W

Close all open scenes

Ctrl+S

Save current scene

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save scene as

Ctrl+Q

Quit Modo

Alt+F12

Config file save

Shift+F5

Run script

Ctrl+Z

Undo

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Redo

Ctrl+X

Cut

Ctrl+C

Copy

Ctrl+V

Paste

Delete

Delete (not available in Items mode)

Ctrl+R

Brings up the last tool used

Alt+R

Brings up the last tool used, ignoring UI interactions and selections

Ctrl+Tab

Layout switcher, organized by most recent

2. Navigation (Viewports)

Alt+Click

Rotate view

Alt+Middle-click

Rotate viewport Z axis (bank) view

Alt+Right-click

Flick' rotate

Shift+Alt+Left-click

Pan view

Shift+Alt+Right-click

Pan up/down only

Ctrl+Alt+Left-click

Zoom to mouse position

Ctrl+Alt+Right-click

Box zoom

. (period)

Zoom in (only in component modes)

Shift+. (period)

Zoom in x2

, (comma)

Zoom out (only in component modes)

Shift+ , (comma)

Zoom out x2

G

Center the view on the cursor's position

/

Turntable (only in component modes)

Shift+/

When turntable is running, displays upright turntable

Mouse Wheel Scroll

Zoom view in and out to mouse pointer

A

Fit (zoom to scene extents/all items)

Shift+A

Fit selected (zooms to selected elements)

Ctrl+A

Align selected (aligns view to the current selection)

Ctrl+Shift+A

Fit and align selected (zooms and aligns the view to the current selection)

3. 3D Viewport Options

O

Open the viewport options pop-over

0

Maximize/minimize the viewport within the group

. (decimal)

Perspective

1

Top (press again to toggle top/bottom view)

Shift+1

Bottom

2

Front (press again to toggle front/back view)

Shift+2

Back

3

Right (press again to toggle right /left view)

Shift+3

Left

Shift+4

Shaded

Shift+5

Texture

Shift+6

Reflection

Shift+7

Wireframe

Shift+8

Solid

Shift+9

Vertex Map

/

Wireframe None

Shift+/

Wireframe Light

Ctrl+/

Wireframe Dark

4. Item List

F

In Items selection mode, locate selected item (layer). In other modes flip polygons

Shift+click

Expand/close all (also in Shader Tree)

' (apostrophe)

Swap foreground/background layers

Ctrl+D

Duplicate selected layer(s) (only in Items mode)

Shift+D

Instance selected layer(s) (only in Items mode)

N

New Mesh Item

L

New locator item (only in Items mode)

5. Channel list

I

Select modifier input

O

Select modifier output

C

Channel haul on (only in Items mode)

6. Floating Windows

F2

Modeling toolbox

F3

Sculpt/paint toolbox

F4

Setup toolbox

F5

Command History viewport

F6

Presets viewport

F7

Graph Editor

F8

Render preview

F11

Snapping pop-over

` (backtick)

Toggle window visibility

7. Pie Menus

Ctrl+` (backtick)

Layout switch favorites

Ctrl+1

GL viewport toggles

Ctrl+2

GL viewport style

Ctrl+Space

GL viewport view type

Ctrl+3

Open pop-over

Alt+Q

Selection mode/Transform tools

Alt+ ` (backtick)

Open palette

Shift+ ` (backtick)

Properties and options

B

Brushes pie menu (only when a Brush tool is active)

Alt+Space

Animation shortcuts (only in the Animation layout)

8. General Modeling

Q

Drops active tool

K

"Tool properties pop-over

Esc

Escape current operation/drop active selection

Space

Cycle-through Component modes

Shift+Space

Toggle Component mode to Item Mode (or last mode)

-

Tool handle smaller

0

Toggle tool handle visibility (not on the numeric keypad; only on Mac)

Ctrl+D

Reset tool attributes

Shift+0-9

Select layer 1-10

Alt+Space

Quick access pop-over

M

Assign material tag

Tab

Toggle subdivision surfaces

Shift+Tab

Toggle Catmull-Clark subdivision surfaces

Keypad +/-

Increase/decrease subdivision level

9. Action Center/Axis

Alt+W

Origin

Alt+E

Pivot

Alt+A

Automatic

Alt+S

Selection

Alt+D

Selection center, auto axis

Alt+Q

Displays pie menu

Alt+F

Screen

Alt+Z

Element

Alt+X

Local

Alt+G

Pivot center, parent axis

10. Selection (Modelling)

Alt+Shift+A

Select all

Arrow Up

More (select next plausible element in loop)

Shift+Arrow Up

Select expand

Arrow Down

Less (de-select last element)

Shift+Arrow Down

Shrink

Arrow Left

Select previous loop

Shift+Arrow Left

Select previous loop add

Arrow Right

Select next loop

Shift+Arrow Right

Select next loop add

L

Select loop

Alt+L

Select ring

]

Connected

[

Invert selection

Shift+]

