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Editor Hotkeys

The Hotkeys section of the Settings window displays all hot keys and key combinations that are used in the UnigineEditor2 and provides you with an opportunity to assign custom hot keys and key combinations for the required action.

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To configure hotkeys open the Settings window by choosing Window -> Settings in the main menu and select Hotkeys section.

The following window will open:

Components of the Hotkeys Settings Window

Each action is represented by a key or a key combination. Ctrl, Alt, Shift and mouse buttons are used as modifiers for the key bindings. Some of the actions can be represented by the modifiers only.

Notice
The mouse buttons can be used as the modifiers only for some of the actions.

The controls are stored in a preset. There are 2 types of presets that are used in UnigineEditor:

Using Built-in Presets

Notice
A built-in preset is used as the basis of a custom preset.

List of Built-in Presets

There are 2 built-in presets, namely:

Name Description
UNIGINE 2 The main preset. Hotkeys and key combinations that are used in this preset are usual for many 3D editors, for example, 3D-Coat, Maya, Marmoset, Unreal Engine, Unity and so on.
3ds Max This preset contains hot keys that are used in the 3ds Max.

Notice
You cannot change a built-in preset. Only custom presets can be modified.
If you change the default hotkey or key combination and click Apply, you will be offered to save your modifications to a custom preset.

Such approach allows you to go back to using the built-in preset at any time.

Creating Custom Presets

Custom presets are necessary when you want to change some hot keys (or key combinations) and save these changes.

You can create a custom preset by creating a copy of one of the built-in presets. To create a custom preset:

  1. In the Controls window, choose the built-in preset, on which the new preset will be based.
  2. Click Save as...

    Specify the name for the new preset in the window that opens:

    In the Save Preset As file dialog window that opens specify the name of the *.preset file and location where to save it.

  3. Click Ok. The new preset will be set as the current one.

The new custom preset will contain all the hot keys and key combinations of the built-in preset. You can modify key combinations for any necessary actions and then apply the changes by clicking Apply. To discard your changes click Reject

Last update: 2018-06-04