Pose Mode

Basic shortcut keys for „Pose“ Mode (also largely available when Armature is in Edit mode)

  • 1 » 0 = Layers (top row – selecting layers in Edit mode keeps active mesh in view)
  • Alt+1 » 0 = Layers (bottom row)
  • Ctrl+1 » 5 = Subdivision level 1x thru 5x
  • Shift+1 » 0 = multi-select Layers (top row)
  • Shift+Alt+1 » 0 = multi-select Layers (bottom row)
  • = Select All/Deselect All Layers
  • . = Pivot Point – Cursor
  • , = Pivot Point – Median (default)
  • A = Select All/Deselect All
  • Arrow Keys
    • Left = animation playback (towards ’start‘)
    • Right = animation playback (towards ‚end‘)
    • Up = Jump to next Keyframe (towards ’start‘)
    • Down = Jump to next Keyframe (towards ‚end‘)
  • B = Border (Box) Select
  • C = Circle (Paint) Select
    • C+LMB = Additive Select
    • C+MMB = Subtractive Select
    • RMB = Cancel Selection
  • Ctrl+C = Copy Pose
  • I = Insert (Keyframe)
  • Ctrl+I = Invert Selection
  • Alt+I = Delete keyframe
  • G = Translate (move/grab +X, +Y, +Z)
  • Alt+G = Clear Location
  • Shift+G = Select Grouped
  • H = Hide
  • Alt+H = Unhide All
  • Shift+H = Hide Unselected
  • Ctrl+M = Mirror/Flip
    • +X = along X axis (front/back)
    • +Y = along Y axis (left/right)
    • +Z = along Z axis (up/down)
  • O = Proportional Editing
  • Ctrl+P = Set Parent To (options)
  • R = Rotate (+X, +Y, +Z)
  • Alt+R = Clear Rotation
  • S = Scale (+X, +Y, +Z)
  • Alt+S = Clear Scale
  • Ctrl+Alt+S = constrained Scale (Armature in Pose/Edit Mode)
  • Ctrl+Tab = toggle Pose/Edit mode
  • Ctrl+V = Paste Pose
  • W = Specials