3DS MAX SHORTCUTS

Snaps Action Table

Alt+F10 Snap To Edge/Segment Toggle

Alt+F8 Snap To Endpoint Toggle

Alt+F11 Snap To Face Toggle

Alt+F5 Snap To Grid Points Toggle

Alt+F9 Snap To Midpoint Toggle

Alt+F6 Snap To Pivot Toggle

Alt+F7 Snap To Vertex Toggle

Track View

A Add Keys

Ctrl+E Apply Ease Curve

Ctrl+M Apply Multiplier Curve

C Assign Controller

Ctrl+C Copy Controller

O Expand Object Toggle

Enter, T Expand Track Toggle

Q Filters

Space Lock Selection

L Lock Tangents Toggle

U Make Controller Unique

Down Arrow Move Highlight Down

Up Arrow Move Highlight Up

M Move Keys

Left Arrow Nudge Keys Left

Right Arrow Nudge Keys Right

Ctrl+P Pan

Ctrl+V Paste Controller

Ctrl+Down Arrow Scroll Down

Ctrl+Up Arrow Scroll Up

S Snap Frames

Alt+X Zoom Horizontal Extents Keys

Alt+Ctrl+Z Zoom Horizontal Extents

Ctrl+W Zoom Region

Alt+Z Zoom

Material Editor

B Background

L Backlight

X Cycle 3X2, 5X3, 6X4 Sample Slots

G Get Material

Left Arrow Go Backward to Sibling

Right Arrow Go Forward to Sibling

Up Arrow Go to Parent

P Make Preview

O Options

Schematic View

B Add Bookmark

D Display Floater

P Filters

Alt+F Free All

Alt+S Free Selected

Ctrl+I Invert Selected Nodes

Alt+C Move Children

Right Arrow Next Bookmark

Left Arrow Previous Bookmark

Ctrl+U Refresh View

R Rename Object

Ctrl+A Select All Nodes

Ctrl+C Select Children

Ctrl+D Select None

G Show Grid

Ctrl+S Toggle Shrink

C Use Connect Tool

Ctrl+P Use Pan Tool

S, Q Use Select Tool

Ctrl+W Use Zoom Region Tool

Alt+Z Use Zoom Tool

Alt+Ctrl+Z Zoom Extents

Z Zoom Selected Extents

ActiveShade

Q Close

D Draw Region

R Render

S Select Object

Space Toggle Toolbar (Docked)

