Keyboard shortcuts

ArcGIS Earth provides keyboard shortcuts for interactions as shown in the following tables, as well as navigation controls.

User interface

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Switch between full screen and window views

F11

Version 1.5

Open table of contents

Ctrl+T

Version 1.5

Open Add data

Ctrl+O

Version 1.5

Draw Point

Ctrl+Shift+P

Version 1.5

Draw Line

Ctrl+Shift+L

Version 1.5

Draw Polygon

Ctrl+Shift+G

Version 1.5

Draw Ground Overlay

Ctrl+Shift+O

Version 1.10

Draw Screen Overlay

Ctrl+Shift+S

Version 1.10

Draw Network Link

Ctrl+Shift+N

Version 1.10

Open Measure

Ctrl+M

Version 1.5

Open Bookmarks

Ctrl+Shift+B

Version 1.8

Open Elevation profile

Alt+P

Version 1.8

Open Line of Sight

Alt+L

Version 1.10

Open Viewshed

Alt+V

Version 1.10

Save snapshot image

Alt+Shift+S

Version 1.10

Open Print dialog box

Ctrl+P

Version 1.5

Share current view via email

Ctrl+E

Version 1.5

Open Settings

Ctrl+Shift+A

Version 1.5

Open Basemap and Terrain

Ctrl+B

Version 1.5

Collapse or expand toolbar

F4

Version 1.5

Show Sign-in window

Ctrl+F2

Version 1.11

Open Sign-in

Alt+X

Version 1.11

Open Portal Manager

Alt+M

Version 1.11

Open About

F1

Version 1.5

Open Start-up Tips

Alt+K

Version 1.11

Open Submit Feedback

Alt+F

Version 1.11

Open Search

Ctrl+F or Ctrl+F3

Version 1.5

Open 3D effects

Ctrl+Shift+E

Version 1.5

Open Underground mode

Ctrl+Shift+U

Version 1.11

Open Daylight

Ctrl+Shift+D

Version 1.11

Table of contents

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Move up and down over the items

Up Arrow or Down Arrow

Version 1.0

Collapse or expand selected item

Left Arrow or Right Arrow

Version 1.0

Cut selected KML item

Ctrl+X

Version 1.10

Copy selected KML item

Ctrl+C

Version 1.10

Paste selected KML item

Ctrl+V

Version 1.10

Remove selected item

Delete

Version 1.1

Rename selected item

F2

Version 1.2.1

Save selected item as KMZ

Ctrl+S

Version 1.10

Open pop-up window without zooming

Ctrl+Click

Version 1.2.1

Select the first item

Home

Version 1.0

Select the last item

End

Version 1.0

Check or uncheck selected item

Spacebar

Version 1.5

Double-click selected item

Enter

Version 1.5

Open context menu of selected item

Menu context key

Version 1.5

Search items from the table of contents

Ctrl+Shift+F

Version 1.5

Switch to next search result

Enter

Version 1.4

Draw

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Undo last edit

Ctrl+Z

Version 1.4

Redo last edit

Ctrl+Y

Version 1.4

Finish the sketch of the line and polygon

Enter

Version 1.4

Delete the vertex of the line and polygon

Delete

Version 1.4

Exit drawing

Esc

Version 1.4

Interactive analysis

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Finish the sketch

Enter

Version 1.8

Undo last sketch

Right-click

Version 1.8

Add a draped point on the terrain surface

T+Click

Version 1.8

Delete a selected point in the scene

Delete

Version 1.8

Stop or resume the animation

Spacebar

Version 1.8

Adjust value of the slider

Left Arrow or Right Arrow

Version 1.8

Lock the pointer on elevation profile

Spacebar

Version 1.8

Close the selected pane

Esc

Version 1.8

Bookmarks

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Add a new bookmark

Ctrl+N

Version 1.11

Update a selected bookmark

Ctrl+U

Version 1.8

Remove a selected bookmark

Delete

Version 1.8

Select previous or next bookmark

Left Arrow or Right Arrow

Version 1.8

Add a new group

Ctrl+G

Version 1.11

Switch to next group

Ctrl+Tab

Version 1.11

Reverse back to the last group

Ctrl+Shift+Tab

Version 1.11

Play bookmark tour

Shift+F5

Version 1.8

Speed up tour play

Ctrl+Right Arrow

Version 1.11

Speed down tour play

Ctrl+Left Arrow

Version 1.11

Done typing

Enter

Version 1.8

Done bookmark editing

Ctrl+Enter

Version 1.11

Exit current operation

Esc

Version 1.8

Map tour

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Pause map tour

Spacebar

Version 1.4

Startup tour

FunctionShortcutIntroduced

Previous or next page

Left Arrow or Right Arrow

Version 1.7

Exit startup tour

Esc

Version 1.7