• grandMA2 User Manual
  • grandMA2 Quick Start Guide
  • MA 3D
    • Help from MA technical support
    • Symbols used
    • Introduction
    • Install and Uninstall
      • System Requirements
      • Installation
      • Uninstall MA 3D
    • First Steps
      • Hardware connection
      • Start MA 3D
      • Create a Session
    • Data Management
      • Master/Slave
      • Coordinate system
    • Program Surface
      • Menu Bar
        • Menu Bar - File Menu
        • Settings
        • Edit
        • Functions
        • Tools
        • View
        • Help
      • Tool Bar
      • Main Windows
        • Stage View
        • Mouse + Keyboard Actions
        • Arrangement of Objects (Align Objects)
        • Duplicate (copy 3D Objects)
        • 3D Objects
      • Assets (Information Window)
      • Properties
      • Media Database
      • Materials
      • Video Player
      • Moving Paths
      • Sessions
      • Status Bar
      • Windows Layout
    • Fixture Types
    • 3D Modeling and Import
      • Workflow
      • 3D Modeling Principles
      • Creation of a 3D Model
      • Creation of a 3D Fixture Model
      • Import 3D Model to MA 3D
      • Assigning of 3D Models to Fixture Types
      • Checklist for 3D Modeling
      • Automated import
      • Parameters
        • Axes
        • Rotation Axes
        • Linear Axes
        • Beam of Light (Cone)
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • MA 3D FAQ
  • MA VPU
  • Release Notes
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Version 3.3

Keyboard Shortcuts

Many functions that can be reached via the menu entry are listed directly in the menu. Underlined characters in the menu mark the shortcuts that can be reached by pressing the 'Alt’ + 'underlined character’ simultaneously.

Depending on the window the keyboard shortcuts have different effects:

Shortcut Window Effect
  Stage View  
Shift + Ctrl + right mouse :: Several combinations of camera movements while mouse button is pressed
Ctrl+ left mouse :: Move or rotate object with left mouse button
Esc :: Deselect objects
Arrows or Page up-down :: Move camera or + 'Ctrl’ turn camera + 'Shift’ faster
Middle mouse button- Mouse wheel :: Wheel menu on / off. If menu is on: - select entry via mouse wheel - 1…9…0 select menu entry - 'Space’ next menu entry- 'Shift + Space’ one menu entry back
Ctrl + 1…9…0 All views Change to camera 1…9…0. If focus is in Stage View no 'Ctrl’ necessary
Ctrl + Space :: Next camera. If focus is in Stage View no 'Ctrl’ necessary
Ctrl + change camera with mouse :: No soft camera changing
Shift + camera change :: Spanning windows will not change their camera
Ctrl + Return :: Switch to fullscreen or leave fullscreen view

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