The options in this window controls the hotkeys assigned to actions.

Tip

To quickly assign a hotkey to an interface element, ((Ctrl + Alt + Shift + LMB)) the element. Not all interface elements support hotkeys. The hotkey displayed in menus is not updated until Houdini restarts.

To...Do this

Browse to an action

  1. Click an item in the Context list.

  2. Click an item in the Action list.

Find an action by name

  1. Click Search.

  2. Type the name of an action in the Match Action String box and click Find.

  3. Click the action you want in the results list.

Find an action by the currently assigned hotkey

  1. Click Search.

  2. Type the name of an action in the Match Existing Hotkey box and click Find.

  3. Click the action you want in the results list.

Assign a hotkey

  1. Browse to or find the action you want to modify.

  2. If the action has an existing hotkey and you want to edit it, double-click the hotkey. Otherwise, double-click the blank field in the Assigned Keys list.

  3. Type the hotkey.

Assign hard-to-type hotkeys

  1. Browse to or find the action you want to modify.

  2. If you want to use a modifier key (Alt, ⌃ Ctrl, and/or ⇧ Shift), hold the modifier(s) down when you open the pop-up menu in the next step.

  3. If the action has an existing hotkey and you want to edit it, open the pop-up menu next to the hotkey. Otherwise, open the pop-up menu next to the blank field in the Assigned Keys list.

  4. Choose the key from the pop-up menu. Keys that are already assigned are drawn in red.

Unassign a hotkey

  1. Browse to or find the action you want to modify.

  2. Click the red X icon next to the hotkey.

Reset all hotkeys in a given context

  • Click the item in the Context list.

  • Click the Reset Hotkeys button above the Action list.

Reset all hotkeys in a given context

  • Browse to or find the action you want to reset.

  • Click the Reset Hotkeys button above the Assigned Keys list.

Reset all hotkeys

  • Click Reset All Hotkeys at the bottom of the window.

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