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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
I Show Image Display Toolbox
S Show Surface Display Toolbox
M Show masking tool (Delineation Toolbox)
P Show painter tool (Delineation Toolbox)
C Show Curve Toolbox
D Show Diffusion Toolbox

Note that on a Mac you use the Cmd (⌘) key instead of Ctrl

Main Window
Ctrl Key Combos Action
Ctrl + A Autoscale images
Ctrl + B Show previous surface (back)
Ctrl + F Show next surface (forward)
Ctrl + G Toggle Debug Keys
Ctrl + L Toggle ROI Labels
Ctrl + R Toggle first overlay volume on/off
Ctrl + M [case sensitive] Cycle mask mode
Ctrl + m [case sensitive] Toggle Mask on/off
Ctrl + S Toggle show surfaces
Ctrl + V Toggle show volume slices in 3D view
Ctrl + X Toggle show cursors
Ctrl + Z Undo last paint action
Image Display
Key Action
+ Zoom In
- Zoom Out
* Zoom Best Fit
/ Zoom to 1:1 (in smallest pixel dimension)
Surface Display
Key Action
L Toggle lighting for 3D view
G Toggle tensor glyphs on/off
O Toggle ODF glyphs on/off
F Toggle fibers on/off
W Toggle wire frame mode for surfaces
X Cycle X-plane clipping (off, positive, negative)
Y Cycle Y-plane clipping (off, positive, negative)
Z Cycle Z-plane clipping (off, positive, negative)
h [case sensitive] Reset clipping mode and position
Orthogonal Views
Alt Key Combos Action
Alt + 1 Rotate 3D view to xy view (axial, from superior)
Alt + 2 Rotate 3D view to xy view (axial, from inferior)
Alt + 3 Rotate 3D view to xz view (coronal, from posterior
Alt + 4 Rotate 3D view to xz view (coronal, from anterior)
Alt + 5 Rotate 3D view to yz view (sagittal, from right)
Alt + 6 Rotate 3D view to yz view (sagittal, from left)
Connectivity Viewer
Key Action
1 Show Connectivity for Cortical Areas
2 Show Connectivity for Frontal Lobe
3 Show Connectivity for Parietal Lobe
4 Show Connectivity for Temporal Lobe
5 Show Connectivity for Occipital Lobe
6 Show Connectivity for Subcortical Areas
7 Show Connectivity for Brain Areas
8 Show Connectivity for All Labeled Regions (includes white matter, ventricles, etc).