Hotkeys

The ? hotkey opens a cheat sheet for the most important hotkeys any time in Skybrush Live. Below is a more extensive list of all commands for which hotkeys or mouse gestures are available.

Table 1. Selection specific commands
Function Scope Keyboard shortcut Mouse action

Select all drones

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Ctrl-A

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Deselect all

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Ctrl-A or ESC

-

Select a single object

Map, 3D View, UAVs

-

Left button click

Select within specified area

Map

-

Shift + Left button down

Add to / remove from selection

Map, 3D View, UAVs

-

Ctrl + Left button click

Select previous drone

UAVs

-

Select next drone

UAVs

-

Select 10th previous drone

UAVs

PgUp

-

Select 10th next drone

UAVs

PgDn

-

Select a drone with a given ID

Map, 3D View, UAVs

type drone ID (or s + ID for showID) and press Enter

Table 2. View specific commands
Function Scope Keyboard shortcut Mouse action

Pan

Map

-

Left button drag

Zoom in

Map

-

Left button double click or Wheel scroll up

Zoom out

Map

-

Shift + Left button double click or Wheel scroll down

Zoom to fit all

Map, 3D View

-

Right button click → context menu

Rotate

Map

-

Ctrl + Left button drag

Change UAV list order (sorted by IDs or mission IDs)

UAVs

Ctrl-S

-

Remove selected UAVs from list

UAVs

Delete

-

Note that the 3D View panel has special hotkeys to change its view in different modes. These hotkeys are not listed here as they are always indicated on the panel’s header.

Table 3. Control commands on selected drones
Function Scope Keyboard shortcut Mouse action

Open properties

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Enter

-

Flash lights

Map, 3D View, UAVs

w

-

Flash lights of a drone with a given ID

Map, 3D View, UAVs

type drone ID (or s + ID for show ID) + w and press Enter

-

Takeoff

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Ctrl+Alt+T

-

Position hold

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Ctrl+Alt+P

-

Return to home

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Ctrl+Alt+R

-

Land

Map, 3D View, UAVs

Ctrl+Alt+L

-

Table 4. Other commands
Function Scope Keyboard shortcut Mouse action

Enable broadcast mode

Global

Ctrl-B

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