Stronghold 2: Steam Edition Keyboard Shortcuts
The various shortcut keys you can use within Stronghold 2
What it does
Adjust game speed
+ or – on the numeric keypad
Increases or decreases the game speed.
Pauses the game, pressing P again unpauses it.
S, W, A, D and Cursor keys
Allows you to scroll around he map.
Top Down View
Changes the view so that you are looking down at the map from directly above.
R and F keys or spin mouse wheel forwards or back.
Allows you to zoom in and out.
Q and E keys or hold down middle mouse button and move the mouse.
Rotates the Map.
R Key or spin mouse wheel.
Rotates the selected Building.
Interface panel showing
Pressing tab removes or replaces the interface panel from the screen
Window mode in map editor
Pressing tab in the map editor puts the screen into window mode
Selects single thickness of stone wall
Selects double thickness of stone wall
Selects triple thickness of stone wall
Selects wooden wall
Centres the screen on the keep
1st time – Opens the Barracks panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Barracks.
1st time – Opens the Granary panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Granary.
1st time – Opens the Market panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Market.
1st time – Opens the Mercenary Post panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Mercenary Post.
1st time – Opens the Monastery panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Monastery.
1st time – Opens the Treasury panel
2nd time – Centres the game on the Treasury.
Cycles through all your available seige camps
. (period key)
Cycles through all your Estates
Shift and L
Cycles through all your Lords
Locates your Lord
Alt & Q
Takes an in game screen shot (Not working as of patch 1.2)
Ctrl & Alt & 0 to 9
You 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 Bookmark
Alt & 0 to 9
Press Alt and the appropriate number to return to that position on the map.
Ctrl & 0 to 9
You 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 troops
0 to 9
Press the appropriate number key to locate and select a group of troops that you have created.
Setting up waypoints
Hold down shift and left click
With 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 types
Left mouse button double click
Double click on a troop to select all units of the same type that are visible on the screen.