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The Sims 4 – Build Mode Hotkeys & Keyboard Shortcuts

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Object Control

  • Rotate held/selected object, block, roof, anything rotatable: < / >

 

  • Move object to next slot in surface with a slotted object selected and on a slot surface: M

 

  • Copy held/selected object on placement: Shift

 

  • Inventory held/selected object: Backspace

 

  • Delete held/selected object: Delete

 

  • Undo: Ctrl + Z

 

  • Redo: Ctrl + Y

 

 

Tools

  • Eyedropper Tool (toggle): E

 

  • Hand Tool: H

 

  • Sledgehammer Tool (toggle): K

 

  • Design Tool (toggle): R

 

  • Wall Tool: B

 

  • Toggles Day/Night in B/B: L

 

  • Allow off-grid placement while dragging around an object: Alt

 

  • Toggle Grid: G

 

  • Cycle Between 1/2 tile and 1/4 tile grid snapping for object placement: F5

 

  • Flood Fill a single wall while placing wall patterns: Alt

 

  • Flood Fill floor & wall paint while placing floor or wall patterns: Shift

 

  • Toggle to 1/4 tile floor paint while placing floor tile patterns: Ctrl + F

 

  • Reduce Terrain Brush Size while Terrain Paint catalog is open: [

 

  • Increase Terrain Brush Size while Terrain Paint catalog is open: ]

 

  • Move Terrain Brush Softness Slider to the Left while Terrain Paint catalog is open: ;

 

  • Move Terrain Brush Softness Slider to the Right while Terrain Paint catalog is open: ‘

 

  • Toggle Terrain Paint/Eraser while Terrain Paint catalog is open: Ctrl

 

  • Move Whole House tool: U

 

  • Toggle Video Recording: V

 

  • Capture Screenshot: C

 

 

Camera

  • Toggle Top Down View: T

 

  • Go to Next Floor Up: Page Up

 

  • Go to Next Floor Down: Page Down

 

  • Walls Up: Home

 

  • Walls Down: End

 

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