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1.0 '''Hotkeys'''
 
1.0 '''Hotkeys'''
[INFO/SELECTION]: '''Left-click''' - Select a unit. Left Click-drag mouse to select multiple units at the same time – a window with them all appears on the bottom edge.
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INFO or SELECTION
'''Double left-click'''= Select all local units of same TYPE. '''CTRL + Left-click''' to select all units of the same TYPE. ESCAPE to pause solo game; F5 to Quicksave.
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  '''Left-click''' - Select a unit. Left Click-drag mouse to select multiple units at the same time – a window with them all appears on the bottom edge.
'''Shift + Left-click''' on a unit to add/remove it from the selection.
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'''Double left-click'''= Select all local units of same TYPE.  
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'''CTRL + Left-click''' to select all units of the same TYPE.  
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''ESCAPE''' to pause solo game;  
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'''F5''' to Quicksave.
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'''Shift + Left-click''' on a unit to add/remove it from the selection.
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'''TAB''' cycles focus through each unit type in selected group. E.g., draw a box and TAB to select arty.
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'''Ctrl-# 0 to 9''' assigns that as hotkey for selected unit(s).
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'''Double tap #''' to snap to the group.
  
'''TAB''' cycles focus through each unit type in selected group. E.g., draw a box and TAB to select arty.
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''CAMERA'''''''' Movement by '''WASD''' or arrows. MMB+mouse rotates view Scroll wheel – Zooms.
'''Ctrl-# 0 to 9''' assigns that as hotkey for selected unit(s). '''Double tap #''' to snap to the group.
 
CAMERA Movement by '''WASD''' or arrows. MMB+mouse rotates view Scroll wheel – Zooms. Hold '''SHIFT''' when giving orders to queue them to the last one given (e.g., waypoints)
 
  
COMBAT MOVES:Left-Shift shows normal orders sky blue, Fast vehicles blue, attack mode red. Left-click - Select a unit (holding the button will allow you to select several units at the same time) Right-click on destination to move there directly OR Right-Click on enemy to order NormalAttack
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Hold '''SHIFT''' when giving orders to queue them to the last one given (e.g., waypoints)
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COMBAT MOVES:Left-Shift shows normal orders sky blue, Fast vehicles blue, attack mode red.
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'''Left-click''' - Select a unit (holding the button will allow you to select several units at the same time)  
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'''Right-click''' on destination to move there directly ''OR'' '''Right-Click''' on enemy to order Normal Attack
 
'''F + left-click''' =Vehicle moves Fast using roads w/o seeking cover. U=Unload from transport vehicle.
 
'''F + left-click''' =Vehicle moves Fast using roads w/o seeking cover. U=Unload from transport vehicle.
 
'''Y+Left click''' to Unload at click position, will auto cover if it is active and cover is near.
 
'''Y+Left click''' to Unload at click position, will auto cover if it is active and cover is near.
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'''H''' =Toggle weapons on/off (for stealth, save ammo) Deactivate specific ones on the unit display.
 
'''H''' =Toggle weapons on/off (for stealth, save ammo) Deactivate specific ones on the unit display.
  
DEPLOYMENT etc 
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'''DEPLOYMENT'''
'''I''' = unit info card  
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'''H'''= Toggle Weapons ON/OFF or click to deactivate.
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'''I''' = unit info card  
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'''H'''= Toggle Weapons ON/OFF or click to deactivate.
 
'''C''' = Line Of Sight from cursor, which shows cover as green or yellow cover when hovering over it;
 
'''C''' = Line Of Sight from cursor, which shows cover as green or yellow cover when hovering over it;
 
using a move order then moves it to the pointer location.
 
using a move order then moves it to the pointer location.
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The Eye Icon on unit card shows LOS view from unit’s location.
 
The Eye Icon on unit card shows LOS view from unit’s location.
 
'''Left-SHIFT''' displays all orders given
 
'''Left-SHIFT''' displays all orders given
Bullet icons=unit needs ammo; Resupply truck must be near the unit it is supplying and shows an animation while resupplying.
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'''Spacebar''' centers on a recent event: #Upon a event (unit under fire, enemy unit detected, enemy or own unit destroyed et cetera; upper right), pressing Space moves and centers the screen at the
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'''Bullet icons'''=unit needs ammo; Resupply truck must be near the unit it is supplying and shows an animation while resupplying.
location the current event has occurred (within a given fairly narrow timeframe).
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'''Spacebar''' centers on a recent event: #Upon a event (unit under fire, enemy unit detected, enemy or own unit destroyed et cetera; upper right),  
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pressing '''Space''' moves and centers the screen at the location the current event has occurred (within a given fairly narrow timeframe).
  
  
 
'''Options->controls gives you a comprehensive list of configurable key bindings.'''
 
'''Options->controls gives you a comprehensive list of configurable key bindings.'''

Latest revision as of 04:46, 11 November 2017

1.0 Hotkeys

INFO or SELECTION  
Left-click - Select a unit. Left Click-drag mouse to select multiple units at the same time – a window with them all appears on the bottom edge.
Double left-click= Select all local units of same TYPE. 
CTRL + Left-click to select all units of the same TYPE. 
ESCAPE' to pause solo game; 
F5 to Quicksave.
Shift + Left-click on a unit to add/remove it from the selection.
TAB cycles focus through each unit type in selected group. E.g., draw a box and TAB to select arty.
Ctrl-# 0 to 9 assigns that as hotkey for selected unit(s).
Double tap # to snap to the group.

CAMERA''' Movement by WASD or arrows. MMB+mouse rotates view Scroll wheel – Zooms.

Hold SHIFT when giving orders to queue them to the last one given (e.g., waypoints)

COMBAT MOVES:Left-Shift shows normal orders sky blue, Fast vehicles blue, attack mode red. Left-click - Select a unit (holding the button will allow you to select several units at the same time) Right-click on destination to move there directly OR Right-Click on enemy to order Normal Attack F + left-click =Vehicle moves Fast using roads w/o seeking cover. U=Unload from transport vehicle. Y+Left click to Unload at click position, will auto cover if it is active and cover is near. Q- Left-click to HUNT=seek and engage enemy at clicked location or move to engage, using cover

Z = Riposte=only fire if fired on X= Spread out a group of selected stationary units E = STOP – end moving and shooting. G=Move vehicle in reverse away from enemy R=Retreat unit toward safety to recover {click?) V = evacuate aircraft from the map

T-Left click =Shoot Target position (see aim timer) B+ left click=fire arty smoke at clicked position. J=Call linked off-map arty to shoot. N=Auto-Cover (toggle) automatic movement to nearby cover. PLAYER BEACONS: F1=Flare Attack, F2=Flare Defend, F3=Flare Help, F4= Flare Custom message ENTER = opens TEAM chat. SHIFT-ENTER=opens ALL chat H =Toggle weapons on/off (for stealth, save ammo) Deactivate specific ones on the unit display.

DEPLOYMENT

I = unit info card H= Toggle Weapons ON/OFF or click to deactivate. C = Line Of Sight from cursor, which shows cover as green or yellow cover when hovering over it; using a move order then moves it to the pointer location.

The Eye Icon on unit card shows LOS view from unit’s location. Left-SHIFT displays all orders given

Bullet icons=unit needs ammo; Resupply truck must be near the unit it is supplying and shows an animation while resupplying.

Spacebar centers on a recent event: #Upon a event (unit under fire, enemy unit detected, enemy or own unit destroyed et cetera; upper right), pressing Space moves and centers the screen at the location the current event has occurred (within a given fairly narrow timeframe).


Options->controls gives you a comprehensive list of configurable key bindings.