The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts common to all or most DM Genie windows. Specific windows may have additional shortcuts.
For all windows, pressing Alt+any underlined character visible will select that item or press that button. This can be on a menu (like File), on a button or on a label.
- F2: Main Window
- F3: Campaign Manager
- F5: New Creature Screen
- F6: Group Manager
- F7: Race Editor
- F8: Condition Setter
- F9: Roll Window
- F11: Timekeeping Window
- F12: Dice Roller
- Shift+F4: Standard Weapons Editor
- Shift+F5: Items Editor
- Shift+F8: Conditions Editor
- Shift+F11: Weather Generator
- Shift+F12: Appraisals Window
- F1: Opens the help appropriate for the selected window or control.
- Ctrl+F1: DM Genie Help Contents
- Ctrl+S: Searching for Text (Main Window) or Searching Adventures for Text
In addition, some keyboard shortcuts are universal to Windows and can help in using DM Genie:
- Alt+F4: Close the current window.
- Alt+Tab: Switch between windows.
- Windows Key+M: Minimize all windows.
- Alt+Space: Open the window's menu (like when clicking the top left corner of the window)