This form describes default keyboard and mouse commands used to control various aspects of the Foundry Virtual Tabletop environment. Some controls are only available to a GameMaster user, those are highlighted in light purple.

If you are using macOS, any reference to Ctrl in this document should be assumed to mean Command.

General Game Controls

These controls generally apply across all aspects of Foundry functionality.

Keyboard Controls

  1. Refresh

  2. Reload (Without Cache)

    Ctrl + F5
  3. Close Currently Open Windows

  4. Close Currently Open Windows

  5. Toggle Main Menu

  6. Toggle Game Pause

  7. Activate Hotbar Slot

    1 2 3 ... 0

Canvas Layer Controls

These controls apply when interacting with a specific Canvas layer.

Mouse Controls

  1. Select Object

    Left Click
  2. Add or Remove Selected Objects

    Shift + Left Click
  3. Use Active Tool

    Left Click + Drag
  4. Cancel Left-Drag Operation

  5. Pan Canvas

    Right-Click + Drag
  6. Zoom Canvas


Keyboard Controls

  1. Highlight Canvas Objects

  2. Cycle Tokens or Reset View

  3. Pan Canvas

    Ctrl +
  4. Zoom In

    Page Up or Numpad +
  5. Zoom Out

    Page Down or Numpad -

Ruler Measurement

  1. Measure Distance with Ruler

    Ctrl + Left-Click Drag
  2. Place Measurement Waypoint

    Ctrl + Left Click
  3. Move Token on Measured Path

    Space while measuring from a Token

Placeable Object Controls

These controls apply when interacting with an Object placed on the Canvas.

Mouse Controls

  1. Select Object

    Left Click
  2. Open Referenced Object Sheet

    Double Left Click
  3. Display Object HUD (If Applicable)

  4. Open Object Configuration Sheet

    Double Right-Click
  5. Move Controlled Objects

    Left Click + Drag + Drop
  6. Bypass Snap-to-Grid

    Drag + Shift + Drop
  7. Cancel Drag Workflow

    Right-Click during Drag
  8. Rotate Object (Slow)

    Ctrl + Mouse-Wheel
  9. Rotate Object (Fast)

    Shift + Mouse-Wheel

Keyboard Controls

  1. Keyboard Movement (Tokens or Tiles)

    W A S D or
  2. Diagonal Movement

    W + D or +
  3. Face Direction

    Shift + W A S D
  4. Delete Selected Objects

  5. Copy Canvas Elements

    Ctrl + C
  6. Paste Canvas Elements

    Ctrl + V
  7. Undo Canvas Operation

    Ctrl + Z

Specialized Controls

These controls apply only during specific interactions.

Token Controls

  1. Place Hidden Token

    Alt + Drop when creating a Token.
  2. Set (non-Owned) Token as Target

    Double Right-Click

Walls Layer Controls

  1. Chain Wall Creation

    Hold Ctrl
  2. Select Chained Segments

    Alt + Left Click

Drawing Tool Controls

  1. Confirm Drawing Text

  2. Cancel Drawing Text