There are a number of keyboard shortcuts that will help you navigate the interface.
- R - Show your Science and Research Screen
- S - Show the Galaxy - Star Screen
- F - Show the Galaxy - Carrier Screen
- G - Show the Intel
- L - Show the Leaderboard
- O - Show the Options
- I - Show the Inbox
- N - Show a New Diplomatic Message
- C - Show Combat Calculator
- H - Centre the map on your Empire.
- Q - Toggle Quick Upgrade Mode
- V - Toggle Ruler Mode
- W - Waypoint Edit Mode
- Z - Toggle the Minimap.
- B - Toggle Color Blind Help
- - and + - Zoom in and out.
- ESC - Hide the Current Screen, or cancel Carrier Orders
- Hold the Up and Down Keys when adding a star to a fleets path to
override the default fleet orders with Collect All and Drop All
- Hold the Alt key when selecting a star or carrier in the map to
jump to the controlling players Empire Screen.
Use the Left and Right arrow keys while on the Empire screen to cycle through each player in the game.