Keyboard Shortcuts

Below are the various shortcut keys you can use within Stronghold 2.

CommandShortcutWhat it does
Adjust game speed+ or – on the numeric keypadIncreases or decreases the game speed.
PausePPauses the game, pressing P again unpauses it.
ScrollS, W, A, D and Cursor keysAllows you to scroll around he map.
Top Down ViewSpacebarChanges the view so that you are looking down at the map from directly above.
ZoomR and F keys or spin mouse wheel forwards or back.Allows you to zoom in and out.
Rotate MapQ and E keys or hold down middle mouse button and move the mouse.Rotates the Map.
Rotate BuildingsR Key or spin mouse wheel.Rotates the selected Building.
Interface panel showingTabPressing tab removes or replaces the interface panel from the screen
Window mode in map editorTabPressing tab in the map editor puts the screen into window mode
Single WallZSelects single thickness of stone wall
Double WallXSelects double thickness of stone wall
Triple WallCSelects triple thickness of stone wall
Wooden WallVSelects wooden wall
KeepHCentres the screen on the keep
BarracksB1st time – Opens the Barracks panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Barracks.
GranaryG1st time – Opens the Granary panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Granary.
MarketM1st time – Opens the Market panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Market.
Mercenary PostN1st time – Opens the Mercenary Post panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Mercenary Post.
MonasteryO1st time – Opens the Monastery panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Monastery.
TreasuryT1st time – Opens the Treasury panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Treasury.
Seige CampJCycles through all your available seige camps
Estates. (period key)Cycles through all your Estates
Lords (cycle)Shift and LCycles through all your Lords
Lord (locate)LLocates your Lord
Take ScreenshotAlt & QTakes an in game screen shot (Not working as of patch 1.2)
Bookmarking locationsCtrl & Alt & 0 to 9You can bookmark up to 9 spots on the map to allow yourself to return to them quickly. Press Ctrl & Alt & the desired number to bookmark your current position.
Go to BookmarkAlt & 0 to 9Press Alt and the appropriate number to return to that position on the map.
Grouping troopsCtrl & 0 to 9You can create a group of troops by dragging a section box over the required troops and then pressing Ctrl and the desired number from 0 to 9.
Locating grouped troops0 to 9Press the appropriate number key to locate and select a group of troops that you have created.
Setting up waypointsHold down shift and left clickWith troops selected hold down the shift key then left click on the map to create waypoints, you may set up to 9 of them.
Selecting particular unit typesLeft mouse button double clickDouble click on a troop to select all units of the same type that are visible on the screen.

Multi-player shortcuts

CommandShortcutWhat it does
ChatEnterPressing the Enter key in multi-player games brings up the chat window
TauntF1 to F12Each function key sends a different taunt in multi-player games

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