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Keyboard Shortcuts

The Keyboard Shortcut dialog allows you to configure most of the keyboard shortcuts in Wwise. The available commands are listed in the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog by category with their associated shortcut key.

To show the Keyboard Shortcuts Dialog

  1. Go to menu: Project > Keyboard Shortcuts. OR

  2. Press Ctrl+Shift+K (default).

For each command in the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog, you can set one or many shortcut keys.

To assign a new shortcut to a command

  1. Select the command in the command list on the left.

  2. Click the New Shortcut edit box to place the keyboard focus on it.

  3. Press your shortcut on the keyboard. For example, to assign Ctrl+B to a command, press and hold Ctrl and press B.

  4. If a conflict is shown, choose another shortcut key or remove the conflict

  5. Click the Assign button.

To unassign an existing shortcut on a command

  1. Select the command in the command list on the left.

  2. Select the shortcut key you want to remove in the list on the right.

  3. Click the Remove button.

[Tip] Tip

To create a shortcut list for your own reference, you can follow the following steps:

  1. Open the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog.

  2. Select the whole shortcut list (or press Ctrl+A).

  3. Press Ctrl+C to copy the shortcuts.

  4. Paste the tab-separated content in a spreadsheet application.

Interface Element


Opens a search field where standard alphanumeric entries filter out unmatching elements from the view. Learn more in Using Tables.

Click the Close icon to the left of the search icon to close the search field and remove the filter.

[Note] Note

The searches do not include elements in collapsed nodes of the List View, Query Editor, MIDI Keymap Editor, and Reference View.

Click the Configure Columns... shortcut (right-click) option from the column header band.

The Configure Columns Dialog opens. Specify which columns to display and their order.

Command List

Name (column)

Display the name or category of the command.

Shortcut (column)

Display the list of shortcuts currently assigned to a specific command.

[Note] Note

If the shortcut is shown as grayed-out, it means the shortcut is read-only and is only there for reference. It can't be changed.

Reset All to Default (button)

Reset all commands in the list to their factory default shortcuts.

[Caution] Caution

This action removes all manually assigned shortcuts from all commands.

Current Shortcuts

Remove (button)

Remove the currently selected shortcut(s) from the assignation list of the current command.

Reset to Default (button)

Reset to the factory default shortcut for the current command.

[Caution] Caution

This action removes all manually assigned shortcuts to the current command.

New Shortcut

Edit-box in which you can set a new shortcut for the current command. Once the key is entered, click the Assign button to bind the shortcut key to the current command.

Assign (button)

Assign the shortcut shown in the edit box to the current command.


The conflict box is only visible when a conflict occurs after entering a shortcut key. It shows which command has the same shortcut assigned.

Remove [conflict] (button)

When a conflict is shown after entering a shortcut key, a Remove button appear in the conflict box. Click the Remove button to remove (unassign) the shortcut key from the conflicted command.

Go to conflict (button)

Directly jump to the conflicting command, so you can modify it to have the conflict removed. After the conflict is resolved, you will need to return to the original command and re-type the shortcut again.