Video Post

Ctrl+F Add Image Filter Event

Ctrl+I Add Image Input Event

Ctrl+L Add Image Layer Event

Ctrl+O Add Image Output Event

Ctrl+A Add New Event

Ctrl+S Add Scene Event

Ctrl+E Edit Current Event

Ctrl+R Execute Sequence

Ctrl+N New Sequence

NURBS

Alt+N CV Constrained Normal Move

Alt+U CV Constrained U Move

Alt+V CV Constrained V Move

Shift+Ctrl+C Display Curves

Ctrl+D Display Dependents

Ctrl+L Display Lattices

Alt+L Display Shaded Lattice

Shift+Ctrl+S Display Surfaces

Ctrl+T Display Toolbox

Shift+Ctrl+T Display Trims

Ctrl+H Local Select Sub-Object By Name

Space Lock 2D Selection

Ctrl+Right Arrow Select Next in U

Ctrl+Up Arrow Select Next in V

Ctrl+Left Arrow Select Previous in U

Ctrl+Down Arrow Select Previous in V

H Select Sub-Object By Name

Alt+1 Set Tessellation Preset 1

Alt+2 Set Tessellation Preset 2

Alt+3 Set Tessellation Preset 3

Ctrl+S Soft Selection

Alt+Shift+Z Switch To Curve CV Level

Alt+Shift+C Switch To Curve Level

Alt+Shift+I Switch To Imports Level

Alt+Shift+P Switch To Point Level

Alt+Shift+V Switch To Surface CV Level

Alt+Shift+S Switch To Surface Level

Alt+Shift+T Switch To Top Level

Ctrl+X Transform Degrade

Main UI

O Adaptive Degradation Toggle

Alt+A Align

A Angle Snap Toggle

Ctrl+R Arc Rotate View Mode

N Auto Key Mode Toggle

Alt+Ctrl+B Background Lock Toggle

, Backup Time One Unit

B Bottom View

C Camera View

Ctrl+V Clone

Alt+S Cycle Active Snap Type

Ctrl+F Cycle Selection Method

Alt+Shift+S Cycle Snap Hit

Ctrl+L Default Lighting Toggle

. Delete Objects

D Disable Viewport

Alt+X Display as See-Through Toggle

8 Environment Dialog Toggle

Ctrl+X Expert Mode Toggle

Alt+Ctrl+F Fetch

. Forward Time One Unit

F Front View

End Go to End Frame

Home Go to Start Frame

Shift+C Hide Cameras Toggle

Shift+G Hide Geometry Toggle

G Hide Grids Toggle

Shift+H Hide Helpers Toggle

Shift+L Hide Lights Toggle

Shift+P Hide Particle Systems Toggle

Shift+S Hide Shapes Toggle

Shift+W Hide Space Warps Toggle

Alt+Ctrl+H Hold

U Isometric User View

L Left View

Alt+0 Lock User Interface Toggle

M Material Editor Toggle

Alt+W Maximize Viewport Toggle

F11 MAXScript Listener

Ctrl+N New Scene

Alt+N Normal Align

Ctrl+O Open File

Ctrl+P Pan View

I Pan Viewport

Shift+Ctrl+P Percent Snap Toggle

P Perspective User View

Ctrl+H Place Highlight

/ Play Animation

Shift+A Quick Align

Shift+Q Quick Render

Ctrl+Y Redo Scene Operation

Shift+Y Redo Viewport Operation

` Redraw All Views

F9 Render Last

F10 Render Scene Dialog Toggle

F8 Restrict Plane Cycle

F5 Restrict to X

F6 Restrict to Y

F7 Restrict to Z

Ctrl+S Save File

Ctrl+E Scale Cycle

Ctrl+A Select All

PageUp Select Ancestor

W Select and Move

E Select and Rotate

H Select By Name

PageDown Select Child

Ctrl+PageDown Select Children

Ctrl+I Select Invert

Ctrl+D Select None

Space Selection Lock Toggle

' Set Key Mode

K Set Keys

F2 Shade Selected Faces Toggle

Ctrl+` Show Floating Dialogs

Alt+6 Show Main Toolbar Toggle

Shift+F Show Safeframes Toggle

J Show Selection Bracket Toggle

7 Show Statistics Toggle

Alt+F2 Snap To Frozen Objects Toggle

S Snaps Toggle

Alt+D, Alt+F3 Snaps Use Axis Constraints Toggle

\ Sound Toggle

Shift+I Spacing Tool

Shift+4 Spot/Directional Light View

Insert Sub-object Level Cycle

Ctrl+B Sub-object Selection Toggle

T Top View

- Transform Gizmo Size Down

= Transform Gizmo Size Up

X Transform Gizmo Toggle

F12 Transform Type-In Dialog Toggle

Ctrl+Z Undo Scene Operation

Shift+Z Undo Viewport Operation

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+B Update Background Image

F4 View Edged Faces Toggle

Alt+B Viewport Background

NumPad 2 Virtual Viewport Pan Down

NumPad 4 Virtual Viewport Pan Left

NumPad 6 Virtual Viewport Pan Right

NumPad 8 Virtual Viewport Pan Up

NumPad / Virtual Viewport Toggle

NumPad + Virtual Viewport Zoom In

NumPad - Virtual Viewport Zoom Out

F3 Wireframe / Smooth+Highlights Toggle

