Keyboard controls

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Template:Keyboard navigation Template:XBMC wiki toc Keymapping specific to your particular installation can be observed in Keyboard.xml in the System folder of your installation.

1 Common keyboard controls

Key Global Video playback Music visualisation
A Audio offset
C Contextual menu
F Fast forward Fast forward Fast forward
I Info Info Info
L Next subtitle Lock preset
M Player controls (OSD) Player controls (OSD) Player controls (OSD)
N "Now playing" playlist
O Displays CPU usage
& video diagnostic info
Codec info
P Play Play Visualisation preset list
Q Queue
R Rewind Rewind Rewind
S Shutdown menu Show preset
T Toggle subtitles on and off Codec info
V Visualisation settings
W Marked as watched / unwatched
X Stop Stop Stop
Z Zoom/aspect ratio
Space Pause/Play Pause/Play Pause/Play
Left Step back Previous
Right Step forward Next
Up Big step forward Increase rating
Down Big step back Decrease rating
PageUp Page up
PageDown Page down
 Enter return Select Player controls (OSD) Player controls (OSD)
← Backspace Back
Esc Previous menu Exit full screen
. period Skip forward Skip forward Skip forward
, comma Skip backward Skip backward Skip backward
" quote Small step back (7sec)
Tab  Fullscreen mode Fullscreen mode Fullscreen mode
PrintSrc Screenshot Screenshot Screenshot
- minus Volume down Volume down Volume down
+ plus Volume up Volume up Volume up
= equals Volume up Volume up Volume up
\ backslash Toggle application windowed mode Toggle application windowed mode Toggle application windowed mode
[ left bracket Big step forward, or next chapter
] right bracket Big step backward, or previous chapter
 Shift+LETTER Jump to that letter in a list

2 Mouse controls

Key Description
Left Click on item Select
Middle Click on item Queue to playlist
Right Click on item Context menu
Right Click on blank area Back
Mouse Wheel Up Up
Mouse Wheel Down Down

3 Picture slide show controls

Key Description
0 Zoom Normal (100%)
1 Zoom Level 1
2 Zoom Level 2
3 Zoom Level 3
4 Zoom Level 4
5 Zoom Level 5
6 Zoom Level 6
7 Zoom Level 7
8 Zoom Level 8
9 Zoom Level 9
R Rotate
T Info (EXif data)
. period Next picture
, comma Previous picture
+ plus Zoom in
- minus Zoom out

4 Platform specific controls

4.1 Windows, Live, and Linux

 Win (Windows key): Contextual menu

4.2 Mac

 Cmd+Q to close

 Cmd+H and  Cmd+M to iconize

 Cmd+F to toggle fullscreen

 Cmd+S to take screenshots inside XBMC