Star Citizen 3.9 Keyboard Changes

Updated Keys for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Alpha 3.9 brings many new additions to the way Star Citizen works.

Personal Inner Thought PIT Menu – F + RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON


Missile Lock has been changed. CLICK MOUSE BUTTON 3 for missile lock. HOLD MOUSE BUTTON 3 to fire.
Gimbals can now be controlled with head tracking
Contact and Party System have been expanded
Mining Consumables can now be purchased and activated
Cargo can be jettisoned – LEFT ALT + T
Look Ahead default key RIGHT ALT + R
Default Drop Item binding has been removed (Previously Numpad 3)
Default Store All Items binding has been removed (Previously Numpad 4)
Players can now exit ezHAB beds using basic (WASD) movement keys
Ships rented with REC should now be customizable
The Tumbril Cyclone RC can now activate boost mode (LEFT SHIFT)
Handheld items can now be customized while holding them – J
Targets can now be deselected with – 0

Important Keys for Alpha 3.9

Medical Beds (Carrack, 890 Jump and Cutlass Red) can now be used as respawn points


Weapon Systems Power Toggle: P
Shield Systems Power Toggle: O
Engines Systems Power Toggle: I
Power Toggle (On/Off): U
Selected Targets can be deselected with 0 (Number 0 on the keyboard)
To pull up fists for punching: 0 (Number 0 on the keyboard)
Drawknife – 5 (Number 5 on the keyboard)
Added various dodges (see below)
Freelook has been enhanced for players to look around while seated or walking. Freelook in 3rd person – Z (HOLD)
Targets can be Hailed – 6
Acceleration can be limited with the Acceleration Limiter – RIGHT ALT + SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL
Terminals can be hacked with a Crypto Key. Equip key and use it by pressing Number 4
To Hack Crime Status first, equip the item and then press 4 to use it
Boxes /items can be thrown by looking (more than 45 degrees) up and DOUBLE CLICK LEFT MOUSE BUTTON
Gimbals for mining (or combat gimbal assist) can be cycled with R
Mining by hand (FPS Mining) can be done by first equipping the Multitool and then adding the Orbit Mining Attachment. The backpack is also required to store mined or harvestable items.
V-Tol Mode can be toggled: – J
Proximity Chat FOIP – LEFT ALT + + (left alt and plus sign on keypad)
FOIP Settings in Comms Channel
Players can share missions to party
Personal Inventory can be opened with I (While not seated in cockpit)
To check and set your camera keybindings go to OPTIONS -> KEYBINDINGS -> ADVANCED CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS

Landing Controls

VTOL Mode Toggle – J
Landing Gear Toggle – N
Increase / Decrease Accelerator – RIGHT ALT + SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL
Space Break / Stop Ship – X

Turret Controls

Turret Gyro Stabilization- G
Turret Gimbal Assist – R
Select Target Under Reticle – 1
Cycle Friendly Targets – 5
Cycle Friendly Targets Back – LEFT ALT + 5
Pin Selected Target – 1 (HOLD)
Cycle Hostile Targets – 3
Cycle Hostile Targets Back – LEFT ALT + 3
Target Nearest Hostile – LEFT ALT + 1
Reset Sub Target – 2 (HOLD)
Cycle Sub Target – 2
Cycle Sub Target Back – LEFT ALT + 2
Decrease Turret Sensitivity – Q
Increase Turret Sensitivity – E

Ship Sub Component Targeting

Cycle Sub Component Targeting Forward – 2
Cycle Sub Component Targeting Back – LEFT ALT + 2
Reset Sub Component Targeting – 2 (HOLD)

FOIP & VOIP Controls

FOIP & VOIP need to be enabled in the menu and Mobiglas Chat (see below)
Quick Camera Calibrate – * (Numpad)
Selfie – – (Minus Numpad)
FOIP Head Tracking Toggle – / (Numpad)
Commlink App toggle – F11
Cycle Through Audio Channels – . (Numpad) – New in 3.9!
FOIP Push To Talk – + (Numpad)
FOIP Push To talk (Proximity Only) – LEFT ALT + + (Numpad)

In Mobiglas you can turn the Camera and VOIP on or off as well as adjust the volume of each.

