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Blueprint Editor Cheat Sheet

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The Blueprint Editor has a lot of productivity boosting shortcuts built-in, and while many will come naturally as you use the editor, others are a little bit hidden. This page covers the most commonly used actions and the shortcuts that can be used to perform those actions more efficiently. You can also download this list of shortcuts below.

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Graph Actions

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Action

Command

Graph Action Menu

Right-Click on a Graph

Selection

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Action

Command

Select Node

Click on a Node

Add to Selection

Shift + Click on a Node

Toggle Selection

Ctrl + Click on a Node

Marquee Select (Replace)

Left Mouse Button (LMB) Drag

Marquee Select (Add)

Shift + LMB Drag

Marquee Select (Remove)

Ctrl + LMB Drag

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Action

Command

Pan the Graph

RMB Drag

Zoom to fit Selection

Home

Zoom In/Out

Mouse Wheel Up/Down

Zoom In/Out

Hold LMB + RMB and Drag

Zoom In Beyond 1:1

Ctrl + Zoom

Go into Child Graph

PageDn

Go to Parent Graph

PageUp

Generic Commands

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Action

Command

Find in Content Browser

Ctrl + B

Save Blueprint

Ctrl + S

Redo

Ctrl + Y

Undo

Ctrl + Z

Find in this Blueprint

Ctrl + F

Find in any Blueprint

Ctrl + Shift + F

Compile the Blueprint

F7

Variable Actions (My Blueprint)

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Action

Command

Get/Set as appropriate

LMB Drag to Compatible Pin

Get/Set (via Menu)

LMB Drag into Graph

Get Variable

Ctrl + LMB Drag into Graph

Set Variable

Alt + LMB Drag into Graph

Change Existing Node

LMB Drag to edge of Get/Set

Change Category/Reorder

LMB Drag inside My Blueprint

Node Actions

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Action

Command

Node-specific Context Menu

Right-Click on a Node

Go to Associated Node/Graph

Double Left-Click on a Node

Move Nodes

LMB Drag on a Node

Move Selected Nodes

Arrow Keys

Delete Selected Nodes

Delete

Rename Node/Edit Comment

Left-Click on the Title

Rename Node/Edit Comment

F2

Toggle Breakpoint

F9

Clear All Breakpoints

Ctrl + Shift + F9

Cut Selection

Ctrl + X

Copy Selection

Ctrl + C

Paste Nodes

Ctrl + V

Duplicate Selection

Ctrl + W

Add a Comment Around Selection

C

Pin Actions

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Action

Command

Pin-specific Context Menu

Right-Click on Pin

Emphasize Connected Wires

Mouse Hover over Pin

Connect to Another Pin

Left-Click + Drag to Pin

Filtered Action Menu for Pin

Left-Click + Drag to graph

Break All Connections

Alt + Left-Click on Pin

Move All Connections

Ctrl + LMB Drag to Pin

Creation Shortcuts

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Action

Command

Array Get Node

A + Left-Click

Branch Node

B + Left-Click

Comment Box Node

C

Delay Node

D + Left-Click

Sequence Node

S + Left-Click

Gate Node

G + Left-Click

For-Each Loop Node

F + Left-Click

Multi-gate Node

M + Left-Click

Do N Times Node

N + Left-Click

Do Once Node

O + Left-Click

BeginPlay Event

P + Left-Click

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