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Here are the Basic GEM EDITOR HOT-KEYS Here are the Basic GEM EDITOR HOT-KEYS

Posted by DUBONTIME™ on Feb 10th, 2012
Basic Mapping/Technical.

Here are the basic gem editor Hot-keys 
1-0 (Numpad) - Choose side/colors Red, Blue,Green etc...
Switch to: Ingame-Mode
[F2]Switch to: Map-Editor mode
[F3]Switch to: Mission-Editor mode
[F6]Open Enviroment Settings
[CTRL] + [Q]Lock Camera-Position
[CTRL] + [T]Add/Delete Tags (for selected Unit(s)
[CTRL] + [I]Edit Inventory (for selected Unit(s)
[CTRL] + [O]Open Map/Mission
[CTRL] + [S]Save Map/Mission
[CTRL] + [F]Find sel. Entity and zoom in
[CTRL] + [O]Go to center of current map
[CTRL] + [M]Map properties
[ALT] + [W]Polygon View
[ALT] + [R]Call Functions
[ALT] + [T]Show Tags
[ALT] + [I]Show MIDs
[ALT] + [G]Do not press this key will crash game/editor !
[ALT] + [S]Show Orientation of Endities
[ALT] + [H]Show Heightmap
[ALT] + [Z]Show Operational History
[ALT] + [V]Show Polygons of Entity
[ALT] + [X]Exit the Editor
[ALT] + [B]Show Entity Collision Space
[SHIFT] + [T]Bring up Textures
[SHIFT] + [F]First-Person-View (not recommented)
[W]Show Entity-Menu (for selected Entity)
[T]Parse Map-Properties and replace them
[C] / [X] / [Z]Rotate selected Entity
[A]Change Altitude of sel. Entity
[S]Change Scale of sel. Entity
[CTRL] + [C]Copy selected endities
[CTRL] + [V]Paste selected endities
[CTRL] + [ALT] + [SHIFT (L)] + [D]Hide all UI
[CTRL] + [ALT] + [D]Hide UI excepted Map and Player-Side
[+] / [-] (Num-Pad)Increase/Decrease Size of Brush-Cicle
[F9]Open Mission-Properties
[1]Switch to: View mode
[2]Switch to: Entities mode
[3]Switch to: Squads mode
[4]Switch to: Waypoints mode
[5]Switch to: Zones mode
[6]Switch to: Triggers mode
[7]Switch to: Camera mode

[8]Switch to: Covers mode

To delet the camera angle lines in gem editor you have two options
-Reinstal the game
-Open the profile you are using for modding and delete "editor_desktop.set" file 

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3rdguards Mar 10 2012, 10:14am says:

why does Alt-G crash editor? i've never been able to figure it out.

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Kill_Time Jan 2 2013, 9:34am replied:

it was made back in GEMdev(1999) to test the mission (like the green start button) now its useless and bind is still there

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xX(Warrior250)Xx Mar 30 2014, 9:55am replied: Online

button delete is the easiest to press. (its near the end button)

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nikthegreek381 Apr 21 2014, 5:53am says:

i am trying to make an omaha beach map with the gem editor
can anyone help?
i am stuck :/

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Bagelzs℠ Jun 19 2014, 8:04am says:

I know there is a bind to bring up a list of animations for entities, but im not sure what it is. Does anybody know?

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