Cockpit Controls for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Flight / Systems Ready Toggle – R
Exit Seat – Y
Emergency Exit Seat – U + Left Shift
Open / Close Doors Toggle – K
Lock / Unlock Doors Toggle – L
Look Behind – No Default Key Binding
Weapons Systems Power Toggle (Power preset 1) – P
Shield Systems Power Toggle (Power preset 2) – O
Engine Systems Power Toggle (Power preset 3) – I
Power Toggle (All) – U
Increase Priority Thrusters – F5 – New in 3.9!
Increase Priority Shields – F6 – New in 3.9!
Increase Priority Weapons – F7 – New in 3.9!
Reset Priority – F8 – New in 3.9!
Decrease Throttle – F9 – New in 3.9!
Decrease Throttle to Min – F9 (DOUBLE TAP) – New in 3.9!
Increase Throttle – F10 – New in 3.9!
Increase Throttle to Max – F10 (DOUBLE TAP) – New in 3.9!

General Controls for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Pause / Options – ESC
Mobiglas – F1
Cycle Camera (1st person view 3rd person view) – F4 -> Full List of Camera Controls
Freelook Camera Mode Toggle – Z
Freelook Camera – HOLD Z + MOVE MOUSE
Advanced Camera Controls Modifier – Z (HOLD)
Contacts List – F11
Chat – F12
Console – ~ (TILDE)
Activate Chat – Enter (After F12)
Dynamic Zoom In/Out – F4 (HOLD) + SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL

Interaction & Personal Inventory Controls for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Open Personal Inventory – I
Interaction Mode – F
PIT Wheel Menu – F + RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON – New in Alpha 3.9!
Drop Item – No Default Keybind
Store All Commodities – No Default Keybind
Interaction Mode Zoom In  – MOUSE WHEEL UP
Interaction Mode Zoom Out – MOUSE WHEEL DOWN
Exit – Numpad 0

Ship Mining Key Bindings for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Switch from Scanning to Mining laser – M
Fire Mining Laser – Mouse Button One
Switch Mining Laser – Mouse Button Two
Increase Mining Laser Power – Mouse Wheel Up
Decrease Mining Laser Power – Previously Mouse Wheel Up
Cycle Mining Laser Gimbal – R
Activate Mining Consumable (Slot 1) – LEFT ALT + 1 – New in Alpha 3.9!
Activate Mining Consumable (Slot 2) – LEFT ALT + 2 – New in Alpha 3.9!
Activate Mining Consumable (Slot 3) – LEFT ALT + 3 – New in Alpha 3.9!
Jettison Cargo – LEFT ALT + T – New in Alpha 3.9!
FPS Mining Key Bindings for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9
Equip Multitool – 4
Fire Mining Laser – LEFT MOUSE BUTTON
Increase Mining Laser Power – MOUSE WHEEL UP
Decrease Mining Laser Power – MOUSE WHEEL DOWN

Notes: In order to equip the multitool players must first purchase it as well as the mining attachment. Also, the Rucksack, Novikov or Pembroke Armors must be purchased and equipped in order to mine.

Scanning Key Bindings for Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Activate Scanning Mode – TAB
Activate Scanning – Mouse Button One
Scanning Ping – Mouse Button Two
Increase Scanning Zone – SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL UP
Decrease Scanning Zone – SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL DOWN

On Foot Controls For Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Cycle Camera (1st person view 3rd person view) – F4 -> Full List of Camera Controls
Interact Mode (Inner thought / Inspect) – F (HOLD)
PIT (Personal Inner Thought) Wheel – F + RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON – New in Alpha 3.9!
Open Personal Inventory – I
Freelook Active – Z (3rd person only)
Mobiglas (Scoreboard) – F1
Map – F2
Force Respawn / Suicide – BACKSPACE (HOLD)
Wield Sidearm – 1 (Number 1 on the keyboard)
Wield Primary Weapon – 2 (Number 2 on the keyboard)
Wield Secondary Weapon – 3 (Number 3 on the keyboard)
Customize Weapon – J – New in Alpha 3.9!

