Keyboard Help shows functions for various keyboard shortcuts.
opens when an unassigned key is pressed or from General Help
Key presses are case sensitive (use [Shift] for upper-case letters).
Keys with assigned functions include -xxx:
] / [,
]: accelerate/decelerate rate at which time passes in the game, T
, (Display Information
shows the impact on performance, which varies according to the speed of your computer hardware).
]: toggles the names of stops
, urban areas
and text for markers
, status colour bars (indicating the quality of service at stops) and goods colour bars (that indicate quantity of items
at stops ready for transportation) that are shown in the main game window.
]: toggle minimised view of trees and buildings in 5 stages (firstly, only city buildings and trees; then all buildings including factories and attractions; then just trees; then just city buildings; finally, trees and all buildings).
]: toggle view of grid in the main game window (only visible on zoomed-in the main game window).
], or [Shift
] + [3
]: select global forestation routine (not available on all keyboards).
] / [-
]: sets Brightness
[Arrow Keys]: scroll the main game window in direction of arrow.
[Backspace]: close all windows, toolbars and help-texts in the main game window.
[Delete], or [Escape]: close top window, toolbar or help-text in the main game window.
[Enter], or [Return]: used to confirm actions.
[Page-Up], or [>]: zoom-in the main game window.
[Page-Down], or [ less than symbol]: zoom-out the main game window.
: scroll the main game window south-wards.
: scroll the main game window south-east-wards.
: scroll the main game window east-wards.
: scroll the main game window south-west-wards.
: scroll the main game window north-east-wards.
: scroll the main game window west-wards.
: scroll the main game window north-west-wards.
: scroll the main game window north-wards.
] + mouse
: used on Map
to see links in Industry Supply Chain
] + tool: construct (signals and Stops
) on upper level; or build slower roads and tracks over faster ones; or build straighter (more direct) roads and tracks.
] + ([F2
] to [F12
]): sets select current tool to keypresses [F2
] to [F12
]: open Simutrans Help
]: pause/unpause game.
] to [F12
]: selects pre-set tool