Script Canvas Editor Shortcuts

The Script Canvas Editor includes the following keyboard and mouse shortcuts:

Keyboard shortcuts

Key CombinationActionDescription
Arrow KeysScroll graphScrolls the graph left, right, up, or down. You must have focus in the graph canvas, either by clicking on a node or clicking anywhere inside the canvas.
Ctrl+CCopyCopies the selected nodes and their connections to the clipboard.
Ctrl+VPastePastes copied nodes and their connections from the clipboard into the active graph.
Ctrl+DDuplicateDuplicates the selected nodes in the active graph. This is the equivalent of using Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V.
Ctrl+Left ArrowSelect inputsSelects all nodes that are connected to the input pins of the currently selected node.
Ctrl+Right ArrowSelect outputsSelects all nodes that are connected to the output pins of the currently selected node.
Ctrl+Up ArrowSelect connected nodesSelects all nodes that are connected to the currently selected node.
ESCClear selectionDeselects any selected nodes.
Ctrl+Shift+PScreenshotCreates an image of the area around all selected nodes and adds it to the clipboard. If no nodes are selected, an image of the entire active graph is added to the clipboard.
Shift+Left ArrowAlign leftAligns all the selected nodes along a left edge.
Shift+Right ArrowAlign rightAligns all the selected nodes along a right edge.
Shift+Up ArrowAlign topAligns all the selected nodes along a top edge.
Shift+Down ArrowAlign bottomAligns all the selected nodes along a bottom edge.
Ctrl+Alt+MAdd commentAdds a new comment using the properties from the default comment preset. For information about presets, see Creating Comment and Group Presets . Note that NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience overlay uses a default setting for turning on/off the microphone that interferes with this hotkey.
Ctrl+Alt+OMake groupCreates a new group using the properties from the default node group preset. Any selected nodes become part of the new group, and are enclosed within the group border. For information about presets, see Creating Comment and Group Presets .
Ctrl+Shift+HUngroupUngroups the currently selected group.
Ctrl+Number_KeyCreate bookmarkCreates a bookmark out of the current view and assigns it to the specified number key. If you choose a number that is already assigned to a bookmark or a bookmark-enabled group, you are prompted to reassign the existing bookmark. For more information about bookmarks, see Adding Bookmarks in Script Canvas . For information about enabling groups as bookmarks, see Grouping Nodes .
Number_KeyJump to bookmarkJumps to the bookmark location associated with the key that is pressed.
Ctrl+Plus Sign (+)Zoom inZooms the graph in.
Ctrl+Minus Sign (-)Zoom outZooms the graph out.
Ctrl+Shift+Up ArrowZoom to selectionCenters the view on the nodes that are currently selected.
Ctrl+Shift+Down ArrowShow entire graphCenters the entire graph into the current display. Zooms out as much as possible to display all nodes.
Ctrl+Shift+Left ArrowShow start of chainCenters the view on the nodes that do not have any input connections, and are connected to the selected node through their output connections.
Ctrl+Shift+Right ArrowShow end of chainCenters the view on the nodes that do not have any output connections, and are connected to the selected node through their input connections.
Ctrl+K, Ctrl+CDisable selected nodesDisables the selected nodes. When a node is disabled, its color changes to gray. Disabled nodes remain visible in the Editor, but are not run at runtime.
Ctrl+K, Ctrl+UEnable selected nodesEnables the selected nodes.
Note:
If a keyboard shortcut doesn’t appear to work for you, another process running in the background might have bound that key combination.

Mouse shortcuts

The following shortcuts use the mouse or keyboard and mouse.

User ActionResultDescription
Alt+Left Click nodeDisconnect and delete a single node or groupDisconnects and deletes the node or group clicked.
Alt+Left Click connectionDelete a connectionDeletes the connection clicked from the active graph.
Alt+Left Click slotDelete connectionsDeletes any connections to the slot from the active graph. Ensure that the connections that you want to delete are highlighted before pressing Alt+Left Click. Otherwise, you might delete the node instead.
Middle Mouse Button (Scroll Wheel) Click graph tabClose graphCloses the open graph that corresponds to the tab that you clicked. If the graph has changed and has not been saved, you’re prompted to save it first.
Scroll mouse wheelZoom the graphZooms the graph in or out.