Close loop

Shift+G

Select between

Alt+1

Convert selection to vertices

Alt+2

Convert selection to edges

Alt+3

Convert selection to polygons

; (semicolon)

Select through toggle

11. Hide/Lock Geometry

H

Hide selected

Shift+H

Hide unselected

Ctrl+H

Hide invert (toggle state)

U

Show

J

Lock selected

Shift+J

Lock unselected

Ctrl+J

Lock invert (toggle state)

I

Unlock

12. Work Plane

Home

Align to geometry under cursor

Shift+Home

Align to selection (average of all selected)

Ctrl+Home

Align to viewport

End

Reset the Work Plane

Shift+End

Open Work Plane pop-over

Page Up

Walk +

Page Down

Walk -

Keypad * (asterisk)

Toggle visibility

Alt+O

Offset Work Plane to geometry position under cursor

13. Snapping

X

Toggle snap state (hold with tool active for temporary snap)

F11

Open snapping pop-over

Ctrl+Shift+T

Element snap

14. Tools

W

Move

E

Rotate

Alt+Shift+E

Planar rotate

R

Scale

Shift+R

Uniform scale

Y

Transform

Ctrl+E

Bend

T

Element move (Tweak)

Ctrl+T

Soft drag

Shift+Y

Flex tool

Shift+S

Smooth tool

Shift+X

Extrude

Shift+L

Radial sweep

Shift+Q

Grow quad row from edge

Z

Extend edge

Shift+V

Mirror tool

Backspace

Remove

Ctrl+Backspace

Collapse

B

Bevel

Shift+B

Polygon bevel

Alt+B

Sketch extrude

Ctrl+B

Create polygon of given type from vertex selection

C

Edge slice

Shift+C

Polygon slice

Alt+C

Loop slice

D

Subdivide selected geometry

Shift+D

Open subdivide options

F

Flip polygon normal

Ctrl+L

Split face by selected vertices

P

Make polygon

Shift+T

Triple polygons (convert to triangles)

V

Spin edge

Alt+V

Spin quads curves

Shift+O

Make open curve

Ctrl+P

Make closed curve

Shift+W

Weight tool

Shift+M

Morph tool

15. Paint And Sculpt

B

Open brush tips pie menu (only when tool is active)

O

Open large color picker pop-over (hover over UI color picker)

S

Swap foreground/background colors

E/R

Image ink rotate left/right

D/F

Image ink scale up/down

Shift+Z

Adjust offset amount (sticky key, only while Brush tool is active)

Alt+(numeric pad) +

Subdivision level up

Alt+(numeric pad) -

Subdivision level down

Ctrl+(numeric pad) +

Current level up

Ctrl+(numeric pad) -

Current level down

16. Camera

Shift+Alt+Click+Drag

Move camera item

Shift+Alt+right-click+Drag

Move up/down direction only

Alt+Click+Drag

Rotate around target distance

Alt+Right-click+Drag

Rotate around Z axis

Ctrl+Middle-click+Drag

Image ink scale up/down

Ctrl+Alt+Click+drag

Move forward/backward only

Ctrl+Alt+Right-click+Drag

Adjust focal length

Roll Mouse Wheel

Zooms to cursor

Ctrl+A

Auto focus camera (only in a viewport defined as Camera and with auto-focus enabled)

Ctrl+F

Restart preview (only in the Preview viewport)

17. Animation

Shift+Z

Select all animated items

Z

Select all animated channels

Ctrl+G

Group selected items (under group locator)

P

Parent in place

Ctrl+P

Parent

Shift+P

Unparent in place

Ctrl+Shift+P

Unparent

Shift+Arrow Up

Go to first frame

Ctrl+Arrow Up

Go to first keyframe

Ctrl+Arrow Left

Go to previous keyframe

Shift+Arrow Left

Go back one frame

/

Start/stop animation playback

Shift+Arrow Right

Go forward one frame

Ctrl+Arrow Right

Go to next keyframe

Ctrl+Arrow Down

Go to last keyframe

Shift+Y

Key transforms

Shift+E

Key rotations

Shift+W

Key positions

Shift+R

Key scale

S

Key selected channels

Shift+S

Key selected items

A

Fit selected

Ctrl+F

Fit visible

Shift+F

Fit visible width

Alt+click

Pan view

Ctrl+Alt+Click

Scale view

Alt+Right-click

Scale graph size

Ctrl+Alt+Right-click

Box zoom (drag box to zoom)

Ctrl+Shift+V

Paste insert keyframes to selected channels

Ctrl+Alt+V

Paste replace keyframes to selected channels

18. Render

F9

Render

Ctrl+F9

Render visible

Shift+F9

Render selected

F10

Render current view

Alt+Shift+F9

Open render display window

Ctrl+F

Focus under cursor

mouse wheel

Preview zoom

middle-click+drag

Jump the preview out to the original focal length (only when zoomed in)

Created by Chirag on 7/23/2017. Last updated by guest on 7/23/2017

 

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