The Keyboard Controls for Astroneer.
Controls[edit | edit source]
|Esc||Brings up the menu|
|W, A, S, D||Move Astroneer|
|Shift + W, A, S, D||Sprint.|
|Tab||Enter & Exit Vehicles and Habitats|
|E||Activate Deform Tool. Click terrain to remove/subtract.|
|Ctrl + E||Use Deform Tool to flatten/smooth terrain. (Hold Ctrl while using)|
|Alt + E||Use Deform Tool to add terrain. (Hold Alt while using)|
|T||Place tether. (Must have tethers in backpack).|
|Shift-Click||Automatically places items into inventory if there is space for it.|
Rebinding keys[edit | edit source]
You can rebind any of the keys listed above, by pressing escape and going to options then controls. From there you can rebind all the controls.
Similarly, going into the GameUserSettings.ini files located in "C:\Users\[NAME]\AppData\Local\Astro\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor" allows you to edit all of the games keybinds, including a few not available ingame. For example, mouse sensitivity is:
Quick keyboard assists[edit | edit source]
When picking up an item, hitting Tab will place it directly into your backpack if there is free space without having to place it manually.