Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour: Keyboard Shortcuts & Hotkeys - Magic Game World

Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour: Keyboard Shortcuts & Hotkeys

Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour: Keyboard Shortcuts & Hotkeys

EA finally dropped all their legendary games on Steam, yeah & the flashiest gotta be those C&C titles… Command and Conquer: Generals – Zero Hour, that’s the expansion for the 2003 hit, Command & Conquer: Generals. Zero Hour throws in some cool new stuff – extra abilities, units for each side & this fresh mode called Generals’ Challenge, plus a bunch more updates & bug fixes.

 

The game’s got 3 new campaigns, five missions each, order goes: USA, GLA, then China. Unlike the old missions, these ones bring back the C&C vibe with real video briefings from news reporters, giving you the scoop & mission intel. Picks up right where the last game left off.

 

In this guide, we’re listing down all the PC keyboard shortcuts & hotkeys for C&C Generals Zero Hour, so bookmark this for quick tips.

 

 

General Hotkeys/Commands:

  • Select a unit: Left-click

 

  • Add a unit to selection: Shift + Left-click

 

  • Select all on-screen units of a type: Press E or double Left-click

 

  • Select all units of the same type on the map: Double-tap E

 

  • Navigate between units: Use the Left/Right arrow keys for previous/next unit

 

  • Navigate between Dozers/Workers: Use the Up/Down arrow keys for previous/next

 

  • Select all combatants: Press Q

 

  • Create a group: Hold Ctrl and press a Number key

 

  • Select a group: Press the corresponding Number key

 

  • View a group: Hold Alt and press a Number key

 

  • Focus on a group and their location: Double-tap the corresponding Number key

 

  • Jump to the last radar event: Press the Spacebar

 

  • Jump to the Command Centre: Press H

 

  • Fast scroll: Right-click, hold, and move

 

 

Combat Commands:

  • Force Fire: Ctrl + Click

 

  • Attack move: A + Click

 

  • Guard: G + Click

 

  • Stop: Press S

 

  • Scatter: Press X

 

  • Set Waypoints: Alt + Click(s)

 

  • Formation: Ctrl + F

 

 

Utility Commands:

  • Access Diplomacy/Communicator/Mission Objectives: Press TAB

 

  • Toggle Command Bar Display: Press F9

 

  • Options Menu: Press ESC

 

  • Take a Screenshot: Press F12

 

 

Camera Controls:

  • Set Camera Bookmark: Ctrl + F1-8

 

  • Go to Camera Bookmark: Press F1-8

 

  • Rotate Camera: Use the Number Pad 4 (left) or 6 (right), or hold the mouse wheel & move

 

  • Zoom Camera: Use the Number Pad 8 (in) or 2 (out), or scroll the mouse wheel

 

  • Reset Camera to Default: Press Number Pad 5 or click the mouse wheel

 

 

Communication:

  • Open chat: Press Enter

 

  • Team chat: Press Backspace

 

  • Place Beacon: Ctrl + B

 

  • Make Units cheer: Ctrl + C

 

 

USA Structures and Units Commands

USA Structures (When Dozer or Building is Selected)

  • Command Center: C

 

  • Cold Fusion Reactor: R

 

  • Control Rods: C

 

  • Barracks: B

 

  • Capture Building: C

 

  • Flash Bang: F

 

  • Supply Center: U

 

  • Chinook: C

 

  • Patriot Missile: M

 

  • War Factory: A

 

  • TOW Missiles: W

 

  • Airfield: F

 

  • Rocket Pods: P

 

  • Laser Missiles: L

 

  • Strategy Centre: Y

 

  • Bombardment: B

 

  • Hold the Line: O

 

  • Search & Destroy: D

 

  • Advanced Training: A

 

  • Composite Armour: C

 

  • Drone Armour: R

 

  • Supply Drop Zone: Z

 

  • Detention Camp: D

 

  • Particle Cannon: P

 

 

USA Units (When Construction Building Selected)

  • Ranger: A

 

  • Missile Defender: M

 

  • Col. Burton: B

 

  • Pathfinder: P

 

  • Crusader: C

 

  • Humvee: V

 

  • Ambulance: A

 

  • Tomahawk: T

 

  • Paladin: P

 

  • Raptor: T

 

  • Aurora Bomber: A

 

  • Stealth Fighter: F

 

  • Chinook: C

 

 

China Structures and Units Commands

China Structures (When Dozer is Selected)

  • Mines (All Chinese buildings): M

 

  • Command Centre: C

 

  • Nuclear Reactor: R

 

  • Overcharge: O

 

  • Barracks: B

 

  • Capture Building: C

 

  • Gattling Cannon: G

 

  • Bunker: K

 

  • Supply Centre: U

 

  • Supply Truck: T

 

  • War Factory: A

 

  • Black Napalm: N

 

  • Chain Gun: C

 

  • Airfield: F

 

  • MiG Armour: A

 

  • Propaganda Centre: P

 

  • Subliminal Messaging: U

 

  • Nationalism: N

 

  • Speaker Tower: T

 

  • Nuclear Missile: M

 

  • Uranium Shells: U

 

  • Nuclear Tanks: T

 

 

China Units (When Construction Building Selected)

  • Red Guard: G

 

  • Tank Hunter: T

 

  • Hacker: A

 

  • Hack Internet: I

 

  • Disable Unit: D

 

  • Black Lotus: B

 

  • Capture: C

 

  • Vehicle Hack: V

 

  • Cash Hack: K

 

  • Battlemaster: B

 

  • Troop Crawler: T

 

  • Dragon Tank: D

 

  • Firewall: F

 

  • Gattling Tank: G

 

  • Nuke Cannon: U

 

  • Inferno Cannon: I

 

  • Overlord: O

 

  • Gattling Upgrade: C

 

  • Speaker Tower Upgrade: T

 

  • Bunker Upgrade: B

 

 

GLA Structures and Units Commands

GLA Structures (When Worker is Selected)

  • Command Centre: C

 

  • Worker: W

 

  • Supply Stash: U

 

  • Worker: W

 

  • Barracks: B

 

  • Capture Building: C

 

  • Arms Dealer: A

 

  • Scorpion Rocket: K

 

  • Tunnel Network: N

 

  • Stinger Site: T

 

  • Demo Trap: D

 

  • Palace: P

 

  • Camouflage: C

 

  • Toxin Shells: T

 

  • Anthrax Beta: A

 

  • Arm the mob: M

 

  • Black Market: M

 

  • AP Bullets: B

 

  • AP Rockets: R

 

  • Radar Scan: C

 

  • Junk Repair: J

 

  • Buggy Ammo: A

 

  • SCUD Storm: O

 

 

GLA Units (When Construction Building Selected)

  • Rebel: B

 

  • RPG Trooper: G

 

  • Terrorist: T

 

  • Hijacker: I

 

  • Hijack Unit: J

 

  • Angry Mob: A

 

  • Jarmen Kell: J

 

  • Scorpion: S

 

  • Technical: T

 

  • Radar Van: V

 

  • Quad Cannon: U

 

  • Toxin Tractor: A

 

  • Contaminate Area: C

 

  • Bomb Truck: O

 

  • Disguise Button: D

 

  • Upgrade w/ High Explosive: O

 

  • Upgrade w/ BioBomb: B

 

  • Rocket Buggy: B

 

  • SCUD Launcher: L

 

  • Go to Explosive: P

 

  • Go to Anthrax: A

 

  • Marauder: M

 

  • Fernando

    Fernando is doing what he always did, sharing his honest opinions about games whenever he can. The difference is now he is writing and not talking about it.

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