Keyboard shortcuts

ScummVM supports various in-game keyboard and mouse shortcuts, and since version 2.2.0 these can be manually configured in the Keymaps tab, or in the configuration file.

The shortcuts listed below are the defaults.

Common shortcuts (all games)

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + F5

Displays the Global Menu

Cmd + q

Quit (Mac OS X)

Ctrl + q

Quit (other unices including Linux)

Alt + F4

Quit (Windows)

Ctrl + z

Quit (other platforms)

Ctrl + u

Mutes all sounds

Ctrl + m

Toggles mouse capture

Ctrl + Alt + 1-8

Switches between graphics filters

Ctrl + Alt and + or -

Increases/decreases the scale factor

Ctrl + Alt + a

Toggles aspect ratio correction on/off

Ctrl + Alt + f

Toggles between nearest neighbor and bilinear interpolation (graphics filtering on/off)

Ctrl + Alt + s

Cycles through stretch modes

Alt + Enter

Toggles full screen/windowed

Alt + s

Takes a screenshot (SDL backend only)

Ctrl + F7

Opens virtual keyboard (if enabled). This can also be opened with a long press of the middle mouse button or wheel.

SCUMM games

Shortcut

Description

Alt + x

Quit

Ctrl + 0-9

Saves game state

Alt + 0-9

Loads saved game state

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

Ctrl + g

Runs in really REALLY fast mode

Ctrl + t

Switches between ‘Speech only’, ‘Speech and Subtitles’ and ‘Subtitles only’

~

Shows/hides the debugging console

[ and ]

Music volume, down/up

- and +

Text speed, slower/faster

F5

Displays a save/load box

Alt + F5

Displays the original save/load box, if the game has one. May crash the game.

Space

Pause

.

Skips current line of text in some games

Enter

Simulates left mouse button press

Tab

Simulates right mouse button press

Beneath a Steel Sky

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

Ctrl + g

Runs in REALLY fast mode

F5

Displays a save/load box

Esc

Skips the game intro

.

Skips current line of text

Blade Runner

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Space

Toggles combat mode

Enter or Esc

Skips a video or a line of dialogue

Esc

Shows game menu

Tab

Activates last database

F1

Online help

F2

Save game menu

F3

Load game menu

F4

Crime scene database

F5

Suspect database

F6

Clue database

F10

Quit game

Broken Sword

Shortcut

Description

F5 or Esc

Displays save/load box

Broken Sword II

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

p

Pause

Dragon History

Shortcut

Description

F5

Displays the Global Main Menu

left click

Walk, explore

right click

Use, talk

move mouse up, i

Inventory

move mouse down, m

Map

Esc

Skips the intro, exit map/inventory

any click

Skips the currently dubbed sentence

q

Flight of the Amazon Queen

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

F1

Use Journal (saving/loading)

F11

Quicksave

F12

Quickload

Esc

Skips cutscenes

Space

Skips current line of text

Future Wars

Shortcut

Description

F1

Examine

F2

Take

F3

Inventory

F4

Use

F5

Activate

F6

Speak

F9

‘Activate’ menu

F10

‘Use’ menu

Esc

Command menu

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

Shortcut

Description

i

Displays IQ points

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Shortcut

Description

i

Displays IQ points

Myst

Shortcut

Description

Left Click

Move/action

Space

Pause the game

Esc

Skip cutscene

F5

Menu

Nippon Safes

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

l

Load game

s

Save game

Riven

Shortcut

Description

Left Click

Move/action

Arrow Keys

Movement

PgUp

Look up

PgDn

Look down

Space

Pause the game

Esc

Skip cutscene

F5

Menu

Ctrl + o

Load game

Ctrl + s

Save game

Simon the Sorcerer 1 and 2

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + 0-9

Saves game state

Alt + 0-9

Loads saved game state

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

F1 and F3

Text speed, faster - slower

F10

Shows all characters and objects you can interact with

Esc

Skips cutscenes

- and +

Music volume, down/up

m

Music on/off

s

Toggles sound effects on/off

b

Toggles background sounds on/off

t

Switches between speech only and combined speech and subtitles

v

Switches between subtitles only and combined speech and subtitles

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

F12

Toggles high speed mode on/off in Swampy Adventures

- and +

Music volume, down/up

m

Toggles music on/off

s

Toggles sound effects on/off

Starship Titanic

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + c

Opens the developer’s cheat room

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Left click

Move action

Shift + Left click

Edit room glyph chevrons and quick movement transitions

Right click

Edit room glyph chevrons and quick transitions

Mouse wheel

Scroll through items such as inventory and conversation log

Arrow keys

Movement. Down arrow/back is only available if the given view explicitly has a backwards movement available.

F1

Switches to Chat-O-Mat

F2

Switches to Personal Baggage

F3

Switches to Remote Thingummy

F4

Switches to Designer Room Numbers (chevron list)

F5

Opens GMM save menu

F6

Switches to Real Life

F7

Opens GMM restore menu

Starship Titanic (Starfield Puzzle)

Shortcut

Description

Tab

Toggles between starmap and skyscape

Mouse click

Skyscape star selection and starmap star fast travel

Mouse movement -

Starmap orientation

Space

Starmap stop movement

z

Starmap turn left

x

Starmap turn right

'

Starmap turn up

/

Starmap turn down

;

Starmap move forward

.

Starmap move backward

l

Starmap lock coordinate

d

Starmap unlock coordinate

The Feeble Files

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

F7

Switches characters

F9

Toggles hitbox names on/off

s

Toggles sound effects on/off

Pause

Pause

t

Switches between speech only and combined speech and subtitles

v

Switches between subtitles only and combined speech and subtitles

The Legend of Kyrandia

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + 0-9

Saves game state

Alt + 0-9

Loads saved game state

Ctrl + d

Starts the debugger

TeenAgent

Shortcut

Description

F5

Displays the Global Main Menu

Touche: The Adventures of the Fifth Musketeer

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + f

Toggles fast mode

F5

Displays options

F9

Turns fast walk mode on

F10

Turns fast walk mode off

Esc

Quit

Space

Skips current line of text

t

Switches between speech only and combined speech and subtitles

Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + s

Save

Ctrl + r

Restore

Ctrl + p

Preferences

F1

Help

F5

Inventory

F6

Spellbook

F7

Score

F8

Puts away current object/forget spell

F9

Extracts coin (must have the coin bag)

Space

Skips movies

Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl + s

Save

Ctrl + r

Restore

Ctrl + q

Quit

Ctrl + p

Preferences

Space

Skips movies