Use Special Item/knife (after you have purchased and equipped one) – 4 (Number 4 on the keyboard)

Use Special Item #2 (after you have purchased and equipped one) – 5 (Number 5 on the keyboard)
Select Contract Item – 6 (Number 6 on the keyboard)
Throw Item (Grenade) – G
Heal With Medpen – C
Refill Oxygen – B
Sprint – LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)
Hold Breath (Aiming down sites) – LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)
Change Weapon Fire Mode – V
Turn on Suit Light / Flashlight – T
Reload – R
Holster Weapon – R (HOLD)
FPS Underbarrel Attachment Action – U
Walk / Jog – Scroll the Mouse wheel
Crouch – LEFT CTRL
Prone – X
Roll Left (While Prone) – A (Double Tap)
Roll Right (While Prone) – D (Double Tap)
Jump – SPACEBAR
Lean Left – Q
Lean Right – E
Melee Attack – Mouse Button 3
Throw Box – Lookup with box and RIGHT + LEFT MOUSE CLICK

Combat Emotes in Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

/left – Keypad 1
/stop – Keypad 2
/right – Keypad 3
/yes – Keypad 4
/forward – Keypad 5
/no – Keypad 6

EVA Commands For Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Boost: LEFT SHIFT
Strafe Up: SPACEBAR
Strafe Down: CTRL
Roll Left: Q
Roll Right: E
Strafe Left: A
Strafe Right: D
Freelook: Z
Brake: X

In-Flight Commands For Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Mobiglas / Scoreboard – F1
MFD Screen Up (when in free look) – W
HUD Screen Right (when in free look) – D
HUD Left Option (when in free look) – A
HUD Down Option (when in free look) – S
Quantum Travel Drive – B
Quantum Travel / Jump – B (HOLD) – Calibrate Destination First and Spool Drive
Camera Mode – F4

Camera Zoom in 3rd Person – Hold F4 and Scroll Mouse Wheel
Freelook Toggle – Z
Freelook: Z (HOLD)
Ship Self Destruct: BACKSPACE (HOLD)
Scan Mode – TAB
Activate Scanning – Mouse Button One
Scanning Ping – Mouse Button Two
Throttle Up: W
Throttle Down: S
Strafe Left – A
Strafe Right – D
Strafe Up – SPACEBAR
Strafe Down – LEFT CTRL
Roll Left – Q
Roll Right – E
Select Target Under Reticle – 1
Deselect Target – 0
Target Nearest Hostile – LEFT ALT + 1
Cycle Hostiles – 3
Cycle Hostiles Reverse Order: LEFT ALT + 3
Cycle Friendlies – 5
Cycle Friendlies Reverse Order: LEFT ALT + 5
Cycle All – No Default Key Bind
Cycle Countermeasures: H
Launch Countermeasures: G
Missile Lock: CLICK MOUSE BUTTON 3
Fire Missile: HOLD MOUSE BUTTON 3
Unlock Missile: No Default Key Binding
Gimbal Lock / Gimbal Assist / Standard Gimbal – Cycle Modes: R

Boost – Removed in Alpha 3.5
Afterburner – LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)
Space Break – X
Respawn – X (Arena Commander)
Decoupled Mode Toggle – V
Cycle IFCS Flight Mode – Removed in 3.5
Landing Mode Toggle – N
Automatic Landing – N (HOLD)
Request Landing Permission – Use the ship console [Menu -> Comms] or Mobiglas
Match Target Velocity Toggle: No Default Key Bind
Look Ahead – No Default Key Bind
Cycle Radar Range – Use the Ship’s Radar or bind a key
Toggle Lights – T
Exit Pilot Seat – Y
Cycle Toggle – No Default Key Bind
Eject – Y (HOLD)
Rear View Camera – Z
Mining Mode – M
Cruise Control – C
Speed Limiter Toggle – No Default Key Binding
Hail Target – 6
VTOL Mode Toggle – J

Vehicle Commands For Star Citizen Alpha 3.9

Systems Ready – R
Open / Close Doors – K
Lock / Unlock Doors – L
Horn – SPACEBAR
Break – X
Drive Forward – W
Drive Backward – S
Turn Left – A
Turn Right – D
Roll Right – E
Roll Left – Q
Primary Fire – LEFT MOUSE BUTTON
Secondary Fire – RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON
Dynamic Zoom In / Out – LEFT ALT + MOUSE WHEEL

Quantum Enforcement and Interdiction Controls

In Alpha 3.7 the RSI Mantis was introduced with the ability to interdict and suppress quantum travel. Quantum Enforcement and Interdiction controls can be found in the ship controls using interaction mode – Hold F and look around with the mouse.