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Keyboard Shortcuts for Visiting an Experience

The controls in this article are for using Sansar with a mouse and keyboard while visiting an experience. For additional controls available while editing a scene, see Keyboard shortcuts (editing a scene).
To see available controls using other controllers, see Sansar controls.

Avatar controls

These controls can be used to move your avatar in VR and desktop mode:
  • Arrow keys: Move your avatar forward, backward, left, and right .
  • W,A,S,D: Move your avatar forward, backward, left, and right.
  • Shift: Toggle between walking and running, If Toggle Run is set to On in Settings, you do not need to hold down the key.
  • Spacebar: Jump. Hold longer to jump higher.
  • C Key: Toggle Crouch
  • F3: Toggle between first person and third person view.

Desktop only controls

  • Hold X or middle mouse button: Teleport Beam.
  • Left Click while holding X or middle mouse: Teleports your avatar to the selected location.
  • Scroll while holding X or middle mouse (prior to teleporting): Choose the direction your avatar faces upon completing the teleport.
  • Left Click a dynamic object while standing near it: Pick up and hold a dynamic object.
  • Hold and then release the left Click While holding a dynamic object, throw the object when you release the left mouse button. The longer you hold the button, the farther you throw the object.
  • Scroll while holding left mouse button - While holding a dynamic object, modify the distance you will throw the object.
  • F Key : Drops held object, if held object will be thrown.
  • R Key : Alternate use button, can be assigned by scripts to functions

Camera controls

  • Hold right click and drag: Rotate the camera up, down, left, and right.
  • I,K,J,L: Rotates the camera, up, down, left, and right.
  • Scroll Wheel Zooms in and out of the avatar, will enter 3rd Person mode if close enough.
  • F3 Key : Toggle 3rd Person mode.
  • F4 Key : Toggle Freecam AKA F4Cam, see below for details.
  • F7 Key : Toggle Mouselook mode.
  • F10 Key : Toggle CineCam AKA F10Cam, See Below for details.

FreeCam and CineCam Controls AKA F4Cam or F10Cam

  • F4: Toggle Free camera mode on or off.
  • F10 Toggle Cinematic Cam, a Smoothed version of Freecam.
    • Arrow keys: Move camera forward, backward, left, and right (free-camera mode).
    • W,A,S,D: Move camera forward, backward, left, and right (free-camera mode).
    • I,K,J,L: Rotates the camera, up, down, left, and right.
    • Hold right click and drag: Rotate the camera
    • E, C : Move camera up and down.
    • NUMPAD Plus or = Key: Increase camera movement speed.
    • NUMPAD Minus or - Key: Decrease camera movement speed.
    • Hold Shift: Increase camera movement speed while key is held.
    • Hold Ctrl: Decrease camera movement speed while key is held.
    • T Key: Teleports avatar to Freecam/Cinecam location

Chat controls

Use these controls with text on the Chat Panel in desktop mode:
  • CTRL + X: Cut text.
  • CTRL + C: Copy text.
  • CTRL + V: Paste text.
  • CTRL + A: Select all text.
  • CTRL+T: Open/close the chat panel.
  • CTRL+E: Open the Emotes menu.
  • M Key: Toggle microphone on/off.
  • V Key: Push To Talk mic.

Debug controls

Use this control to trigger the Script Console:
  • CTRL + D: Toggle the Script Console on/off

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