Z Zoom Extents All Selected

Shift+Ctrl+Z Zoom Extents All

Alt+Ctrl+Z Zoom Extents

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+Z Zoom In 2X

Alt+Z Zoom Mode

Alt+Shift+Z Zoom Out 2X

Ctrl+W Zoom Region Mode

[, Ctrl+= Zoom Viewport In

], Ctrl+- Zoom Viewport Out

Editable Poly

Shift+Ctrl+B Bevel Mode

3 Border Level

Shift+Ctrl+C Chamfer Mode

Shift+Ctrl+E Connect

Shift+X Constrain to Edges

Alt+C Cut

2 Edge Level

5 Element Level

Shift+E Extrude Mode

4 Face Level

Ctrl+PageUp Grow Selection

Alt+I Hide Unselected

Alt+H Hide

6 Object Level

Shift+Ctrl+Q Quickslice Mode

; Repeat Last Operation

Alt+L Select Edge Loop

Alt+R Select Edge Ring

Ctrl+PageDown Shrink Selection

Alt+U Unhide All

1 Vertex Level

Shift+Ctrl+W Weld Mode

Edit/Editable Mesh

Ctrl+V, Ctrl+B Bevel Mode

Ctrl+C Chamfer Mode

Alt+C Cut Mode

Ctrl+D Detach

Ctrl+I Edge Invisible

2 Edge Level

Ctrl+T Edge Turn

5 Element Level

Ctrl+E Extrude Mode

3 Face Level

4 Polygon Level

1 Vertex Level

Ctrl+W Weld Selected

Alt+W Weld Target Mode

Edit Normals

B Break Normals

Ctrl+C Copy Normal

Ctrl+3 Edge Level

Ctrl+4 Face Level

E Make Explicit

Ctrl+1 Normal Level

Ctrl+0 Object Level

Ctrl+V Paste Normal

R Reset Normals

S Specify Normals

U Unify Normals

Ctrl+2 Vertex Level

FFD

Alt+Shift+C Switch To Control Point Level

Alt+Shift+L Switch To Lattice Level

Alt+Shift+S Switch To Set Volume Level

Alt+Shift+T Switch To Top Level

WeightTable

Ctrl+A Select All

Ctrl+I Select Invert

Ctrl+D Select None

Edit Poly

Ctrl+F Affect Backfacing

G Align To Grid

V Align To View

Shift+Ctrl+A Attach List

Shift+A Attach

A Auto Smooth

Shift+Ctrl+B Bevel Mode

Ctrl+B Bevel Settings

3 Border Level

Shift+B Break

Alt+P Cap

Shift+Ctrl+C Chamfer Mode

Alt+Ctrl+C Chamfer Settings

Shift+L Collapse

Ctrl+N Connect Edge Settings

Shift+Ctrl+E Connect

Shift+X Constrain to Edges

X Constrain to Faces

Shift+M Create Shape From Edges

C Create

Alt+C Cut

Ctrl+D Detach

2 Edge Level

Shift+T Edit Triangulation Mode

5 Element Level

Alt+E Extrude along Spline Mode

E Extrude Mode

Ctrl+E Extrude Settings

F Flip Normals

Ctrl+PageUp Grow Selection

Alt+I Hide Unselected

H Hide

L Hinge from Edge Mode

Ctrl+L Hinge from Edge Settings

Shift+Ctrl+I Ignore Backfacing in Selections

Shift+I Insert Vertex Mode

I Inset Mode

Ctrl+I Inset Settings

P Make Planar

Ctrl+M MeshSmooth Settings

M MeshSmooth

6 Object Level

O Outline Mode

Ctrl+O Outline Settings

4 Polygon Level

Shift+Ctrl+Q Quickslice Mode

Shift+Ctrl+R Remove Isolated Vertices

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+R Remove Unused Map Vertices

Shift+R Remove

; Repeat Last Operation

Alt+S Reset Slice Plane

Shift+Ctrl+T Retriangulate

Alt+V Select By Vertex

Alt+L Select Edge Loop

Alt+R Select Edge Ring

Alt+F Shaded Face Toggle

Ctrl+PageDown Shrink Selection

S Slice Plane Mode

Shift+S Slice

Shift+P Split Edges

Ctrl+T Tessellate Settings

T Tessellate

Alt+U Unhide All

Ctrl+S Use Soft Selection

1 Vertex Level

Shift+Ctrl+W Weld Mode

Ctrl+W Weld Settings

Crowd

S Solve

Biped

Alt+Ctrl+S Change Leg State

Alt+M Collapse Move All Mode changes

Alt+C Copy Posture

Alt+Ctrl+F Fix Graphs

Alt+Ctrl+L Lock Selected Keys (toggle)

Alt+B Paste Posture Opposite

Alt+V Paste Posture

V Play Biped

Alt+K Reset all limb keys

Alt+Ctrl+E Scale In Transform (toggle)

0 Set Key

Alt+R Set Range

Alt+T Toggle Biped Keys in TrackBar

Alt+D TV Select end of footsteps

Alt+S TV Select entire foostep

Alt+A TV Select start of foosteps

Physique

Ctrl+C Copy Envelope

Ctrl+D Delete

PageDown Next

Ctrl+V Paste Envelope

Shift+ Previous Selection Level

PageUp Previous

Ctrl+E Reset Envelopes

Unwrap UVW

Ctrl+B Break Selected Vertices

D, Ctrl+D Detach Edge Verts

Ctrl+E Edit UVW's

Alt+F Filter Selected Faces

Ctrl+F Freeze Selected

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+F Get Face Selection From Stack

