Hotkeys and Keyboard Shortcuts are helpful ways to navigate through the site faster as well as optimize how you interact with the tabletop, so you can focus on the fun of the game.
The list below features keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys that are available by default in every Roll20 game. There are more shortcuts available, but they must be activated under the Settings Tab. See Advanced Hotkeys for more info.


Command Shortcut
Switch to token layer Ctrl/Cmd+O
Switch to GM layer Ctrl/Cmd+K
Switch to map layer Ctrl/Cmd+M
Move selected object to token layer Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+O
Move selected object to GM layer Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+K
Move selected object to map layer Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+M



Command Shortcut
Select tool Ctrl/Cmd+S
Brush tool Ctrl/Cmd+F
Text tool Ctrl/Cmd+G
Add selected object(s) to turn tracker Ctrl/Cmd+U
Select everything on current layer Ctrl/Cmd+A
Copy selected object(s) Ctrl/Cmd+C
Paste copied object(s) Ctrl/Cmd+V
Undo previous action Ctrl/Cmd+Z
Delete selected object(s) Backspace or Delete



Command Shortcut
Add a waypoint to your measurement line Q or secondary click while measuring
Keep the measurement line visible until you dismiss with secondary click or by making a new measurement Shift while measuring
Recall your last measurement line after it has been dismissed X



Command Shortcut
Draw snapped to grid (straight lines, polygon tool points on edges, squares, etc.) Shift+Draw


Moving, Rotation and Resizing

Command Shortcut
Zoom Alt+Mouse Wheel
Ignore grid snapping Alt+Resize
Ignore grid snapping Alt+Move
Moves a selected token one grid unit in the specified direction ←, →, ↑ or ↓
Moves a selected token three pixel in the specified direction Alt+(←, →, ↑ or ↓)
Rotates a selected token by 45-degree or 30-degree increments, depending on your grid type E+Mouse Wheel
Rotates a selected token by 1 degree at a time Alt+E+Mouse Wheel
Pan Right Mouse Button+Drag



Command Shortcut
Shows a larger version of that object in a modal popup Pressing "Z" with an object selected
Shows all players the larger version of that object. Note that only players and DMs that are on the same page as the selected token will see the modal pop-up Pressing Shift+Z as the GM
Will open the character window to the Bio & Info tab. Holding Shift and Double Clicking a token OR Holding Shift and Clicking on a character in the journal
Will open the character window to the Character Sheet tab (if one exists). Hold Alt and Double Clicking a token
View the environment as that token would when Dynamic Lighting or Advanced Fog of War is enabled on the current page Pressing Ctrl/Cmd+L with a token selected as the GM
This will center everyone's field of vision about that point. This is known as "shift-pinging". (GM only) While holding down Shift, hold down your Left Mouse Button upon a point on the tabletop
Will select ONLY objects classified as drawings. Holding down Alt while performing a multi-select (dragging a box around objects)
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