X4 Foundations Controls for PC Keyboard

X4: Foundations Controls for PC Keyboard

X4: Foundations Controls

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Controls – Cockpit Controls

  • <Mouse> – Steer Ship or Turret

Game – Flight Controls

  • <Cursor Keys> – Steer Ship or Turret
  • <Q/E> – Roll Ship Left or Right
  • <Z/X> – Ship Speed Control
  • <Tab Hold> – Boost Speed to Max
  • <Backspace> – Brake to Zero Speed
  • <U> – Toggle Autopilot on/off, Autopilot in main monitor: dock at targeted station, fly through targeted gate, follow targeted ship.
  • <Shift D> – Command Ship to Dock at target or fly through gate
  • <Shift M> – Change Gravidar Mode (View Range)
  • <Shift E> – Eject from or Enter Ship (Distance of 50m of Ship)
  • <W, A, S, D> – Strafe Movement of Ship
  • <E> – Command Console Selected Ship

Weapon Controls

  • <L Ctrl> – Fires Lasers from active Cockpit
  • <K> – Change Laser Targeting Mode
  • <M> – Select/Cycle Missle Type
  • <1, 2, 3, 4> – Change Laser in Bay 1 – 4
  • <L> – Launch Missile
  • <G> – Weapons Menu
  • <LMB> – Fire Lasers of Active Cockpit

Targeting

  • <T> – Target Object Under Cursor
  • <E> – Enemy Mode: Nearest Enemy
  • <PgUp/PgDn> – Target Next/Previous Ship
  • <Ins/Del> – Target Next/Previous Player Ship
  • <Home/End> – Target Next/ Previous Enemy

Information

  • <I> – Target Info Menu
  • <U> – View Details of Selected
  • <S> – Ship Info
  • <P> – Pilot Information
  • <.> – Sector Map
  • <,> – Universe Map
  • <G> – Show selection on Galaxy Map
  • <R> – Owned Property
  • <L> – Message Log

Commands & Management

  • <Shift C> – Command Console of Current Ship
  • <M> – Rename Object
  • <Shift 6> – Command Wingman – Attack Target
  • <Shift 7> – Command Wingman – Protect Me
  • <Shift 8> – Command Drones – Attack Target
  • <Shift 9> – Command Drones – Protect Me

Ships & Stations

  • <c> – Comms, Communicate with Taget
  • <u> – Station Details
  • <d> – Trade with Station
  • <b> – Read BBS Entries
  • <t> – Barter Goods
  • <l> – Landed Ships
  • <n> – Owned Ships
  • <x> – Change Ships

Freight

  • <F> – Freight Menu
  • <O> – Open/Close Freight Bay Door
  • <?> – Freight Exchange
  • Upgrades
  • <j> – SETA time accelerator
  • <Shift+j> – Activate Jumpdrive (repeat keys to cancel jump)
  • <Shift+d> – Docking Computer
  • <Alt, MMB> Video enhancement goggles
  • <5> – Best selling price locator
  • <6> – Best buys locator
  • <g> – Toggle Ecliptic projector

Interface – General

  • <Num enter> – Main Menu
  • <RETURN> – Quick Menu
  • <Shift+o> – Options Menu
  • <Shift+l> – Load game
  • <Shift+s> – Save game using salvage insurance
  • <Shift+q> – Quit game
  • <RMB> – Toggle mouse cursor

View Controls

  • <F1> – Select view mode
  • <F2> – Select external view
  • <F3> – Target View
  • <Shift+h> – Toggle Hud display
  • <F4> – Select monitor
  • <F4 hold> – Select monitor arrangement
  • <F5> – Toggle all monitors on/off
  • <+> – Zoom in
  • <-> – Zoom out
  • <NUM 0> – Select camera mode
  • <Default View> – Num 5
  • <View from Northeast> – POV up-right Num 9
  • <View from East> – POV right Num 6
  • <View from Southeast> – POV Down-right Num 3
  • <View from South> – POV Down Num 2
  • <View from Southwest> – POV Down-left Num 1
  • <View from West> – POV left Num 4
  • <View from Northwest> – POV Up-left Num 7

Menu

  • <Esc> Skip cut scenes, remove screen tips
  • <LMB-JS1-Enter> – Select Option
  • <POV Up-MW Up-Up> – Scroll Up
  • <POV Dn-MW-Dn-Dn> – Scroll Down
  • <Left-POV Left> – Scroll Left
  • <Right-POV Right> – Scroll Right
  • <Home> – Empty selection
  • <End> – Fill selection
  • <Delete> – Close all Menus

Editing

  • <Delete> – Delete character
  • <Backspace> – Backspace
  • <Home> – Home
  • <End> – End

Maps

  • <Num 4> – Move cursor left
  • <Num 6> – Move cursor Right
  • <Num 8> – Move cursor up
  • <Num 2> – Move cursor down
  • <Num 7> – Move cursor up and left
  • <Num 9> – Move cursor up and right
  • <Num 1> – Move cursor down and left
  • <Num 3> – Move cursor down and right
  • <Insert> – Change map axis
  • <Home> – Zoom Map in
  • <End> Zoom Map out

Factory Positioning

  • <Ins> – Change to Z Axis
  • <Ins,2,8> – After Ins use 2 & 8 to change elevation
  • <1,3,7,9> – Change orientation of station
  • <2,4,6,8> – Position station on grid
  • <Home/End> – Zoom in/out at factory position

Additional hotkeys

  • <Pause> – Pause game
  • <a-z> – Select sector in universe map by first letter
  • <1-9,0> – Select amount in trade menu

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