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+P Get Selection From Faces

Ctrl+H Hide Selected

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+L Load UVW

Space Lock selected vertices

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+N Mirror Horizontal

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+M Mirror Vertical

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+J Move Horizontal

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+K Move Vertical

Ctrl+P Pan

Enter Planar map faces/patches

Alt+E Show Seams In Viewport

Ctrl+S Snap

NumPad -, - Texture Vertex Contract Selection

NumPad +, = Texture Vertex Expand Selection

W Texture Vertex Move Mode

E Texture Vertex Rotate Mode

R Texture Vertex Scale Mode

Ctrl+W Texture Vertex Weld Selected

Ctrl+T Texture VertexTarget Weld

Ctrl+O Unwrap Options

Ctrl+U Update Map

Z Zoom Extents Selected

Alt+Ctrl+Z Zoom Extents

Ctrl+X Zoom Region

Zoom Selected Element

Shift+Space Zoom To Gizmo

Alt+Z Zoom

Hair Styling

Shift+Ctrl+A Attenuate

Shift+Ctrl+4 Brush Clump

Shift+Ctrl+3 Brush Puff

Shift+Ctrl+5 Brush Rotate

Shift+Ctrl+6 Brush Scale

Shift+Ctrl+2 Brush Stand

Shift+Ctrl+1 Brush Translate

Ctrl+B Brush

Ctrl+M Clump

Ctrl+C Cut

Shift+Ctrl+E Expand Selection

Ctrl+2 Guide

Shift+Ctrl+H Hide Selected

Shift+Ctrl+B Ignore Back

Shift+Ctrl+N Invert Selection

Shift+Ctrl+L Lock

Shift+Ctrl+= Merge Hairgroups

Shift+Ctrl+P Pop Selected

Shift+Ctrl+Z Pop Zerosized

Ctrl+P Puff

Shift+Ctrl+M Recomb

Shift+Ctrl+T Reset Rest

Ctrl+4 Root

Shift+Ctrl+R Rotate Selection

Ctrl+R Rotate

Ctrl+E Scale

Ctrl+S Select

Shift+Ctrl+W Show Hidden

Shift+Ctrl+F Soft Falloff

Shift+Ctrl+- Split Hairgroups

Ctrl+N Stand

Ctrl+1 Tip

Shift+Ctrl+C Toggle Collisions

Shift+Ctrl+I Toggle Hairs

Ctrl+T Translate

Ctrl+Z Undo

Shift+Ctrl+U Unlock

Ctrl+3 Verts

Reaction Manager

Ctrl+I Set Max Influence

Alt+I Set Min Influence

Particle Flow

; Particle Emission Toggle

6 Particle View Toggle

Shift+; Selected Particle Emission Toggle

Ctrl+C Copy Selected In Particle View

Ctrl+V Paste In Particle View

Ctrl+A Select All In Particle View

ActiveShade (Scanline)

P Initialize

U Update

ToneOperatorAndRadiosityActionTable

9 Advanced Lighting Panel

Object Display Culling

Alt+O Object Display Culling

Macro Scripts

Ctrl+1 Add/Edit Parameters... (TV)

Shift+T Asset Tracking...

Shift+Ctrl+B Bevel (Poly)

Alt+P Cap (Poly)

Shift+Ctrl+C Chamfer (Poly)

Alt+Ctrl+C Collapse (Poly)

Alt+3 Collect Parameters SV

Alt+4 Collect Parameters TV

Shift+Ctrl+E Connect (no dialog) (Poly)

Ctrl+C Create Camera From View

Alt+C Cut (Poly)

Shift+X Edge Constraint Toggle (Poly)

Alt+E Extrude along Spline (Poly)

Shift+E Extrude Face (Poly)

Alt+G Geometry Selection Visibility Toggle

Ctrl+PageUp Grow Selection (Poly)

Alt+H Hide (Poly)

Alt+I Hide Unselected (Poly)

Shift+Ctrl+I Ignore Backfacing Toggle (Poly)

Alt+Q Isolate Selection

Ctrl+M Meshsmooth (Poly)

Alt+2 Parameter Collector

Alt+1 Parameter Editor

Alt+5 Parameter Wiring Dialog...

0 Render to Texture Dialog Toggle

; Repeat Last (Poly)

Shift+Ctrl+Q Slice (Poly)

R Smart Scale

Q Smart Select

Ctrl+5 Start Parameter Wiring...

1 Sub-Object Level 1

2 Sub-Object Level 2

3 Sub-Object Level 3

4 Sub-Object Level 4

5 Sub-object Level 5

Alt+U Unhide All (Poly)

Up Arrow WalkThrough View Mode

Shift+Ctrl+W Weld (Poly)

WalkThrough

Q Accelerate Toggle

S, Down Arrow Back

Z Decelerate Toggle

[ Decrease Step Size

C, Shift+Down Arrow Down

W, Up Arrow Forward

] Increase Step Size

A, Left Arrow Left

Shift+Space Level

Space Lock Vertical Rotation

Alt+[ Reset Step Size

D, Right Arrow Right

E, Shift+Up Arrow Up

Quad Menu Sets

[Alt+RMB] Animation

[Shift+Ctrl+Alt+RMB] Custom

[Shift+Ctrl+RMB] Custom

[Ctrl+Alt+RMB] Lighting | Render

[Ctrl+RMB] Modeling

[Shift+Alt+RMB] reactor

[Shift+RMB] Snap

V Viewports

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