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Keyboard shortcuts let you carry out various actions by pressing a key on the keyboard; this is often faster then using the mouse and menus.  This page is a list of the shortcut keys currently implemented in PanGazer.

Special keys

F1 Open PanGazer local Help pages
Esc or F11 Toggle between window and full-screen
Space bar Toggle between showing selected status and overlays and hiding all, in current view
Arrow keys Move the centre of view
Ctrl-F Fit window to aspect ratio
Ctrl-H Fit height to window
Ctrl-O Open new image/panorama
Ctrl-Q Exit (quit) PanGazer
Ctrl-R Resize image and save as ...
Ctrl-S Save image
Ctrl-W Fit width to window
PageDown Open the next image file in directory
PageUp Open the previous (prior) image file in directory
Ctrl-PageDown Open the last image file in directory
Ctrl-PageUp Open the first image file in directory

Standard (alphabetic, etc.) keys

@ (at sign) Toggle compass points ↔ angles overlay
A Open the ‘Set aspect ratio’ dialog
E Open the ‘Image enhancements’ dialog
G Open the ‘Change image geography’ dialog
H Change viewpoint to horizon (0°), if possible
I Zoom in at view centre
Shift-I Zoom in at view centre to maximum zoom
N Change viewpoint to image nadir (−90°), if possible
O Zoom out at view centre
Shift-O Zoom out at view centre to minimum zoom
% (percent) Zoom to 100% ratio, if possible
P Open new image/panorama
R Reset view to image’s saved initial viewpoint
S Save current view
_ (underscore) Toggle a 360° image to view as a flat rectangle.
V Open a new view window
X View image with external (default) viewer
Z Change viewpoint to image zenith (+90°), if possible

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This page was last updated on 2024-01-04 by mfc.