Table of Contents
Part of the 0 A.D. Gameplay Manual
A list of the various HotKeys available within the game.
Alt + F4: Close the game, without confirmation
Alt + Enter / Return: Toggle between fullscreen and windowed mode
Alt+ F: Show/hide frame counter (FPS)
F11: Enable/disable real-time profiler (toggles through the displays of information)
Shift + F11: Save current profiler data to "logs/profile.txt"
F2: Take screenshot (in .png format, location is displayed in the top left of the GUI after the file has been saved, and can also be seen in the console/logs if you miss it there)
Shift + F2: Take huge screenshot (6400px*4800px, in .bmp format, location is displayed in the top left of the GUI after the file has been saved, and can also be seen in the console/logs if you miss it there)
When entering text
Ctrl + C: Copy the selected text
Ctrl + X: Cut the selected text and put it into clipboard
Ctrl + V: Paste what's in the clipboard (it might be copied from text entered previously in-game or from another program)
Ctrl + Backspace: Delete the word to the left of the cursor
Ctrl + Del: Delete the word to the right of the cursor
Ctrl + [left]: Move the cursor to the start of the word to the left of the cursor
Ctrl + [right]: Move the cursor to the start of the word to the right of the cursor
Double Left Click [on unit]: Select all of your units of the same kind on the screen (even if they are different ranks)
Triple Left Click [on unit]: Select all of your units of the same kind and the same rank on the screen
Alt + Double Left Click [on unit]: Select all your units of the same kind on the entire map (even if they are different ranks)
Alt + Triple Left Click [on unit]: Select all your units of the same kind and rank on the entire map
F10: Open/close menu
Shift + F5: Quicksave
Shift + F8: Quickload
F12: Show time elapsed since the beginning of the game
ESC: Close all dialogs (chat, menu) or clear selected units
Enter / return: Open chat box/send chat message
T: Send team chat
Pause: Pause/resume the game
Delete: Delete currently selected unit/units/building/buildings
Ctrl + 1 (- 0): Create control group 1 from the selected unit/units/building/buildings
1 (- 0): Select control group 1
Shift + 1 (- 0): Add control group 1 to the current selection
H: Stop (halt) the currently selected units
.: Select idle working unit (including Citizen Soldiers)
/ (ForwardSlash): Select idle fighting unit
Z, X, C, V, B, N, M, ,: With training buildings selected. Add the 1st, 2nd, ... unit shown to the training queue for all the selected buildings.
!PageUp: with units selected: highlights the units/buildings guarded by the selection.
!PageDown: with units/buildings selected: highlights the units guarding the selection.
Modify mouse action
Ctrl + Right Click on building: Garrison
Shift + Right Click / Left Click when placing buildings: Queue the move/build/gather/etc order
Shift + Left click when training unit/s: Add units in batches of five
Shift + Left click on garrisoned unit/s: Ungarrison all units of the same type
Shift + Left click on market barter icons: Buy/sell resources in increments of 500
Shift + Left Click or Left Drag over unit on map: Add unit to selection
Ctrl + Left Click or Left Drag over unit on map: Remove unit from selection
Alt + Left Drag over units on map: Only select military units
Ctrl + Left Click on unit/group icon with multiple units selected: Deselect
Right Click with a building/buildings selected: sets a rally point for units created/ungarrisoned from that building.
Right Click on the selected building with a building/buildings selected: unsets the rally point of these buildings.
Ctrl + Right Click on the selected building with a building/buildings selected: sets the rally point for units created from that building to garrison inside the building.
Ctrl + Right Click with units selected:
- If the cursor is over a structure: Garrison
- Otherwise: Attack-move (by default, enemies units and structures are targeted during Attack-move. To target only units, press also Q, i.e.Ctrl + Q + Right Click).
G + Right Click on a unit/building with units selected: the selected units will guard/escort the unit/building.
Left Click on a group icon: select the members of the group
Double Left Click on a group icon: focus the members of the group
Right Click on a group icon: disband the group
Overlays and developer options
Alt + G: Hide/show the GUI
Alt + D: Show/hide developer overlay (with developer options)
Alt + W: Toggle wireframe mode (press once to get wireframes overlaid over the textured models, twice to get just the wireframes colored by the textures, thrice to get back to normal textured mode)
Alt + S: Toggle unit silhouettes (might give a small performance boost)
Alt + Z: Hide/show sky
Space: If timewarp mode enabled (in the developer overlay), speed up the game
Backspace: If timewarp mode enabled (in the developer overlay), go back to an earlier point in the game
Alt + K: Show the 0 A.D. logo and copyright notice as a watermark for images.
W or [up]: Pan screen up
S or [down]: Pan screen down
A or [left]: Pan screen left
D or [right]: Pan screen right
Ctrl + W or [up]: Rotate camera to look upward
Ctrl + S or [down]: Rotate camera to look downward
Ctrl + A or [left]: Rotate camera clockwise around terrain
Ctrl + D or [right]: Rotate camera anticlockwise around terrain
Q: Rotate camera clockwise around terrain
E: Rotate camera anticlockwise around terrain
Shift + Mouse Wheel Rotate Up: Rotate camera clockwise around terrain
Shift + Mouse Wheel Rotate Down: Rotate camera anticlockwise around terrain
F: Follow the selected unit (move the camera to stop the camera from following the unit/s)
R: Reset camera zoom/rotation
+: Zoom in (keep pressed for continuous zoom)
-: Zoom out (keep pressed for continuous zoom)
Alt + W: Toggle through wireframe modes
Middle Mouse Button: Keep pressed and move the mouse to pan
During Building Placement
[: Rotate building 15 degrees counter-clockwise
]: Rotate building 15 degrees clockwise
Left Drag: Rotate building using mouse (foundation will be placed on mouse release)