Keyboard shortcuts

Legend


LMB = Left mouse button
RMB = Right mouse button

Global controls


General


CTRL + A Select all

CTRL + S Save changes


CTRL + C Copy (to clipboard)

CTRL + V Paste (from clipboard)

CTRL + X Cut (to clipboard)


CTRL + Z Undo

CTRL + Y Redo


CTRL + F4 Close current project

F1 Open info screen


BACKSPACE Navigate back to previous object (step back in history)

ENTER / RETURN Accept or commit current action

ESC Abort / cancel current operation



Views


F8 View selected object in properties view



Tabs / Windows


CTRL + SHIFT + T Open new tab

CTRL + W Close current tab

CTRL + N Open new window




Export/import


CTRL + SHIFT + E Open export dialog

ALT + SHIFT + E Quick export (export with last selected options)

CTRL + SHIFT + I Open import dialog


Object commands


F2
or double-click object title
Rename object

LMB (double-click) or
Double-click on object: Submerge in object

Open property sheet of selected object(s)

Set color of selected object(s) or connection(s)


Flow view controls


Navigation




RMB (hold) Pan / Scroll

Mouse wheel or
Zoom in / out

ESC Pan to the top left corner of the flow.


LMB (double-click) or
Double-click on flow fragment/dialogue submerges into the object

CTRL + BACKSPACE or
Emerge to parent



Selecting objects


LMB (click) Select object under mouse cursor
(or deselect all when clicking empty space)

ALT + Arrow keys Keyboard navigation: Select nearby node in given direction

LMB (hold) Draw selection rectangle (rubberband)

RMB (click)
"Selection" in context menu")
or
Expand selection

Select All: Selects all objects in the current flow container
Select all following objects: Selects all nodes that can be reached from the output pins of the selected node
Select all previous objects: Selects all nodes that lead to the input pins of the selected node

CTRL + LMB (click) Add (remove) object to selection

SHIFT + LMB (click) Add (remove) object to selection

CTRL + A Select all objects in current view



Advanced keyboard controls


TAB Keyboard navigation: Toggle between input areas of a node and it's pins. Use CTRL+Tab to continue from a text field.

CTRL + RETURN on a selected pin Multiple node creation: You can create and layout up to 4 nodes of the same type at once.
 
The automated layouting uses the spacing setting from the "Flow" project settings. Modify the spacing if you want nodes to be closer to or farther from each other.



Composing and arranging the flow


Drag object (LMB) Move object around (automatic scrolling at view borders)

Drag object (LMB) out of flow editor Drag object to the border of the flow editor. It turns into an linkable object and can now be placed as link/reference in other panes or even in the flow editor pane it was dragged from

Home or
Bring selection to front

End or
Send selection to back

Page Up or
Move one layer up

Page Down or
Move one layer down



Creating new flow elements


RMB (click) -> "New" Allows to create a flow element.

Clicking on e.g. "Flow Fragment" instantly creates a standard flow fragment and closes the context menu, clicking on the "right-arrow" opens another sub menu that lists all templates for this type of flow element. Clicking on one of those templates creates the flow element and immediately applies the selected type of template.

CTRL + SHIFT + LMB (click) Create default object at cursor position
Default object can be changed via the radiobutton in the "Create" context menu

Drag out of toolbar Create objects by dragging them out of the toolbar

Drag pin (LMB) Draw a connection out of pin (and plug it into another object's input pin, or create object at its end)
 
Holding CTRL while dragging a connection out of a pin automatically creates the default flow object upon releasing the mouse button.

Click pin (LMB)
Multiple node creation: You can create and layout up to 4 nodes of the same type at once.
 
The automated layouting uses the spacing setting from the "Flow" project settings. Modify the spacing if you want nodes to be closer to or farther from each other.

LMB (click) in pin bay Create a new pin

CTRL + RMB (click) in pin bay Delete pin under mouse cursor


Entity commands


F2
or double-click object title
Rename entity

Open property sheet of selected entity/entities

Set color of selected entity/entities

Assign a template to the selected entity/entities or change the already assign template into another one

Open the export dialog for the selected entity/entities


Asset controls


CTRL + I or
Import assets (only available on asset folders)

F2 Rename current object

F3 or
View selected asset (in external viewer)

F4 or
Edit selected asset (in external editor)

SHIFT + F5or
Re-import asset from original source (if available)

Re-imports the asset from a new original source that can be specified

F5 or
Update asset thumbnail


Location view controls


Navigation



RMB (hold) Pan / Scroll

Mouse wheel or
Zoom in / out

F Center view on currently selected object

A Bring all objects of the location into view



Selecting objects


LMB (click) Select object under mouse cursor
(or deselect all when clicking empty space)

LMB (hold) Draw selection rectangle (rubberband)

CTRL + LMB (click) Add (remove) object to selection

CTRL + A Select all objects in current view



Creating objects


Create new custom shape zone

Create new rectangular zone

Create new circular zone

Create new path

Create new freehand path

Create new spot

Create new text field

Create new link

Create new Image reference



Arranging objects


Drag object (LMB) Move object around (automatic scrolling at view borders)

Home or
Bring selection to front

End or
Send selection to back

Page Up or
Move one layer up

Page Down or
Move one layer down



Object commands


F2
or double-click object title
Rename object

Open property sheet of selected object(s)

Set color of selected object(s) or connection(s)

Double-click Enter edit mode of object

In edit mode: LMB (click) Insert new point in a path / zone

In edit mode: CTRL + LMB (click) Delete point from a path / zone


Document view controls

Chapter editing


Click in creation bar Create a new chapter beneath the last chapter of the document.
Via the toggle buttons on the left you can choose, whether the new chapter shall be created on a higher, lower or on the same hierarchy level as the previous chapter.

Click on "+"-icon between two chapters Open the creation toolbar to insert a chapter between the two existing chapters.

CTRL + ENTER Create a new default chapter underneath the currently focused chapter. If the current chapter is of type text, the inserted chapter is also a text chapter. While writing in dialogue chapters, Ctrl + ENTER inserts a dialogue fragment.

ALT + CTRL + ENTER Open the creation toolbar underneath the currently focused chapter.

TAB or
Push the currently selected chapter to the next lower hierarchy level.

SHIFT + TAB or
Push the currently selected chapter to the next higher hierarchy level.

Drag & drop chapter Reorder chapter:

Open the section's view options:

Turn the chapter numbering on/off.

Collapse/expand all sub-chapters of this chapter.

CTRL + LMB (click) Add (remove) chapter to selection.

SHIFT + LMB (click) Extend current selection to the clicked chapter.

CTRL + A Select all chapters of the document.




Text editing


CTRL + B or
Bold highlighted selection.

CTRL + I or
Italic highlighted selection.

CTRL + U or
Underline highlighted selection.

Formats the selected text to subscript.

Formats the selected text to superscript.

Set font color for selection.

Remove formatting of selection.

Increase font size of selection

Decrease font size of selection

CTRL + L or
Aligns the line or selected text to the left of the screen.

CTRL + E or
Aligns the line or selected text to the center of the screen.

CTRL + R or
Aligns the line or selected text to the right of the screen.

CTRL + J or
Aligns the selected text or line to justify the screen.

CTRL + Shift + L or
Create a bullet point.

CTRL + Shift + N or
Numbered list point

CTRL + K or
Insert link (on selected text)

Turn the spellchecking on/off



Dialogue editing


CTRL + 1 or
Set cursor to the speaking entity line.

CTRL + 2 or
Set cursor to the stage direction line.

CTRL + 3 or
Set cursor to the menu text line.

CTRL + 4 or
Set cursor to the spoken text line.