Keyboard Shortcuts

Map Viewing:

  • Use your keyboard’s Control key to temporarily switch to the drag/hand tool while you’re using a different cursor tool.

  • Press the Shift key to switch to the zoom out tool.

  • Right-click the map for zooming options.

  • Pressing Backspace erases the last-drawn distance, track or route segment. (Hold Backspace down to keep erasing.)

  • Use your keyboard’s Delete key to delete the current example of the active layer tool.

Tools and Editing:

  • Ctrl+B
    Find Bookmark

  • Ctrl+C
    Copy object to clipboard: If a layer (such as a route) is selected, it will be copied to the clipboard. If no layer is selected, the map image currently in view will be copied to the clipboard.

  • Ctrl+E
    Edit markers

  • Ctrl+F
    Find: Search all placenames

  • Ctrl+G
    Center map on GPS position

  • Ctrl+K
    Start GPS Tracking

  • Ctrl+L
    Tile map windows horizontally

  • Ctrl+O
    Display Map Selector (the Open Map window)

  • Ctrl+P
    Open the Print window

  • Ctrl+Q
    Quick Print

  • Ctrl+S
    Select CD Library (Change CD/DVD region)

  • Ctrl+T
    Tile map windows vertically

  • Ctrl+V
    Paste layer (route, track, etc.) from clipboard. (Use in conjunction with CTRL+C)

  • Ctrl+Y
    Toggle layers on/off

  • Ctrl+A
    Place marker at GPS location (during Tracking)

  • Ctrl+Z
    Undo previous editing operation.

  • Right-click on any layer object (marker, route, etc) for object-specific shortcuts.

Selecting Multiple Objects:

  • In any import window (when importing a file, such as one for Markers, GPX, or Terrain Project Archives) hold down the CTRL and/or SHIFT key to select multiple files.

  • Use the CTRL and/or SHIFT key to select multiple objects in the Export windows for Markers, Routes, Tracks, Labels, etc.

  • Use the Export windows for Markers, Routes, Tracks, Labels, etc. to select multiple objects and copy them to the clipboard. Then, use Layers, Change Project and Tools, Paste to copy and paste multiple layers from one project to another.

  • Use the CTRL and/or SHIFT key to select multiple objects in the send/receive windows for GPS transfers.

  • Hold the SHIFT key in the windows for Edit Markers, Tracks, Routes, etc. and press the Delete button to delete ALL of the Markers (or Tracks, Routes, etc.) within that Project. For this feature to be available, be sure to enable the Allow Delete All option in File, Preferences.

General Questions (FAQs) and How-To Answers

  1. Getting Started with Terrain Navigator Pro
  2. Coordinates: Definitions and Overview
  3. What are Layers? What's the difference between markers, routes, tracks, etc.?
  4. Organizing Layers with Projects
  5. Managing Projects, Splitting the Default Project, Project Synchronization to TNP Mobile/Web, and Other Tips
  6. How do I obtain an area measurement?
  7. Street Layer. Can I turn it off? What about updates/inaccuracies? (And other common questions)
  8. What is a MapPack and how do I use it to show photos when TNP has no Internet Connection?
  9. Transferring Project Layers to a new PC
  10. How to Disable Registration and Subscription Renewal Notices
  11. Red Triangles on the maps. Can I toggle them off? (And other common questions)
  12. Apple Mac OS and Terrain Navigator Pro
  13. Adding Land Use, Boundaries, and other GIS Information to TNP
  14. Using Existing Markers to Create a Route in TNP
  15. Creating Routes via Bearing/Distance (metes and bounds) - by Azimuth or Quadrant bearings.
  16. Adding Waypoints within a Route; Appending Routes Together
  17. My Markers, Routes, etc., are way too big (or too small.) What's going on?
  18. Attaching Maps to an Email
  19. How do I make TNP open my map every time it starts?
  20. Recording 3-D Video Clips
  21. Keyboard Shortcuts
  22. Error Loading Polygon or Error Loading GeoPin when TNP starts.
  23. TNP System Requirements
  24. Video and Printer Driver Updates: How to apply them to improve Terrain Navigator
  25. Repairing a Corrupt Map Engine (black maps, not responding, etc.)
  26. Google Earth doesn't interface properly with TNP

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