RMXP Editor Hotkeys

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RMXP Editor Hotkeys
By vgvgf

See also the RMVX Editor Hotkeys list

There are many hotkeys or special functions that aren't documentated in RMXP, the purpose of this list is to show them, but there are also included the common hotkeys. This list may not have all hotkeys.

MOUSE1Mouse primary button
MOUSE2Mouse secondary button
MOUSE3Mouse third button(Wheel click)
Green coloredOnly documented in help file or tooltips
Red coloredUndocumented hotkeys


CTRL+A  Select all
CTRL+Z  Undo
CTRL+Y  Redo
CTRL+X  Cut(Copy & Delete)
CTRL+C  Copy
CTRL+V  Paste
DEL  Delete
F1  Help
ALT+F4  Close window
CTRL+ENTER  Apply changes & Close dialog

Main Window

CTRL+N  New project
CTRL+O  Open project
CTRL+S  Save project
F9  Database
F10  Materialbase
F11  Script editor
F12  Play test

Map Editor

F5  First layer
F6  Second layer
F7  Third layer
F8  Events editing "eode"

Map Tree Editor
SPACE  Edit map properties
INS  Insert map
CTRL+T  Shift map

Tile Layers
F2  Current layer and below
F3  All layers
F4  Dim other layers
SHIFT  Disable autotile function
MOUSE2  Copy Area/Cancel editing
MOUSE3  Free movement

Event Editing Mode
ENTER  Edit/Create event
MOUSE2  Cancel event dragging

Event Editor(Map, Common, Battle)

Command List
SPACE  Edit Function
ENTER  New Function
CTRL+N  Batch text entries
MOUSE3  Free Movement
CTRL+PAGE DOWN  Previous Page

Show Text Command
F2  Preview

Variable/Switches Editing
F4  Previous Item
F5  Next Item


F4  Previous Item
F5  Next Item
CTRL+PAGE DOWN  Previous Section
CTRL+PAGE UP  Next Section

Actor Parameters
MOUSE1  Set value
MOUSE2  Select level

PAGE UP  Scroll Up
PAGE DOWN  Scroll Down
ALT  Move per 2 pixels
SHIFT  Move all images

Script Editor

Script Contents
F6  Name section
F3  Find next
Shift+F3  Find previous
CTRL+F  Find
CTRL+H  Replace
CTRL+G  Jump
CTRL+M  New line without indentation
CTRL+J  New line with indentation(Equal to ENTER)
CTRL+D  Duplicate line
CTRL+L  Delete line
CTRL+I  Indentation
CTRL+T  Swap lines
CTRL+(+)  Zoom in
CTRL+(-)  Zoom out
CTRL+(/)  Zoom default
ALT+MOUSE  Rectangle selection
CTRL+DRAG  Copy dragged text to...
TAB  Add line indentation
SHIFT+TAB  Remove line indentation

Script Sections
INS  Add section
CTRL+SHIFT+F  Find all
F4  Previous section
F5  Next section

Resource Artist
Level 94
Project of the Month winner for June 2009
Interesting, this is pretty useful for people who love shortcuts. ~clearly. lol Nice layout.

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Yeah, this is a very useful tutorial. Great job vgvgf!

Level 84

By the way, I have now modified it a bit, and added some colors for distinguishing undocumentated and hard to find documentated hotkeys, and also some new hotkeys. The same as before for the RMVX Editor Hotkey list.

Rep: +0/-0Level 83
Thanks for this, I'll be able to do stuff quicker now. xD