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Helpful Commands

While most game play in Earth & Beyond™ can be conducted by using interfaces directly, there are a number of useful key combination commands of which you should be aware.

Mapped Keyboard Commands
Players can also find explanations for many of the commands in the lists below by hitting the ESCAPE button and clicking the CONTROL button on the GAME OPTIONS interface. Details on how to remap keyboard commands are located in the Interface Options section of this website.

Targeting Controls
Key Control Primary Alternate
Next Target in Context D  
Previous Target in Context C  
Next Target (no context) N  
Previous Target (no context) P  
Target Self ` (located under the ~ button)
Target Group Member #1 F2  
Target Group Member #2 F3  
Target Group Member #3 F4  
Target Group Member #4 F5  
Target Group Member #5 F6  
Target Nearest Player F7  
Target Nearest Hostile Attacking H  
Target Nearest Enemy MOB F8 E
Target Nearest Friendly MOB S  
Target Nearest Navigation W  
Target Nearest Object X  
Navigation Controls
Key Control Primary Alternate
Turn Left Left Arrow  
Turn Right Right Arrow  
Tilt Down Down Arrow  
Tilt Up Up Arrow  
Begin Moving Forward A  
Begin Moving Backward Z  
Toggle Move Forward NUM LOCK  
Move Forward With Lock ]  
Move Backward With Lock CTRL + ]  
Stop Moving [  
Engage/Disengage Warp Q  
Autofollow Target On/Off SPACEBAR  
Join/Leave Formation T  
Avatar Run Mode On/Off SHIFT + R  
Camera Controls
Key Control Primary Alternate
Restore Camera Position HOME  
Save Camera Position CTRL + F10 ALT + F10
Next 3rd Person Camera F10  
Previous 3rd Person Camera SHIFT + F10  
1st and 3rd Person Toggle F9  
Take a picture SCROLL LOCK (Saves .bmp picture in
/data/client/output)
Rotate Camera CTRL + Mouse Movement  
Camera Zoom In/Out SHIFT + Mouse Movement  
Fire/Activation Controls
Key Control Primary Alternate
Fire All Weapons F  
Fire/Activate Slot 1 1  
Fire/Activate Slot 2 2  
Fire/Activate Slot 3 3  
Fire/Activate Slot 4 4  
Fire/Activate Slot 5 5  
Fire/Activate Slot 6 6  
Chat Controls
Key Control Primary Alternate
Begin Channel Message '  
Begin Group Message L  
Begin Guild Message ;  
Begin Local Area Message CTRL + ENTER  
Begin Typing a Message ENTER (Default Sector-wide)
Begin Targeted Message ALT + ENTER  
Begin Command Message /  
Target's Name & Position In Chat CTRL + T (For Group Chat)
Player Position In Chat CTRL + P (For Group Chat)
Hide/Show Chat Window Not Implemented  
Move Text Down One Line SHIFT + Down Arrow  
Move Text Up One Line SHIFT + Up Arrow  
Move Text Down One Page SHIFT + Page Down  
Move Text Up One Page SHIFT + Page Up  
Reply to Last Personal Tell R  
Bring Up Reply Menu CTRL + R  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 1 ALT + 7  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 2 ALT + 8  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 3 ALT + 9  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 4 ALT + 0  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 5 Not Implemented  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 6 Not Implemented  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 7 Not Implemented  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 8 Not Implemented  
Save Chat Line to Quick Message 9 Not Implemented  
Sends/Print Quick Message 1 7 CTRL + 7
Sends/Print Quick Message 2 8 CTRL + 8
Sends/Print Quick Message 3 9 CTRL + 9
Sends/Print Quick Message 4 0 CTRL + 0
Sends/Print Quick Message 5 Not Implemented  
Sends/Print Quick Message 6 Not Implemented  
Sends/Print Quick Message 7 Not Implemented  
Sends/Print Quick Message 8 Not Implemented  
Sends/Print Quick Message 9 Not Implemented  
Additional Chat Controls
Scroll Up Through Previous
Sent Messages
Up Arrow  
Scroll Down Through Previous
Sent Messages
Down Arrow  
Go to the End of a
Typed Message
END  
Move Typing Cursor
to the Left
Left Arrow  
Move Typing Cursor
to the Right
Right Arrow  
Delete a character DELETE BACKSPACE
General Controls
Toggle Equipment Window I  
Toggle Inventory Window O  
Toggle Vault Window SHIFT +  
Toggle Character/Skills WindowI Y  
Toggle Missions Window U  
Toggle Galaxy Map G  
Toggle Navigation Map TAB M
Zoom Maps In =  
Zoom Maps Out -  
Toggle Ping Display CTRL + I  
Next Ephemeral
Text in History
ALT + Down Arrow  
Previous Ephemeral
Text in History
ALT + Up Arrow  
Show Client/Server Version CTRL + V  
Toggle Auto-Leveling V  
Game Options Interface Menu ESC  

Slash Commands

The following commands require you to hit ENTER first, as though you were going to broadcast to the zone.

Camera Slash Commands

/camera all All camera AI functions are enabled (warp, gate, loot, etc)
/camera basic Only basic camera AI is enabled
/camera help Lists all camera slash commands
/camera warp Turns the warping camera AI off
/camera loot Turns the looting camera AI off

Chat Slash Commands
For more detailed information about these commands, check here

/chat friends [player name] Adds a player to your friends list. Case sensitive.
/chat ignore [player name] Adds a player to your ignore list. Case sensitive
/setcolor [type][red][green][blue] Sets the color of the text for a variety of message types.

Group Slash Commands

/group accept Accept a group invitation
/group disband Allows the leader of the group to disband the group.
/group help Shows a brief help screen on the use of /group commands.
/group invite Invites the targeted player to join your group.
/group kick Allows the leader of the group to kick the targeted member of the group out.
/group refuse Decline a group invitation.
/group remove Allows you to remove yourself from a group. Please note that if a group leader uses /group remove this will disband the group.

Guild Slash Commands

/gu sends text to guild channel

We are also working on a graphical interface that will allow players to use guild functions without using slash commands.

HUD Commands
Note: Additional information about these commands is located in the Interface section of this website

/sethud closedist [value] Sets the distance at which the icons will appear at 100% in size. The value must be between 100 and 20,000.
/set fardist [value] Sets the distance that is the furthest you can see the icons. The value must be between 100 and 20,000.
/sethud minscale [value] Sets the smallest size the icons will appear. The value must be between 0.25 and 1.0

General Slash Commands

/affiliate Shows your current affiliation.
/follow You will "hook" to your current target and follow behind it. Steering your ship or moving in any way will disconnect you from the target.
/played Displays the creation date of the character and total time played.
/starbase reset moves the player to the center of the starbase.
/who Displays a list of players in the sector.
/who [full/partial name] [Level] Filters the /who list to look for specific players or a series of players. For example: Typing /who Bop will list all players with names beginning with those letters. This command is case sensitive.
/hide self tag turns the self name tag off.
/show self tag turns the self name tag on.

There is also a list of slash commands that you can use to communicate through your avatar in star bases. Click here to see the list of Emotes


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